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Melanoma Cancer Stats On The Rise In Older Adults

Melanoma cancer is on the rise in older adults, according to a new report.   The study, published in the journal JAMA Dermatology, reports a 1.8 percent annual increase of melanoma skin cancer among adults 40 and older. This study was between 2006 and 2015. On the other hand,  rates dropped for younger adults and adolescents.…

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Breakthrough in the Search for a Cure for Cancer

New Molecule Keeps Cancer Cells from Growing and Re-programs them to be Normal Non-cancerous Cells An amazing breakthrough in the race to find a cure for cancer has been made by researchers at Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Israel. The researchers headed by Prof. Varda Shoshan-Barmatz of the Department of Life Sciences and…

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Smoking and Seniors

It is never too late to stop smoking, but the sooner you do it the more you can help prevent further damage to your health. The health risks for seniors who smoke are  multiplied as seniors are also facing the challenges of aging. Smoking kills In the United States smoking is the main culprit responsible…

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