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Skin Cancer Warning Signs and Knowing the ABCDE’s of Skin Cancer

With summer right around the corner, people are going to be spending a lot more time outdoors. This increased exposure to the sun will result in a greater risk of […]

Trust Your Gut

Living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common condition that affects the large intestine. While only 5 to 7 percent of American adults have been diagnosed […]

The Time to Screen is Now

“We can’t make up those that we missed, but we can certainly make sure people get back on track and get those cancer screenings,” said Dr. Scot Ackerman. When COVID-19 […]

You + Me + B3

Boost Your Energy with Niacin Vitamin B3, also called Niacin (NA), is a B vitamin that helps your body to turn food into energy. NA plays a critical role in […]

HPV: HPV Vaccine & Cancer

High-risk human papillomavirus causes about 5% of all cancers worldwide, with an estimated 570,000 women and 60,000 men getting an HPV-related cancer each year. HPV can cause several types of […]

Procrastination is Cancer’s Best Friend.

Do Yourself a Favor and Get a Breast Exam. A fitness tracker on your wrist cheers you to shoot for 10,000 steps today. You select oatmeal over biscuits and sub […]

Colorectal Cancer Awareness: Colon Cancer in Women

“The symptoms that you have with colorectal cancer can frequently mimic symptoms associated with the menstrual cycle in women,” says Dr. Ackerman. Women frequently believe that colon cancer is a […]

Commit To Get Fit

Adopting a Healthy Lifestyle in the Spring of 2021 Amid COVID-19 The preventive measures that have been implemented to contain the spread of COVID-19 such as isolation, quarantine, school closures, […]

The Health Benefits of Oats

March is the colorectal (CRC) cancer awareness month. CRC is the third most commonly occurring cancer among both men and women in the United States and it is also one […]

Swollen Lymph Nodes Mistaken For Cancer After Vaccine

Many people are noticing swollen lymph nodes after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine that could be mistaken for breast cancer.