Category Archives: cancer

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Celebrate National UV Safety Month by Being Prepared!

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July is National UV Safety Month, and here at EasierLiving we are celebrating with those valued words we all learned in Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts- Be prepared. UV safety is extremely important at any age. Make sure you apply sunscreen every 3 hours, and more if you go in the water. July couldn’t be [...]

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The Importance of Vitamin D

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Vitamin D can be obtained from sun exposure, food, and supplements.  Vitamin D is extremely important to take in, and it can be beneficial in preventing or easing many different conditions. Cancer and Vitamin D Moores Cancer Center is proposing that cancer is a vitamin D deficiency. They say that enough vitamin D will virtually [...]

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October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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It’s October, which means that it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Breast cancer is a type of cancer that forms in tissues of the breast, usually the ducts that carry milk to the nipple and the lobules, the glands that make milk. It occurs in both men and women, although male breast cancer is rare.  The point [...]

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Metal Hip Replacements Could Increase Cancer Risk

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Cancer should not be a concern to people undergoing hip replacement surgery, but according to a British study, it may have to be. Metal-on-metal hip replacements could be raising the risk of cancer in patients due to potential abnormal cell changes in the bladder and other organs. The study followed 72 patients who received metal-on-metal [...]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Heighten Risk of Certain Cancers

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The most common form of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), affects over 1.3 million Americans. The symptoms range but generally include swelling or stiffness in the joints. Now, studies have shown that those afflicted with the disease are at higher risk for certain cancers. Lung cancer: RA and lung cancer are linked in both directions, meaning [...]

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