19 03, 2023

EPA Sets National Primary Drinking Water Regulation to Address PFAS

By |2023-03-19T05:34:30-04:00March 19th, 2023|PFAS|

After decades of delay, the Environmental Protection Agency established legally-enforceable levels of six PFAS commonly found in drinking water. The legislation is considered a key step toward wider consumer protection related to PFAS. What Is The National Primary Drinking Water Regulation? The National Primary Drinking Water Regulation (NPDWR) expands on several state-led efforts to establish

17 03, 2023

Everybody’s an Athlete — Yes, You Too!

By |2023-03-17T22:38:24-04:00March 17th, 2023|Journal|

Everybody’s an Athlete — Yes, You Too!The Less Cancer Bike Ride began with a couple of cyclists embarking on a 300-mile, two-day ride from southern Michigan to northern Michigan. Today the ride still attracts many dedicated, athletic cyclistswho ride the original route or elsewhere. However, since the advent of Covid-19, the event has evolved into a virtual bike

10 03, 2023

WHO Recommends 30% Reduction In Salt Intake

By |2023-03-10T06:48:40-05:00March 10th, 2023|Uncategorized|

The World Health Organization released the results of a comprehensive study on the impact of salt on human health. It estimates that reducing salt intake in processed foods could save 7 million lives by 2030. There has been little uptake from food manufacturers to change their products. Salty Foods Cause A Range Of Diseases Salt,

4 03, 2023

Dietary Fiber for Cancer Prevention

By |2023-03-04T12:53:58-05:00March 4th, 2023|Uncategorized|

The link between dietary fiber and cancer prevention is among the few well-documented and established correlatives today. Fiber is crucial to human health and provides many health benefits – but most Americans aren’t eating nearly enough. What Is Fiber? There are two kinds of dietary fiber, both sourced from plants. Different plants have higher or

5 02, 2023

Why Are More People Getting Cancer in Their 30s and 40s?

By |2023-02-05T12:33:56-05:00February 5th, 2023|Cancer, Cancer Prevention|

Cancer claims the lives of more than 10 million people per year. Still, deaths caused by cancer are on the decline, decreasing by 33% since 1991. While underreported during the pandemic, cancer remains of the leading causes of cancer worldwide, claiming more lives than COVID-19. Younger People Are Getting Cancer While deaths have declined, a

2 02, 2023

Ultraprocessed Foods Linked to Excess Deaths

By |2023-02-02T07:03:44-05:00February 2nd, 2023|Cancer|

A new study out of the UK further ties diets high in ultraprocessed food to increase the risk of cancer. Comprised of nearly 200,000 patients, researchers noted that ultraprocessed foods' impact on women’s health is a serious concern. What Did the Study Find? The study included 197,000 participants over a 10-year period. Researchers looked to

22 01, 2023

How COVID-19 Help Make mRNA Cancer Vaccines Possible

By |2023-01-22T14:14:37-05:00January 22nd, 2023|Uncategorized|

At least some of the research and development that produced COVID-19 vaccines could shape cancer cures in the future. Moderna, a relatively small biotech company that found prominence during the pandemic, is already headed down that path. mRNA Cancer Vaccines: The Next Step Modern, in partnership with a company called MSD, published findings from a

15 01, 2023

Less Cancer Partners with Culpeper Police to Promote Cancer Screenings

By |2023-01-23T06:23:50-05:00January 15th, 2023|Cancer, Cancer Prevention|

The Culpeper Police Department, Healthy Town Culpeper and Less Cancer are working together to get more residents screened for cancer. The Free Clinic of Culpepper will provide free cancer prevention screenings for qualified residents throughout 2023. This initiative is designed to help more locals access life-saving cancer screening services. These types of grassroots, community-focused

14 01, 2023

Cancer Screenings Catch Just 14% of Cancer Diagnoses in the US

By |2023-01-01T05:22:24-05:00January 14th, 2023|Uncategorized|

A new report found that approximately 1 in 7 confirmed cancer diagnoses is discovered by cancer screening. The study sheds new light on the importance of early screenings to detect cancer before symptoms push patients to their healthcare providers. University of Chicago’s NORC research institution reviewed reams of data on the correlation between diagnoses and

8 01, 2023

The California Cancer Care Equity Act – New Legislation Makes a Difference

By |2022-12-26T12:41:38-05:00January 8th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Effective January 1, 2023, the California Cancer Care Equality Act offers expanded access to critical cancer care to all Medi-Cal patients. The legislation positions California as a national leader in equitable cancer care and treatment access – and serves as a blueprint for the rest of the country. What is the California Cancer Care

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