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Fun in the Sun: Here are tips and tricks to keep you going throughout the summer

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Protect Your Skin The American Cancer Society cites skin cancer as the most common of all cancers with 3.5 million cases diagnosed in the United States each year. Sunlight is the caus...


Healthy Diet leads to Healthy skin

6 min read

The expression “you are what you eat” may be more accurate than you think. There are many factors that contribute to the clear, glowing, blemish-free skin everyone strives for (inc...


Movember Foundation launches new campaign

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The Movember Foundation is asking men to "get to know their nuts a little better" over April, as part of an awareness campaign for testicular cancer. It comes after a recent survey c...


Testicular Cancer Symptoms & Diagnosis

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Men with testicular cancer may experience a variety of symptoms or signs. Sometimes, men with testicular cancer do not show any of these symptoms. In addition, these symptoms can be caus...


How to conduct a testicular self-exam

2 min read

Although testicular cancer is rare in teenage guys, overall it is the most common cancer in males between the ages of 15 and 35. It's important to try to do a TSE every month so you can ...


'Spring clean' your recipes with healthy food substitutions

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Eating healthy is important during and after cancer treatment. It’s also critical to a healthy lifestyle overall. The American Institute for Cancer Research recommends eating a plant-bas...


Springtime Recipe packs flavor and nutrition

3 min read

Charred Asparagus Tacos With Creamy Adobo and Pickled Red Onions Meaty tacos are great, but who doesn't love charred sweet asparagus in the springtime? Cook the asparagus in olive oil...


April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

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With timely diagnosis, testicular cancer is most likely treatable and most often curable. It is the most common cancer in men 15 to 34 years old. Still, it is fairly rare. About 8,700 me...


What everyone needs to know about colorectal cancer

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Research has shown people with certain risk factors have a higher chance of developing colon cancer before age 50.If one or more of these risk factors applies to you, don’t put off talki...


March is colorectal cancer awareness month

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In both men and women, colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the third leading cause of cancer death with more than 200,000 cases in the U.S. each year....


Eating for a healthy colon

6 min read

Just as diet can have a positive or negative impact on heart, brain and bone health, your colon's overall health can be affected by what you eat. The colon is a crucial part of the di...


Eat healthy with these 'D-lightful Vitamin Packed Recipes

4 min read

Just as diet can have a positive or negative impact on heart, brain and bone health, your Get more vitamin D in your diet with these healthy recipes. Very few foods are naturally rich...


Check this out: Recommended reading at your El Paso neighborhood library branch

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Title: Don't die of embarrassment--get informed about colorectal cancer Although colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer found in men and women, you may be unaware of ...


Adios, Mary Carmen

4 min read

The list of my generation of rock stars who have recently died is staggering and quite frankly, more distressing than I would have thought. BB King and Percy Sledge have left us stran...


Pillow Fight! Sleep can be your way to put cancer risks to bed

7 min read

You often hear of the many benefits of a good night’s sleep. It is a time when the body repairs itself and recuperates from the wear and tear of the day. But take heed, studies show that...


Food Fight! Diet suggestions that help prevent cancer

10 min read

No single food or food component can protect you against cancer by itself. But scientists believe that the combination of foods in a predominantly plant-based diet may reduce your risk o...


Website offers great tasting cancer fighting ideas

3 min read

Wondering how to rustle up delicious meals that can also help prevent cancer? This recipe collection includes more than 50 healthy recipes that feature some of the most powerful cancer-f...


What cancer patients need to know about flu shots

11 min read

Should I Get a Flu Shot? The flu shot is recommended for most people with cancer and cancer survivors. Their family members are encouraged to get flu shots, too. The flu shot is a typ...


The color of February is Green

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February is Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month. It is also National Cancer Prevention Month. Green is the ideal color to remind us about cancer prevention. Our diets should...


Fight Cancer this February

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Every February, individuals are invited to turn their attention to a very important cause: personal health. The second month of the year is National Cancer Prevention Month and activists...


Rudy's BBQ El Paso raises funds for Breast Cancer charities

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For the fourth consecutive year, Rudy’s BBQ changed the color of its plastic cup to Pink to raise funds for breast cancer charities in October. Funds are raised from guests who donate a ...


Agency bridges gap between treatment and cost

16 min read

‘Shock.’ Estela Barientos sat on the couch holding a handkerchief and describing when she was first told she had cervical cancer. She softly repeated, ‘shock.’ Fear and shock are uni...


CDC explains HPV vaccine

2 min read

HPV vaccine is important because it protects against cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) ( infection. HPV is a very common virus; nearly...


3 Things Parents Need to Know about Preventing Cancers

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In a recent report, NPR discovered that vaccination rates against human papillomavirus have remained far lower than rates for other routine childhood and teen immunizations. The reason: ...

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