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End Your Mammogram Nightmare

In All Health Watch, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Featured Article, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

If you’re a woman over 40, you likely know the ritual…

Each year or two, you go off to the gynecologist to get a mammogram. 

It is not a pleasant experience. 

During the test, your breasts are compressed between two plastic imaging plates while they are X-rayed. For some women, it’s merely uncomfortable. For others, it can be so painful that they take aspirin or ibuprofen ahead of time. 

Then comes the anxious waiting.

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One Food Helps You Make Up for a Lifetime of Health Mistakes

In All Health Watch, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Diabetes, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

Health regrets? Most of us have a few. 

Maybe you were a smoker. Maybe you didn’t exercise enough or eat right. 

And now that you’re older, it’s catching up to you. 

Not only is your body out of shape, your mind is not as sharp as it used to be. 

New research shows that one food can help seniors overcome a lifetime of health sins to delay brain aging.

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6 Jobs That Can Give You Cancer

In All Health Watch, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Lung Cancer, Prostate Cancer by Garry Messick0 Comments

Certain jobs are notorious for being dangerous.

Coal miners, police officers, convenience store clerks, and roofers, for example, generally know what they are getting into.

But some work risks are less visible, even if they are just as real.

Studies have found that people in several occupations are at far greater risk for cancer than the general population. Here are six jobs that increase your chances of developing the disease:

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7 Things You Should Throw Away Immediately

In All Health Watch, Breast Cancer, Diet and Nutrition, Immune Health, Sexual Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

“Waste not, want not” are wise words…but there are times when you shouldn’t follow them.  

If you hang on to certain items for too long, they can harm your health.

Here are seven things that you should toss before they hurt you:

1. Old sneakers. Paul Langer is a podiatrist and a clinical professor at the University of Minnesota. He points out that the cushioning on athletic shoes deteriorates quickly.

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Walnuts Suppress Breast Cancer

In All Health Watch, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

Regular Health Watch readers know that tree nuts are a true superfood. We’ve told you about studies showing they fight weight gain, diabetes, brain aging, and more.

Now, new research shows that walnuts may provide an even more important health benefit…they suppress cancer.

The study came from Marshall University. It was based on previous knowledge that eating walnuts lowers breast cancer risk and slows its growth.

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The Ancient Chinese Breast Cancer Solution

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Longevity by Garry Messick0 Comments

In the U.S., breast cancer is one of the most feared forms of cancer.[i]

We have pink ribbon campaigns, “runs for the cure,” and screening awareness programs to fight it.

In China, they have none of this. That’s because breast cancer isn’t nearly the threat it is here.

The death rate from breast cancer in China is 5.76 per 100,000 residents.

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