November 13, 2019
Chronic Inflammation and Cancer: What’s the Connection?
You may have heard that chronic inflammation is tied to the development of some serious diseases, including cancer. But how exactly are the two related, and is there anything you can do to keep chronic inflammation levels low? First, the basics... read more
November 1, 2019
Do Antioxidants Prevent Cancer? 5 Things to Know
Antioxidants are often touted as must-haves for optimal health, particularly when it comes to fighting diseases like cancer. But is the buzz justified? The compounds, which are present in foods and available as supplements, can play a key role in fighting... read more
September 20, 2019
Flu Shots for Cancer Patients: Seven Fast Facts
Everyday tasks can fall to the wayside when a family is dealing with cancer. But one must-do needs to stay on everyone’s radar: flu shots. Here are seven things to keep in mind. 1. Most people who’ve had cancer should get a flu shot. “The vast majority of... read more
September 5, 2019
Pelvic Floor Disorders In Women: Physical Therapy Can Help
It can be tough to admit you have a bladder or bowel control problem. And because it’s not a subject most people like to talk about, you may not realize how common pelvic flood disorders (PFDs), such as incontinence, are. According to the American... read more
August 29, 2019
Healthy Habits to Reduce Your Cancer Risk
Almost half of all cancer cases can be prevented. Research over the last 50 years has led us to several different “modifiable” risk factors for cancer, meaning there are steps every one of us can take to decrease our risk for cancer. Many of these healthy... read more
August 6, 2019
5 Things to Know About Postmenopausal Bleeding
Spotting or light bleeding after menopause might not seem like a serious problem, but you should never ignore it or wait to bring it up with your doctor. After a woman’s periods have stopped, vaginal bleeding could be a sign of a health issue—including... read more