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The list of stars who are in remission from cancer and who are talking openly about it is growing: Ben Stiller, Fran Drescher, Sharon Osborne, Lance Armstrong. It's good news.
University of Western Australia is developing a blood test to detect breast cancer. The researchers are hopeful that the study will lead to a blood test that can more easily detect changes in breast cancer before, during and after treatment.
Sam is from Brisbane, Australia and he is 42 years old. He recently told us the story of his diagnosis and treatment of melanoma.
A recent study reviewed health surveys and mortality records from 1994 to 2012 investigated the association between weekend physical activity and its effect on deaths caused by cancer, cardiovascular disease and more.
Unknown to many, Vitamin D deficiency ranks first among nutrient deficiencies in both adults and children, according to BMJ Best Practice, a point-of-care database for clinicians.
Aiming to understand how long chemo brain lasts, a group of scientists examined and analyzed self-reported problems of 581 women with breast cancer and 364 controlled subjects.
The Power Of Self-coaching: The Five Essential Steps To Creating The Life You Want
A proven five-step program for reconnecting with the innate capacity for happiness, The Power of Self-Coaching gives you what you need to: * Identify learned patterns of thought and feelings that are making you unhappy * Use Dr. Luciani's celebrated Self-Talk techniques to develop new, healthy ways of thinking and feeling * Eliminate boredom, hopelessness, chronic fatigue, and emotional numbness from your life * Tap your full creative, intellectual, and emotional potential and live the rich, rewarding life you want and deserve
Persuasive Technology: Using Computers to Change What We Think and Do
Can computers change what you think and do? Can they motivate you to stop smoking, persuade you to buy insurance, or convince you to join the Army? "Yes, they can," says Dr. B.J. Fogg, director of the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford University. Fogg has coined the phrase "Captology"(an acronym for computers as persuasive technologies) to capture the domain of research, design, and applications of persuasive computers. In this thought-provoking book, based on nine years of research in captology, Dr. Fogg reveals how Web sites, software applications, and mobile devices can be used to change people's attitudes and behavior.
Acupuncture for Beginners
Acupuncture is an ancient medical procedure that has been adopted by modern medicine. It is derived from traditional Chinese medicine thus it has been around for thousands of years. Traditional ancient medicine believes that the body is made up of energy called qi. Blockage of qi results to disorders and other health problems. Acupuncture uses needles to unblock all energy points in the body.There are many benefits of acupuncture and if you want to take advantage of this alternative treatment, then this book will serve as your guide.
Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus
A maddened creature, frothing at the mouth, lunges at an innocent victim—and, with a bite, transforms its prey into another raving monster. It’s a scenario that underlies our darkest tales of supernatural horror, but its power derives from a very real virus, a deadly scourge known to mankind from our earliest days. In this fascinating exploration, journalist Bill Wasik and veterinarian Monica Murphy chart four thousand years in the history, science, and cultural mythology of rabies.