The Role of Breast Density in Assessing Breast Cancer Risks

Females with more dense tissue in their breasts have a higher probability of being diagnosed with breast cancer than those with less dense tissue, an extensive Canadian “investigation” has discovered. The study deconstructed mammograms from a trio of enormous screening programs in the country, looking at those against women (exceeding …

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Healthy Eating during the Holiday Season

On average, people gain 7 to 8 pounds during the holidays. It is extremely easy to over indulge during the holidays because of the abundance of food at parties and family gatherings. One sensible eating strategy that always works for me is to use a cake plate instead of a …

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Functions of Iodine in the Body

Iodine is one of the trace elements that are essential to the healthy function of the human body. It is recommended that an adult needs to consume 0.15mg of iodine a day as it is not stored in the body for future use. Iodine is absorbed from the diet via …

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Nutrition Bars Health

When it comes to health and nutrition, it doesn’t always benefit the consumer to take advertiser’s word for granted. “Healthy” food is not always as good for you as labeling would have you believe. This is especially true for nutrition bars. These days it seems that more and more companies …

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Eat less Fast Food

Many people have fast food as a part of their weekly diet. People get busy during their day and don’t seems to find enough time to cook. These quick meals are often seen as a very attractive option due to their low price, convenience, and ability to get them fast. …

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In what way is Karen Horneys Theory of Neurosis Considered the best that Exists Today

‘Neurotic’ is a term popularly associated with people who are a bit obsessive or over-emotional. But what really is a neurosis? It has been defined as ‘a relatively mild mental illness that is not caused by organic disease, involving symptoms of stress (depression, anxiety) but not a loss of touch …

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Charitable Organizations the Alzheimers Society

The Alzheimer’s Society is a United Kingdom charity, providing care, information, support, and advice for dementia patients and their families. However, in doing those four things it provides so much more. Two people, who had huge experience caring for family members with dementia, established the charity, in 1979, after discussing …

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Is Healthy Eating an Individual Choice or Government Responsibility – Individual

The government is responsible for a lot of things, but it’s not responsible for what you put in your mouth, and hopefully it never will be. Parents make the nutritional choices for children until their offspring are old enough to make their own food choices, once they know about how …

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Who is at Risk for Tuberculosis

Who is at risk for tuberculosis? Anyone who has come in contact with someone who has the infectious TB disease may be at risk for contracting the disease TB. With the recent media coverage of the lawyer from Atlanta that was actually picked up and quarantined for having TB, many …

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What is Whipples Disease

Whipple’s disease is a bacterial infection that affects the gastrointestinal system. It hampers the body’s ability to break down foods and absorb nutrients. The disease can also affect the brain, heart, eyes, and joints. Although the disease can be fatal, treatment consisting of antibiotics is often successful. Symptoms of Whipple’s …

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