If you want to avoid an unintended pregnancy, taking birth control is usually a no-brainer. But what if that same birth control upped your risk of breast cancer? According to research published in The New England Journal of Medicine, women … Continue reading Hormonal Birth Control and Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know
When Meghan Hall, 34, was diagnosed with breast cancer, it wasn’t because she (or a doctor) felt a lump. “I noticed something green spilled on the front of my shirt, I didn’t think anything of it—until I tried to take … Continue reading 11 Early Signs Of Breast Cancer – Surprising Symptoms In Women
Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer found in men. Although you can’t avoid developing the disease, a healthy diet can reduce your risk. Fight cancer, maintain your sexual health, and eat well with these picks. … Continue reading 5 Foods That Help Prevent Prostate Cancer
Uh oh: Plastic-polluted waters are contaminating the worldwide seafood supply. But, fish, you’ve been told repeatedly, is one of the healthiest proteins you can eat. Many species, including salmon and albacore tuna, are a good source of those all-important omega-3 … Continue reading Microplastics in Seafood – Should You Be Worried?
Acupuncture is an ancient practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) involving thin, flexible needles inserted at certain points along the body – typically called ‘meridians’. The idea being that the insertion of these needles at these predetermined points can help … Continue reading Acupuncture – A Complementary Therapy With Promise
U.K. public health officials warn that an STI called mycoplasma genitalium could become antibiotic-resistant in several years. Misdiagnosis and treatment of the condition could lead to the infection becoming a superbug. MG is usually undetected but symptoms are similar to … Continue reading STI Mycoplasma Genitalium Could Become Untreatable in 5 Years
A 4-month-old baby recently died after contracting meningitis, likely from an unvaccinated person, according to WTRV. Killy Schultz died on June 30 after developing a rash and high fever after being at daycare. Now, Killy’s parents are urging everyone to … Continue reading Parents Issue Meningitis Vaccine Warning After 4-Month-Old Dies
Food labels. Who’s got time for decoding them? With only so many hours in a day, most of us would rather not waste precious minutes trying to decipher meat, dairy and egg carton claims. Well, I’m thrilled to share an … Continue reading Food Labels: 10 You Can’t Trust (Plus, 7 Trust Credible Ones)
A new study revealed that people with Alzheimer’s disease had higher levels of certain kinds of herpes virus in their brains. Roughly 90 percent of the U.S. population has the specific strains of herpes that this study links to Alzheimers. … Continue reading Herpes Virus Strains Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease
We’re currently in the middle of tick season, and experts warn that a bite from the lone star species could cause red meat allergies. In the … Continue reading Tick Bites Leading to Rise in Red Meat Allergies
If you’re over 50 years old and have blurry or wavy vision and/or a blind spot in the center of your vision, you may have Age-Related Macular Degeneration. The good news is it’s painless. The bad news, AMD is kind … Continue reading Age-Related Macular Degeneration: a Frustrating Condition to Live with and Treat
Did you know that digestion begins in the mouth — and that without proper saliva production it can be difficult to digest foods properly? Saliva contains two essential digestive enzymes: amylase, which breaks down starches, and lingual lipase, which breaks … Continue reading Dry Mouth Causes + 9 Natural Dry Mouth Remedies
HPV, or human papillomavirus, is the most common STI, with nearly 80 million people, or 25 percent of the U.S. population, infected with the virus Certain strains of HPV are linked to oral, anal, and genital cancer While there is … Continue reading The HPV Vaccine for Men Works to Prevent Cancer
Colon cancer, also called colorectal cancer when it affects the rectum as well, is one of the most prevalent types of cancer. It accounts for up to 15 percent of all cancer cases in some countries. (1) Over the past … Continue reading Colon Cancer Symptoms + 7 Natural Ways to Find Relief
Rob Mooberry was given just a few weeks to live. His colorectal cancer had reached the critical stage 4 diagnoses, and he was in pain. Chemotherapy, radiation, and invasive surgeries were the doctor’s orders, but after the first round, Mooberry … Continue reading Man Claims Vegan Diet Cured His Cancer—But Did It Really?