Tag archive for "cancer"

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How to Regain Sexual Health and Intimacy After Breast Cancer

No Comments 17 May 2013

Sex may be the last thing on your mind after a breast cancer diagnosis, but it can make you feel loved and supported as you endure cancer treatments and live life beyond being a breast cancer patient, says Dede Bonner, Ph.D., author of The 10 Best Questions for Surviving Breast Cancer: The Script You Need to Take Control of Your Health.

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A carcinogen found in the caramel coloring used in popular sodas like Coca-Cola and Pepsi has caused the manufacturers to remove it from their recipes

Carcinogen Found in Coke, Pepsi Recipe Forces Changes

No Comments 22 March 2012

By Kristin Sidorov Coca-Cola has been a part of American culture for decades. It's considered a classic, an icon, and perhaps that's why it's so troubling that one of its ingredients has recently been added to a list of known carcinogens. We all know that soda can be unhealthy, but cancerous, too?

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How to shop for the healthiest, freshest produce for your family at the supermarket with tips from End of Illness author Dr. David B. Agus

7 Easy Diet Rules to Prevent Illness

No Comments 13 January 2012

All fresh produce is not created equal, and low-fat is not always best. Follow these healthy eating strategies from The End of Illness by David B. Agus, M.D.

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Find out just how bad artificial sweeteners are from the authors of Unjunk Your Junk Food

Artificial Sweeteners 101: Are They Really That Bad?

No Comments 10 January 2012

Sure, they're approved for everyday use, but should you really be pouring two packets of Splenda in your morning coffee? Get the un-sugar-coated facts from Unjunk Your Junk Food by Andrea Donsky and Randy Boyer.

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Dr. Oz discovers high dangerous levels of arsenic in apple juice and grape juice as the FDA dismisses studies

Arsenic in Your Food: Is Your Family Safe?

No Comments 13 December 2011

New studies are shining a rather harsh light on the FDA, following the administration’s dismissive reaction to the dangerously high levels of arsenic Dr. Oz discovered in apple and grape juices. But new findings in a study performed by Consumer Reports show that Dr. Oz was right all along—and another study fresh from Dartmouth shows that high levels of arsenic can also be found in rice.

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Giuliana Rancic was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and plans to go back to work soon but how does a cancer diagnosis affect your ability to earn an income?

How Breast Cancer Affects Your Career

No Comments 20 October 2011

E! News host Giuliana Rancic recently shocked her fans with news that she has breast cancer. As she recuperates from surgery with plans to get back to work next week, we wish her the best. And we'd like to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a special segment on how a cancer diagnosis can take its toll on not just your health, but your bank account, too. These questions will help you determine if and for how long you should take a leave of absence.

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Breast cancer awareness month tips on 10 questions never to ask a breast cancer patient

10 Questions Not to Ask a Breast Cancer Patient

No Comments 03 October 2011

According to breast cancer support groups and patients themselves, these 10 questions are best avoided. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, here's how to avoid putting your foot in your mouth—and for cancer patients, how respond to inappropriate questions. From The 10 Best Questions for Surviving Breast Cancer: The Script You Need to Take Control of Your Health, by Dede Bonner, Ph.D.

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Know how to shop for vegetables and fruits with lower pesticide levels

Pesticides in Produce: Are Your Faves on The Dirty Dozen List?

1 Comment 23 June 2011

Eating your fruits and veggies may not be as simple as you think, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group. Warning consumers against the “dirty dozen” -- fruits and vegetables most likely to be contaminated with pesticides -- it's an eye-opening study that highlights what really goes into the production of food, and what it means for your family's health.

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Cancer research in the news

Hope and Cancer: How Far We’ve Come

1 Comment 15 June 2011

This year, 1.5 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer. Truly The Emperor of All Maladies, cancer has always been a part of our struggle against human illness. But in the past several decades, advances in research are getting us closer to controlling and overcoming the disease.

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The debate over bacon and nitrates nitrites in food

Should You Be Worried about Nitrites in Your Food?

No Comments 16 May 2011

For years, the issue of nitrites has stumped passionate foodies and dedicated health scientists alike.The newest debate? The slew of nitrate-free foods flooding the market, and what exactly that means for both our food and our health.

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Vitamin D Can Extend Life, Slow Bone Loss

No Comments 05 May 2011

Vitamin D has protective effects against breast and prostate cancers, multiple sclerosis, and more. Learn more about its newfound importance from Michael T. Murray, N.D., author of What the Drug Companies Won’t Tell You and Your Doctor Doesn’t Know: The Alternative Treatments That May Change Your Life -- and the Prescriptions That Could Harm You.

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How Breast Cancer Affects Your Marriage

No Comments 18 November 2010

Inspirational stories and tips for helping your husband even as you are adjusting to your body changes. From Dear God, They Say It’s Cancer: A Companion Guide for Women on the Breast Cancer Journey by Janet Thompson

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What Breast Cancer Patients Should Know About Prosthesis

No Comments 20 July 2010

Helpful tips on prosthetic options and reconstruction for women who’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer. From Dear God, They Say It’s Cancer: A Companion Guide for Women on the Breast Cancer Journey by Janet Thompson

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Adjusting to a New Normal When You Have Cancer

No Comments 21 June 2010

Many cancer survivors refer to a “new normal” life. Here, tips for understanding and adjusting to your new reality, from Dear God, They Say It’s Cancer: A Companion Guide for Women on the Breast Cancer Journey by Janet Thompson

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