During the Today Shows 9:00 hour, they have a segment on the five health habits to skip. They included: eating breakfast every day, doing a monthly breast exam, taking a daily multivitamin, staying inside when its cold out, and not eating after 7:00 pm. While some have value (the staying inside and not eating after 7:00 pm), two are completely irresponsibletelling women that they dont have to do a monthly breast exam and that they can skip their multinutrient.
I was so floored my toothbrush literally fell out of my mouth. No monthly breast exam? The expert explained that research has indicated that by the time a woman feels a lump in her breast, it is already pretty advanced. Instead, she should opt for yearly mammograms. Also, they indicated that self-exams often have a hi