Pancreatic cancer need not rob us of loved ones, need not to be a scourge on our children's generation. There is reason to be optimistic. There is also far to go.
Men should be empowered to make the best decision about PSA testing for them, and the answer isn't a dictum -- it's information and education.
Vegans are always ready to fight for their ideals. We are activists; we call on our government to do better by animals and us; we work for the world to be a better, cleaner, saner, more compassionate place.
When you are in pain, does it ever seem like nothing else matters except you and your pain? Well, you may not be alone in this feeling.
The argument that CFS is not related to the immune system may now be less stridently asserted. That would be real progress.
My body seemed to be saying that my exhaustion required my becoming even more inert than I was in the car. But my body's message should have been this: Start moving and your energy will return.
It's a paradox that a problem like childhood obesity should crop up in a country like America where we are flooded with information about nutrition.
Proper nourishment is the cornerstone of vibrant health for all animals. Your dog or cat has a need for wholesome, living foods just as you do.
But when it come something like cancer, please try to resist gossip or judgment... Decisions such as Jobs' do not come easily, nor do decisions like the one I face.
Listening to our bodies' cravings is okay, as long as we take the time to get our bodies moving as well. That's how I've managed to find my happiness.
I have always been interested in what are called alternative or complimentary treatments for my cancer.
I'm not sure what to think when someone recently told me that I had "good posture." Does this mean that they couldn't find anything else to compliment me on?
Only through collaboration among nations and by mobilizing diverse stakeholders can we hope to effectively address the complex problem of obesity.
While I admire how these "pink" marketing efforts have raised awareness and removed a little bit of the stigma that goes along with discussing cancer, I feel they have, to a certain degree, over-simplified a very serious topic.
Wouldn't it be fabulous if you could take one area of your body, like your butt, your abs, the back of your arms, or your thighs, and make all the fat in that area disappear by doing one magical exercise?
There is more to this night then just sugar-loaded snacks. Even though this holiday focuses on the children, there are always adults around, and all of that trick-or-treating can really make a crowd hungry!
After tasting water in these beautiful, more flavorful ways over a 72-hour period, your taste buds will react differently to a sip from a Coke can or even from a gulp of orange juice.
Patients must be alert to the risks associated with actions based on conclusions that may have been arrived at as a result of incomplete or inaccurate information.
It's that time of year again. The older I get, the more it feels like it just was Halloween a few months ago. This is the time of year when our weight can begin to creep up.
I was really hoping to be done after chemo. However, the Silver Lining is that radiation is a highly targeted, highly effective way to destroy cancer cells in the breast that may stick around after surgery.