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Toilet Talk: What Your Bathroom Visits Say about Your Health

February 9, 2017

I don’t mean to brag, but becoming a mother has made me an expert in several different areas. I can translate toddler babble, decipher scribble drawings, read storybooks in a variety of character voices, and I can turn just about anything into a song or a... read more

Ways for Women to Prevent Colon Cancer

January 12, 2017

As women, we do our fair share to protect ourselves against cancer. We schedule annual mammograms, stay current with pap smears and HPV screenings, and we have our skin checked regularly by a dermatologist. It seems like we have all our bases covered, right?

Think again.<... read more

Cancer Deaths in Women Expected to Increase

January 10, 2017

It’s hard to imagine what the future will look like, but director Robert Zemeckis gave it his best shot in his 1989 classic Back to the Future Part II. This time-travel comedy follows Marty McFly as he travels 26 years into the future to the year 2015. McFly finds... read more

Colon Cancer Risk: Does Healthy Living Trump Genetics?

December 21, 2016

We all have that one feature about ourselves that we wish we could change. For me, it has always been my nose. The genetics fairy didn’t bless me with a delicate nose like my mother and my sisters. Instead, I inherited my father’s Roman... read more

Study Links Sugary Drinks to Cancer Risk

December 13, 2016

Two months ago, I said goodbye to a very sweet friend. It wasn’t an easy decision at all, but our relationship had deteriorated to the point where it just wasn’t healthy anymore. This friend often made me feel horrible, sapped all my energy, and... read more