Finding the facts on vaping

Today is World No Tobacco Day, a time to encourage people around the world to give up all forms of tobacco. In recent years, many have turned to...
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Skin care for sunny days ahead

Our skin – the largest organ of the body – is truly amazing. It covers and protects our internal organs, prevents fluid loss, controls body...
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How honesty is helping Hunter fight leukemia

Hunter Schermerhorn was a typical young, athletic boy, until an unexpected leukemia diagnosis put him on a different path. Tonight, through The...
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Understanding precancerous polyps and colonoscopy

We’re often reminded of the importance of colonoscopies, but do we really know why? Paul Conarty, MD, Parkview Physicians Group – Colon & Rectal...
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Colorectal cancer: 9 risk factors of note

Colorectal cancer (cancer in the colon or rectum) is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the U.S., but it doesn’t have to be. March is...
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Screening for early detection of colorectal cancer

In preparation for our upcoming event, Colorectal Cancer – Know the Facts, Paul Conarty, MD, PPG – Colon & Rectal Surgery, shares the bottom line when...
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The role of food for cancer prevention and...

We all know that what we eat affects how we feel, and a healthy diet is a key factor in preventing many diseases. Laura Kerwin, MA, RDN, CD,...
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The importance of self-care for cancer caregivers

When a loved one is battling cancer, oftentimes their caregiver experiences some unexpected effects as well. Exhaustion, commonly linked to stress,...
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Just what does a mobile mammography unit look...

When Francine’s Friends was introduced in 2005, the mission was simple: Increase cancer screenings in Northeast Indiana by providing a highly...
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So many things to celebrate

According to their website, “National Cancer Survivors Day® is a celebration for those who have survived and an inspiration to those recently...
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