Health&Fitness Talk

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Treating Cancer Naturally
by Kimberly Allen, RN Since 1971 when Nixon began his “war on cancer” cancer has become big business.  The amount of money being spent on cancer research and treatment has skyrocketed from $50 billion a year in the 1980’s to over #300 billion a year today.  Despite the obscene... Read more
Cinnamon and Honey
by Kimberly Allen, RN I received an email the other day from a friend asking me about whether or not some information she had received was true or not.  An article that was in the Weekly World News (a known as a tabloid magazine) back in January of 1995 is making... Read more
Neuroblastoma
by Kimberly Allen, RN Neuroblastoma though the third most common cancer in children is the most common “extracranial solid cancer” diagnosed in children.  Extracranial means outside the brain.  It is also the most common type of cancer diagnosed in infants.  Approximately 800 children are diagnosed every year in the... Read more
Burkitt’s Lymphoma

The two main types of cancer that affect the lymphatic system in your body are Hodgkin’s lymphoma and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Burkitt’s lymphoma is classified as a non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma…

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Tumor Lysis Syndrome

Tumor lysis syndrome is an assortment of metabolic disturbances that can develop after receiving treatment for cancer. They are brought on by the destruction of cancer cells…

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The Cannabis Cure for Cancer

Allie Lysiak was like most other Southern California preteens. She enjoyed water parks, boy bands and playing with her friends. That was until September of last year when she was diagnosed with a rare form of sarcoma cancer. Allie went through a series of operations that removed three ribs and one of her vertebrae as well as a series of 37 proton radiation treatments but when her oncologist suggested additional chemo therapy, her mother Sheri choose a different option – cannabis.

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Lung Cancer
by Kimberly Allen, RN Lung cancer is the number one cause of death by cancer in both men and women not only in the US but worldwide.  The American Cancer Society estimates that there will be approximately 228,190 new cases of lung cancer diagnosed in the US with approximately... Read more
Leptomeningeal Carcinomatoisis

Leptomeningeal carcinomatoisis (LC) is also called neoplastic meningitis and is a serious complication of cancer that is considered uncommon but not rare…

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The Truth about Artificial Sweeteners!
by Ed Barillas- Staff Writer An artificial sweetener is a sugar substitute that imitates the taste of sugar with a lot less food energy with many more times the sweetness of sucrose.  The problem is that with all the additives that artificial sweeteners have it has been known to... Read more
Medulloblastomas

Medulloblastomas are tumors that develop in the brain. These tumors are malignant, or in other words, cancerous. They are much more common in children, by at least ten times, than adults…

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