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4 My cancer was estrogen receptive. “Eating Soy May Turn on Genes Linked to Cancer Growth,” Breastcancer.org, September 5, 2014, breastcancer.org/research-news/soy-may-turn-on-genes-linked-to-cancer (accessed December 8, 2015).

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9 The treatment is antibiotics. Mine was diagnosed late and I was given the antibiotics. Lyme disease impairs the immune system. Specter, Michael. “The Lyme Wars,” The New Yorker, July 1, 2013, newyorker.com/magazine/ 2013/07/01/the-lyme-wars (accessed December 8, 2015).

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15 Dr. Xu, a modest traditional Chinese medicine doctor in New York City’s East Village, charges $45 a visit at the Keisy Oriental Nature Center. Go see him!

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