The Day Cancer Came in the Mail
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The Day Cancer Came in the Mail

  I love getting mail, the real kind you don’t have to print out.  The kind you have to get out of your chair for.  So I was excited to see my friend’s return address in the pile, and it wasn’t just because the envelope didn’t hold a bill.

In Sickness and in Health?  That Depends.
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In Sickness and in Health? That Depends.

One would think wedding vows are unambiguous.  Straightforward.  No subtext, no exceptions.  Love is love. Right?“ "Not so,” say some men.  “If you get really sick or disabled, I’m outta here.” A study published in the journal Cancer reported that, of the 515 married patients with serious cancer or multiple sclerosis followed over 5 years, the divorce rate was about the same as among the general population, 11.6%.  The difference was that women were 6 times more likely to be the ones bei

7 Surprising Facts About Lung Cancer
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7 Surprising Facts About Lung Cancer

by Eric Metcalf, for GalTime.com   Do you know enough about your risk of lung cancer? When it comes to health risks, lung cancer doesn’t appear on many women’s radar, especially if they don’t smoke. In honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, here are the top facts about women and lung cancer that suprised us most and every woman should know.

5 Ways to Release Your Fear of Cancer
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5 Ways to Release Your Fear of Cancer

  by Eric Metcalf, for GalTime.com healthy mind, healthy body Let’s face it: Cancer can be a scary disease. It will strike more than 1.6 million Americans this year. Cancer is one of the most common causes of death, and surviving it often means going through difficult treatments. But whether you’re healthy and worried about the possibility of cancer, or you’ve been diagnosed with the disease, it’s possible to live your life with less cancer-related fear.

Breast Cancer awareness
I survived breast cancer -- while competing as a swimmer.
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How I Swam My Way Through Breast Cancer

I stood on the swim platform at the stern of the Sea Satin, a 36-foot Dutch Steel ocean cruiser, shivering, teeth chattering with the frigid 60° F water of the English Channel lapping over my feet and ankles. I was wearing only my navy blue speedo swim suit, white silicone cap and green tinted goggles.

friends on beach
Do you have enough couple friends in your life? Make them young.
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One Person Doesn't Really "Complete You" Or Your Marriage

If I could offer any advice to young couples today it would be to find friends like we are blessed to have. Find friends who share or honor your faith. Find friends who are committed to their marriages and families. Find friends who are brave enough to keep you accountable. Find friends who accept you, believe in you, and build you up. Find friends who want to have fun.

5 Natural Ways To Prevent Cancer
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5 Natural Ways To Prevent Cancer

Your body is built to sustain itself. It regulates temperature, destroys foreign bacteria and heals wounds without any conscious instruction from you.  Your body also naturally kills cancer cells throughout the body with its amazing healing ability. Your lifestyle choices serve to fuel or diminish your immune system’s ability to kill cancer cells and keep them from multiplying.

Study: Could A Daily Aspirin Combat Cancer?
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Study: Could A Daily Aspirin Combat Cancer?

By Tara Weng, GalTime Editor  Aspirin, a widely used weapon against heart attacks, might also play a role in cancer prevention, according to three new British studies. "We have now found that after taking aspirin for three or four years there starts to be a reduction in the number of people with the spread of cancers, so it seems as well as preventing the long-term development of cancers, there is good evidence now that it is preventing the spread of canc

Artificial Sweeteners Aren't Too Sweet
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Artificial Sweeteners Aren't Too Sweet

The European Cancer Research Center has called for an urgent review of aspartame and of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) stance that Aspartame is not a carcinogen.  The FDA does report however that 75 percent of the adverse reactions caused by food additives is caused by Aspartame.  Aspartame is an artificial sweetener that is commonly called NutraSweet or Equal.

Skincare Products Devoted To Cancer Patients
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Skincare Products Devoted To Cancer Patients

This summer one of my oldest and dearest friends was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Knowing that she was going to suffer, and brave through Chemotherapy made me feel helpless, and threw me into a frenzy to find things to help ease her situation. If I couldn't miraculously heal her, than at least I could research and find products that would help make her situation alittle more bearable.

World Cancer Day
7 out of every 10 Americans die from a preventable and mismanaged chronic disease.
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Today Is World Cancer Day: Help By "Touching Yourself"

For those of you not in the know, today, Feb. 4, is World Cancer Day. And to raise awareness, we're hoping everyone not only undergoes regular cancer screenings but touches themselves. And no, we're not talking about that kind of touching yourself. Let us explain.