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Six Steps Toward Preventing Nearly Half of Colorectal Cancer Cases Six Steps Toward Preventing Nearly Half of Colorectal Cancer Cases

Research-Based Strategies To Reduce Your Risk
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States. It is also one of the most preventable. Research shows that Americans can prevent tens of thousands …

Book Reviews April 2017 Book Reviews April 2017

BECOMING A PEACEFUL MOM
Peaceful mom. It hardly seems that the words could go together. Yet the peace you crave can be yours in every season of raising children. Whether you have teenagers or toddlers, being …

Dental Implants Dental Implants

The Next Best Thing To Natural Teeth
By Judy Latta
A strong, healthy smile can do wonders for your confidence and is critical to your overall health and well-being. Unhealthy and missing teeth can interfere with eating, …

Fewer Than Half of Americans Recognize Controllable Factors That Affect Cancer Risk Fewer Than Half of Americans Recognize  Controllable Factors That Affect Cancer Risk

More cite unproven factors as a cancer cause than recognize obesity and other established risk factors
More Americans attribute stress and other unproven factors as those leading to cancer than recognize that alcohol, processed meat and …

Book Reviews March 2017 Book Reviews March 2017

MY LIFE IN DESIGN
Few individuals in the last century have had such a wide-reaching influence on the way we live our lives than Sir Terence Conran – from how we decorate our homes to our …

Modest Increases in High Blood Pressure Linked to Death; Heart Failure Modest Increases in High Blood Pressure Linked to Death; Heart Failure

American Heart Association Report Reveals Greater Risk To African American Adults Of All Ages
Even modest increases in high blood pressure were linked to a greater risk of death and heart failure among African American adults …

Say Cheese! Say Cheese!

Whiter Teeth Will Make You Smile
By Judy Latta
A bright, white, picture-perfect smile can do wonders for your appearance, self-esteem and confidence. According to a survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), almost all …

Book Reviews February 2017 Book Reviews February 2017

A RAINBOW OF SMOOTHIE BOWLS
A Rainbow of Smoothie Bowls, by Leigh Weingus, is a cookbook that features more than 100 amazing creations and 40+ gorgeous, full-color photos. Page by page, this book serves up flavorful …

The Younger Face of Plastic Surgery The Younger Face of Plastic Surgery

The Aging Face Takes On New Meaning As More Young Adults And Teens Opt For Aesthetic Procedures
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) has announced the outcomes of its annual survey, …

Book Reviews January 2017 Book Reviews January 2017

THE FASHION OF FILM
The Fashion of Film, by fashion historian Amber Butchart, takes a journey through the last 100 years of cinema style and its influence on the catwalks. With beautiful imagery and thoroughly researched …

Lip Implants Gaining Popularity Lip Implants Gaining Popularity

Millions More Use Injections To Get The Perfect Pucker
A record number of patients underwent lip augmentation procedures in 2015, making them the second-fastest growing facial procedure in the United States since 2000. Only dermabrasion procedures …

Strains, Sprains and the Return of School Sports Strains, Sprains and the Return of School Sports

Memorial Hermann Health System Offers Some Prevention Tips
School sports have kicked into high gear, and that means physicians may be seeing more sports-related injuries.
“Because children’s bodies are still growing and changing, we often see different …

Book Reviews December 2016 Book Reviews December 2016

GET CROSS FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Keeping calm for the holidays just got a little easier with the release of The New York Times Keep Merry and Crossword On. St. Martin’s Press, home to the classic New …

Diabetes Myths Diabetes Myths

Learn The Facts About This Serious Disease
There are many myths about diabetes that make it difficult for people to believe some of the hard facts – such as that diabetes is a serious and potentially …

Books Reviews November 2016 Books Reviews November 2016

WINE IN TIME
In her new book, The 24-Hour Wine Expert, Jancis Robinson makes it possible to learn the really important details about wine in a single day. In this pithy, approachable, comprehensive guide, Robinson shares …

‘Tis the Season for Events and Holiday Shopping November 2016 ‘Tis the Season for Events and Holiday Shopping November 2016

Fall is here, which means the holidays and related shopping are close behind. Start celebrating the change of season with fun, family oriented activities and craft markets that offer handmade items and other special treasures …

Treating Breast Cancer Treating Breast Cancer

An Overview Of Options
I f you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, your cancer care team will discuss treatment options with you. It’s important that you take time to think about your choices. You will want …

Fact-checking the Myths About Breast Cancer Fact-checking the Myths About Breast Cancer

Common Beliefs That Shouldn’t Be Believed
By Connie Oliver
With the political season heating up as the presidential election draws ever closer, it seems that everything is being fact-checked. Just as we fact-check candidates’ statements to …

Books Reviews October 2016 Books Reviews October 2016

GET PUMPED
Shoes have the power both to fascinate men and women and to crystallize a moment in fashion. In Vogue: The Shoe by Harriet Quick, with a foreword by Alexandra Shulman, editor-in-chief of British Vogue, …

Are Amalgam Fillings Safe? Are Amalgam Fillings Safe?

Global Coalition Takes Aim At A Common Dental Practice
By Judy Latta
This summer, the United Nations announced that a coalition of international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) has launched a global campaign to end what some consider a …

Ovarian Cancer Ovarian Cancer

Women Should Understand This Serious Health Threat
The American Cancer Society estimates for 2016 are that about 22,280 women will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer in the U.S., and about 14,240 women will die …

A Picture Perfect Smile A Picture Perfect Smile

The secret to attractiveness at any age
It’s no secret that we only have one chance to make a lasting first impression, which can often shape how we are perceived and remembered in both our social …