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Colon Cancer

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  • Apples rock! Boost your health with these nutrient-packed fruits

    Apples loom large on the world's nutritional, cultural and culinary menu. THE FOLKLORE Many believe the Romans are to thank for cultivating the first wild apple--small, sour, and riddled with seeds--into the crisp, sweet, tart and juicy globes we...
  • Middle-aged skateboarders defy family skeptics, and falls

     Middle-aged skateboarders defy family skeptics, and falls
    Scott Hostert has heard it all: You're too old. You're nuts. You don't want to live the rest of your life being fed through a tube, do you? Hostert scoffs, then smiles. Too old to ride a skateboard? Just watch me. With that, the 51-year-old Brea tax...
  • Lifestyle changes can cut your risk of colon cancer

    About 50 percent of colorectal cancer, the third most common cancer among men and women in the U.S., can be prevented through daily diet, physical activity and weight management, making it one of our most preventable cancers. Five specific steps toward...
  • Apples may keep more than the doctor away

    Source: Emory Healthcare whatdoctorsknow.com Americans have a nasty habit of depriving ourselves when we want to drop pounds. We often believe that cutting calories is the secret to success, but we just wind up feeling hungry all the time. It may...
  • Know the facts about health savings accounts

    As employers search for ways to lower their health care costs, they're encouraging employees to sign up for a high-deductible health insurance policy paired with a health savings account. An HSA gives you a triple tax break: Your contributions are...
  • Meat lover's guide to healthy eating

    If you're going to eat red meat, make sure it's lean and that portions are small. You've probably been reading that your diet should be filled mainly with vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and lean proteins such as fish, poultry, nuts, and legumes. But...
  • Does dad's diet determine a baby's genetic fate?

    Men may want to double down on a healthy diet and clean living in the months before procreation, according to a study that suggests a father’s vitamin B9 deficiency may contribute to birth defects in offspring. The findings, published online...
  • News briefs: Best way to prevent advanced colon cancer

    Every year more than 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colon cancer, and more than 50,000 will die from the disease. But a colonoscopy can help prevent that. In fact, research published March 5, 2013, in Annals of Internal Medicine found the test can...
  • Colon cancer screening works over the long term, studies confirm

    Getting a colonoscopy is not something most people look forward to -- but a new analysis suggests that it's worth it to follow screening recommendations and have the test done every 10 years (or every five for those at high risk.) Writing in the New...
  • Ray Gibson, 1949-2014

    Ray Gibson, 1949-2014
    Ray Gibson, an award-winning Chicago Tribune reporter who exposed city contractors with Outfit ties, federal jurors with criminal backgrounds in the George Ryan trial, and politicians who enriched themselves at taxpayers' expense, died Friday, Jan. 31, at...
  • Build a better, healthier sandwich

    You've probably heard that eating too much red meat is a recipe for trouble. For every additional portion consumed, health takes a hit, including higher rates of heart disease, diabetes, and colon cancer. Processed and cured red meats seem to have the...