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Karen Bettison

I am a nurse, mom of 4 in my forties, desiring to share what I have learned and bless others. After having three thyroid tumors removed in 2004 which my doctor said could have turned cancerous, I have become increasingly interested in finding ways to live healthier and prevent cancer. Over the... Full Bio
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Can Anti-Oxidants Actually Cause Cancer? by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Apparently they can in smokers and in those at risk for lung cancer, according to some research. Here's the article from the National Cancer Institute http://www.cancer.g ... Read on »
Dry Cleaning Chemical 'Likely' Causes Cancer by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer National Academy of Sciences Panel Agrees With EPA Analysis of the Risks of PERC By Daniel J. DeNoon WebMD Health News Reviewed by Louise ... Read on »
Mouthwash and Oral Cancer by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I found this article, and thought it was thought provoking, considering that last night I realized that all my mouthwashes and toothpaste has artificial sweeteners in them ... Read on »
Trader Joe's - Good source of organic, natural products by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Recently I went to Trader Joe's and found some products that I thought were a great way to fight cancer by eating healthy and avoiding toxins and chemicals, or "free radic ... Read on »
Focus on Bladder Cancer by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Bladder Cancer - Cause The cause ofbladder canceris not known. Changes in the genetic material (DNA) of bladder cells may play a role. Chemicals in the environment and cig ... Read on »
Focus on Bladder Cancer by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Bladder Cancer - Cause The cause ofbladder canceris not known. Changes in the genetic material (DNA) of bladder cells may play a role. Chemicals in the environment and c ... Read on »
Change Your Habits, Change Your Life by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer We all know that making lifestyle changes, maintaining a healthy weight and eating healthy are essential in the prevention and fight against cancer. But most people lack the ... Read on »
More on Mouthwash and Toothpaste by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer There is speculation out there as to whether or not artificial sweeteners can contribute to some cancers. A friend whose sister died two years ago from oral cancer had no hi ... Read on »
Change Your Habits, Change Your Life by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer We all know that making lifestyle changes, maintaining a healthy weight and eating healthy are essential in the prevention and fight against cancer. But most people lack t ... Read on »
Cancer Symptoms Women Ignore by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer 15 Cancer Symptoms Women Ignore WebMD uncovers common cancer warning signs women often overlook. By Kathleen Doheny WebMD Feature Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD ... Read on »
Lifestyle Changes Cut Breast Can ... by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Lifestyle Changes Cut Breast Cancer Risk Researchers Say Exercise and Diet May Prevent Some Cases of Breast Cancer By Salynn Boyles WebMD Health News Reviewed by ... Read on »
More on Mouthwash and Toothpaste by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer There is speculation out there as to whether or not artificial sweeteners can contribute to some cancers. A friend whose sister died two years ago from oral cancer had no ... Read on »
Mouthwash and Oral Cancer by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I found this article, and thought it was thought provoking, considering that last night I realized that all my mouthwashes and toothpaste has artificial sweeteners in them: ... Read on »
Cancer Symptoms Women Ignore by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer 15 Cancer Symptoms Women Ignore WebMD uncovers common cancer warning signs women often overlook. By Kathleen Doheny WebMD Feature Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD ... Read on »
Trader Joe's - Good source of organic, natural products by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Recently I went to Trader Joe's and found some products that I thought were a great way to fight cancer by eating healthy and avoiding toxins and chemicals, or "free radical ... Read on »
Lifestyle Changes Cut Breast Can ... by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Lifestyle Changes Cut Breast Cancer Risk Researchers Say Exercise and Diet May Prevent Some Cases of Breast Cancer By Salynn Boyles WebMD Health News Reviewed ... Read on »
Inflammatory Breast Cancer by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This from: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3s9_UrVtc6c Read on »
Aspartame is, by far, the most dangerous substance on the market that is added to foods. by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer from the website: http://www.mercola.com/article/aspartame/dangers.htm Aspartame is the technical name for the brand names NutraSweet, Equal, Spoonful, and Equal-Measure. ... Read on »
New drugs could transform cancer treatment by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer PARP inhibitors appear to destroy disease, small but stunning study shows From the website: http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/31512315/ns/health-womens_health/#storyContinue ... Read on »
Avoid nitrates in foods when possible by Karen Bettison Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer From the following website: http://www.thecancerblog.com/2006/06/26/avoid-nitrates-in-foods-when-possible/ Posted Jun 26th 2006 12:25PM by Vicki Blankenship Filed unde ... Read on »