Tag: Cancer

Should You Have A 3D Mammogram? I Did & Here’s What I Learned About 3D Breast Imaging

I recently went for a diagnostic 3D mammogram following a traditional 2D mammogram. Here's what I learned about who should…

7 months ago

So THAT’s How They Tell You That You’ve Got Cancer… Jim’s Melanoma Skin Cancer Photos & Treatment Options

My husband received a melanoma diagnosis from a mole on his arm. You can see in his skin cancer photos…

9 months ago

Dealing With Grief – The Stages Of The Grieving Process & How To Cope With Grief

Learning how to deal with grief before it hits can save you from feeling lost, confused, or frustrated with how…

1 year ago

Prop 65 Cancer & Birth Defect Warnings: Should You Really Be Worried About Them?

Have you bought any products that had a California Prop 65 warning label on them? I don't live anywhere NEAR…

1 year ago

Benefits Of Massage: 7 Types Of Massage & What Results You Can Expect From Each

Do you like getting massages? I do, in fact it's my favorite personal treat. There are many different types of…

1 year ago

Acupuncture Benefits: Advantages & Disadvantages Of Acupuncture Treatments For You And Your Pets

Acupuncture benefits those of us who prefer a holistic approach to medical issues. We live in an over-medicated society and…

1 year ago

Ganglion Cysts: What You Need To Know About Ganglion Cyst Treatment

Do you have a ganglion cyst? I do! I've had it for years -- it comes and goes. Here's what…

1 year ago

The Benefits Of Meditation: 5 Reasons You Should Be Meditating Every Day

What boosts your mood, lowers your stress, benefits your health, and is FREE & available to anyone? These are benefits…

2 years ago

BRCA Testing: Who Should Get A BRCA Gene Test, How Much It Costs, And What The Results Mean

Wonder if you should get the BRCA test or not? Me too! Here's what you need to know about BRCA…

2 years ago

What Is Cupping Therapy? See How You Can Benefit From Fire Cupping Therapy Just Like Athletes & Celebrities Do

Michael Phelps, Justin Bieber & Jennifer Aniston do it - do you? Cupping therapy is a form of acupuncture. I've…

2 years ago

4 Reasons Why You Should Be Eating A High Fiber Diet – Your Body Will Thank You For It!

Been told to increase fiber in your diet, but not sure where to start? Start here! High fiber foods to…

2 years ago

Have A Weird Skin Spot? (Me Too.) Here’s How A Dermatologist Does A Skin Biopsy To Determine If It’s Cancerous Or Not

A simple skin biopsy is usually the best way to determine if a strange looking spot is skin cancer or…

2 years ago

Processed Meat & Cancer: Can Eating Red Meats And Cured Meats Really Cause Cancer?

If you have a pronounced risk of colon cancer like me, you might wonder if eating processed meat & cancer…

2 years ago

Nervous About Getting A CT Scan? Anxious To Hear The Results? 5 Ways To Cope With Scanxiety

If you're anxious about getting a CT scan, these tips from someone who's been there with scanxiety might help. Here's…

3 years ago

Are Early Cancer Screenings Right For You? How Early Cancer Detection Could Save Your Life

Can early cancer screenings help save your life? Yes. If cancer runs in your family, getting screened at a young…

4 years ago

Cancer Support Groups: The Cure For Isolation, Confusion During The Fight Of Your Life

Whether you have cancer or you know someone who does, cancer support groups are the place to turn for answers…

5 years ago

Cervical Cancer Treatment: What You Need To Know

Early stages of cervical cancer respond well to treatment, which may be radiation, chemotherapy, surgery, or a combination of methods.…

5 years ago

Getting a Colonoscopy – My Experience

Getting a colonoscopy wasn't all peaches and cream (I couldn't even eat those when I was prepping for the exam),…

6 years ago

Colonoscopy Guidelines – Do You Need a Colonoscopy?

It's important to follow colonoscopy guidelines so you can reduce your risk for one of the most preventable forms of…

6 years ago

Photos + Tips For Getting Through Melanoma Skin Cancer Surgery And Recovery

Ever had to consider a sin cancer treatment plan? We have. After Jim was diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer, the…

6 years ago

Antioxidants: The Real Truth About How They Work & How Effective They Are

Here's a hard look at the real facts about antioxidants. We confront some of the more sensational claims concerning antioxidants…

7 years ago

10 Little-Known Facts About Sunscreen, SPF And Skin Cancer

Since overexposure to direct sunlight is the leading cause of skin cancer, using sunscreen daily is one of the biggest…

9 years ago

Home Remedies For Health Ailments: 6 Foods That Cure

Following is a list of common ailments and the foods that can prevent them, if not cure them completely.

9 years ago

What It’s Like To Have Thyroid Surgery

I had thyroid surgery to have half of it removed. I had a non-cancerous thyroid nodule that just kept getting…

9 years ago

Randy Pausch Is Dying… Here Is Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture

You've probably seen Randy Pausch a lot on the news lately. He's the Carnegie Mellon Professor who is dying from…

11 years ago