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14 08, 2022

How Much Physical Activity Do Adults Need?

By |2022-08-14T12:40:16-04:00August 14th, 2022|Cancer Prevention, Prevention|

We all know that daily exercise can have a positive impact on our physical and mental health. It might not be easy to find time for running, cycling, or other activities, but your health deserves to be a priority. So, how much do you need to exercise? Exercise Recommendations For Adults The key to meeting

13 08, 2022

Safe Sunscreen: Ingredients To Watch For

By |2022-08-13T05:52:53-04:00August 13th, 2022|Less Cancer, Melanoma|

You aren't wrong; it can be tough to feel confident you're using a safe sunscreen. The Banana Boat recall of July 2022 is yet another reminder of the delicate balance between sun protection and a very different kind of exposure risk.  The voluntary recall, which specified trace amounts of the carcinogen benzene, was focused on

5 08, 2022

Oral Cancer Screening Tests Come Home

By |2022-08-05T05:50:52-04:00August 5th, 2022|Cancer, Cancer Screening|

Early detection is one of the most important factors in successfully treating most types of cancer. Access to care has proven an inequitable proposition for millions of Americans, and inequality laid bare during the COVID-19 pandemic. New at-home testing could reduce social inequalities for several types of oral and throat cancers. How Are Oral Cancers

31 07, 2022

What Is Breast Cancer – Statistics and FAQs

By |2022-07-31T05:59:58-04:00July 31st, 2022|Breast Cancer|

In the US, only skin cancer affects more women than breast cancer. While breast cancer awareness, advocacy and research have greatly improved breast cancer survival rates, early detection through breast cancer screening remains the most effective and accessible way to save lives. What Is Breast Cancer? Breast cancer is a type of tumor that forms

21 07, 2022

Thyroid Cancer: Symptoms, Survival Rate and Prevention

By |2022-07-21T06:01:40-04:00July 21st, 2022|Cancer|

Thyroid cancer is the seventh most common cancer in women and claims the lives of roughly 2,200 Americans per year. Until very recently, thyroid cancer was one of the most quickly increasing cancer diagnoses in the US. Better screening has aided early detection, but the various types of thyroid cancer still pose a health risk

13 07, 2022

What Is Cervical Cancer?

By |2022-07-13T19:34:36-04:00July 13th, 2022|Cancer|

Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that develops in the cervix. Almost all cases of cervical cancer are caused by HPV and are preventable through screenings and vaccination. Cervical cancer is an ideal case study to highlight how important cancer prevention can be in addressing specific types of cancer. Pre-cancers of the Cervix Pre-cancer

5 07, 2022

Hypertension Joins The Long of PFAS Risks

By |2022-07-13T19:17:45-04:00July 5th, 2022|Cancer Prevention, Uncategorized|

Already linked to elevated cancer risks, researchers have now connected PFAS exposure with high blood pressure in middle-aged women. It’s yet another risk factor associated with PFAS, a family of “forever chemicals” that keep popping up everywhere we look.  To date, PFAS have been found in many elements of what might be mistaken as the

25 06, 2022

Access to Healthcare: The True Costs

By |2022-07-13T23:46:28-04:00June 25th, 2022|Journal|

Access to healthcare isn’t equal. We should do something about it.As roughly half the population faces reduced access to life-saving care, it’s important to remember that a step back in any area of healthcare access costs lives. Access to healthcare, the cost of care, and the inequities of both have plagued Americans for decades.The True Cost of

16 06, 2022

EPA Sets New Health Advisory Levels On Two PFAS Chemicals

By |2022-06-16T06:38:08-04:00June 16th, 2022|Journal, Less Cancer|

It’s a start. On June 15, the EPA announced adjustments to its acceptable limits of two specific PFAS and first-time guidances of four others, but hundreds remain largely unaddressed. The announcement focused on two PFAS that are primarily found in contaminated drinking water. perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) saw their “acceptable” health

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