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9 Quotes About Cancer That Will Inspire You

If you know someone battling cancer, pass along some of these famous and inspiring quotes.

8 Tips to Help Someone With Claustrophobia Get Through an MRI

Whether you have been diagnosed with claustrophobia or are just a little nervous about your upcoming MRI scan, here are a few things that may help you get through an MRI successfully.

The Unusual Signs of Advanced Lung Cancer

Because lung cancer typically presents without any symptoms, it’s incredibly difficult to catch in the early stages without a screening. In fact, many stage one lung cancers are found after a patient requests a chest x-ray for other, unrelated reasons.

The Difference Between Youth and Adult Cancers

Cancer is a disease that’s caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in the body. Though anyone can develop the disease, certain cancers are more common in children than adults, and vice-versa.

When it Comes to Your Health, Happiness is Just as Important as Diet and Exercise

To be in good health, all you need to do is eat right and exercise, right? While we’re certainly not denying that those are essential for good health, there’s one more important thing you need. Yup, we’re talking about happiness! Believe it or not, your overall mood and self-described “level of happiness” plays a major role in your health.

5 Signs of Breast Cancer You May Not be Looking For

One of the main signs of breast cancer in women (and many men) is a lump. For years, doctors have urged women to check themselves for lumps, in addition to their regularly scheduled mammograms. But is a lump the only way to detect breast cancer, aside from a mammogram? New studies suggest, no.

21 Creative Ways to Drink More Water

Whether you try to reach eight glasses a day or “do your own thing,” the truth is that most of us aren’t drinking enough water. And honestly, it’s not because we don’t want to, but because we forget to.

What is a Fluoroscopy?

If you were to think of an X-ray as a picture, than a fluoroscopy would be like a movie. Unlike an X-ray, which shows just an image of your body, a fluoroscopy can obtain real-time, moving images of what’s happening inside your body, as it happens.

How Should I Prepare for an Ultrasound?

An ultrasound is a noninvasive diagnostic imaging procedure that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture images of the inside of your body. Unlike other imaging techniques, ultrasounds use no radiation.

How are COPD and Lung Cancer Connected?

While they’re two very distinct diseases, research shows that COPD and lung cancer are more closely related than we previously thought.