The two basic tenets of skin protection include using sunscreen daily with a SPF no lower than 30 and avoiding prolonged sun exposure. These are the easiest, most effective ways to prevent skin cancer. In this post, we will provide an overview of what skin cancer is, and how to identify the signs of skin… Continue reading Skin Cancer Prevention- Here’s What to Know
Despite being one of the most preventable forms of cancer with early screening, colorectal cancer is now the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. In an effort to combat the increased cases among younger people, a panel of experts has shifted the recommended age for colorectal screenings to 45 (rather than the… Continue reading Colorectal Cancer Screening Age Now 45, As Cases Rise Among Younger Groups
You’ve heard for years that physical activity is important for your health. Now, a new study from researchers at the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute links exercise with a lower risk of 13 specific types of cancer.
Colorectal cancer is the third most common type of non-skin cancer for both men (after prostrate and lung) and women (after breast and lung cancer). It is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States after lung cancer. The cancer society estimates that in 2018, more than 97,000 Americans will be diagnosed with colon cancer… Continue reading Colorectal Cancer
For many, excess weight is a lifetime battle. The extra weight is about much more than just your clothing size or how you look. It can seriously affect your health. Your whole body feels it, from your joints to your heart, lungs, kidneys, sugar and lipid levels, as well as a whole host of other systems. Obesity… Continue reading Weight and Your Health