Smoking Increases Bladder Cancer Risk in Postmenopausal Women

In postmenopausal women, quitting smoking was found to be linked to reduced risk of bladder cancer, revealed research. The most significant reduction in risk occurred…

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Oral Cancer Detection by Dentists is Significantly on the Rise, Says Study

Dentists in Ontario were found to detect more oral cancer and pre-cancer cases than ever before and it’s saving lives, revealed data gathered over an…

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Radiotherapy After Chemo Improves Survival of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Patients

Advanced Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients with large tumors at the time of diagnosis could benefit from undergoing radiotherapy following chemotherapy even when all traces of cancer…

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Radiation Enhances Survival Among Patients With Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma patients are twice as likely to survive for more than two years with high dose radiation given to the affected side of the trunk,…

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Feel the pressure—blood pressure, that is

About 1 in 3 U.S. adults have high blood pressure—and you could be one of them. If you haven’t checked your blood pressure lately, now’s…

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May is Osteoporosis Month—stay bone strong!

Every year, more Americans are diagnosed with osteoporosis, a disease that causes bones to weaken and become more likely to break. You may not know…

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Help strengthen your community

The strongest communities are those that encourage participation from all members, especially you! Older adults play a key role in the vitality of neighborhoods, networks,…

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Celebrate Earth Day—Medicare style!

More than 190 countries celebrate Earth Day on April 22—a day for encouraging awareness and action to help protect our environment. How can you make…

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