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Breast Cancer: It's Not Only a "Woman's Disease"

With breast cancer affecting one in eight women in the United States, it’s clear to see why a pink ribbon was deemed the breast cancer symbol. But should there be a drop of blue in this sea of pink?

The 7 Ways You Can Best Prevent Breast Cancer

Today, breast cancer affects one in eight women — that’s nearly 12 percent of the U.S. population. And unlike many years ago, it’s affecting many more women (roughly 85 percent of new cases) with no family history of the disease.

Breast Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall, Thanks to Early Detection

The American Cancer Society recently reported that from 1989 to 2015, the number of deaths caused by breast cancer has declined nearly 40 percent. That translates to more than 322,000 averted deaths.

'Tis The Season to Fall Back Into Your Fitness Routine

Working out regularly certainly isn’t easy, but making just a few simple changes to the way you live your everyday life could unlock the key to getting more exercise — no gym membership required!

Family Friendly Games that Boost Brain Power

Just like your body needs exercise, so does your mind. But getting your family to turn off the TV and put down their tablets can be more difficult than you’d think. But luckily, there are plenty of games that, while fun to play, also challenge your brain.

The 7 Stages of Alzheimer's Disease

Though not every Alzheimer’s patient will fit neatly into each of these categories, knowing the general stages of an Alzheimer’s diagnosis can help you to better understand what lies ahead for your loved one.

9 Healthcare and Safety Items Every Home Needs

“Hope for the best, plan for the worst” — it’s one of the few expressions that could actually save your life one day.

The Invisible Symptoms of a Concussion

Concussions aren’t just dangerous because they impact the most complex and arguably necessary organ in your body. They’re dangerous because they often present with very few (if any) symptoms.

21 Ways to Stay Positive After a Cancer Diagnosis

In honor of positive thinking day, we’re sharing a few tips from cancer survivors and caretakers on ways to stay positive while fighting cancer.

It's True, an Athlete's Own Blood Can Cure Them

Researchers have discovered that with a little assistance from a needle and centrifuge, your body has the power to heal itself faster than ever before. That’s right, we’re talking about platelet-rich plasma therapy.