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You may have heard you should drink 8 glasses of water a day. The truth is close to that, but depends on details about you. Find out out how much water you really need.

The pharmaceutical company Allergan has recalled all BioCell textured breast implants at the request of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) because they have been linked to a rare type of lymphoma.

Put health on your back-to-school planning list this year. Vaccinations, nutritious lunches, and sleeping right are all part of the equation.

In a new collaboration, the American Cancer Society and Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance have joined forces to fund multidisciplinary research projects to explore new ways of detecting, treating,...

There were more than 16.9 million Americans with a history of cancer on January 1, 2019, a number that is projected to reach more than 22.1 million by 2030 based on the growth and aging of the...

The decision of the 2019 General Conference is being met with both resistance and reinforcement.

A vaccine exists that can prevent cancer, so why wouldn’t you get it? Our doctors put rumors to rest about the HPV vaccine and explain why it’s so important.

Here is some news about cancer that isn’t widely known and is hiding in plain sight : Deaths from melanoma —a skin cancer that has lethal potential—have declined dramatically over the past several years. And while that fact alone is surprising, so is the reason behind the drop
Let’s make something clear at the outset: too many people die from melanoma. It is not the most common skin cancer (the American Cancer Society estimates 96,480 people in the United States will be diagnosed…

A new study by American Cancer Society researchers finds medical financial hardship is very common among people in the United States, with more than half reporting problems with affordability,...

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Prostate cancer is a form of cancer that begins in the gland cells of the prostate, which is found only in males. Learn about prostate cancer here.

Since the most common form of cervical cancer starts with pre-cancerous changes, there are 2 ways to stop this disease from developing.

An INFINITI Timeout For The Win means showing your support in the fight against cancer this NCAA® basketball season. Click here and vote for your favorite coach.

In recent years, scientists have made much progress toward understanding what happens in cells of the cervix when cancer develops.

A new report from the American Cancer Society highlights the wide variation in cancer risk within the US Hispanic/Latino population.

We've known that mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are linked with an increased risk for breast cancer. Now we know 5 other genes associated with a high risk for triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) thanks to a study by former American Cancer Society grant recipient, Fergus J. Couch, PhD
Knowing these genes can help doctors improve the screening process for women who have a personal or family history of breast or ovarian cancer. Identifying them also allows new treatments for TNBC…

October 2, 2018, – Nearly 14 million additional adolescents (11-12 years of age) beyond those who will be vaccinated based on current rates will need to receive the human papillomavirus (HPV)...

These 10 easy steps, both large and small, let you keep the lid on sodium without a whole lot of sacrifice. By: Maureen Callahan, MS, RD

For Immediate Release March 22, 2018 Monroeville, AL- UB Community Development, LLC (UBCD), a community development partner of United Bank, announced today $8.5MM New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) funding for Sterling Packaging, LLC of Monroeville, AL. With more than 25...

Learn about the physical, social, and economic harms of tobacco and about evidence-based solutions to advance toward a tobacco-free world.

25 Likes, 7 Comments - Jodi Johnson (@aurumgirlstudio) on Instagram: “A special thank you to RAGS, the 24th annual wearable art sale and show benefiting the YWCA Pierce…”

The DASH diet is one of the best ways to lower blood pressure. Use all of our tips to cut the salt out of your diet and start lowering your blood pressure.

Tossing and turning at night isn't ideal for anyone. But when you're living with Multiple Sclerosis, a little bit of lost sleep can leave a significant impact. So how do you improve your time in bed, and wake up ready to start your day? There are some key factors at play and specific ways to work on them.

Almost 1 in 3 US military veterans smokes cigarettes or uses some other form of tobacco, according to a report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Overall, the use of tobacco is higher among vets than non-vets across almost every age group.

It's the perfect time of year to cook up a big batch of soup. We've rounded up some satisfying soups that will warm you from the inside.

Use this page to view details for the decision Memo for Screening for Lung Cancer with Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT) (CAG-00439N).

National Breast Cancer Foundation provides early detection screenings, including mammograms, breast health education, and a supportive community.

Take this list to your next grocery visit, and stock up on these cancer-fighting ingredients. And remember to make fruits, vegetables, beans and whole grains the biggest part of every meal.

When you have a craving, it's important to have a plan to beat that urge to smoke.

Researchers from several US cancer centers have found that patients who used an online tool to report symptoms to their cancer care team lived an average of 5 months longer than patients who did not use the tool.

When a woman becomes pregnant, it is a time for celebration but also a time when many questions arise. Women want to feel their best while ensuring that their baby remains healthy. One question many ask is related to exercise – is it safe to do so while pregnant?
Anita Somani, MD, is an obstetrics and gynecology physician with Comprehensi...

Researchers from the American Cancer Society say that there has been an appalling rise in the number of colon and rectal cancer cases in people younger than 50 years old. And what is even more frightening is the fact that no one knows why.
Bruce Kerner, MD, a colon and rectal surgeon with OhioHealth Colon and Rectal Surgeons told ABC6 rep...

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As the escalation of violent crimes continues in Columbus, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center has expanded to add a third trauma bay to keep up with the community’s trauma injuries.
The number of homicides and people being shot in Columbus is on the rise. “People are getting better at hurting one another in the city. It’s bad,” Shay O'Ma...

Salt caves are popping up everywhere. Are the health claims worth their salt? We took a look.

Rio Grande crowned the winners of its 17th annual Saul Bell Design Award competition May 21 at a gala dinner during the Santa Fe Symposium in Albuquerque, N.M. Two panels of design experts chose first- and second-place winners in each of eight competitive categories, in addition to an overall Best of Show winner. The competition lures…

Pauline Russ is OhioHealth’s system program director of cancer surgery, breast health and genetics. Her job hits close to home, because she is also a breast cancer survivor.
“I didn’t have the typical symptoms. I didn’t feel a lump,” Russ told NBC4 reporter Ellie Merritt during a recent interview. “But I had pain and a tingling sensation ...