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June, 2014

  • 2 June

    The Prostate Cancer Game Changer

    American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) doctors and researchers joined together over the weekend to share a “practice-changing” study on the treatment of metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer. The press briefing pointed to research that found patient survival rates dramatically increase for those who receive initial chemotherapy with docetaxel alongside hormone …

May, 2014

  • 29 May

    E-cigarettes are Tobacco — says WHO?

    Quick question: what is an e-cigarette? Is it a tobacco product? Could it be a solution to help you kick the habit? Or would you say it’s a cleaner, better smelling alternative to traditional smoking? If you said they are a solution and not the problem, then you might be …

  • 27 May

    Weight Loss Happy: Diet Soda & Dropping Pounds

    Researchers finally confirm what I’ve been saying forever: large amounts of diet cola are healthy! Well, the study did not go that far, but the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center has determined that people attempting a weight loss program might be aided by drinks like Diet Coke …

April, 2014

  • 29 April

    Overuse of Antibiotics Leads To Societal Side Effects…

    Feeling sick?  Ugh, another trip to the doctor’s office. Before you ask for a Z-pack, you may want to consider this… Overuse of antibiotics is bullying some of your old bacterial enemies into submission.  Not all germs are bad germs.  Dr. Martin J. Blaser, a professor of medicine and infectious …

February, 2014

  • 17 February

    Fellowes Air Purifier Keeps You Safe From The Flu and Inside Polluted Air

    This post brought to you by Fellowes . All opinions are 100% mine. If you are trying to stay healthy this season or protect yourself from allergies then it may be time for an Air Purifier. Perhaps you already have an air purifier but it is using old technology or …

  • 6 February

    Top Canadian Health Professionals Are In the HSAA

      Join Canada’s Top Health Professionals We are a firm believer in supporting things that are good for the world and what is better than protecting people’s health?! The HSAA is dedicated to bringing together the world’s top health professionals in Canada to protect people and form a great union. …

December, 2013

  • 24 December

    Skin Cancer Cure is a Reality

    Described as having “spectacular effects” on people with serious forms of melanoma (skin cancer), scientists are calling this cure for cancer “very exciting.” So far, one in six patients who is a victim of skin cancer is already being cured by new drugs and new combinations are being developed to …

  • 24 December

    Happy Job, Happy Home

    Americans spend more time at work than people in any other country. We work longer hours, are allowed less vacation time, and are often underpaid for our efforts. We are a society of workaholics, and too often, our families suffer as a result. What if we were really happy at …

  • 23 December

    What Should I do if I Cannot Breastfeed?

    If you are unable to breastfeed, it is definitely a good idea to look into milk sharing options, especially if there is a local organization nearby that is properly equipped to test each donor’s milk. However, it is also important to look into alternative options for providing your infant the …

  • 23 December

    Breastfeeding: Safer Alternatives To Milk Sharing

    It is common knowledge that breast milk is more nutritious than formula, and this has led to a recent surge in the number of U.S. mothers who breastfeed their babies. Unfortunately, not every mother has the opportunity to provide her own breast milk to her child. For example, Courtney Helms …