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Which dietary supplements should you take after age 50?

By: Karen Ambrosio, Oncology Wellness Specialist -- Aging causes changes in the body, which can lead to nutritional deficiencies. For instance, aging may decrease the production of some digestive acids in your stomach, which may interfere with your ability to absorb nutrients from some foods. Here are the best dietary supplements to take in your 50's, 60's, and 70's.

Common Complementary Medicines May be Harmful to Cancer Patients

By: Scot Ackerman, M.D. -- There’s no denying the impact technology has on our everyday lives. It is not unusual for patients to turn to complementary medicine to reduce the symptoms associated with cancer treatment, but some of the most commonly used complementary medications may have serious side effects.

New Ovarian Cancer Screening Shows Promise

The high death rate associated with ovarian cancer is partially due to the lack of a reliable screening method. But now, researchers at the University College London have developed a Risk of Ovarian Cancer Algorithm (ROCA) to more accurately calculate a woman’s likelihood of developing ovarian cancer.

Can Technology Really Boost Fitness?

By: Scot Ackerman, M.D. -- Products like the Fitbit activity tracker and Apple smartwatch are designed to encourage physical activity and provide motivation for reluctant exercisers. While some swear by such products, others are quick to point out the drawbacks.  Here is a look at the pros and cons of activity trackers. 

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