Tag Archives: breast cancer

Fight Like a Girl: Preventing Breast Cancer in your 30s

My new favorite of all the cancer awareness campaigns is the Fight Like a Girl Club. This is an organization that brings awareness to various diseases and how they affect women and their families. Although breast cancer is a dominating focus of their campaigns, you can find touching stories of women, who have battled ovarian […]

Lack of Physical Activity Determined Deadly

A series of reports published in the journal, The Lancet, revealed that globally, lack of exercise is responsible for 1 in 10 premature deaths – a number very close to the number one cause of premature death – smoking. In recent months, obesity has surpassed smoking as the number one healthcare cost in the nation, […]

Genetic Mapping – Coming soon to a Doctor’s Office near You

Genes are the roadmap to the past, present and future. As scientists slowly unravel the genetic code and discover ways to make it less complex and more accessible to medical care, you can look forward to knowing more about the state of your future health in the present. Currently, a complete genetic map will cost […]

One Antibody – The Cure to Seven Forms of Cancer

Splashed across the front pages of the media lingering in the midst of the Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman case is the ground-breaking revelation that scientists have isolated an antibody that will likely lead to the development of a drug that could cure seven common forms of cancer. In the study at Stanford University, researchers successfully shrank […]

Daily Aspirin Reduces Cancer Risk – New Studies Reveal

Eat right, exercise, take your vitamins, oh and don’t forget the aspirin. Many individuals are aware that an aspirin a day is useful for thinning the blood and reducing the risk of heart attack and blood clots.  Dr. Oz made the baby aspirin a regular part of many routines in his book, You: The Owner’s […]