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Breast Cancer Prevention Tips

Every year, 1.3 million women across the globe are diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast cancer awareness is high, but the primary focus of research is on early detection and treatment rather than breast cancer prevention. Detection and treatment are undeniably important, but many feel prevention deserves more than the two... Read More

How To Keep A Family Health History

   A number of celebrities have graced recent headlines by making some drastic decisions about their health, and in turn, raising awareness for the importance of knowing one's family medical history. For instance, according to the CDC, a history of breast, cervical or ovarian cancer indicates a strong risk of cancer... Read More

Itch Relief Basics

  From bug bites and dry skin to poison ivy and chronic skin conditions, itching makes life very uncomfortable. And it's an annoyance that gets under just about everyone's skin. Sixty-five percent of U.S. adults have suffered from some kind of itch in the past 12 months; and for 26 percent of... Read More

How To Fight A Summertime Cold

Doctors agree that cold and flu symptoms are nothing to sneeze at and that the sooner they're treated, the better chance there is for a quick recovery and minimum disruption of lifestyle. Yet, people hesitate to take medication at the crucial early stage for lots of reasons. First, it can be... Read More


  Approximately 19 people die every day waiting for an organ transplant in the United States. There are literally millions of people in the U.S. who need an organ transplant, but only about 100,000 are registered on the government’s current deceased organ donor list because there are too few deceased donor... Read More

Oral Hygiene Prevents Health Problems

  Most of us know that oral hygiene is critical to healthy teeth, white smiles and first impressions. But not nearly as many are familiar with the extreme consequences of what can happen if you don't take care of your mouth. Most individuals have some inflammation of the gums -- i.e. gingivitis...

How To Live 100 Years

  More than 84,000 people living in the U.S. today have reached the 100 year mark, and the number of centenarians (100-year-olds) is expected to increase to 580,000 by 2040.* Per Capita Iowa ranks third in the nation in the number of centenarians. Many scientists estimate that longevity is based 20% on...

Herbalife Healthy Meal Nutritional Shake Mix Packets Recall

  Herbalife International of America announced the voluntary recall of certain lots of its niche Instant Healthy Meal Nutritional Shake Mix packets because the label identifies the product as dairy-free, when it may in fact contain trace amounts of milk proteins. Individuals with severe allergies to milk run the risk of...

Avoiding Kids Sports Inuries

(NewsUSA) - Basketball and bicycling rank highest for injuries among recreational sports, causing 1.5 million accidents per year. Baseball, soccer and softball follow, each with almost half a million injuries yearly, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Whether you're upping your own practice schedule or you're a parent of...

How To Condition Your Body For Surgery

While they’re the place we go for healing, all hospitals have the potential to be a hotbed  for contagious infections. But there are precautionary measures patients can take, both to reduce the need for a hospital stay and to condition the body to ward off infection and minimize pain when surgery...

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Breast Cancer Prevention Tips
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How To Condition Your Body For Surgery
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