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Slap Happy

Last week while I was chatting on the phone with my cousin who lives in Salem, MA, she mentioned her newest kitchen gadget that she just can’t get enough of. When I told her that I’d never heard of it she was taken aback. So I did a little research of my own, and I, too, soon became seduced by the wonder of what is the Slap Chop.
A small, handheld device, with a hollow core and a W-shaped blade concealed within the body of the gadget, the Slap Chop minces and dices a plethora of foods. By “slapping” the lever on the …


The most talked about cancer stories of 2011

The face of cancer care in 2011 changed in encouraging and – in some cases – challenging ways. Here are some of the cancer stories that captured the most press attention in 2011.

 A federal task force recommended against routine testing of healthy men for the prostate-specific antigen (PSA), which can be a sign of prostate cancer. However, Dana-Farber’s Philip Kantoff, MD, called the message “misguided” and said that oncologists are using the test to find those who may benefit from screening and treatment.

2. Researchers compiled a complete genetic map of prostate cancer for the first time, an achievement that may …


Latest Press Shout Outs!

We are so grateful to the press for sharing our message and spreading the word about Boston Bakes. This weekend The Boston Herald, South End Patch, Westwood Patch,Medfield Patch all wrote about Boston Bakes! Thank you to all.
It was just a reminder that Boston Bakes continues through today and where you might want to consider going! We hope you took their advice and suggestions!
From the Medfield Patch: “Now in its 12th year, Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer, has evolved and grown into one of the sweetest weeks Boston and the Greater Boston area experiences. Through May 8, visit any of the …