February 15, 2018
February is American Heart Health Month. During this month of love and sentiment, take some time to evaluate how your daily choices affect your heart health. Living a heart-healthy life will naturally reduce your risk of developing cancer. This includes lowering your risk for colon cancer, the third-leading...
February 6, 2018
National Colon Cancer Awareness Month is celebrated every March. First established President Bill Clinton in 2000, Colon Cancer Awareness Month is a time to focus on colon cancer education and prevention.The Problem of Colon Cancer
It is estimated that one out of 20 Americans will develop colon...
January 11, 2018
January is Thyroid Awareness Month. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland located in the lower front of the neck. It produces thyroid hormones, which are released into the blood and distributed throughout the body.
Thyroid hormones regulate metabolism and maintain homeostasis. They help the...
January 9, 2018
Make Colon Cancer Prevention a Priority in 2018
Colon cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, and contrary to what most people think, it is not just older people who are affected. People of all ages are diagnosed with colon cancer each year, and...
December 14, 2017
I am 41 years old, so I have not had my first colonoscopy yet. Fortunately, colon cancer does not run in my family, and I don’t have other factors that would increase my risk for the disease. I know the day will come, though, and I am...