The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that about 1 in 23 men and 1 in 25 women will develop colorectal cancer during their lifetime. That's a staggering statistic. Like most cancers, the key to treating it successfully is early detection. Knowing the early
If you have trouble swallowing pills, you’re not alone. A survey by Harris Interactive reported that 40% of American adults have difficulty swallowing pills, even though most have no problems with food or liquids. Of those who experience difficulty swallowing
As you’re making your lists and checking them twice this holiday season, don’t forget to add getting your flu shot. Peak flu season runs from December through February. It is estimated that 5-20% of the population will get the flu
National Women’s Health & Fitness Day is observed on the last Wednesday in September. It is the nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. More than 500 groups across the country will host women’s health and fitness
School is one place germs are expected. Hundreds of children touching every surface imaginable as they explore and learn about the world. Up until now, it was simply a given that once school started sooner or later your child would
Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month February is known for all the heart-shaped boxes full of candy, but did you know that February is also National Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month? Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) usually affects people 50 years or older.