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Healthy habits How to use diet to supplement your workout routine

Men and women who have successfully adopted healthy lifestyles know full well that combining exercise with a healthy diet is the key to getting and staying healthy. Simply visiting the gym won't work if it's not coupled with a healthy diet.

But many people incorrectly assume that a healthy diet is one devoid of taste. That simply isn't true. In fact, a healthy diet does not


Easing the Burn: Recognize Causes of Heartburn

After a big meal, many people experience a feeling of burning behind the breastbone that seems to extend all the way back up to the mouth. Although it feels like the heart and lungs are on fire, heartburn actually


Origin of cancer not always known

When diagnosed with cancer, patients are typically informed where the cancer is or, when the cancer is in an advanced stage, where it started. However, in some instances doctors struggle to determine the origin of a cancer in the body.

According to the Canadian Cancer Society, cancer of unknown primary,


Seasonal Affective Disorder Most Common in Winter

Everyone feels sad or blue from time to time. Individuals who feel prolonged symptoms of sadness when the cooler weather arrives could be experiencing a common medical condition. Fortunately, treatment is relatively easy.
Depression is a common illness and one that today is more accurately diagnosed, and it no longer carries the stigma it had in the past. There are many types of depression, and there are thousands of people who suffer from a particular kind during the change of seasons: Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD.


Skin care tips when in cancer treatment

The effects that cancer treatment can have on a person's skin have long been overlooked. But patients who have suffered through skin rashes and burns will be glad to know that a growing trend in treating cancer focuses on curing both the disease and helping patients maintain their self-esteem and quality of life. A new movement combining oncology and dermatology aims to address both the disease and the potentially negative consequences that rashes, burns and blemishes can produce.