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What We’re Forgetting About Deadly Cancer Funding (Infographic)

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is over, so where do we go from here? Donations and media coverage continue to flood in to fund breast cancer, while even deadlier cancers remain stigmatized and underrep…

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Only 1% of Women Know This About Lung Cancer

http://youtu.be/1C4BgHzXZko Lung cancer seems to be a silent epidemic. More than 224,000 Americans will be diagnosed with lung cancer this year. The five-year survival rate is only 16-18%, one of t…

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Cancer’s Scary Link to Height

If you've ever been jealous of long-legged supermodels it might be time to reconsider the advantages of being short.  According to new research published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers…

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Lower Your Cancer Risk by 44 Percent

An exciting new study was just published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research showing the incredible ability of raw garlic to lower cancer risk by 30 to 44 percent, even in smokers. The study …

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13 Reasons to Drink Green Tea

Green tea really is a superfood extraordinaire.  Thanks to a potent plant nutrient called epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, green tea is proving that food (or beverage, in this case) really is the be…

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Meat Fumes: Dietary Secondhand Smoke?

A year ago I posted a two minute video entitled Carcinogens in the Smell of Frying Bacon, in which I described the ability of the fumes generated by frying meat to mutate DNA. This helped explain both…

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Carotenoids Show Promise for Cancer

Carotenoids are a group of phytonutrients that provide the yellow-orange-red pigments found in foods like carrots, sweet potatoes, apricots, mangoes, pumpkin, tomatoes, papaya, peaches, squash, and ot…

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Woman Runs 30 Miles a Day for Lung Cancer Awareness

Running a marathon is hard. What if you ran one everyday for four months? That's what 24-year-old Kelcey Harrison is doing – 30 miles a day, across the entire country, from New York City to San Franci…

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Energy Drink Slashes Belly Fat by 77%

Forget Red Bull, Monster, Rock Star, and the other so-called “Energy Drinks” that line the refrigerators at every convenience store these days.  Not only are they loaded with stimulants, most are usua…

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Cutting-Edge Cancer Therapy

Enzymes extracted from food sources like pineapples and papayas, among others, are showing tremendous promise in the treatment and prevention of cancer.  Enzymes have been used for many years in Europ…

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