Tag: Diseases

Cancer Prevention: Understanding the Facts About Cancer

Cancer has a fearsome reputation. Not without reason either. It is a disease that has not yet fully yielded to the skills and intelligence of medical scientists and doctors.  And, as if the pain from the disease is not enough, the treatment for cancer, too,…

The Fear of Alzheimer’s: More Feared Than Most Diseases

Americans fear Alzheimer’s disease more than any illness other than cancer-and for older people, concerns about Alzheimer’s outrank even cancer.  More than a third of all Americans know a family member or friend who has Alzheimer’s, and nearly two-thirds of Americans believe they will have…