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Breast Cancer: A Focus on Screening

By: Dr.

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common non-skin cancer and the second deadliest cancer in women. It is estimated that 234,580 US women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer and 40,030 will die from the disease in 2013. For this reason, breast cancer screening has received more attention and recommendations in order to determine who should be screened and what method to use.

Cataracts and Your Eyes

By: Dr.

Blurry Vision

Cataracts

Cataracts affect over 20 million Americans age 40 and older and is the leading cause of blindness in the world.

As we age, the lens of the eye can become clouded, impairing vision. These opacities in the normally transparent lens are called cataracts. More than half of people over the age 65 have some degree of cataracts.

Dr. Arnold Needleman on Diabetes

By: Dr.

Glucose Meter for Diabetes

People with Type I diabetes (about 10% of diabetics) have an absolute deficiency in insulin and require insulin survival.

People with Type II diabetes (about 90% of diabetics) are either insulin resistant or have a relative insulin deficiency. While Type II diabetics ultimately require insulin, they are not dependent on it for survival.

Health Alert: Diabetes Affecting Many Latinos/Hispanics

By: Dr.

Hispanic Family measuring glucose

Diabetes Mellitus (Type II) is one of the most serious health problems facing the Latinos/Hispanics in the United States. It is estimated that a Latino born today has a 50% chance of developing diabetes in his/her lifetime. Currently, it is estimated that 10% of Latinos have diabetes and 1/3 of those do not even know they have it.

Integrative Medicine - The Future of Medicine - NOW!

By: Dr.

Integrative Medicine

Integrative medicine is the MOST advanced form of medicine, which is currently available today. It is an intelligent combination of conventional medicine with alternative medicine to help patients achieve optimal health and wellness.

Stronger Bones — Naturally

By: Dr.

Strong bones

There are over 10 million people in the U.S. diagnosed with osteoporosis and just about 50% of all women between 45-70 years of age suffer from it to a certain degree.

Understanding Heart Disease

By: Dr.

Doctor and patient

When it comes to heart disease the most effective treatment is preventing it in the first place. Most of us are familiar with the main risk factors of smoking, high blood pressure, a diet rich in cholesterol and saturated fats, obesity and inactivity. However, despite our best efforts in reducing these risk factors heart disease still occurs.

Winning the War Against Cancer: 10 Tips to Reduce Your Risk

By: Dr.

Senior Couple

If you're concerned about cancer prevention, take comfort in the fact that small changes in your personal daily choices can make a big difference. You can do a lot, right now, to significantly decrease your cancer risk. Even the conservative American Cancer Society states that one-third of cancer deaths are linked to poor diet, physical inactivity, and carrying excess weight. So making the following healthy lifestyle changes can go a very long way towards becoming one less statistic in this war against cancer. Consider these 10 simple cancer preventing tips