Cancer

Eat Well

10 Healthy Grilling Tips for Summer

Grilling outdoors is a great alternative to slaving over a kitchen stove when the weather heats up, but barbecues often include an array of overcooked,...

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5 Ways You Can Lower Your Colon Cancer Risk

Just about everyone who asks me about colon cancer knows that getting screened can be crucial. But that doesn’t make it any easier. I’ve heard my...

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Women's Health

Abnormal Pap? Stress Less With This Simple Guide

What’s worse than getting a Pap test? Getting the news that your Pap is abnormal. That phone call from your health care provider can be disconcerting...

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Are You Thinking About Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer?

When Angelina Jolie announced in 2013 that she’d tested positive for a gene mutation associated with increased risk of breast and ovarian cancers, the...

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Breast Cancer Rates Are Rising in Black Women. Here’s What You Can Do

Dr. Marie President could see the young woman in her exam room was clearly scared about the lump in her breast. A radiologist had told the patient to go home...

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Young Lesbians at Higher Risk of Cervical Cancer

Members of the LGBT community have unique health care needs, and  there are many issues that continue to be overlooked by both patients and providers. A...

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Does Alcohol Increase Your Risk of Breast Cancer?

“Salute, Salud, Iechyd Dda, Slange-Var!” When women around the world raise their glasses “To health,” are they putting themselves in...

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Is Cancer Mostly About Bad Luck?

One of Susan Sontag’s biggest revelations from her celebrated book, Illness as Metaphor, is that getting sick means more than taking on just a disease....

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