Up to 75 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer had no identifiable risk factors for this disease. This is why regular screening mammograms are so important, as is knowing your individual risk. Recent advances in genetic testing have allowed us to identify patients who are at increased risk, and take action to increase surveillance for early signs that the disease may be developing.
About 1.5 million Americans suffer from severe gastroparesis and this condition occurs in up to 50 percent of diabetic patients. This wellness bulletin will give you some dietetic recommendations to manage gastroparesis symptoms.
The American Cancer Society estimates that 13,480 men and 3,810 women will be diagnosed with esophageal cancer in 2018. This week's wellness bulletin can help you gain some insight on some dietetic recommendations that can help you manage side effects.
You can get the best of both worlds by adding mangoes to your diet. This sweet delicious superfood provides a variety of health benefits that can decrease your risk of disease, particularly certain cancers and much more.
The high blood pressure caused by eating too much salt puts extra strain on your kidneys, arteries, heart and brain. If you have high blood pressure, follow these tips to help you control your salt intake.
Many of us own a FitBit or other health tracking device, use a calorie-counting mobile phone app, or use our healthcare providers’ online health portal. While having instant access to your daily steps, physical activity, and nutrition is a great start, it is important to remember that improving your health still requires a commitment for you to make a conscious behavior change.
New research shows that certain drugs may help patients with cancers related to the Epstein-Barr Virus.
About 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. have high blood pressure – that’s about 75 million people! And only about half of that group have their high blood pressure under control. If you, like millions of Americans, have been told to reduce your sodium (salt) intake to help manage your blood pressure but don’t know where to start, this bulletin is right for you.
We are right in the middle of mosquito season, and though most bug bites are harmless, some spread bacteria, viruses, and parasites. Learn how to choose the right insect repellent to keep mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas at bay in this week's Wellness Bulletin.
The results of a new study show that for many women with breast cancer, endocrine therapy alone will bring about excellent health outcomes and there is no need for adjuvant chemotherapy.