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Throat Cancer is on the Rise

Western civilizations are experiencing a boom in cancers of all types. How can you protect yourself from developing cancer, what are the warning signs and the treatments available today? Here is what you can do for yourself……..

Here’s what you can do to protect yourself…

Until the 1980s, throat cancers were relatively rare. They mainly affected older men who smoked and drank alcohol heavily.

Now: These same cancers are appearing more frequently, often in healthy men and women who have never smoked or abused alcohol.

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Hair-Product Alert: Beware of Formaldehyde

The Beauty industry has finally realized that there are many toxic chemicals out there in the everyday products we use. But one in particular has recently made headlines because it has been found in hair salon straightening products, called formaldehyde. Formaldehyde is a colorless gas that, at room temperature, emits a noxious odor. Health specialists believe it can cause cancer, allergies and disrupt the immune system. It has also been linked to incidents of hair loss, nosebleeds and respiratory problems. And now, formaldehyde also has been found in hair products used at home, such as shampoos and styling gels. (more…)

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Saving My Skin – A Story of Cancer Survival

Melanoma is on the rise among young women across America. Faced with potentially fatal cancer, Abby Gardner uses her diagnosis as a wake-up call for life. A story of survival from skin cancer is one that few are lucky to cherish!

I’m Pretty sure Vanity Saved My Life.

It all started with a raised reddish spot on my chest that peeked out each time I wore a V-neck. After trying every bump-eradicating skincare product I could think of, I realized it wasn’t going away. So, seeing as my ridiculously fair-skinned self was also long overdue for a mole check, I made an appointment with my dermatologist. Turns out I will be forever grateful for that silly spot. While it was benign, my doctor found a small mole on my right thigh that was much darker than the others. It was edged up next to a freckle I’d had since I was a kid. (more…)

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