10 ways to prevent Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is still a very real threat to human nowadays no matter how hard people have been trying to fight against it. Everyday, breast cancer affects life of thousands of women throughout the world. Cancer is dangerous yet when asked many women will tell you that developing breast cancer scares them more. Why? Part of it is emotional reasons. Part of it is physical reasons. Women's breasts are more than just a part of their bodies. Breasts are a symbol of sexsuality, motherhood and feminineness to women. However, don’t ever be afraid of breast cancer. As the Oscar-winning actress, Angelina Jolie, who had been had a preventive double mastectomy, said “I do not feel any less of a woman. I feel empowered that I made a strong choice that in no way diminishes my femininity.“ Breast cancer may be scary but the point is you should never give up your hopes. The following is a list that may help keep you from developing breast cancer. It is not a guarantee that you won't get breast cancer. But by following these strategies you may lower your odds in getting breast cancer and you may also improve your overall health.

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Meridith Dennes is a co-founder and the CEO of Project Eve LLC, a leading women's lifestyle media company online including some of the web's best loved communities including the eponymous Project Eve, Getting Balance, Project Eve Moms, Project Eve Money and Scary Puppy Silly Kitty. With a digital readership in excess of 20+ million monthly uniques, and over 1 million social media followers, Project Eve provides the news and resources to inspire and empower women. Meridith also works as a digital consultant and social media strategist and has worked with several Fortune 500 companies to help increase brand awareness and improve social media engagement.Meridith holds a BA from Northwestern University and an MBA from NYU's Stern School of Business. Prior to founding Project Eve, she spent 15 years working in investment banking. Meridith currently lives in Vermont with her husband and 2 daughters and spends her free time teaching skiing, practicing yoga, hiking and snowshoeing.