From the monthly archives:

March 2012

Decreasing Cancer Risks

March 30, 2012

The thing about most cancer warnings is that they seem obvious: lose weight, exercise, eat healthy, reduce and eliminate toxins, even elective ones like drinking and smoking. But new studies are finding proof that the links between ignoring this advice and cancer development are strong, and that many Americans may be unaware they are putting […]

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According to yet another study, you’re doing it for your heart. Sleeping resets the brain, allowing us to process information and function better while awake, but too little, or too much, is apparently very hard on the heart. Even if the lack of sleep isn’t caused by insomnia symptoms—just late nights and early mornings—it’s still […]

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What Is Cancer’s Enemy?

March 28, 2012

Inflammation is gaining an increasing amount of awareness. People are realizing that certain diets contributes to it, that certain foods fight it, and that it may be responsible for many diseases, including cancer. Analyzing a number of studies that were looking at heart disease, researchers noticed a trend. People taking a daily regimen of aspirin […]

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Tuberculosis has been antibiotic resistant almost since antibiotics were invented. Although some vaccines exist, like the flu tuberculosis changes frequently. Developing a more comprehensive vaccine is one effort that is being made to slow tuberculosis infection rates. Although tuberculosis has been a rare disease in the United States, it’s still rampant in other countries, especially […]

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Whether visiting family or going on an outdoor family vacation, there’s plenty of reasons to visit a higher altitude. But those visits come with the risk of altitude sickness, and without proper care and intervention, a trip can promptly be ruined. In the Himalayas, altitude sickness symptoms haven’t always been fully understood. Travellers who got […]

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