Medicare’s First Ten Drugs Targeted For Price Cuts

Medicare’s First Ten Drugs Targeted For Price Cuts Millions of Medicare beneficiaries will have lower out-of-pocket costs for medication now that the nation’s single largest health program has the power to negotiate prescription drug prices directly with drug manufacturers. Medicare recipients who took the first 10 drugs selected for negotiations paid a total of $3.4 … Continue reading “Medicare’s First Ten Drugs Targeted For Price Cuts”

Foods Cancer Doctors Never (Or Rarely) Eat

Foods Cancer Doctors Never (Or Rarely) Eat Doctors often talk to patients about dietary changes they can make to reduce their risk of developing cancer. Now, some doctors are sharing the types of foods they stay away from to reduce their cancer risk. Besides food, several other lifestyle factors play a role in causing cancer, … Continue reading “Foods Cancer Doctors Never (Or Rarely) Eat”

Lung Cancer Pill Cuts Risk of Death by Half

Lung Cancer Pill Cuts Risk of Death by Half A new lung cancer pill taken once a day has the potential to cut the risk of death by more than half, according to a global study that researchers and medical professionals called, “thrilling” and a potential game-changer in the treatment of lung cancer. The study … Continue reading “Lung Cancer Pill Cuts Risk of Death by Half”

Is CBD A Cure-All?

Is CBD A Cure-All? When it comes to relieving aggravating knee pain, a migraine, and other maladies, many people bypass aspirin and other traditional over-the-counter medications and reach for a Cannabidiol (CBD) product instead. CBD, the non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis and hemp products, has been marketed for treating various conditions, including anxiety, depression, chronic … Continue reading “Is CBD A Cure-All?”

Sitting All Day is Terrible For You!

Sitting All Day is Terrible For You! Many adults spend the majority of their workday sitting down, and health experts are concerned about the harmful effects of sedentary jobs. However, a new study from Columbia University says taking a five-minute walk every 30 minutes will help ward off the harmful effects of sitting. There was … Continue reading “Sitting All Day is Terrible For You!”

More Walking Tips To Better Health

More Walking Tips To Better Health Walking is one of the most popular physical activities in the country. In fact, walking is good medicine for people who want to exercise but do not have the physical capacity for jogging, hiking, swimming, and other vigorous activities. Walking can be done in your neighborhood, in a park, … Continue reading “More Walking Tips To Better Health”

Fighting Off Cancer

Fighting Off Cancer Cancer is often called a “stealth” disease because it is hard to detect in its early stages. Sometimes the disease can start spreading by the time cancer cells become noticeable in imaging tests. Scientists say when cancer is identified early on, the chances for successful treatment are better than when detected after … Continue reading “Fighting Off Cancer”

Cancer Study Proves Eating Unripe Bananas Has Benefits

Cancer Study Proves Eating Unripe Bananas Has Benefits If certain types of cancer run in your family, you may want to start eating slightly green bananas. That’s because the resistant starch in unripe bananas can reduce the risk of some cancers by more than 60 percent, according to a 20-year international study. The Colorectal Adenoma/Carcinoma … Continue reading “Cancer Study Proves Eating Unripe Bananas Has Benefits”

New Therapies For Cancer

New Therapies For Cancer Newly developed vaccines have been at the forefront of the global fight against the coronavirus disease. Now, researchers at Duke University are using the same messenger RNA (mRNA) technology found in COVID-19 vaccines in the fight against HER2-positive breast cancer. A Duke research team is in a Phase 2 trial for … Continue reading “New Therapies For Cancer”

Living Cancer Drug That Helps Patients Stay Disease Free

Living Cancer Drug That Helps Patients Stay Disease Free Bill Ludwig, a New Jersey resident, received devastating news in 1996: He was diagnosed with a blood cancer called chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Four years later, Doug Olson, a California resident, was diagnosed with the same disease. CLL is a cancer of the blood and bone … Continue reading “Living Cancer Drug That Helps Patients Stay Disease Free”