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Age Spots—Or Signs of Skin Cancer?

Age Spots—Or Signs of Skin Cancer?

Skin cancer may seem less threatening than breast, lung, or colon cancers, but if you have the most serious form of skin cancer, melanoma, it can be fatal. A dermatologist can perform a thorough screening of your skin, but between appointments, you need to monitor your skin for signs of

How to Tell if That Spot May Be Skin Cancer

Skin cancer may seem less threatening than breast, lung, or colon cancers, but if you have the most serious form of skin cancer, melanoma, it can be fatal. A dermatologist can perform a thorough screening of your skin, but between appointments, you need to monitor your skin for signs of

Cut Your Cancer Risk

Women frequently list cancer as one of their top health concerns. While some risk factors, such as a genetic predisposition to certain types of cancer, are beyond your control, a growing body of research indicates that choosing a healthy dietary pattern can help protect you. There is no “superfood” that

Colorectal Cancers: Screening Saves Lives

Colorectal Cancers: Screening Saves Lives

Colorectal cancer remains one of the most curable cancers—if it’s detected early. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently renewed its advice stating that screening for colorectal cancers should begin at age 50 and continue to at least age 75.

For people age 76 to 85, the USPSTF noted that

Make it Tea Time to Boost Cancer Protection

Tea is the most popular beverage in the world, after water—and one of the oldest medicinal brews. For the past 5,000 years, tea was believed to purify the body and preserve the mind. A large body of scientific evidence, including over 3,000 published studies, shows a link between tea and

EN on Foods: Corn, An A-maize-ing Plant

The Folklore
Maize, known in the U.S. as “corn” (Zea mays,) was domesticated in Mexico at least 7,000 years ago. While corn was a staple in early American cultures, it spread to the rest of the world via the Spanish explorers in the late 15th century. Among Native American tribes, corn

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