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Surveillance? Surgery? Radiation? Localized Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Infographic

Surveillance? Surgery? Radiation? Localized Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Infographic

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 in Blog, Prostate cancer | 0 comments

Prostate Cancer Impacts 1 in 6 Men in the US According to Kevin Loughlin, Urologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, “If prostate cancer survivors were a city, it would be the 4th largest in the US.” Alarming as this statement is, the lifetime risk of dying from prostate cancer is only 3%. That means that most men who are diagnosed with...

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Smoking and Tobacco Products Infographic

Smoking and Tobacco Products Infographic

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Infertility, Lung cancer, Melanoma, Prostate cancer, Stroke | 0 comments

Smoking and Tobacco Products Sales in the News According to a review of the history of tobacco control in the US, by the CDC, the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) in 1950, provided the first evidential link of smoking to cancers and other diseases. It took 40 years for the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)...

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The Evolution of Medicine [Infographic]

The Evolution of Medicine [Infographic]

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

An incredible infographic and historical timeline by Best Medical Degrees. Source: BestMedicalDegrees.com More data:   The Evolution of Medicine Modern medicine has helped lead to a surge in average life expectancy, which was only about 36 in the late 1800s. With humans routinely living into their 100s, advances in medical science are to thank....

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Myth Buster: “We use only 10% of our brains” [Infographic]

Myth Buster: “We use only 10% of our brains” [Infographic]

Posted by on May 26, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Thankfully this is a myth.   We use most, if not all, of our brains.   Many studies have shown that if the input to a particular neural system is eliminated, then neurons in this system will not function properly. This has been shown quite dramatically in the visual system: complete loss of vision will occur if visual information is prevented from...

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