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Why and When I Should Get Screened for Lung Cancer

According to the CDC, lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world, and is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States for both men and women. Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recommends that everyone understands the known risk factors for lung cancer and takes preventative action against them by […]


New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines You Should Know

If you have been confused in the past by changes in breast cancer screening guidelines,buckle up! Recently, more changes have been passed down as guidelines, so it’s important to make sure you’re knowledgeable. Differing guidelines are espoused by three important groups involved in protecting women from breast cancer. The newest change was announced in May […]


10 Specific Stomach Pains That Require Further Treatment

We have all had our share of nasty stomach pains after overeating, eating undercooked food, or eating something that has spoiled. We recognize and suffer the consequences, and maybe we pop a couple of antacid pills and move on.  At other times our stomach pain can be a more serious situation, like these 10 specific […]


Tips for Your Kid’s First Day Back to School

The first day back to school after the long summer break might be something your child is dreading (or maybe just a few are excited), and yet it can’t come soon enough for some parents.


10 Sources of Stress Relief to Improve Your General Health

Technology is supposed to make life easier and help us accomplish tasks more quickly, but for many, today’s technological advances have only made life more stressful.


5 Easy Running Strategies To Help You Lose Weight Even Faster

Running can be one of the best ways to lose weight. It’s cheap, you can do it when you want to, how long you want to, and you can do it alone or with a buddy. All you need are some great running shoes and the motivation, but there are certain strategies that can help […]


The Truth About Carbs

Are carbohydrates good for you or will they cause weight gain? Carbohydrates have a bad reputation and a lot of people who are trying to lose weight end up avoiding them like the plague. But, a majority of nutritionists would agree that carbs are 100 percent necessary for peak athletic performance and a well-balanced diet. […]


How Long Does it Take to See Weight Loss Results?

Many people who are trying to lose weight get overwhelmed because they assume they have to lose a substantial amount of weight in order to reap the benefits. While your weight loss goal depends greatly on your current weight, a recent study published in Cell Metabolism found that you can start benefiting from weight loss […]


6 Weight Loss Tips Specifically for Women with PCOS

If you have ever tried to lose weight, you know how frustrating it can be when you fail. You do everything the experts recommend and still no luck. Trying to lose weight if you have PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome is 10 times more challenging.


Give the gift of better health on #GivingTuesday

#Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving – a day to step away from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and consider gifting to causes that make life better for us all. Health and wellness are gifts never lose their luster and there is no better way to promote them than going […]