Discover The Weird Symptoms Of Silent Heart Attacks

Not all heart attacks cause chest pain and drenching sweats: Some may be silent heart attacks, causing little or no symptoms, new research from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) suggests. The researchers recruited over 1,800 people 45 and older who were free of heart disease, and then scanned their hearts 10 years later. They […]

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The 10 Commandments Of Cancer Prevention

About one of every three Americans will develop some form of malignancy during his or her lifetime. This year alone, about 1,437,000 new cases will be diagnosed, and more than 565,000 people will die of the disease. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in America, and as deaths from heart disease decline, it’s […]

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Cancer Prevention: 7 Tips To Reduce Your Risk

You’ve probably heard conflicting reports about cancer prevention. Sometimes the specific cancer-prevention tip recommended in one study or news report is advised against in another. In many cases, what is known about cancer prevention is still evolving. However, it’s well accepted that your chances of developing cancer are affected by the lifestyle choices you make. […]

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Blueberries & Cancer Prevention

Not only do blueberries have the highest antioxidant capacity of any fruit, but they have also been proven to help with a number of diseases and conditions. Highly purified proanthocyanidin found in blueberry leaves has been found to inhibit Hepatitis C, and blueberries have been used for centuries to improve liver-related conditions. Blueberries provide a […]

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Vitamin D May Hold The Key To Aggressive Breast Cancer Prevention & Treatment

Breast cancer strikes more than one-quarter of a million women in the U.S. each year, taking the lives of nearly 40,000 annually. While age, lifestyle, diet and physical activity all play a significant role in development of the disease, an estimated 15 percent of women fall victim due to genetic susceptibility. Current treatment options include […]

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Watchful Waiting Best for Low-Risk Breast Lesions

A new study shows that slow-growing breast lesions classified as “probably benign” commonly found with ultrasound screenings can be safely re-evaluated in 12 months instead of being immediately followed up with unnecessary biopsies and exams. Current guidelines suggest that such lesions should be followed up either with a biopsy or with a short-term follow-up, but […]

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