Cancer

Don't Believe The Apricot Seed Hype

When you are stricken with a disease, such as cancer, you believe almost anything that says it is a cure. That lead to many people believing that apricot seeds indeed is a treatment for cancer. Back in the 1970s, Dr. John Richardson had done some treatments using apricot kernel therapy, in...
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A Community Pay Their Respects To A Retired Marine Dog Stricken With Cancer

Heroes are not just men and women, they're our best four-legged friends too. Ten years ago, Jeff DeYoung was preparing to deploy to Afghanistan after basic training. Before he headed into combat he completed a personality test to become a bomb detection dog handler and was paired with a black...
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Is That Mole Cancer?

Some people have more of them and some have less but we all have moles on our skin. While most moles are harmless, there are some tell-tale signs that a mole is something more serious, such as skin cancer. Dermatologist say your best defense is to protect your skin and to check it regularly. Many...
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Could you be putting your sunscreen on wrong?

The sun may feel good on your face, but there is such thing as too much of a good thing. New data presented at the recent British Association of Dermatologist's annual conference reveals people tend to miss about ten percent of their faec when they slather on sunscreen. The most-forgotten areas...
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Coffee is good for you!

"The health benefits and limitations of coffee have been long studied, and this isn't the first time coffee drinkers have seen headlines claiming their morning habit may result in a longer life" ( USA Today ). A new study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer reveals that drinking...
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Can A Manicure Be A Cause Of Skin Cancer?

We lather ourselves in sunblock, wear hates, sit in the shade and avoid being outside in peak sunlight hours, thinking we've got the upper hand in blocking skin cancer. However your hands may be the source of skin cancer risks if you find yourself getting a manicure. Gel manicures are very popular...
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Are Sunscreens Ingredients More Dangerous Than The Sun's Rays?

There has been a lot of talk about sunscreen lately. As we douse ourselves and loved ones with sprays and crèmes to protect us from sunburns, rapidly aging skin, and potential skin cancer, there is concern from some that these chemicals that protect you from the sun can actually cause a whole slew...
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Olivia Newton-John Battling Breast Cancer for the Second Time

Olivia Newton-John is once again battling breast cancer. The 68-year-old singer announced on Tuesday that she was canceling her June tour, and will begin treatment for breast cancer soon. Newton-John said she thought she was originally suffering from back pain, but medical testing revealed breast...
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