Living with a Latex allergy is extremely dangerous; primarily because many people are unaware of its hovering existence. Most don’t realize that an overexposure to latex can cause critical, life-threatening symptoms and reactions.
Did you know that latex is actually found all around us? Chances are, you are eating it when dining at your favorite restaurants, and are handling it at work each day without even realizing…
How much do you really know about breast cancer? Common misconceptions surrounding the actual causes of breast cancer often lead to needless worry and can even hinder early prevention and treatment decisions for many women.
Understanding the myths vs. realities surrounding breast cancer is the first step towards recognizing your risks, the importance of early detection screenings, and if need be- various treatment options.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many often don't have a plan in place to detect the disease early on. Today, 1 in 8 women born in the United States will have a breast cancer diagnosis at some point.
The good news…there continues to be a high survival rate for those diagnosed if the cancer is found and treated in its earliest stages; increasing the importance of understanding individual risk factors and taking preventative measures.
The average age at diagnosis for prostate cancer in the United States is 69 years, and progressively increases as men age.
There remains no absolute prevention of prostate cancer, and some risk factors for developing the disease are uncontrollable such as family history/genetics, age, and ethnicity.
Research does suggest you may significantly reduce your risk factors by eating a healthy diet and getting adequate exercise. With this in mind, physicians recommend that if wanting to prevent or delay the onset of the disease, consider the following:
The official start to fall is just one week away, but many of us are still experiencing the hot and humid temperatures of summer. If you are still cranking on the AC more often than not, or have yet to pack away your wardrobe of shorts and tank tops, then preparing your home for colder weather may not have made it the top of your checklist just yet.
Are you tired of the heat and just hoping the cooler weather will visit your doorstep sooner rather than later? If so, why wait any longer to equip your house for the colder months ahead?