Men and women, ages 27 to 45 can now receive the Gardasil 9 vaccination, according to a recent FDA approval. This vaccination prevents the spread of HPV, which can lead to certain cancers.
Certain factors exist that can put a woman at an increased risk for developing breast cancer. Because DNA testing can be expensive, recognizing these risk factors can help a woman be more proactive in their mammogram screenings and to determine if a heightened possibility of developing breast cancer is present.
Have you ever wondered who had the marvelous idea of creating the green bean casserole? This bulletin will not only give you a brief history on the classic Thanksgiving side dish we all love, but also a delicious recipe for a healthier version of the green bean casserole.
Chemicals that are contained in pesticides are believed to cause many disorders in humans and wildlife, including risk of developing cancer, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, and disorders of the respiratory and reproductive tracts. This bulletin will give you some insight on the latest research on organic food and its correlation to lowering cancer risk.
The FDA announced a list of six artificial flavors that will no longer be allowed to be used as food additives. Read this bulletin to gain some insight on what artificial flavors are and what ingredients to look out for when you go grocery shopping.
Chia seeds are an ancient grain from Mexico and Guatemala.They have a good balance of essential and non-essential amino acids and are an excellent source of dietary fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals. Read this wellness bulletin to learn more about the positive benefits that chia seeds provide to your overall health and how you can use them when cooking.
Medicare recipients, it’s that time of year again … open enrollment! Original Medicare, Medicare Advantage Plan or Medigap? This article gives you a breakdown of all your options as well as new changes for 2019.
Over the past decade, there has been a significant rise in the number of patients electing to undergo a contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) - removing the opposite breast, even if cancer is only present in one. A recent study from Memorial Sloan Kettering takes a closer look at the psychosocial impacts of a CPM, such as cancer worry, quality of life and body image, as this can be an important factor when evaluating options and deciding on treatment.
Lifestyle plays an important role in breast cancer development and although you can't control your genetics, you can modify your eating patters and be more physically active to lower your risk of developing breast cancer.
From budget friendly recipes, to food safety tips, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) developed a website that can help you follow a healthier lifestyle. By making small changes at a time, you can achieve the goal you've always wanted to reach.