Monthly Archives: September 2017

Hype or Hope? Killing Cancer with Vitamin C

There are few cancer treatments that give patients long-term hope of survival. Could vitamin C be the missing link? The number of people who die from cancer each year in the United States has gradually been falling. While this might seem to be good news, cancer remains the second biggest killer worldwide. According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the cancer death rate for men fell by

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Effective Gingivitis Home Remedies

Gingivitis is the earliest stage of gum disease, which in turn, can lead to tooth loss. Fortunately, gingivitis can be treated easily at home, but which home remedies work best? Symptoms of gingivitis include red, swollen, inflamed gums that may bleed when a person brushes their teeth. Gingivitis is common, despite the fact that it is preventable. This article explores the different

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When High Cholesterol is Good

Many people think of cholesterol as something that should be as low as possible. After all, high cholesterol is a well-documented risk factor for heart disease. Tens of millions of Americans take cholesterol-lowering drugs or should be taking them, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, cholesterol levels are more complicated than that. High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, often known

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