What Do We Know About Childhood Cancer?

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Organizations all over the world are struggling to find a cure for such a deplorable disease. It has taken millions of lives and continues to affect more if a proper cure is not created and developed soon. What is worse than cancer among adults is the fact that children can get it to, and the […]

Is the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Worth All the Attention It is Getting?

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If you’ve seen a video of Vin Diesel pouring a bucket of ice tubes over his head on top of a pickup truck or former president George W. Bush,  Jr. being doused with water by no other than the former first lady Laura Bush, then you have seen what the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has […]

ALS Facts You Need to Know Before Taking the Ice Bucket Challenge

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If you are social media-savvy, then there is no way you could have missed the trending phenomenon that is taking the internet by storm. Dubbed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, this movement seeks to raise awareness on a rare but extremely lethal neurodegenerative disease called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The challenge starts when someone nominates […]

Why Americans Should Double their Concern About Melanoma

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Skin cancer is the most common of all cancer types. More than 3.5 million skin cancers are diagnosed each year in the United States. That’s more than all other cancers combined. The number of skin cancer cases has been going up over the past few decades. The good news is that you can do a […]

May 23rd is Don’t Fry Day

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This month is dedicated to increasing public awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention, early detection and treatment. There are more than one million skin cancers diagnosed each year in the U.S. That’s more than all other cancers combined. Each hour one person dies from melanoma. Melanoma is the most common form of cancer […]

Get Your Anger under Control

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We get angry and it is only normal. But if you get mad for simple or wrong reasons or if you flare up every minute or every day, something is wrong with you. You are wasting your emotions, you are hurting the people around you, and you are making your world smaller each day. You […]

What to Avoid When You Have Allergic Rhinitis

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Allergic rhinitis or hay fever is the swelling or soreness of the nasal membranes. Symptoms include sneezing, postnatal drip, headache, earache, red eyes, itching (eyes, nose, palate, and ears), drowsiness, and others. To manage these, you can do some home treatments or take over-the-counter medications or as prescribed by your doctor. There are also cases […]

Tips to Improve Your Focus

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Distractions are everywhere. No matter how hard you try, you tend to entertain everything that is happening around you. It then becomes difficult for you to concentrate—but you can do some things to increase your focus if you want to. Control your mind. You get distracted because you absorb everything that you see and hear […]

Winter Health Conditions to Look Out for This Season

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While most people welcome the winter season with open hearts, there are an unfortunate few who develop certain conditions during this cold period. Here are some of the most common illnesses that people experience during the last quarter of the year. Heart Problems If you think heart attacks are mainly caused by exerting too much […]

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

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Why is it that having a sweet tooth is becoming more and more of a health risk in today’s times? While we already know that cancer is becoming more and more common, it’s just not comforting to know that medical experts are finding more and more cancer-causing agents in everyday things, and now food. A […]

Excuse Me, What? November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

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Across America, in every state, every town or city, there will be that one individual who once carried a vibrant, articulate and larger-than-life personality that is now found sitting stone-faced and distant as an anxious family member painfully observes his or her slow retreat into a terrifying world. The triggers may vary for the onset […]