Breast Cancer:Why Are So Many Women at Risk? Part 1

Every woman wants to know what she can do to lower her risk of breast cancer. Towards that end breastcancer.org has published a fantastic free ebook, THINK PINK, LIVE GREEN: Protect Your Breast Health which is one of the best resources I have found.

Cancer Fighting Anti-Oxidants found in 3 Potent Chinese Herbs

Chinese Herbal Medicines are some of the richest sources of cell protective anti-oxidants found in Chinese Plant Medicines, especially in medicinal fruits and berries. Here are three of the most potent anti-oxidant packed medicinal fruits with potential anti-cancer and cell protective activity.

Cancer Fighting Foods: What Colors Are on Your Plate?

Carotenoids, natural antioxidants and immune modulators, contribute to protecting our cells from the damage that is part of the physiology of both aging and cancer. Choose the most deeply and richly colored foods to get a good dose of cancer protection from carotenoids every day. A diet low in carotenoids over the long term has been associated with higher risk for some cancers.

Choose A Wellness Doctor to Live Longer & Save Money on Health Care

Being under the care of a physician who is interested in you as a unique individual and in what causes health will save you money and extend your life. They tend to prescribe less drugs and turn to complementary methods of promoting health and healing. They teach their patients how to cultivate and sustain health, rather than chasing after symptoms and only managing diseases.

Brain Cancer Risk from Cell Phone Use

A scientific report released Tuesday by the World Health Organization concludes radio frequencies and electromagnetic fields – including those routinely emitted by mobile phones – are “possibly” carcinogenic to humans.

Cancer is A Preventable Disease

40% of cancers could be prevented if people stopped smoking and overeating, limited their alcohol, exercised regularly and reduced exposures to toxic chemicals over the course of their lives.

Vitamin D | Are Your Levels Dangerously Low?

A low level of this important vitamin may increase risk of cancer, high blood pressure, depression, bone loss (osteoporosis), cardiovascular disease, diabetes, infections and auto-immune diseases (arthritis, thyroid disease, lupus, multiple sclerosis to name a few)  Here is a compelling video in which journalist Diane Sawyer interviews Dr. Mehmet Oz.  

Can losing weight prevent you from getting cancer?

Can losing weight prevent you from getting cancer? There are many reasons why being overweight is bad for our health, but most people don’t realize that cancer is one of them. Of course, excess body weight can contribute to serious medical conditions such as heart disease and type II diabetes, but new research shows that the habits that lead to excess body fat might also increase the risk of developing certain types of cancer.

Health Care Is a Human Right

The goal of real healthcare reform must be high-quality, universal coverage in a cost-effective way. We must ensure, to as great a degree as possible, that the money we put into health coverage goes to the delivery of healthcare, not to paper-pushing, astronomical profits and lining CEOs’ pockets.