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April 2013

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Allergies vs. Asthma

Allergies Allergy is characterized by an overreaction of the human immune system to a foreign protein substance (“allergen”) that is eaten, breathed into the lungs, injected or touched. This immune overreaction can results in symptoms such as coughing, sneezing, itchy eyes, runny nose and scratchy throat. In severe cases it can also result in rashes, … Continue Reading

Health and Healthcare
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Cancer Prevention

Health and Healthcare

33% of cancer is PREVENTABLE!!! Research suggests that only five percent of cancers are hereditary. That means the nongenetic causes of cancer – the lifestyle choices we make, the foods we eat, and our physical activity levels – have a direct impact on our overall cancer risk.  The Foundation focuses its resources on those cancers … Continue Reading

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April is National Cancer Control Month

Community Outreach

This year, an estimated half million Americans will lose their lives to cancer, and three times that many will be diagnosed with this devastating illness. Cancer patients are parents and grandparents, children and cherished friends; the disease touches almost all of us and casts a shadow over families and communities across our Nation. Yet, today, … Continue Reading