Posts Tagged ‘cancer’

Skin Cancer – Know the Facts

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the US. Skin cancer is caused by overexposure to ultraviolet light (UV). Ultraviolet light comes from the sun, tanning beds, and sunlamps. Exposure to UV light can cause sunburn, changes in skin texture, premature aging of the skin, and skin cancer. You are at greater […]


Breast Cancer Basic Information

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women in the United States. Although deaths from breast cancer have declined, it still remains the second leading cause of cancer death among women. Possible Symptoms of Breast Cancer New lump in the breast or armpit Swelling […]


Benefits of Quitting Smoking

Quitting smoking can be a difficult task for most people. Nicotine is very addictive which is why smokers crave cigarettes. However, there is no safe amount of cigarette smoke. When you smoke your blood carries toxins to every organ in your body. After quitting for just 20 minutes your body begins to heal itself. Here […]


Skin Cancer

With summer here, thoughts of the sun, warm air, and vacationing at the beach come to mind. But, it is now also the time to start thinking about how you will protect yourself from the deadly rays of the sun! Skin cancer is the most common form of human cancer. It is estimated that over […]