Tag: cancer risk

Some Of The Preventable Risks For Developing Kidney Cancer

Some Of The Preventable Risks For Developing Kidney Cancer

[ 0 ] 2012-12-04 | |

As the organs that filter out waste material from our blood, our kidneys serve an important role in maintaining our health. For those who have suffered kidney failure, dialysis or external blood filtering is required roughly every 2 days to prevent health degradation. Clearly, our kidneys are vital in the body’s waste management efforts. Unfortunately, […]

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The Health Benefits Of A Vegetarian Diet

The Health Benefits Of A Vegetarian Diet

[ 0 ] 2012-06-29 | |

The discussion of politics or religion in a social situation is often considered impolite because of the potential to offend others who hold different beliefs. The potential to offend is especially high when people are passionate in communicating their beliefs or closed to different ways of thinking. To avoid the awkwardness of such situations, many […]

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The Many Health Benefits Of Sunshine

The Many Health Benefits Of Sunshine

[ 0 ] 2012-06-22 | |

If the heat so many of us have been experiencing was not a clear indicator, it is certainly summer now. In the Northern Hemisphere, June 20th, 2012 represents the day of the year with the most hours of daylight. For those of us who have recently reached the official start of summer, it is a […]

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5 LifeStyle Changes That Reduce Pancreatic Cancer Risk

5 LifeStyle Changes That Reduce Pancreatic Cancer Risk

[ 0 ] 2012-01-05 | |

Ongoing public education has increased our awareness of the risks of cancer but this awareness might lead us to believe that more and more of us are at risk to die from the disease. Fortunately, this is not the case and over the past 30 years the percentage of people who develop cancer and die […]

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So Who Exactly Is Not At Risk From Increasing Skin Cancer Rates?

So Who Exactly Is Not At Risk From Increasing Skin Cancer Rates?

[ 0 ] 2010-06-02 | |

Being the most common form of cancer by a long stretch, physicians diagnose skin cancer in the US more than 1,000,000 times per year and the rate is growing. What most people do not know but should is exactly who is at risk.

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10 Medical Conditions For Which You Can Reduce the Risk with Better Education

10 Medical Conditions For Which You Can Reduce the Risk with Better Education

[ 0 ] 2009-12-31 | |

Over the last several decades numerous research efforts have determined that those with higher education have better health and lower risk of disease. That said, here are ten medical conditions for which you can reduce the risk by having a better education.

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So Doc, What’s My Genome Tell Ya?

So Doc, What’s My Genome Tell Ya?

[ 0 ] 2009-08-13 | |

Only months after the second annual Consumer Genetics Conference a Stanford scientist has described sequencing his genetic code for under $50,000, 1/10000th of the cost of the 2003 $500 million price tag. At this rate each of us will soon have access to all our genetic secrets.

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