Despite the widespread use of cosmetics, the FDA does not require any safety testing of the ingredients in personal care products before they can be sold. This has caused concern for many people, as there are preservatives in cosmetics, like parabens, that may cause some adverse health affects.
In the busyness of our lives, we often find ourselves eating unhealthy snacks that are high in calories, but low in nutrients. Dried fruits and vegetables are a healthy and easy on-the-go snack.
When used properly and in conjunction with conventional cancer treatment methods, naturopathic medicine may offer benefits such as reduced side effects and improved quality of life to many patients.
Recently, there were reports in the news media that longtime Arizona Senator, John McCain, had been diagnosed with a brain tumor. There are many types of brain tumors ranging from benign to malignant (cancerous), each with their own prognosis and treatment recommendations. Thanks to advances in cancer treatment therapies, we are now better able to treat all types of brain tumors.
Peaches and nectarines are very similar fruits, with slight differences in nutritional values. Both are a great addition to your diet, and have many positive health benefits.
In the past, studies have shown that adjuvant chemotherapy may significantly improve survival for patients with colon cancer. Unfortunately, this often leads to many significant side effects for the patient. A recent study showed that for patients with a lower risk of recurrence, a shorter period of chemotherapy can offer one third of the side effects, with the same anti-cancer advantages.
Everyone loves the smell of clothes fresh out of the dryer, and fabric softeners give clothes a great, fresh scent. But would you still use fabric softener and dryer sheets if you knew about the chemicals they include?
When Judy Parnitzke learned she had cervical cancer, she immediately knew she needed to trust her instincts and follow the treatment plan her doctors recommended. Nine years later, she looks back at her time at Ackerman Cancer Center and how her faith, family, and doctors got her through her treatment time.
Proton therapy's precision allows it to destroy tumor cells while also minimizing side effects and allowing patients to maintain their quality of life. This is especially important in the treatment of breast cancers, as there are so many critical structures nearby including the heart, chest wall and lungs.
Everyone has heard the old saying: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But do you know why?