Dangers of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
Binge drinking, especially over the course of several years, can come with severe health consequences. Here’s a list of some of the consequences of drinking too much alcohol.
Health Hazards of Sitting All Day
Whether it’s at the office, in the car or on the sofa, more Americans are sitting for significant periods of the day. Unfortunately, a sedentary habits can have consequences.
Beer: The Health Benefits and Consequences
Many Americans enjoy their alcohol, spending close to $99 billion every year on beer alone. Here’s a list of potential health benefits and consequences of beer consumption.
Preventing Disease with Exercise
Your health care provider may emphasize the importance of exercise, but exactly how important is physical activity for staying healthy?
Women Who Sat Less Lived Longer
Physical activity is part of a healthy lifestyle, but one new study shows it may not be enough for postmenopausal women who have otherwise sedentary lifestyles.
Celebrity Survivors of Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer is one of the most prevelant and deadliest forms of cancer for women. Here are some celebrities who have battled breast cancer.
Tomatoes Might Help Lower Obesity and Breast Cancer
Postmenopausal women can become more at risk for breast cancer if they are overweight. An easy dietary change may help reduce that risk by lowering the chances of obesity.
Millions of Unnecessary Pap Tests
If a woman has had a hysterectomy, does she still need to have Pap smears? It would stand to reason that she doesn’t since the test screens for cervical cancer and a hysterectomy removes the cervix in nearly all of these procedures.
How Breast MRIs Are Being Used
Actress Christina Applegate, the daughter of a breast cancer survivor, had her first breast MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) in 2007. The next year she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Are more women following in Applegate’s footsteps?
Why Breast MRI is Increasing
In 2012, American women had nearly 39 million mammograms, the standard breast cancer screening method. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is also gaining popularity for breast cancer screening and diagnosis.