Tag: cancer

Having Children After Cancer: What to Know...

As more patients survive cancer, many look forward to a future that includes having children and raising a family. While...

July 23, 2018

Roundup: 1 in 9 U.S. Men Have...

About 11 million American men are infected with oral human papillomavirus (HPV), which can lead to cancers of the head,...

October 20, 2017

HPV’s Greater Health Risk

Human papillomavirus, or HPV, has gained much attention over the past decade, as more research points to its strains as...

May 2, 2017

Women’s Tennis Pro CoCo Vandeweghe Visits Children...

Women’s tennis pro CoCo Vandeweghe, currently the world’s 22nd ranked Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) player, took time out of her...

March 23, 2017

Cancer Likely to Surpass Heart Disease as...

Heart disease and cancer rank No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, in leading causes of death in the U.S. However,...

February 1, 2017

Your Family History, Your Health

Science has proven that our overall health and the risks for developing certain conditions mirror those of our family members....

November 29, 2016

Smokeout: The Many Benefits of Quitting Now...

Quitting the use of tobacco at any age can reduce the risk of getting or dying from cancer, or developing...

November 17, 2016

Foods That Help Fight Cancer

When it comes to cancer prevention, there are no magic pills. But a healthy diet and lifestyle can help you...

April 5, 2016

Bald Is Beautiful Project Delivers Hope to...

A “badge of honor,” that’s how 17-year-old cancer patient Raquel Coronell refers to the baldness that many chemotherapy patients must...

March 25, 2016

Pancreatic Cancer Update

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most dangerous forms of cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. The disease has...

November 25, 2013

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Here’s Why Tuberculosis Can Still Be...

While tuberculosis (TB) has not been a widespread health issue for Americans for decades, it remains a potentially serious threat here and worldwide, say public...

Healthy Recipe: Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Cruciferous vegetables, like Brussels sprouts, broccoli, kale, collards, cauliflower, bok choy are known as super foods for their anti-cancer properties.

Most Adults Should Not Take Daily...

In an official reversal of long-standing practice, doctors now say that most older adults should not take an aspirin a day to prevent a heart...

FDA Approves Expanded Use of ‘MitraClip’...

A device called the MitraClip was introduced in 2013 to treat patients with mitral valve prolapse, and other abnormalities that does not allow one of...

Nobel Laureate: We’re Closer to Getting...

Alzheimer’s is a cruel and mysterious disease. There is no cure, and there are many unanswered questions as to its onset and treatment options. A...

Roundup: Deaths From Dementia Rising; Smoking...

U.S. Deaths from Dementia Could Have More Than Doubled Since 2000, CDC Reports A new report by the National Center for Health Statistics says the...

Improving Sleep Health: Don’t Rely on...

Too many people make it through hectic, stressful days juggling work and family responsibilities, only to end up tossing and turning during disturbed or erratic...

Chronic Kidney Disease: You May Be...

Hallmarks of the American lifestyle, which include high consumption of processed and sugary foods, low physical activity levels and chronic sleep deprivation, are fueling an...

Pancreatic Cancer: Alex Trebek’s ‘Fight’ Highlights...

Alex Trebek, who has hosted the Jeopardy! TV game show since 1984, has announced that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. In...

Pulmonary Rehab: Improving Quality of Life...

If you or someone close to you suffers with a lung disease, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary fibrosis, asthma, chronic bronchitis and...