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Breast Cancer Basics — The Symptoms, Risks, Stages and Treatments Every Woman Should Know

Posted by Medical Board on October 7, 2017 in Women No Comments

This year, nearly 253,000 U.S. women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. Many will successfully beat the disease. For more than 40,000 families[4] however, finding a way to live without their daughter, sister, mother or friend will become their reality. According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second leading cancer in

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Magnesium | Rich Foods, Benefits, Deficiency, Supplements

Posted by Medical Board on October 4, 2017 in Nutrition No Comments

Magnesium | Rich Foods, Benefits, Deficiency, Supplements An Essential Mineral Magnesium is a mineral that is absolutely necessary for health and proper functioning of the human body. It plays many roles in the body, ranging from regulating blood pressure, to regulating heart rhythm. Though severe deficiencies are rare, a good portion of Americans unknowingly have

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The Role of Hormone Therapy in Prostate Cancer—Who Get’s It, How It Works, and What Are the Side Effects?

Posted by Medical Board on October 1, 2017 in Hormones Men No Comments

According to the American Cancer Society, one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. Most will not die from the disease, however treatment can render a man impotent or incontinent. Depending on the persistence or severity of cancerous tumors, hormone therapy may be a viable option for some males. Whether

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