Of the cancers that affect men and women in the United States, colorectal cancer is the third most common. According to the most recent colorectal cancer statistics, over 136,000 Americans were diagnosed with the disease in 2013. Research suggests that … Continue reading
Yearly Archives: 2016
Toxins and carcinogens in tobacco smoke are believed to damage DNA and tissues in the body over time which can cause an array of health issues. While most people know that smoking can have negative effects on your lungs, heart … Continue reading
As women, we face unique health challenges. In order to maintain long-term health, prevention and early detection of medical conditions and diseases is key. Depending on your stage of life, the following exams are recommended.
This upcoming September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. While ovarian cancer is only the ninth most common cancer in women, it is the leading cause of death for cancers of the female reproductive system. The ovaries are responsible for releasing … Continue reading
We’ve all experienced stomach pain, heartburn, and bad back pain after over-indulging in unhealthy, greasy foods. Most of the time, this pain passes once the food has time to settle. But some people become so concerned about their symptoms that … Continue reading
Even though we are in the last few days, June is still men’s health month and we want to take the time to educate you on important facts regarding your health, or the health of the men in your life.
Should You Be Screened for Prostate Cancer? According to the American Cancer Society, three out of every 100 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year, making it the most common cancer among men. Though there is no unanimous opinion … Continue reading
Noncancerous tumors in the Uterus (Fibroids) are potentially painful and inconvenient for some women. Others may experience no symptoms at all. If you’re enduring Uterine Fibroids, before getting a full hysterectomy, consider your options.
Bladder Cancer Facts In 2013, 55,000 men and 18,000 women will be diagnosed with bladder cancer in the United States. Learning about bladder cancer could help you diagnose and treat it faster.
Are You Up-to-Date on Your Colorectal Cancer Screenings? Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the US. Did you know that recommended screenings could prevent 60% of these deaths. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month, so … Continue reading