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America is about to get a powerful tool in the war against cancer

The National Oncology Particle Therapy Centre in Milan, Italy, where state-of-the-art particle therapy is a technique used to treat cancer, using hadrons, protons, proton therapy and carbon ion treatment to irradiate tumors. BSIP | Universal Images Group | Getty Images America’s war on cancer is about to get another tool in its arsenal. The country’s… Read More »

Viewpoints: Why Won’t Agency Designed To Protect Consumers Do Anything About Vaping Dangers?; Striking Down Health Law In Court Will Spur Reforms

Monday, Dec 16 2019 8:48 AM full issue Viewpoints: Why Won’t Agency Designed To Protect Consumers Do Anything About Vaping Dangers?; Striking Down Health Law In Court Will Spur Reforms Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. Stat: Consumer Product Safety Commission: Act On Major Threats To Kids  We know a lot… Read More »

Eight Things to Love About Tai Chi

April 27th was World Tai Chi Day, an annual celebration (the last Saturday in April each year) where thousands of participants in over 80 countries around the world host tai chi demonstrations and events. Observers get to see elaborate sword forms and fan dances, as well as the more mundane tai chi forms often enjoyed… Read More »

What to know about neck tension

Neck tension refers to neck pain that develops when the muscles in the neck cannot relax, which can lead to soreness, muscle spasms, and headaches. It has numerous possible causes, ranging from joint problems to inflamed nerves. Depending on the underlying cause, people can experience different types of neck tension and pain, which distinct symptoms… Read More »

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about fluoride treatment

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that helps build strong teeth and prevent cavities. For more than 70 years, most of the tap water in America has contained small amounts of fluoride to reduce tooth decay. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say that fluoridated water has reduced tooth decay by about 25… Read More »