May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and with summer right around the corner, it’s important to remember that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can increase your risk of developing skin cancer.
Research continues to show that seafood — fish and shellfish — is part of a healthy diet, but you may have concerns about contaminants. Let’s dive into the nutrients that seafood provides and find out whether there’s any associated risk.
Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms and moms-to-be! Motherhood definitely changes your life in many ways — physically, emotionally, mentally. But did you know becoming a mother can affect your risk of breast cancer, too?
This year, there will be over 100,000 new cases of colorectal cancer diagnosed in the United States, so I want to educate the public on some preemptive steps and lifestyle changes that can successfully alter the development of this disease.
Upon hearing this question, your answer likely falls into one of the following categories:
a) Yep! I’ve been screened and I’m not due again for another x-years.
b) Uh oh. I’ve been meaning to make that appointment for some time now.
c) Age 50 is years away. Don’t need to think about it at all.