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Men’s Skin Cancer Knowledge Lags Behind Women’s Men’s Skin Cancer Knowledge Lags Behind Women’s

American Academy of Dermatology encourages prevention, detection
Skin cancer can affect anyone, regardless of age, race or gender. When it comes to skin cancer prevention and detection, however, it seems that men need to brush up …

Prostate Cancer: Know the Risk Factors Prostate Cancer: Know the Risk Factors

About 1 Man In 7 Will Get The Diagnosis In His Lifetime
Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. About 1 man in 7 will be diagnosed with …

Learning About Lupus Learning About Lupus

When the immune system goes wrong
Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). Chronic means that the signs and symptoms tend to …

What is IBS? What is IBS?

Learn The Symptoms, Causes And Treatments
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects up to 10-15 percent of adults. It has a significant worldwide prevalence. Although IBS is not associated with an increased risk for life-threatening illness, it …

Want to Look Younger? Smile! Want to Look Younger? Smile!

But If Your Teeth Are Yellow Or Damaged, There’s Help
Does work or personal stress make you look older than your real age? A study from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) says smiling …

What is Colorectal Cancer? What is Colorectal Cancer?

Colon Cancer And Rectal Cancer Are Often Grouped Together Because They Have Many Features In Common
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. It is …

Free Colorectal Cancer Seminar, March 31 Free Colorectal Cancer Seminar, March 31

Learn More About The Second Leading Cause Of Cancer Deaths
Join Dr. Ali Mahmood and Dr. Nasrullah Manji on Thursday, March 31 at 6 p.m. at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s Conference Center to learn more …

Not Smiling About Your Smile? Not Smiling About Your Smile?

Options exist for treating unattractive, misaligned and missing teeth
By Judy Latta
One of the first things people notice when they meet you is your smile. A big, bright, picture-perfect smile conveys the appearance of warmth, happiness, …

Seven Healthy Heart Measures May Reduce Heart Failure Risk Seven Healthy Heart Measures May Reduce Heart Failure Risk

At 40, Men And Women Have A 1 In 5 Chance Of Developing Heart Failure In Their Lifetime
P eople scoring well on the American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7 checklist for a healthy heart …

Can Cosmetic Surgery Make
You More Likeable?
Can Cosmetic Surgery Make <br />You More Likeable?</br>

Study Finds Facial Rejuvenation Could Change How People Perceive Your Personality
By Judy Latta
We have all heard the adage, “don’t judge a book by its cover,” which encourages us to not pass judgment on others based …

Love Your Neck Love Your Neck

Most of us obsess over our complexions, the most visible part of our bodies, and would never forget to pamper our faces with meticulously selected cleansers, exfoliators, sunscreens, toners and …

Diet and Physical Activity Diet and Physical Activity

What’s The Cancer Connection?
How much do daily habits like diet and exercise affect your risk for cancer? Much more than you might think. Research has shown that poor diet and not being active are …

Living With Diabetes Living With Diabetes

What To Know About The Threat Of Hypoglycemia
There is no cure for diabetes, but it can be managed. Balancing the food you eat with exercise and medicine (if prescribed) will help you control your weight …

What is Alzheimer’s? What is Alzheimer’s?

What We Understand Today
Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.

Texas Fresh Juice Focuses on
Organic and Healthy
Texas Fresh Juice Focuses on </br>Organic and Healthy

Offering Wellness In A Glass

Drink fresh. Feel Good. The motto of Texas Fresh Juice expresses co-owner Marita Pratt’s philosophy behind the organic juicery now open in Sienna Village. She talks more about her business and …

What Are the Risk Factors for Breast Cancer? What Are the Risk Factors for Breast Cancer?

A look at lifestyle choices and other possible concerns
A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of getting a disease, such as cancer. Different cancers have different risk factors. For example, exposing skin to …

Living With Low-Back Pain Living With Low-Back Pain

A conservative care approach may include chiropractic treatment and less reliance on prescription painkillers
The American Chiropractic Asso­ciation (ACA), in response to recent research calling into question the efficacy of acetaminophen in the management of spinal …