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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Screening and early treatment of hepatitis c in baby boomers will reduce the incidence of cirrhosis of the liver, thereby reducing the risk of liver cancer.

“Death rates from liver cancer in the U.S. have doubled since the 1980s and continue to rise, largely due to risk factors like hepatitis that should be the focus of better treatment and prevention efforts”, researchers say in an article published on Reuters Health. The deaths from liver cancer continue to rise faster than any […]

More Than 10 Percent of World’s Population Is Obese, Study Finds

The obesity crisis has swept the world and now more than 10 percent of the world’s population is obese. A study published by the New England Journal of Medicine show “the problem had swept the globe, including regions that have historically had food shortages, like Africa.” The study looked at essentially the world’s population, finding […]

July 4th Health Tips

You’ve been working hard to incorporate some healthy habits into your life – increasing your veggie intake, consuming more whole grains, adding more physical activity to your day, etc. But while July 4th should be a day to celebrate, many people are worried about derailing their newfound healthy habits, which isn’t the best way to […]

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