Many of the factors that cause oral cancer can are preventable. Find out how you can reduce your risk for throat and mouth cancers.
What Causes Skin Cancer and How to Prevent It
According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, accounting for nearly half of all cancers in the United States. More than 5.4 million cases of basal and squamous cell skin cancer are diagnosed annually.
A doctor refutes four myths about what causes breast cancer
Dispelling myths about breast cancer during Breast Cancer Awareness month
What causes kidney stones?
View full lesson: ed.ted.com/lessons/what-causes-kidney-stones-arash-shadman The biggest kidney stone on record weighed more than a kilogram and was 1...
Learn the warning signs of a stroke — the 5th leading cause of death in the U.S.
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Death Rates Drop for 5 Top Causes of Death
Death rates dropped last year for five out of the 15 leading causes of death in the U.S., according to a new CDC report.
What Causes a Nosebleed?
If you’ve ever had a nosebleed before, you know that it usually looks much worse than it actually is. The human nose has many blood vessels that are fragile and bleed easily as a result of trauma and irritation, so it’s actually not hard to experience a nosebleed. Because one of the main reasons nosebleeds …
What Causes Allergy Symptoms?
Seasonal allergy sufferers know that the first dustings of pollen mean their noses and eyes are about to be assaulted with agonizing allergy symptoms. Seasonal allergies can make it seem like the body is waging a war against itself, and it’s not pretty. Sneezing, runny noses, sinus congestion and itchy, watery eyes are all manifestations …
What causes Obesity?
I often get asked “Why am I gaining weight? It is getting close to swimsuit season and you know, I have to look good by the pool or beach. With increasing Obesity comes increased risks of High Blood Pressure, Fatty Liver, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Kidney Disease, Cancer, Dementia, ……. I could go on and on but I think I made my point. At least I hope I did. So if you want to avoid or improve those conditions, LOWER YOUR CARBOHYDRATE INTAKE !!…
Why Smoking Causes Cancer In More Men Than Women
Cancer and Pets: What's the Cause?
Unfortunately, cancer is one of the most common causes of death in our pets. In fact, statistics show that one in four dogs and one in six cats will develop cancer during their lifetime!In dogs over 10 years of age, 50 percent will develop cancer. In addition, large breed dogs have twice the cancer risk of small breeds. Mast cell tumors are the most common malignant tumor in dogs, while lymphoma is most common in cats.
What Causes Hardening of the Lungs?
Different parts of the lungs have different functions. The airways are responsible for transmitting gases between the lungs and the environment. The alveoli are millions of tiny sacs in the lungs that exchange gases between the lungs and the blood. The interstitium includes the tissues between the alveoli and airways. This tissue is elastic,...
What Causes Shyness in Children
Shyness is one of the most common traits in young children. The world is scary to some kids, and if mom or dad are not around, relating and trusting others in daycare or school can be difficult. Still, shyness comes in varying degrees, and more severe shyness could be a sign they are on the autism spectrum. Regardless of how your child relates to others, their antisocial behavior can be influenced and changed with a bit of support and learning. Adjustment Period As…
What Causes Tingling in Hands and Feet?
What causes tingling in hands and feet? When you fall asleep, get up to move, and realize your limb has “fallen asleep.” This is a common and occurs when..
but we're still not sure what causes it
A new study has found "baby brain" is real, but mums-to-be shouldn't worry - it doesn't make a dramatic impact on daily life.
K.J. Wright Named Nominee For Walter Payton NFL Man Of The Year Award
The Seahawks announced today K.J. Wright as its nominee for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award presented by Nationwide.Considered one of the league’s most prestigious honors, the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award presented by Nationwide recognizes an NFL player for outstanding community service activities off the field, as well …
Excessive Drinking Causes 10 Percent Of Deaths In Working-Age Adults
Drinking too much alcohol is a big factor in deaths of adults under age 65, CDC researchers say, from obvious risks like vehicle accidents to more subtle effects like higher rates of breast cancer.
What causes headaches?
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What causes constipation?
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How Stress Causes Cancer
I eat pretty well . . . was it something I ate? Was it the alcohol I drank My aunt had breast cancer; it must run in the family. Maybe it’s some toxin that I was exposed to and unaware of . . . that must be it. Perhaps these are some of the thoughts that ran through your head after getting the news you have/had breast cancer. To help you process your thoughts so you can wrap your mind around an unnerving…