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  • Your Mother's Eyes and Your Father's High Cholesterol

    March 21, 2017

    The Centers for Disease Control says that if you have a family health history of a chronic disease like cancer, heart disease, diabetes, or osteoporosis, you are more likely to get that disease yourself. ... Read more

  • Alcohol and Melanoma: A New Link

    December 07, 2016

    New research from the American Association for Cancer Research has added melanoma — the deadliest form of skin cancer — to the list of cancers correlated to alcohol use. ... Read more

  • When a Mole is Something More

    October 28, 2016

    “In many cases melanomas are the ugly duckling on the body. People can sometimes pick them out even from an untrained eye,” Julia Curtis, MD, assistant director of the mole mapping program at the Midvalley Health Center. ... Read more

  • Summer Skin: Then and Now

    May 22, 2016

    Popular descriptions of modern summer skin usually include terms such as “golden” or “sun-kissed.” But those phrases would most likely make your great-grandmother shudder. ... Read more

  • Common Colonoscopy Questions

    March 11, 2016

    If you are age 50 or over please schedule a colonoscopy. This is a life saving screening that can stop cancer before it forms or catch it in its earliest stages. ... Read more

  • Common Colorectal Cancer Questions

    March 07, 2016

    An estimated 136-thousand people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the United States this year. Those patients will have a lot of questions. ... Read more

  • Not Female Problems: 5 Conditions Also Affecting Men

    February 09, 2016

    They are health problems largely associated with women, but men can be affected as well. ... Read more

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