Health News

Cancer Prevention: Progress and Problems
Controlling cancer requires multiple prevention strategies. The United States has made some notable progress in recent years, but there's still room for improvement.
How Stress Management Could Help Breast Cancer Patients
Stress, sadness and depression are common to breast cancer patients. Learning to manage those feelings early on, however, could help patients for years to come.
Guidelines Excluded Some from Lung Cancer Screening
The number of people in the US who smoke is on the decline, and those who do smoke may be doing so for shorter periods of time. Changed smoking patterns, however, may be causing some patients at risk for lung cancer to miss out on cancer screening.
Smoking: A Habit to Kick for Life
If you need another reason to quit smoking, keep reading. New evidence supports past findings that smokers face a raised risk for many health problems.
Smoking May Be Even Riskier Than Once Thought
Smokers, it’s never too late to quit — and there may now be even more good reasons to do so.
Healthy Valentine’s Day for a Healthy Heart
Valentine’s Day — a day of chocolates, romantic dinners and loving hearts. Why can't it also be a day to focus on heart health?
Why Colorectal Cancer Survivors Shouldn't Smoke
Patients who have survived colorectal cancer have been through a lot. And they may go through more if they keep lighting up.
Ovarian Problem May Have Other Health Effects
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and infertility have been well-known dance partners for many years. Now new evidence suggests that PCOS is also dancing with a lot of other chronic health issues.
Kicking Cancer by Kicking the Habit
Quitting smoking may benefit more than just the lungs of prostate cancer patients. It may improve the course of their treatment.
Cancer: Thriving After Surviving
Even the strongest, most determined patients who have won a battle against cancer may still face long-term, invisible issues after their treatment ends. Fortunately, help is in reach for cancer survivors.