Lighting The Way To Fight Breast Cancer
Being a woman and getting older are the main risk factors for breast cancer. This year, more than 200,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and nearly 40,000 women will lose their lives to the disease.
Increased Hope For Osteoporosis Patients
For a time, hormone replacement therapy (the administration of estrogen either alone or in combination with other hormones) served as the preferred treatment for post-menopausal women hoping to reduce the progression of osteoporosis.
Sun Safety Tips For Healthy Skin
Though many Americans take precautions to protect their skin from damaging ultra violet rays during the warmer months of the year, many may not realize that the sun can be damaging year round.
Eliminate Acne Without The Side Effects
Acne is a condition that affects almost everyone at some time in their lives. According to the National Institutes of Health, nearly 85 percent of adolescents and young adults between the ages of 12 and 24 develop the disorder.
Are Generic Drugs Really Safe?
Has your pharmacist ever asked you about substituting a generic drug for your regular prescription? Heres what you should know before you answer that question: Pill coatings, colorings or shapes may vary, but the active ingredient in a generic drug is certified.
Weight Loss Matters
Did you know that being overweight is a leading risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes?
West Nile Virus Is A Concern For Government And Homeowners
West Nile Virus is a growing threat that infected 4,156 Americans and caused 284 deaths last year alone.
Shockwaves Serve Up Tennis Elbow Relief
A new medical device is offering a means for Americans to keep the ball in their court when it comes to tennis elbow pain. Nine million Americans suffer from the condition, which results from on-the-job as well as sports injuries. Tennis elbow's hallmark
Tips For Battling The Common Cold
Its inevitable. With more than 200 viruses known to cause the common cold, sooner or later this year youll end up with the telltale sniffles, cough, and scratchy throat of a cold.
Enjoying Your Favorite Foods Without The Heartburn
If you have ever avoided some of your favorite foods in order to reduce the pain of heartburn, youre not alone. More than 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least once a month.
Reducing Americas Sleep Deficit
When the line at Starbucks is longer than the line at the gym, it may be a sign consumers are not starting their days recharged and refreshed from a good nights sleep.