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Colon Cancer

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  • Colon cancer: Early detection, screening save lives

    No one ever claimed it's a walk in the park, but a colonoscopy is not even close to the dreadful experience it is so often made out to be. Each year 50,000 people in the United States die from colorectal (or colon) cancer. It's the second leading...
  • Windsor edition community news

    Windsor Woman's Club arts & crafts WINDSOR - During the Windsor Woman's Clubs recent March meeting, member submitted arts & crafts items were displayed and judged. The first-place winners now go on to be judged at the district, and then state level. To...
  • York is the healthiest locality in the region

    York is the healthiest locality in the region
    Where you live affects your health. Each year, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, publish a ranking of all the localities in the U.S. regarding "health factors" and "health outcomes."...
  • Will aspirin reduce your cancer risk? Depends on your DNA, study says

    Will aspirin reduce your cancer risk? Depends on your DNA, study says
    For most people, a regular dose of aspirin, Advil, Aleve or certain other over-the-counter painkillers can reduce the risk of colorectal cancer by about one-third. But for some people, these same pills make colorectal cancer more likely. Now researchers...
  • Hey, Women's Health, I'm trying to raise a girl who likes her body

     Hey, Women's Health, I'm trying to raise a girl who likes her body
    Dear Women's Health Magazine, Help me out. I'm trying to raise a daughter who doesn't hate her body. Who, in fact, continues for many years to appreciate and enjoy her body for all the things it lets her do — run, flip, dance, play Twister....
  • Home sales, prices up in Lake Forest, Lake Bluff

    Home sales, prices up in Lake Forest, Lake Bluff
    Imagine a home where your refrigerator texts you a shopping list and the toilet emails your doctor. For homebuyers who want the most state-of-the-art features, that future is now. Five real estate managing brokers in Lake Forest and Lake Bluff...
  • Helen M. Stearns December 25, 1943 - March 19, 2015

    Helen M. Stearns<br/> December 25, 1943 - March 19, 2015
    Helen Miller Stearns passed away peacefully at her home on March 19, 2015 at the age of 71 after fighting a six-month battle with colon cancer. She is survived by Charles Stearns, her husband of 47 years, her brother Henry Miller, two nieces, a nephew,...
  • Am I at risk for ovarian cancer?

    Source: University of Missouri Health System whatdoctorsknow.com There's really no way to know for sure if you're going to get ovarian cancer. Still, certain factors can make you more likely to get it than another woman. These are called risk factors....
  • Olympus scopes may have infected more patients, Seattle health agency says

    More patients across the country may have been infected by medical scopes manufactured by Olympus Corp. than previously thought, health officials warned Monday. Olympus' scopes are at the center of a string of recent endoscope-related superbug outbreaks...
  • PBS' 'Cancer' an epic, vital story Ken Burns just couldn't refuse

     PBS' 'Cancer' an epic, vital story Ken Burns just couldn't refuse
    Edward Herrmann had collapsed at the studio in New York, and no one knew why. The actor had arrived to record his narrator part for Ken Burns' latest documentary epic for PBS, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies." The three-part, six-hour film, based...
  • UN tribunal says Serb suspect Seselj has to return to court

    Appeals judges at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal ruled Monday that Serbian far-right leader Vojislav Seselj has breached conditions of his provisional release and must return to the court's cellblock in The Hague. The decision means authorities in...