Articles relating to 'CANCER'
You’re prone to cancer if you live in one of these areas

cancer, heart disease, cancerMost of us know that there are certain risk factors associated with cancers. Smoking, for one thing, is linked to a higher risk of lung cancer, while the use of tanning beds raises the risk of skin cancer.

But a new study is now suggesting that poverty may have something to do with certain types of cancer, too…. Read More

Cancer survival rates increase with vitamin D?

cancer, vitamin dVitamin D, well-known as the sunshine vitamin for a positive mood boost, has another hefty benefit that could mean big things for those who have cancer.

A new study conducted and published by the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) has revealed that cancer patients who have higher levels of vitamin D when they are … Read More

Unnecessary mastectomy on the rise?

breast cancer, preventionDespite the fact that mastectomy is an invasive surgery with a difficult recovery, many women continue to choose it as the “safe bet” when faced with breast cancer.

In fact, about 70 percent of breast cancer patients will have the procedure done, says the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. But if the ultimate aim is to fight … Read More

Why height may not be on your side

AGING, LIVE LONGERShorter men might never have an NBA career, but they may have a real advantage when it comes to aging. New research shows they may live longer than their taller friends. I, for one, am happy to hear it!

Skepticism is understandable, because it’s no secret that North American society puts a premium on tall men. The average … Read More

Another Good Reason To Raise A Glass Of Red Wine…

shutterstock_146825057How many of us have heard this before: “Eat your carrots! They’re good for your eyes…”

Well, your mother wouldn’t steer you wrong. The old dinner table refrain is true to a certain extent. If you suddenly consume lots of carrots (those raw crunchy sticks are great with dip!), you won’t be able to see through walls, Superman-style, … Read More

Germ Alert: 95% Not Doing One Necessary Thing

WASH HANDSAre you concerned about the spread of germs?

Well, you should be, flu season or not.

Proper hand washing is one of the top preventative strategies to not get sick. But wait: You’re likely thinking you’re killing those germs and protecting yourself and others by doing so, but the odds are you’re not washing your hands properly, new … Read More

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