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Skin Cancer: The Rise of Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Skin Cancer: The Rise of Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinoma is currently the second most common type of skin cancer comprising almost two in ten cases. It’s also becoming increasingly common with 700,000 new cases reported every year. Almost nine thousand people die from squamous cell carcinoma every year. The number of women under 40 who have this cancer is rapidly increasing.
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Lifestyle Risks That Can Increase Dementia Risk

Lifestyle Risks That Can Increase Dementia Risk

Dementia is a degrative neurological disorder affecting and estimated 47 million people globally. By 2050, that number may rise to 131 million. It’s on course to become the biggest killer of the 21st century. Right now, there is no way to reverse or cure the onset of dementia. However, there is a promising study just
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Making a Home Safer for Alzheimer’s Patients

Making a Home Safer for Alzheimer’s Patients

With a diagnosis such as Alzheimer’s, families need to start planning. One of the biggest decisions is about where the patient will live. Most prefer to stay in their own homes, if possible. However, staying at home does pose some risks as there are many things in a home that become dangerous to a person
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Potential New Senior Housing Bill

Potential New Senior Housing Bill

Currently in congress, there is a push for a bill that could be of major benefit to seniors called the Senior Accessible Housing Act. It is a bill that, if passed, would go a long way towards enabling elders to live at home independently. It allows a $30,000, lifetime tax credit to go toward making
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A Cup Of Blueberries a Day Keeps The Doctor Away?

A Cup Of Blueberries a Day Keeps The Doctor Away?

With summer now upon us, it’s time for blueberry season. Blueberries have long been a favorite summertime snack. However, what you might not know is just how good for you those little blueberries really are. Today, we’ll go over some of the health benefits that they can bring to the table. Blueberries have many vitamins
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