Articles relating to 'CANCER'
Your heartburn could be a sign of something more serious

Your heartburn could be a sign of something more seriousI’m sure at some point you’ve experience that burning sensation after a meal. It’s uncomfortable and also a nuisance, but you pop an antacid and that burning feeling fades away.

You may never have been too concerned about it before, maybe you just enjoyed food that was too spicy or acidic, but such indigestion could be a major … Read More

Why washing your hands could be harming this organ

CANCER, LIVER, CANCER, LIVERSure, washing our hands or hair may not top the lengthy list of things that may be detrimental to our health. But it should!

A new study reveals that long-term exposure to triclosan, an antimicrobial agent mostly found in personal hygiene products, can lead to the development of cancer and liver fibrosis. The study, led by University of … Read More

Cut your risk of this disease with this daily drink…

Prostate, cancer, prostate, CANCERYou may have noticed that men are looking so clean-shaven these days!

While some men like to let their facial hair fill in for extra warmth during the colder season, others have just shaven off their “Movember” moustaches.

If you aren’t familiar with the term Movember, let me explain: The month of November is dedicated to men supporting … Read More

Odds are you won’t die from this disease after all…

cancer, heart disease

This may be a familiar story: A man in his 70s has taken blood pressure medication since he was 50 because of high blood pressure and the associated risk of heart disease.

At 50, the man was also told to change his diet, cut down on the salt and saturated fat, and make sure to get regular exercise…. Read More

If you’re eating this, your prostate is at risk

prostate, healthIf you’re concerned about your prostate, your doctor may have already told you about the benefits of broccoli, tomatoes, whole grains and vitamin E.

If you’re not concerned, you should be! The Mayo Clinic says 50 percent of men over 60 will develop an enlarged prostate. After 85, this number rises to 95 percent. So odds are … Read More

Next time you get blood work, ask this one question

blood, heartMaybe you are the type of person who isn’t in a rush when it comes time to have your blood taken. You wouldn’t be alone. The idea can make the best of us a little queasy.

Regardless of any fears of the needle, knowing your blood type is more important than you may realize. So the next time … Read More

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