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Can Diet And Exercise Really Help To Prevent Colorectal Cancer?

Last week we mentioned how people ignore signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer because they are “too embarrassed to talk about it.”  Or, undergo the preventable screening of a colonoscopy that could diagnose this preventable and treatable cancer.

You can make healthier food choices.  We’ve heard it all before: “Eat more fresh fruits and vegetables,

Do You Know That Embarrassment Could Kill You?

Last week we mentioned that colorectal cancer is the most preventable and treatable cancer, yet over 55,000 people die every year from this form of cancer.

Most people often ignore signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer, because they are “too embarrassed to talk about it.”   Or, they are too embarrassed to undergo the preventative screening of  a colonoscopy which is recommended for ALL adults age 50 beyond.

Why Has The Shingles Vaccine Not Caught On?

To close out our series on shingles, we address the question “Why has the availability of the vaccine not caught on?”

 

The shingles vaccine, Zostavax, was approved by the FDA in the spring of 2006.  
The clinical trials of the vaccine halved the risk of getting shingles and decreased by two thirds the risk of developing postherpetic neuralgia,

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