Cancer

March 27, 2022

SNEAK PEAK – Part Four – The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons

With the permission of my publisher, for the month of March, I’m giving you a SNEAK PEEK of the first four chapters of my latest book […]
March 26, 2022

Only 3 weeks until the WWII book about my dad’s heroism and exploits releases

Over 15 years in the research and writing, the WWII book about my father and his exploits, “At First Light: A True World War II Story […]
March 24, 2022

Study: More U.S. women behind on recommended cervical cancer screening in recent years

MedPage Today reports, “More and more U.S. women were behind on guideline-recommended cervical cancer screening in recent years.”
March 23, 2022

Marijuana use associated with higher cardiovascular risk

Research suggests that the use of marijuana may dramatically raise a person’s risk for heart disease and hardening of the arteries.
March 22, 2022

Unvaccinated kids 8 times more likely to get COVID-19

Research published in the journal Pediatrics showed that COVID-19 incidence was eight times greater in unvaccinated children than in those who had been vaccinated.
March 21, 2022

Does your favorite sunscreen cause cancer?

According to ConsumerLab.com, “Scientists have discovered at least two different compounds in sunscreen that are carcinogens — benzene and benzophenone.” Carcinogens are substances that can cause cancer.
March 19, 2022

“At First Light” WWII book releases in one month

The WWII book about my father and his exploits, “At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing […]
March 18, 2022

COVID-19 may cause loss of gray matter and tissue damage in the brain

The New York Times reports, “COVID-19 may cause greater loss of gray matter and tissue damage in the brain than naturally occurs in people who have not […]
June 22, 2022

Weight loss tied to huge drop in cancer risk and mortality

MedPage Today reported, “Weight loss, even achieved through bariatric surgery, reduced the risk of obesity-related cancer.”
July 8, 2022

Want a lower risk for breast cancer? Consider a plant-based diet

HealthDay reported, “Women who follow a healthy plant-based diet after menopause appear to face a substantially lower risk for breast cancer, new French research indicates.”
August 15, 2022

FDA issues warnings about products to remove moles and skin tags

Healio reports, “The FDA has issued warnings to three companies for selling unapproved products to remove moles or skin tags, according to a press release.”
August 22, 2022

Study links lifestyle habits to prostate cancer risks

Do you have a family history of prostate cancer? Here’s some exciting news on how to decrease your cancer risk.
September 5, 2022

Grilling this Labor Day? Spices may play role in reducing cancer risk!

This is a repost of a 2010 blog of mine. But I thought it might be a great reminder to those of us who love to […]
September 7, 2022

Nearly half of cancer deaths could be prevented

A new study reported that “globally, nearly half of deaths due to cancer can be attributable to preventable risk factors.”