Despite being one of the leading causes of cancer deaths in America, colorectal cancer doesn’t receive the attention it deserves. The American Cancer Society estimates there’ll be about 153,020 new cases of colorectal cancer in the US this year and 52,550 deaths. This society has raised concerns about increasing diagnosis rates in younger people (below 45 years) and more advanced stages of disease at diagnosis (where it’s harder to treat).
What works 24 hours a day, beating 100,000 times, pumping six liters of blood every minute? You guessed right—your heart. Your heart helps blood circulate around your body, serving every cell except those in the cornea. And you could not live without one.
January is Thyroid Awareness Month—an opportunity to spread the word about thyroid health. It’s also a time to encourage thyroid disease prevention, early detection, treatment, funding, and research.
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a perfect opportunity to spread awareness about cervical cancer, including its prevention, screening, and treatment.
Cervical cancer kills about 300,000 women each year, but it’s one of the most preventable and treatable cancers if caught early. January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month—a time to consider some key messages and to take action.
Your guide to a healthy new year! All you need to know about yearly health screenings, tests, and vaccines for adults.