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What You Should Know About Ovarian Cancer

Jan 23, 2019 by Total Access Medical
Ovarian cancer refers to any cancerous growth that begins in the ovary. It is the fifth most common cause of cancer deaths in women and the tenth most common cancer among women in the United States. 
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Tips: How To Make The Change To A Healthful Diet

Jan 17, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Choosing from all the food groups will not guarantee a balanced diet. Here are six tips to help you eat your way to better health.

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Exercise May Increase Lifespan After Breast Cancer Treatment

Jan 15, 2019 by Total Access Medical

According to National Cancer Institute estimates, there were about 252,710 new diagnoses of breast cancer in the United States in 2017. The life expectancy following treatment for this type of cancer is quite good, with a 5-year survival rate of 89.7%.

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Does Drinking Alcohol Increase Risk of Breast Cancer?

Jan 09, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among women across the globe. New research suggests that as little as one alcoholic drink per day can increase breast cancer risk, while exercise and a healthful diet lowers the risk.

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10 Best Foods For Prostate Health 

Jan 03, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Here are 10 foods that you can eat to boost prostate health.  

1) Brazilian Nuts

Brazilian nuts are an especially rich source of the mineral selenium, which is important for prostate health. In fact, just one ounce of Brazil nuts can contain as much as ten times the RDA for selenium.

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Is It Possible To Slow Cancer Cell Growth?

Dec 26, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Researchers from the University of Rochester's Center for RNA Biology have identified a new way to potentially slow the fast-growing cells that characterize all types of cancer. The findings, reported in the journal Science, are a long way from being applied in people but they could be the basis of a treatment option in the future. 

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Top Tech Companies Adopt The Concierge Medical Model For Employee Wellness

Dec 20, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Tech startups are known for their crazy perks — a gym membership, unlimited vacation, and free meals — which are designed to recruit and retain employees. 

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How To Not Gain Weight Over The Holiday

Dec 18, 2018 by Total Access Medical

The contents of holiday meals aren't usually part of a low-cal diet, but you can still savor your Christmas dinner and desert without falling off the weight loss wagon. Here are some tips:

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Recent Research: Even Minor Stress Can Impact Long Term Health 

Dec 12, 2018 by Total Access Medical

A recent study, supported by the National Institute on Aging and the National Institutes of Health, suggests that even small daily stress factors can lead to health problems later in life.

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Breast Cancer: Overweight Women May Need More Frequent Mammogram Screenings

Dec 06, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Women with higher body mass index (BMI) face an increased risk of not detecting their breast tumor until it has become large, according to a new study. Researchers said the findings suggest that women with higher BMI may need shorter intervals between mammography screening exams.

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