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Recent Report Links Alcohol, Processed Meats, and Weight to Stomach Cancer

According to a report from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund, stomach cancer cases in the US could have been prevented if people maintained a health weight. limited alcohol consumption, and avoided processed meats like hot dogs, ham, and bacon.

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

As April brings Oral Cancer Awareness into focus, we wanted to provide some information on the signs and symptoms of oral and throat cancer as well as what tests may be needed for diagnoses.

Recent Study: Coffee May Reduce Risk of Endometrial Cancer

In a recent study presented last week at the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting - researchers found that women who consume more than four cups of coffee daily had a 22 percent lower risk of developing endometrial cancer (cancer of the lining of the uterus).

Patient Saved Thanks to 3D Printed Skull

Though it may sound unbelievable, a team of surgeons in South Korea recently transplanted a 3D printed skull into a patient, saving her life.

Aspirin to Prevent Colon Cancer and Heart Disease

Earlier this week, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) published new recommendations about aspirin to prevent heart attacks, strokes, and colon cancer.

Take Time for Health

Living a healthy lifestyle certainly takes commitment, but that doesn’t mean you have to do a total overhaul overnight. When it comes to your health, even just small changes you make can have big impacts.

National Walking Day - Tips for Heart Health

Once upon a time, walking was merely a mode of transportation - used to get us from point A to point B. There’s been a lot of advances in technology since then and as such, many people now only consider walking or running as forms of exercise. But walking is one of the simplest, positive changes you can make to effectively improve heart health.

National Public Health Week

This week is National Public Health week, an initiative put in place by the American Public Health Association (APHA) to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation. This year’s campaign focuses on critical public health topics including: the choice of healthy food, building safe and healthy communities, and quality health care for all.