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Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy (CPM)

 June 18, 2019

It seems like “back in the old days” people tended to listen more to what their body was trying to tell them. For example, when we get sleepy, thats for a reason. Our body is trying to tell us we need to take a break, rest our minds so that our immune system can work […]

The Rise of Mukbang in the US: Dangers and Benefits

 June 17, 2019

Unless you were living under a rock during the last couple of years, the internet trend commonly referred to as “mukbang” is something you might have come across on YouTube, or heard about from friends and family. These self-produced “eating shows” involve one or more individuals, their filming setup, and an obscene amount of mouthwatering […]

Colorectal Cancer

 June 16, 2019

I am sad to say but we are seeing much younger people coming to us with colon and colo-rectal cancers. Ages range from in their 20’s and up. The prevailing belief about colon cancer has been predominantly a disease of those over 50. Dr. Robert Ashley, an internist and assistant professor of medicine at the […]

Chemo Kills – Not Cancer

 June 15, 2019

I have always said that in my long history of working with cancer patients, I have found that most cancer patients do not die from cancer. I believe it is  from chemotherapy side effects, pneumonia that doctors do not pick up on soon enough or malnutrition.  According to an article submitted by Amanda Froelich, those […]

How to Mend a Strained Relationship with Your Dad in 5 Steps

 June 14, 2019

If you are reading this blog post, commend yourself for your strength, courageousness, and the abundance of love in your heart. Being right here on this very page means you are one step closer to repairing your relationship with your father. Yet a question you might still ask yourself is — Why Should I Make […]

Cancer-Causing Mutations

 June 14, 2019

An article highlighting healthy people having way more cancer-causing mutations that were originally thought, was composed by Yasemin Saplakoglu, Staff Writer for Live Science.  These mutations are caused by changes in our bodies and cells from aging.  These changes could be a lot greater than what was previously thought. There are more mutant cells in […]

“Ghost” During Cancer

 June 13, 2019

My mother was an active lady among the neighborhood women and her garden club. It seemed as if she had many friends. However, once she was diagnosed with gastric cancer, her friends started disappearing one by one. I did not understand it at the time but as the years have passed, I understand a little […]

Cancer Cells Turned to Harmless Fat

 June 12, 2019

Rachel Rettner, Senior Writer for Live Science has offered information that studies have found cancer cells can be transformed into harmless fat in mouse studies.  Just think what it would do for our future if aggressive cancer cells could be turned into harmless fat. Well, I do not want cancer cells but I also do […]

Can Our Emotions Impact Tumor Growth?

 June 11, 2019

Maria Cohut answered this question in an article that was fact checked by Jasmin Collier. Can we tell our brain to actually boost the body’s immune response against cancer tumors? According to researchers they do believe the answer to this is “yes,” by manipulating the activity of the brain’s reward system. It has been demonstrated […]

Benefits of Music

 June 10, 2019

The Pfizer Medical Team published an article listing the 10 health benefits of music.  We have all had that special song that brings back a certain memory or seems to make you feel happy or calm.  We are born with the ability to tell the difference between music and noise.  The brain has different pathways […]