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Preventing a Recurrence of Cancer

Posted August 4, 2010 | 08:00:00 (EST)

According to the National Cancer Institute, there are over 12 million cancer survivors in the U.S. today. And that number is expected to grow as the population ages, treatments improve and tests find the disease earlier.

Cancer survivors face a myriad of health challenges, not to mention the daunting...

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Sun, Safety, Sunscreens and Cancer

Posted July 4, 2010 | 11:00:00 (EST)

As we reach the peak season of the summer sun, wisdom suggests that we pay greater attention to protecting our skin. Yet, there are questions about the best way to do this. Should we avoid the sun? Is all sun exposure bad for us? Are all sunscreens created equal? Does...

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Avoid Refined Sugar, Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence

Posted June 7, 2010 | 09:00:00 (EST)

Several years ago, we saw tremendous growth in the consumption of fat-free and low-fat products. Believing we now had "healthier" versions of everything from salad dressings to our favorite desserts, these products began flying off the shelves, and formerly "forbidden" foods for those watching their diets became acceptable in their...

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