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or the last two years, Style at the Jewish News has
produced a cover story about breast cancer,
since October is breast cancer awareness month.
This year we decided to ask physicians about
women's health in general — from heart disease to lung
cancer to estrogen therapy. And some of the facts are
astounding. For example, heart disease is the number one
killer among American women, and lung cancer is on the
The one issue I have not addressed, which concerns
me, is that sometimes women are not taken seriously. Let
me explain. A few years ago, my husband and I attended
an out-of-town wedding with several couples from our
community. During the cocktail hour, a 50-year-old
woman felt faint, had trouble breathing and was
rushed to the restroom. Luckily, several of the guests
were physicians, and they all attended the woman.
They called the ambulance, and she was taken
to the hospital. We were all very concerned
and worried. "Oh, she's probably having an
anxiety attack," said one doctor. I turned to my husband,
who is a physician and said, "If a man felt faint and had
trouble breathing, would a doctor ever accuse him of hav-
ing an anxiety attack?" My husband said "No." Then, we
both had a discussion about this topic. To finish the story
the woman had pancreatitis, a serious condition, but
thankfully she was fine within a few days.
Sometimes all the information seems contradictory and
hard to decipher, so we produced this issue to hopefully
help you, our readers.
Associate Editor Linda Bachrack attended the "Red
Dress Project," a national exhibit featuring the work of
top fashion designers to help increase awareness of heart
disease in women at Beaumont's Ministrelli Women's
Heart Center. Kudos to philanthropist Florine Ministrelli
and physician Pamela Marcovitz, M.D., for their involve-
On our event page, we highlight an ORT benefit, a
tropical-themed party hosted by Rob and Marcie Orley.
Have a Healthy, Happy New Year
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