Monthly articles designed to help you acheive your best health ever.
Apr 30, 2020 -
A new study finds a 51 percent increase in the rates of the dangerous skin cancer melanoma on the heads and necks of kids, teens, and young adults in North America over the past two decades.
Mar 24, 2020 -
Colorectal cancer is a tale of two age groups. Although the disease is still more common in people older than 50, rates have been falling for this population. Credit increased screening—which can prevent some cases by finding precancerous growths—as one reason for this decline. But among those younger than 50, colorectal cancer rates have risen since the early ’90s.
Feb 27, 2020 -
Exercise can improve your health physically and mentally on the other side of a cancer diagnosis.
Feb 10, 2020 -
Using a tanning bed—and the intense ultraviolet radiation (UV) you’re exposed to while tanning—puts you at a higher risk for skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest form, compared with people who don’t tan indoors.
Jan 7, 2020 -
Human papillomavirus eventually infects nearly every sexually active person, male or female. Boys and men also face consequences. The virus can cause cancers of the mouth, back of the throat, penis, and anus, along with genital warts.
Nov 21, 2019 -
As you move on with your life as a cancer survivor, it’s important to know that you may still deal with physical and emotional scars. Being prepared to adjust to life after cancer can help you ease your mind and keep you healthy.
Oct 23, 2019 -
Losing weight may help protect women against breast cancer (after menopause) and men from aggressive types of prostate cancer.
Sep 27, 2019 -
It’s important to get colorectal cancer screenings. They largely prevent or find cancer when it’s most treatable. But they don’t work if you don’t get them.
Aug 28, 2019 -
Although cancer of the cervix was once one of the most common causes of cancer-related death among U.S. women, effective testing has dramatically changed that.
Jul 29, 2019 -
The 3-D test may give fewer false positives and catch more tumors, research says.