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Can you Put on Too Much Sunblock?

Slather on that sunblock and spry on sunscreens. You are protecting yourself from ultraviolet B radiation which is part of natural sunlight. Dermatologists claim that UV-B exposure causes skin cancer, lethal melanomas and dark spots. However, and according to scientists, sealing off your skin to sunlight and natural light and air might just be causing […]

BRCA Mutations

BRCA stands for BReast CAncer. Normal BRCA genes fight cancer when it occurs in your body. However there are some families that carry altered, broken or mutated BRCA genes and spread these genes down from one generation to another.   Statistically women who carry a BRCA alteration have an 87% risk for breast cancer. These […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Think pink! October is National Breast cancer awareness month, and although it is nearing the end of the month that doesn’t mean you should forget about breast cancer.

Hibiscus Fights Melanoma

According to the American Cancer Society , about 76,000 Americans are diagnosed with melanoma every year.   This least common form of skin cancer is responsible for the majority of skin cancer deaths and there is no drug or combination of drugs that can reliably treat It. That is why the news about successful trials […]

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Top Ten Toxins We Put in Our Bodies

On a regular basis you eat, you drink and you are merry. You are also putting toxic substances into your body and leading your merry self to poor health and a sad lifestyle when you are older. Consuming foods and drinks that are unhealthy or toxic will definitely put stress on your body, cause disease […]

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Cancer: The Dreaded Disease(s)

When you hear the word “cancer” as a diagnosis for you or someone you know, immediately thought of “what do I want at my funeral” enters your mind. Next are the fearful pictures of lying in bed with multiple tubes coming out of your arms and greenish liquids being poured into your veins.

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Colorectal Cancer

Colon cancer affects the large intestine or the colon which is the lower part of your digestive system. Rectal cancer which is located in the last several inches of your color plus colon cancer are referred to as colorectal cancers. Colon cancers start out as small and noncancerous grouping of cells named adenomatous polyps. As […]