Health experts are urging government regulators to take action to protect the nation's youth by restricting the use of artificial tanning devices, which are linked to an increase in the risk of skin cancer, according to an article published online in the March 18, 2013 edition of Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Indoor tanning has grown rapidly over the years with…Continue
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According to findings published by the American Association for Critical Illness Insurance (AACII), cancer was last year (2011) the leading cause for critical illness insurance claims. Nearly half of all claims were for patients between ages 35 and 54. Stroke was the second leading cause followed by heart attack.
"Every year millions of Americans hear the dreaded words from a doctor, you have cancer or…
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Psychosocial stress could play a role in the etiology of breast cancer aggressiveness, particularly among minority populations, according to study results presented at the Fourth AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities, held in Washington DC, from September 18-21, 2011.
“We found that after diagnosis, black and Hispanic breast cancer patients reported higher levels of stress than whites, and that stress was associated with tumor…
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