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Is cancer preventable?
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Is cancer preventable?
Although the cause of many cases of cancer is unknown, more than 40 percent may be preventable.
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Genetic testing: A personal decision
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Genetic testing: A personal decision
Genetic testing can help identify an abnormality in a gene that is linked to cancer. The results will tell you the probability of being diagnosed.
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A close look at your family history
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A close look at your family history
Roughly five to 10 percent of cases of cancer are hereditary. If cancer runs in your family, genetic testing may be recommended.
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Food and cancer
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Food and cancer
Studies suggest that certain foods, such as processed meat, have a link with cancer. It is recommended to consume plant-based foods, like fruits, veggies, whole grains, legumes and nuts.
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Physical activity and cancer: A unique liaison
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Physical activity and cancer: A unique liaison
Studies have found a correlation between physical activity and reduction in the risk of cancer.
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Branch out: create a medical family tree
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Branch out: create a medical family tree
Adding a medical history to your family tree can reveal valuable information that may help you make decisions about your own health.
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Recipe: Blueberry Blast Smoothie
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Recipe: Blueberry Blast Smoothie
Blueberries are an excellent source of vitamins C and K as well as fiber. They are powerful antioxidants that help prevent cell damage that can result in cancer.
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The link between cancer and obesity
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The link between cancer and obesity
Obesity is the second most significant risk factor of cancer, and is linked to 13 different types of the disease.
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Exercise and oral health
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Exercise and oral health
The link between exercise and overall general health is well documented. Regular physical activity is essential for cardiovascular, orthopedic, neurological and emotional well-being. But can it impact oral health as well? Apparently so.
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Cavities not welcome here
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Cavities not welcome here
D. Cole’s children are anything but typical. They have a penchant for Brussels sprouts. And don’t try to trick eight-year-old Chaz by substituting traditionally-grown strawberries for organic. He can tell the difference.
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A lifetime of good oral health
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A lifetime of good oral health
A BABY’S TOOTHLESS GRIN hides the 20 primary teeth lurking in the gums. They typically make their appearance within 33 months.
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Nutrition and a healthy smile
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Nutrition and a healthy smile
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