Cancer

June 7 is National Cancer Survivors Day

Posted on June 7, 2015

National Cancer Survivors Day, according to the foundation with the same name, is being observed every first Sunday of June (which falls on June 7 this year 2015). Parades, inspirational programs, motivational speeches, art exhibits, and others will be held during the event. But more important, this day is a celebration “to honor cancer survivors, […]

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May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

Posted on May 28, 2015

It’s May and it’s Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. The American Academy of Dermatology launches “Who’s Got Your Back” campaign this year to highlight the importance of applying sunscreen at the back, it being the most common location for Melanoma. But what makes this observance significant?   Melanoma News Today writes that, “Melanoma is […]

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National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Here Are Things to Know About

Posted on January 5, 2015

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Here Are Things to Know About   Colorectal cancer is a highly fatal disease affecting 150,000 Americans yearly and almost half of them die from the disease. This cancer is in the top 2 of leading cause of deaths in the US. But don’t worry since this March we are […]

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What Do We Know About Childhood Cancer?

Posted on October 8, 2014

What Do We Know About Childhood Cancer? September marks Childhood Cancer Awareness, so it only makes sense that we try to learn more about how children are getting this disease at such an early stage. Organizations all over the world are struggling to find a cure for such a deplorable disease. It has taken millions […]

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Melanoma

Why Americans Should Double their Concern About Melanoma

Posted on June 4, 2014

Why Americans Should Double their Concern About Melanoma Discover what melanoma can do to your overall health and what steps you can take to prevent you, your family, and friends from developing skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common of all cancer types. More than 3.5 million skin cancers are diagnosed each year in […]

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May 23rd is Don’t Fry Day

Posted on May 21, 2014

May 23rd is Don’t Fry Day Do not let overexposure of the sun’s rays affect your health. Learn what you can do to minimize your risks of developing skin cancer before it is too late. This month is dedicated to increasing public awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention, early detection and treatment. There […]

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on March 24, 2014

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Colorectal cancer is preventable and treatable. So why are thousands still dying from the disease. DIscover why and help raise awareness about this disease. Cancer is one of the most debilitating diseases in the world. It is a global pandemic and affects millions of lives and taken just as […]

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Is it Time to Say Goodbye to Soda? Sugary Beverages Found to Increase Cancer Risk in Women

Posted on October 30, 2013

Is it Time to Say Goodbye to Soda? Sugary Beverages Found to Increase Cancer Risk in Women Sugary drinks are a staple in women’s lives, but they seem to be providing more than just a delightful burst of energy. They also carry a risk for cancer. Why is it that having a sweet tooth is […]

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Should You Lessen the Time You Spend with Your Smartphone?

Posted on October 4, 2013

Should You Lessen the Time You Spend with Your Smartphone? Almost everyone has a smartphone nowadays, but people seem to be forgetting the health hazards associated with prolonged exposure to mobile devices. Connectivity is the name of the game for many individuals and businesses today. Almost everyone has a handheld device within their reach and […]

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2 Million Deaths a Year Could Be Due to Air Pollution: Study

Posted on July 15, 2013

This article was originally posted at: www.everydayhealth.com Author: Mary Elizabeth Dallas, HealthDay News July 12, 2013 Rises in ozone caused by humans mostly to blame, researchers say. Air pollution claims more than 2 million lives worldwide every year, according to a new study. And roughly 470,000 deaths occur each year due to increases in ozone caused […]

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