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2.8M Cancer Caregivers

2.8M Cancer Caregivers

Many family members who care for loved ones with cancer do not feel adequately prepared for the caregiving tasks they assume and need help to make informed decisions about end-of-life care, according to a new study. “Our study found that many cancer caregivers experience high levels of emotional stress,” said Erin ...

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Hookah Hell

Hookah Hell

Have you heard about the latest social craze among millennials, Hookah bars? Maybe you've been to one and enjoyed a hookah yourself. But have you considered the health risks associated with the water pipes used to smoke flavored tobacco? Hookah smoke contains many of the same harmful toxins as cigarette smoke and ...

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Sex and Prostate Cancer

Sex and Prostate Cancer

Men who ejaculate often may have a lower risk of prostate cancer than their peers who don’t do it as frequently, a U.S. study suggests.  Researchers followed about 32,000 men starting in 1992 when they were in their 20s and continuing through 2010. During this period, almost 4,000 of the men were diagnosed with ...

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Diagnosis Cancer in the Penis

Diagnosis Cancer in the Penis

A initial sign of penile cancer is a change in the skin of the penis. This is most likely to be on the glans (tip) of the penis or on the foreskin (in uncircumcised men), but it can also be on the shaft, according to the American Cancer Society. Signs of Penile Cancer include: An area of skin becoming thicker ...

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New Drug Helps Men with Melanoma

New Drug Helps Men with Melanoma

A drug combination approved last year by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration may have a greater effect for men with melanoma than previously reported, according to a new analysis of clinical trial data. This is great news, especially for Black men who seem to have a higher mortality rate when it comes to ...

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The Journey From Fear to Faith

The Journey From Fear to Faith

Matt Talford is not only a smart brother but a fighter! The forty-two year-old happily married man is the type of guy who gives 1000% in all he does, whether he's serving as a medic in the military, criss-crossing the tennis court for a winning point, or battling a rare type of cancer. Matt was diagnosed with ...

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