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Stress is taking a toll over our health

Have a look at the wonderful chart prepared by Sarah Wenger that shows just how stress is detrimental to our lives. With the ongoing recession, many companies have contracted their work force leaving others to do the work of two or more. The result is stress on those who lost their jobs and those who were […]

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Cancer Treatment Is Beyond The Reach of Many Americans

Cancer Treatment Is Beyond The Reach of Many Americans

Cancer is expensive — the American Cancer Society estimates that the 2010 total cost of cancer in the U.S. soared to $263.8 billion (The Huffington Post Oct 12, 2011). Along with these costs can come financial ruin. A Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center study showed that cancer patients were twice as likely as the general […]

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Obesity is the New Smoking

Obesity and diabetes have a codependent relationship Obesity is an epidemic that has infected American society and if we don’t do something about it NOW, it will surpass cancer as the number cause of death in this country. The International Diabetes Foundation (IDF) says that, “Diabetes and obesity are the biggest public health challenge of […]

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Disease Care Instead of Healthcare

More than 25 percent of Americans have two or more chronic conditions, that’s right one in four. These conditions include, include heart disease, diabetes, obstructive lung disease, high blood pressure, kidney disease, osteoporosis, arthritis, asthma, H.I.V., mental illness and dementia, among others. These are progressive, incurable diseases that will prematurely end your life, and, what’s […]

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Today Is World Cancer Day

Cancer is a leading cause of death around the world and its incidence continues to rise. Each year 12.7 million people discover they have cancer and 7.6 million people die from the disease. Yet despite the scientific evidence that up to two-thirds of these deaths can be prevented by changes in lifestyle behavior or early […]

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