According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, knowing your body mass index, achieving and maintaining a healthy weight, and getting regular physical activity are all actions you can take for yourself to combat obesity.
Vegetarians have a lower BMI and drink alcohol sparingly, but vegetarian diets are tied to generally poorer health, poorer quality of life and a higher need for health care than their meat-eating counterparts.
A new study has found that eating an organic diet does not reduce the risk of cancer.
According to a recent study, people who contract nonmelanoma skin cancer by the age of 25 face an increased risk of eventually developing melanoma or other types of cancer.
Cancer patients who received chemo were more likely to die in a hospital intensive care unit, hooked to a ventilator, rather than at home as they would have preferred.
Cancer risk for middle-aged men and women is four times greater than for those who ate a diet low in animal proteins.
The World Health Organization’s cancer agency warns there will be 22 million new cases of cancer every year within the next two decades.
A new report says childhood cancer cases continue to increase, but death rates have fallen by in half.
A Republican state lawmaker says he plans to introduce a bill Tuesday that would establish a process for medical marijuana to be legally administered in Georgia under certain circumstances.
Fulton County Sheriff’s officials say the department is mourning the loss of K-9 Deputy Marco Henry.