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Study: Lung cancer screening doesn't save lives A new study suggests that screening smokers and former smokers for lung cancer doesn't save lives or prevent advanced disease and may lead to unneeded and harmful treatment. But it's not the final wo ...
Mar 07 2007 11:09am
Screening for Oral Cancers During a recent trip to the dentist, I learned that screening for oral cancers is being offered there. For a reasonable price your mouth can be checked for signs that you may be at risk. Has anyo ...
May 13 2008 1:40pm
Breast Cancer and the Low-Fat Diet The National Institute of Health (NIH) has found that decreasing total fat intake may make a minimal impression on reducing the risk of breast cancer, and has no effect on the risk of colorectal cance ...
Jun 13 2007 5:56pm
Thanks for the clarification Mary Ann! You are absolutely right. When making changes to ... more
Jan 11 2008 9:33am
WellPoint ties members' health to employee bonuses Health insurer WellPoint Inc. said on Tuesday it is beginning to gauge the health of its 34 million members using an index of measures, and is linking its employees' bonuses to progress in that index. ...
Apr 03 2007 11:29am
Free screening of 'FOOD FIGHT' - Revolution Never Tasted So Good" Join us for our CINEMA SAGE HILL event on Tuesday, December 8 at 7:30pm. The Newport Beach Film Festival and The Studio at Sage Hill will present a free screening of the award winning document ...
Dec 02 2009 4:26pm
Scan and X-ray information Having any hospital scans or tests can be daunting. However, it doesn't need to be once you know all the facts. So, here's a quick run down of everything you need to k ...
Aug 22 2008 6:28pm
Info on aspartame from the ADA What is aspartame?Aspartame is a low-calorie sweetening ingredient that provides the sweet taste of sugar without the calories. Aspartame has been used in numerous foods and beverages for more than 20 ...
Jan 27 2007 2:59pm
It's good to know that aspartame has been shown to be safe in quite a few studies, but I ... more
May 14 2008 10:13am
Caffeine + Exercise = Reduced Risk of Skin Cancer According to a new study, exercise and a regular coffee habit might be enough to ward off skin cancer. Researchers from the Laboratory for Cancer Research at the School of Pharmacy at Rutgers Univer ...
Aug 02 2007 12:00pm
Yoga as an Adjunct to Cancer Treatment Article Title: Yoga as an Adjunct to Cancer Treatment By: Deborah Crooks While the billions of dollars spent on cancer research each year have yet to yield a cure, yoga practice is being accepted ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
Yoga May Help Women with Breast Cancer According to a news item in Yogi Times, new research suggests that women with advanced breast cancer (cancer that has spread beyond the breast) may benefit from a yoga program that includes gentle pos ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
This is great news. Performing gentle yoga poses is said to stimulated the immune system. ... more
Jun 20 2007 9:49am