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Family Health History: Talk with Your Loved Ones This Holiday Season

From marriage proposals to politics, many topics are discussed around the holiday dinner table. This year, make sure to talk with your loved ones about your family health history to help better understand your unique health risks. The holiday season is approaching. As you get together with loved ones —…...

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Researchers Uncover Causal Link Between HPV and Prostate Cancer

Presence of human papilloma viruses (HPVs) in prostate tumors suggests countries should encourage universal vaccination against HPV infections. A literature review published by James Lawson and Wendy Glenn from the University of New South Wales in Australia suggests human papilloma viruses (HPVs) may have a causal role in prostate cancer.…...

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10 Ways Your Diet Can Reduce Your Cancer Risk

March is deemed National Nutrition Month – a month dedicated to focusing on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. A healthy diet can impact many areas of health. A poor diet can increase the risk of the six most common types…...

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Importance of Colorectal Cancer Screening

Preventing cancer typically comes at the cost of modifying one’s behavior. Medical professionals beg patients to cut down on tobacco usage, develop an exercise routine and incorporate health conscious meals into diets. While this advice is well researched and proven to reduce the risk of developing many cancers, many people…...

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HPV Vaccine Gets Expanded Approval from FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Gardasil 9, a human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, for adults aged 27 to 45. The move could help further spell the end of one of the main causes of a host of communicable cancers. Already approved for patients aged 9 to…...

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Screen Time: The Value of Medical Check-ups

Going to the doctor is not most people’s preferred way to spend time. As a result, it is often neglected. But with high stakes, going to visit the doctor for a regular screening can literally mean the difference between life and death—especially with the increasing accuracy of early detection technology.…...

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