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Testing homes for radon gas now more important than ever

State program urges home testing during Radon Action Month PORTLAND, Ore.—Oregon Health Authority is recognizing Radon Action Month during January by encouraging people in the state to test their homes for radon, an odorless, tasteless and invisible gas that is the...

Lung Cancer News Update

Week Ending January 24, 2022 Major Progress In Lung Cancer Early Detection and Treatment Facilitates Drop in Overall Cancer Mortality “There’s major progress in the fight against lung cancer. Although lung cancer continues to be the leading cause of cancer death,...

My Choices News Update

Week Ending January 24, 2022 How To Achieve A Physical & Mental State Change, From An MD “In my early 20s, I survived on coffee, green apples from the farmers market outside my apartment building, protein bars, and grilled chicken from the sandwich counter at my...

Lung Cancer News Update

Week Ending January 18, 2022 You Don’t Have to Be a Smoker to Get Lung Cancer“SATURDAY, Jan. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Think you’re safe from lung cancer because you’ve never smoked? Think again.” Nivo-Ipi Consolidation Fails to Demonstrate Long-Term Survival...

My Choices News Update

Week Ending January 18, 2022 Licorice And Slippery Elm Tea Are Best For A Sore Throat “Although you can get a cold throughout the year, most people have a higher risk of the common cold in the winter and spring months.1 One of the most common symptoms is a sore...

Cancer Facts & Figures 2022

How Much Progress Has Been Made Against Cancer?Substantial progress has been made against cancer in recent decades. The best measure of this progress is cancer death rates (also referred to as mortality rates) because they are less affected by changes in detection...

Lung Cancer News Update

Week Ending January 10, 2022 Radon is the Leading Cause of Lung Cancer in Nonsmokers and Present in 1 in 15 Homes“With all the talk of personal health testing these days, it’s important to test your home’s health too because a significant danger lurks in nearly one...

My Choices News Update

Week Ending January 10, 2022 Research shows myriad benefits of exercise. So why don't we move more? “When Jennifer Heisz talks about the health benefits of exercise, you can take her word on it. Not only is Heisz a Canada Research Chair and the associate director of...

Lung Cancer News Update

Week Ending January 3, 2022 The Lung Cancer Advocate Who Is a Friend to All “A woman who has worked with Upal Basu Roy in the lung cancer space for many years explains why he is a lung cancer hero to everyone he has worked with, due to his dedication and empathy.” A...

My Choices News Update

Week Ending January 3, 2022 How Melatonin Can Help Your Sleep (And 4 Things To Do If It Doesn't) “There's nothing more frustrating than tossing and turning at night, desperate to get a good night's sleep. That's where melatonin may come in handy.” 3 ways to stay...