Lung Cancer: Early Detection Saves Lives (Infographic)

In treating cancer, staging is important because it directly impacts the chance of being cured. When it comes to lung cancer, there are different types of diagnostic tests used to determine the stage as well as how stage 1 and 2 lung cancer are defined. The good news is that if it is detected in … Read More

Flu Shot for Babies, Boomers and Beyond

If you haven’t gotten a flu shot, it’s not too late. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), flu season typically peaks in January or February (though flu activity can last as long as late May). Experts say that most of us should receive the flu vaccine, beginning as early as 6 months of … Read More

6 Easy Ways to Avoid Weight Gain (Infographic)

From stocking your refrigerator to preparing meals, it’s easy to fall into habits that unknowingly lead to weight gain. These unconscious habits can also stymie any attempts to maintain a healthy weight. Learn cooking tips that will minimize excess calories. Discover why sitting down to eat matters. Find out what you can do to avoid … Read More

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Where’s the Chicken? (Infographic)

If you’ve ever wondered what’s really in a chicken nugget, researchers have the answer. Did you guess chicken? If so, you may be half right — at least according to one recent study. Researchers found that chicken nuggets from two fast food chains were really, at best, only half chicken. The research, which was published … Read More

Diabetes: Know Your Risk (Infographic)

People can be at risk for type 2 diabetes without even realizing it. Know the  risk factors and work on what you can control. There is a lot you can do to prevent and if needed, control diabetes. For example, keeping your weight down and activity level up are worthy goals for good health and … Read More

Mammograms: Why You Need Them Regularly (Infographic)

After women begin to have mammograms at age 40, it’s important to have them done each year or as regularly as your doctor recommends. A study of 1,222 women by researchers at Mayo Clinic found that 13 percent of women had a normal mammogram within one year of a breast cancer diagnosis. Read the full … Read More

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