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Aug 9 2014
Lowering cancer risk with exercise It is important to remember that there is no proven way to completely prevent cancer, but there may be steps you can take to lower your risk. Research shows that physical activity may lower the risk of the following cancers: Colon cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, people who exercise regularly have a 40% to 50% lower risk of colon cancer,...
Aug 7 2014
Meanwhile, please CLICK HERE to check the CDC's interactive map to find a free screening service in your state.  
Aug 6 2014
I’m interested in preventive measures when it comes to the health and the well-being of my family, and in my home office. Since home is where many of us spend 90% of our time, it’s a good idea to make the indoor environment as toxin free as possible. We can’t control what’s happening outside but we can when it comes to the indoors. Did you know that most of the conventional cleaning products...
Aug 4 2014
Have you been unknowingly increasing your cancer risk for the sake of beauty? It depends on what products you use. “There are concerns with beauty products that contain endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs). These chemicals may interfere with your hormonal system,” says Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D., MD Anderson professor and director of the Integrative Medicine Program.  “While a direct link between...
Aug 2 2014
Despite everything we know about the risks of sun exposure, skin cancer is still on the rise — big time. In fact, in the last 35 years, rates of deadly melanoma have tripled. And those applying sunscreen are not immune. Improper application, the wrong product, and even a few of your other summertime activities can render sunscreen virtually useless. Avoid these common culprits and get the most...

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