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cancer

7 Things You Need To Know Today (January 2)

All the wellness news you need to know today, including all the celebrities we've lost this year, how climate change is forcing an Alaskan village to...

Allison Daniels
January 2 2017

How To Use Food As Preventive Medicine

Since only 10 percent of breast cancer cases are genetic, a huge part of cancer prevention starts with environmental factors and lifestyle.

Shaney jo Darden
October 24 2016

What's Wrong With Breast Cancer Awareness Month (From A Survivor)

We need to approach breast cancer awareness with a more nuanced etiquette, according to one survivor.

Paige Davis
October 18 2016

8 Things You Need To Know Today (October 17)

The top wellness news for October 17, 2016, including fictional greenhouses in Detroit, the latest artificial limbs that can feel, and why baby wipes...

Allison Daniels
October 17 2016

How The World's Largest Men's Health Organization Got Its Start

Learn the story behind the world's leading men's health organization.

October 13 2016

The Truth About Thyroid Cancer

Here's how you can prevent it—naturally.

Fern Olivia
September 6 2016

I Was Diagnosed With Cancer At Age 32. Here's How It Changed Me

No one would ever argue that cancer is good news. So explaining how something that caused me a lot of pain and loss is also something that spurred my...

Elissa Goodman
August 8 2016

Do You Really Need To See A Gynecologist Every Year?

You may have seen headlines in the last few weeks questioning whether women really need annual pelvic exams. Here's what you need to know.

7 Things I’d Tell Anyone Living With Cancer (From A Survivor)

Having been on my own cancer journey, which started with a stage-4 lung cancer diagnosis more than four years ago, I've learned a number of important...

Susan Warmerdam
June 25 2016

Dad Of The Year Gets Tattoo To Match His Son's Surgery Scar

"I told him if people wanted to stare, they could stare at both of us."

Emi Boscamp
June 22 2016

Should You Be Eating Your Sunscreen? The Scoop On Ingestible Sun Protection

Forget sprays and lotions—should you be popping a sunscreen pill?

I'm A Cancer Survivor. Here's How I Brought An Integrative Approach To My Conventional Treatment

Today, I’m an 18-year brain tumor survivor. My journey has been amazingly transformative as a brain tumor patient, woman, and human being. As I...

Jeannine Walston
May 17 2016

How Your Lifestyle Habits Really Affect Your Cancer Risk: An Oncologist Explains

Cancer isn't necessarily fate. Every day we make choices that modify the development of cancer. Here's what you should know.

Dr. Theodora Ross
April 20 2016

7 Reasons You Might Want To Quit The Pill (And How To Stay Healthy If You Don’t)

Millions of women take the birth control pill for contraception, to treat an underlying hormone imbalance, or both. But are they a good idea? That...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
April 9 2016

I Was 28 When I Found Out That I Had Skin Cancer. Here's What It Taught Me

Even if just one person benefits from reading my story, it makes my headaches from nerve damage during surgery and my scar worth it.

Kate Eckman
April 5 2016