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Cancer: The Common Thread

Cancer: The Common Thread

World Cancer Day may fall on February 4th this year, but with a lifetime risk of cancer affecting 1 in 5 men and 1 in 6 women, cancer is a daily experience for many.1 Cancer is the second most common cause of mortality in the world,2 and it seems to be everywhere: Who...
Take a Holiday from Stress

Take a Holiday from Stress

Feeling stressed out lately? I know exactly what you mean. The holiday season is here, traffic is worsening, and serious health issues abound. Stress, a term we associate with a state of negative emotional disruption, is linked to all sorts of physical and...
The Pleasures and Perils of Solar Radiation

The Pleasures and Perils of Solar Radiation

The sun always seems to be at maximum sizzle during the dog days of summer when Sirius, the brightest star in the night skies of the northern hemisphere, rises with the sun. Like most of us, I always looked forward to playing outside in the summertime sun as a child,...
Take Cover from the Flu This Season

Take Cover from the Flu This Season

Defend against viral invasion with three simple steps   The flu season this year is nothing to sneeze at. The current H3N2 subtype of influenza A is a particularly severe strain that is affecting not only the young, old, and ill, but is also striking down people in...