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Types of Skin Diseases

As is true of many of the diseases on the medical spectrum, skin diseases reference a wide array of conditions which affect the skin. Diseases affecting the skin can be caused by complications of other medical conditions, fungal infections, bacterial infections, allergic reactions, and even insect...

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How to Recognize Precancerous Skin Lesions & Get Treatment

Skin cancer is a hot topic that many people worry about because everyone is susceptible; especially when spring and summer are just around the corner. The experts spout advice on how to prevent skin cancer from developing on your body. And you are given detailed instructions on how to identify...

10 Best Natural Herbs & Vitamins

10 Best Natural Herbs & Vitamins

Today’s health care focuses largely on treatments, not healing, and the need for alternatives to medicine is as great as the need for quality, affordable health care. In our over-medicated, over processed, and over taxing world, going back to nature is a great way to improve overall physical health...

Dustin Hoffman's Cancer Treatment a Success

Dustin Hoffman's Cancer Treatment a Success

Seventy five year old Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman has undergone an unspecified cancer treatment with success. His publicist, Jodi Gottlieb, confirmed to multiple media agencies that the cancer was "detected early" and the procedure rendered the actor "surgically cured." An official statement...

Terminally Ill Zach Sobiech, 17, Stricken With Bone Cancer Offers "Clouds" as Means of Saying Goodbye

Terminally Ill Zach Sobiech, 17, Stricken With Bone Cancer Offers "Clouds" as Means of Saying Goodbye

A musician on a mission is powerful especially when he's endured a three year fight for his life. For 17 year old Zach Sobiech of Lakeland, Minnesota, his terminal illness with Osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer, transformed into a mesmerizing light despite the darkness of being stricken with a...

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Myo-Inositol:Pathway to Preventing Lung Cancer

Myo-inositol is a naturally occurring substance, along with the presence of the PI3K gene may be the "pathway" to preventing lung cancer. In a breakthrough study, researchers found that after taking the readily available dietary supplement, a gene identified as PI3K gets deactivated and slows...

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15 Stupid Things People Do to Their Bodies Without Realizing It

Life is full of hazards that can affect our health and well being. It is amazing that most of us are able to hurdle these obstacles and overcome the adversities we are faced with everyday without our bodies succumbing to illness due to these risks and the ever present pressures of life. But we...

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Patrick Swayze Dies After Battle With Cancer

Actor Patrick Swayze has died after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. According to his publicist, Swayze died with his family by his side. Swayze was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer in early 2008. Doctors later determined the cancer had spread to his liver. This January, he was admitted to a...

Charlotte Emily, Daughter of Pierce Bronson, Passed Away at 41 Due to Ovarian Cancer

Charlotte Emily, Daughter of Pierce Bronson, Passed Away at 41 Due to Ovarian Cancer

Charlotte Emily, the forty one year old daughter of acclaimed actor Pierce Bronson, has passed away due to ovarian cancer. The sixty year old father and former James Bond lead offered an official statement in reference to her tragic death with: "On June 28 at 2 p.m., my darling daughter Charlotte...

Pollution Linked to Cancer in Regions of China Per Recent Report

Pollution Linked to Cancer in Regions of China Per Recent Report

A report from a five year study conducted in China by the Ministry of Environmental Protection has linked pollution to high cancer rates in regions throughout the country. Per a translation from the Beijing Times, the Twelfth Five-Year Plan for Prevention and Control of Environmental Risks From...