March is National Colorectal Awareness Month. The annual campaign helps raise awareness of colorectal cancer—the major gastrointestinal cancer affecting the large intestine and rectum.
In the U.S., colorectal cancer is considered the third most com... Read More
In 1973, Martin Cooper helped develop the very first cell phone—the Motorola “DynaTAC 8000x.” Cooper even made the first mobile phone call on April 3, 1973. I doubt he knew then about the health dangers that may be associated with this new devi... Read More
It has been an extremely cold winter, though I doubt I even need to tell many of you. Many East Coasters are doing everything they can to keep warm, wearing many layers of clothing every time they head outdoors. In comparison, the West Coast sun is b... Read More
A diagnosis of cancer is never the news a patient wants to hear. Colon or colorectal cancer, in particular, is considered the third most common cancer in America. This type of cancer occurs in the large intestine and rectum, and also leads to the thi... Read More
You know that cancer is a real threat, but do you know what can cause it? Well, as I recently found out, according to a new survey, there’s a good chance you don’t.
Lifestyle decisions can play a big role in your risk for a number of cancers. Col... Read More
Cancer is one of those mysterious conditions, and it is not the result of one single thing. Almost everything is known to cause or increase your risk of cancer these days, and many people will make positive lifestyle changes to help decrease their ca... Read More
We don’t often hear about frankincense, though you may recognize the name of this herb from the biblical story of the three wise men bringing gifts to baby Jesus.
Well, as it turns out, these men really were “wise,” as their gift of frankincens... Read More
If you’ve recently undergone cancer treatment or are currently involved in treatment, it’s important that you get up and get active.
The days of old when you were instructed to sit at home, get rest, relax, and not move are over. Evidence lends i... Read More