Author Archives : Dr. Craig Mintzer


4 Cancer Myths You Need to Know

Approximately 40 percent of all Americans will develop cancer at some point in their lifetime. This statistic is certainly scary, and hopefully, as we learn more about cancer, we will be able to reduce that number in the future. Until that happens however, you probably want to do everything that you can to reduce your here to read more

The Damage and Health Risks of Winter

The winter season often means snow, cold temperatures, the holidays, and sadly, the flu season, too.  Most of us may have noticed that more flu cases occur during the winter, although we also know that the flu virus can also strike during the summer.  So is there really a connection between the winter months and here to read more


Wood Implants for Joint Health – Gaining Popularity?

Arthritis pertains to a disorder involving the joints, often resulting in joint stiffness and pain.  This condition often affects older adults and may involve the knees, hips, and back.  Arthritis is considered as an indicator for joint health and thus physicians and health organizations have actively campaigned for healthy lifestyles, including eating nutritious food items here to read more

Breath Test for Colon Cancer Risk

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Early detection is vital to improve cancer survival rates and researchers have identified a new breath test which may help to detect colon cancer. What is Colon Cancer? Colon cancer (often referred to here to read more

How Diets Contribute to Healthy Joints

Osteoarthritis pertains to the inflammation of joints, causing stiffness and difficulty in movement.  This form of inflammation is often observed among the elderly and has caused millions of dollars worth of medical tests and medications.  Osteoarthritis has also affects the quality of life of an individual because it decreases one’s capacity to perform routine activities, here to read more

Deodorant Found in Some Breast Cancer Tissue

Breast cancer is currently considered as the leading type of cancer affecting women around the world.  This type of cancer is generally treated through a combination of surgery, chemo- and/or radiation therapy.  In order to decrease cancer risk and progression, women 18 years and older are encouraged to perform self-breast examination on a regular basis. here to read more