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Convoy for Hope - Atlantic raises awareness, money in fight against cancer

Convoy for Hope – Atlantic made its way through Moncton Saturday.

The event is put on by truckers to raise funds and awareness for cancer research, detection and prevention. 395 more words

Canada

My Colonoscopy: Not a Pain in the A$$

Today was my biennial (every other year) colonoscopy. For some people, this is a major event; for me it is as well, but not for the reasons you might think. 622 more words

Musings

Physically active people have lower colon cancer risk

People who exercise regularly may be less likely to develop precursors to colorectal cancers, a research review suggests.

Compared to people who get the smallest amount of physical activity, individuals who get the most exercise are 23% less likely to get so-called precancerous neoplasias, or abnormal tissue that can sometimes progress into full-blown colorectal cancer. 463 more words

Health

When my hot flashes were actually fevers.....

So i got married on July 26th and didn’t go on a honeymoon (mistake number 1) and went back to work on the 29th. As a physician in the ER, i see patients with a myriad of complaints, most commonly back pain, cough, shortness of breath, and chest pain. 456 more words

One Week Anniversary

I have not done a good job keeping up with updates. I am sorry. I was busy with work. And then went on vacation. And then got married. 459 more words

Colorectal Cancer Rises Among Younger Adults

Colorectal cancer is typically considered a disease of aging — most new cases are diagnosed in people over age 50. But even as the rates decrease in older adults, scientists have documented a worrisome trend in the opposite direction among patients in their 20s and 30s. 574 more words

Headlines

The Most Perfect Match

When we are young and in love, like I was once, we think we have our whole lives ahead of us. We make plans. We say things like, “I’m so happy I get to spend the rest of my life with my best friend.” 847 more words

Young Widow