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Past articles by Pamela:

Resources for People Coping With Alzheimer’s Disease

No one should have to deal with Alzheimer’s alone. The resources listed here can help patients and caregivers find information and support services. → Read More

What Is Colon and Rectal Cancer? Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

Colon cancer is a common cancer with distinctive signs and symptoms that can go overlooked. Here is what you need to know about colorectal cancer symptoms, colorectal cancer screening, prevention, diagnosis, stages, treatment, and more. → Read More

What Is the Endocannabinoid System? Cannabinoids, Receptors, Research, and More

The endocannibinoid system is an ancient system, wired throughout your body, that plays a role in regulating body processes including everything from sleep, to pain sensation, mood, appetite, immune function and more. Learn how understanding this system c → Read More

How Is Ovarian Cancer Diagnosed?

To diagnose ovarian cancer, doctors usually do a pelvic exam, followed by blood tests, imaging tests, and surgery. → Read More

The Power of Music Therapy for Alzheimer and Dementia Care

Music can have powerful emotional, physical, and social benefits for people living with Alzheimer's disease. → Read More

Communicating With Someone Who Has Alzheimer's Disease

If your loved one has Alzheimer’s disease, these suggestions can make communicating smoother and less frustrating for both of you. → Read More

Asthma and Biologics

Doctors who treat severe asthma, allergy, and other serious immunologic conditions are using biologic therapies that only became available in the past two to five years. Here's a look at this treatment trend. → Read More

Skin Cancer Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and More

Most Common Skin Cancers There are three main categories of skin cancer as well as a number of rare kinds. * Basal Cell Carcinoma This cancer accounts for about 80 percent of all cases of skin cancer. It is almost always completely curable, rarely spreading to other parts of the body. Left untreated, however, it can destroy skin, deep tissue, and bone, becoming disfiguring or causing functional… → Read More

Skin Cancer Treatments: What's Right for you?

Treating skin cancer most commonly involves curettage and electrodessication, Mohs micrographic surgery and excisional surgery. → Read More

Food Is Medicine: How to Eat to Beat Disease

Eating certain foods can improve our health and even prevent disease, says the renowned medical researcher William W. Li, MD. Learn what to eat to maximize your health in this Q&A with the doctor. → Read More

Ovarian Cancer Signs and Symptoms

Ovarian cancer is highly curable if it is diagnosed and treated early, making it vital to see a doctor as soon as any symptoms appear. But it can be hard to recognize the signs and difficult to detect them early on. → Read More

A Shocking Glioblastoma Diagnosis, Dreams Not Deferred

When Nicole Schalmo was diagnosed with a deadly glioblastoma she took it as a cue to pursue dreams with gusto. → Read More

Ovarian Cancer Risk Factors

Ovarian cancer risk factors include age, family history, and genetics. Recent advances in research around the causes of ovarian cancer may lead to new approaches in prevention, detection, and treatment. → Read More

What Is Lewy Body Dementia?

Lewy body dementia is the third most common type of dementia in the United States, yet many Americans have never heard of it. Media mogul Ted Turner’s September 2018 announcement that he has it has raised public awareness of this devastating disease. → Read More

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Colon Cancer?

The symptoms of colon and rectal cancer — such as constipation, hemorrhoids, and cramping — can mimic those you could easily experience in passing as part of everyday life. If symptoms persist, it’s a good idea to consult your doctor. → Read More

How to Prevent Colon Cancer

Maintaining a healthy weight, exercising more, eating more produce and avoiding alcohol and cigarettes are among the many ways you can help prevent colon cancer. Read on to learn more. → Read More

Treatment for Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma is treated with drug therapies, radiation therapy, and stem cell transplants — and new experimental approaches are underway to fight this cancer. → Read More

Pancreatic Cancer Stages: The Earlier the Stage, the Better the Prognosis

Doctors use several different systems to stage pancreatic cancer, including the TNM (tumor, node, metastasis) system and a surgical staging system designed to see if a tumor can be surgically removed. → Read More

A Comprehensive Guide to Melanoma Signs, Symptoms, Treatment, and More

Understanding the Skin You’re In There are three main categories of cells in the top layer of the skin, known as the epidermis: * Squamous cells are flat cells in the surface of the skin. When they wear out, the body sheds and replaces them. * Basal cells are located just beneath the squamous cells. They continually divide, creating new squamous cells to replacing the old ones sloughed off. *… → Read More

Skin Cancer Pictures, Symptoms and More

SKin cancers of all kinds--basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma--are all most treatable when caught at an early stage. Can you spots the signs? → Read More