Of all the cancer deaths in the United States, lung cancer remains one of the most deadly—for both men and women. Sadly, it is one of the easiest to prevent.
There are many known carcinogens and the surgeon general issues warnings on dangerous products. But, you may still wonder how does cancer start?... ... read Screening and Preventing Lung Cancer
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Contrary to what some might believe, depression is an illness just like any other. It has causes and symptoms just like any other illness. The symptoms of depression enable the diagnosis of the condition since the brain can’t be cut open to find the ‘disease.’ Recovery begins first... ... read Myths and Facts About Depression: Are You at Risk?
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Heading over the river and through the woods this holiday season? (Or over the highways and through the nation’s skies, more like.) With H1N1 influenza widespread and flu season in full swing, take extra precaution and be mindful of your own germs and those of others who might be sneezing and coughing... ... read Stay healthy with these travel tips
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University of Florida researchers are reporting that an extract from dried papaya slows the growth of cancer cells in the laboratory. However, it’s not clear if the papaya extract will have the same effect on cancer in people, however.
According to Dr. Nam Dang, the papaya extract appears to affect... ... read Papaya extract fights 10 different types of cancer say researchers
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ZeroJointPain.com is educating people on how to be proactive with there health and keep their bodies moving well into old age.
Another term for pain is arthralgia and may occur in one or many joints. Joint pain may be as a result of many causes, including injury, tumor in the joints and infections. Whatever... ... read Be Proactive in Your Fight Against Arthritic Joint Pain
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A natural chemical in bananas may help protect women against sexual transmission of HIV, U.S. researchers report.
In laboratory tests, they found that a lectin called BanLec was as potent as two current HIV drugs. Lectins — sugar-binding proteins found in plants — can identify and attach to foreign... ... read Bananas might protect women from HIV infection
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We have all suffered from athlete’s foot at one time or another. You may be surprised to find that there are different types of athlete’s treatment available. Of course, it depends on the severity and type of athlete’s foot that you suffer from, but most of the time athlete’s... ... read Athlete’s foot treatment
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Is your pressure at the boiling point? We don’t mean because the kids have stuffed toilet paper in the toilet or made mud pies in your microwave. No, we’re talking about a condition that you may not be aware of, but could do a lot of damage to your body. There is a correlation between high... ... read High Blood Pressure and Diabetes Risk
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There may be times when you feel sluggish and over-stressed. Your body may experience continuous aching, diarrhea, constipation, and feeling of clumsiness. These symptoms along with rapid weight gain and the incapacity to lose the excess weight can also be signs of having toxins in the body. These toxins... ... read Time to Detox? How Toxic Build-up Hinders Health
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By 2050, 11 to 16 million people will likely have Alzheimer’s. The disease can occur as young as age 35, and is currently the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, there are 10 warning signs that indicate a person should see their doctor:... ... read Alzheimer’s Early Warning Signs
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