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Eat to Beat Cancer? Just Wondering...

Eat to Beat Cancer? Just Wondering... | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
Dr. William Li provides an enthusiastic endorsement, on his Eat to Beat Cancer website, to what your mother said, "Eat your vegetables."
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Can we eat to beat cancer?  That's the gazillion dollar question...what do you think?

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For the New Year: Get Support and Be Supportive

For the New Year: Get Support and Be Supportive | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
Community, support and teamwork are critical components to change. For the New Year, get support and be supportive! Welcome 2017!
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Need to lose weight?  The missing ingredient may be support from others!
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300 Facts You Didn't Know About Celiac Disease!

300 Facts You Didn't Know About Celiac Disease! | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
You may have celiac disease and not know it. If you have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, check out the infographic on hidden sources of gluten.
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Diabetes & Innovation: Insulin Pumps + CGMs = Artificial Pancreas

Diabetes & Innovation: Insulin Pumps + CGMs = Artificial Pancreas | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
Keeping up with insulin dependent diabetes may become easier with the combination of insulin pumps, cgms to make the artificial pancreas. Learn more here.
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6 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Your Kidneys - Medivizor

6 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Your Kidneys - Medivizor | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
What do your kidneys do? Why are they important to your overall health? Here are 6 facts you probably didn't know about your kidneys..or were afraid to ask.
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Oncology Basics 2016: Understanding the Cells

Oncology Basics 2016: Understanding the Cells | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
If you can understand cells, you are on the way to understanding changes that occur to cause cancer. Here's your 1st installment of Oncology Basics: Cells.
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5 Tips for Deciphering (and Finding) Reliable Online Health Content

5 Tips for Deciphering (and Finding) Reliable Online Health Content | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
This is an infographic describing some of the ways to decipher and find reliable online health content when looking for health information.
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3 Myths About Dietary Supplements, Vitamins and Minerals - Medivizor

3 Myths About Dietary Supplements, Vitamins and Minerals - Medivizor | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
Are dietary supplements, vitamins and minerals safe? Are they effective? Do you need to take them? Check out these myths and recommendations.
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Resistance To Antibiotics: A Threat Too Great To Ignore?

Resistance To Antibiotics: A Threat Too Great To Ignore? | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
Because of microbial resistance to antibiotics, WHO & CDC warn we may be returning to a time when infections that have been treatable can kill humans again.
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What Is A Low FODMAP Diet?

What Is A Low FODMAP Diet? | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
For people having cramps, pain, gas, bloating, diarrhea and/or constipation, the low FODMAP diet may help. What is a low FODMAP diet? How does it help?
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Colorectal Cancer: A Silent Disease

Colorectal Cancer: A Silent Disease | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
Somebody has to have the guts to talk about the symptoms of colorectal cancer. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and we're sharing insights here.
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6 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Your Kidneys - Medivizor

6 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Your Kidneys - Medivizor | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
What do your kidneys do? Why are they important to your overall health? Here are 6 facts you probably didn't know about your kidneys..or were afraid to ask.
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Savor These Power Foods For Your Heart Health

Savor These Power Foods For Your Heart Health | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
We're sharing an Infographic by Cleveland Clinic for National Nutrition Month. Here are power foods for your heart health. Include them in healthy meals.
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It's All In Your Gut! A High Fiber Diet And Your Immune System

It's All In Your Gut! A High Fiber Diet And Your Immune System | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
Research is finding more connections between your immune system, the microorganisms in your gut and eating a high fiber diet. Maybe you are what you eat!
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Your GI tract is well connected to your immune system. Autoimmune disease & Rheumatoid Arthritis may be associated with microorganisms in your colon! 
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3 Pins For You For The Holidays

3 Pins For You For The Holidays | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
We're sharing 3 inspirational pins that we've created for you for your Pinterest collection! Happy solstice and holidays to you!
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Eliminate Your Doubts About Getting a Second Opinion

Eliminate Your Doubts About Getting a Second Opinion | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
Getting a second opinion can be scary but it can also give you peace of mind. Read more about when to get a second opinion.
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5 Things You Should Know About Insulin-Dependent Diabetes And Illness

5 Things You Should Know About Insulin-Dependent Diabetes And Illness | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
Here is a list of things you should know about insulin-dependent diabetes and illness. Take a look and share.
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Oncology Basics 2016: DNA - Medivizor

Oncology Basics 2016: DNA - Medivizor | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
To understand oncology in 2016 you need to understand DNA, especially replication and transcription. Here are the basics, second post in our series.
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Oncology Basics 2016

Oncology Basics 2016 | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
Oncology: study of the origin, development, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. What are some oncology basics you need to know before ASCO? Read our series.
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Brain Vs Pancreas: Complications of Diabetes

Brain Vs Pancreas: Complications of Diabetes | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
Diminished brain health may be a complication of diabetes. Though diabetes and brain health may be linked there are strategies to help protect your brain.
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Burning Pain? Could You Have CRPS Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?

Burning Pain? Could You Have CRPS Complex Regional Pain Syndrome? | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
CRPS Complex Regional Pain Syndrome is a condition that can happen to anyone. Learn more about the chronic burning pain of this disorder.
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Diabetes 101: What Is Hypoglycemia Unawareness?

Diabetes 101: What Is Hypoglycemia Unawareness? | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
Low blood sugar or hypoglycemia is a dangerous condition. What if you couldn't tell you had hypoglycemia? Take a look to find out about this condition.
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Vacation For People Affected by Cancer: Free | Medivizor

Vacation For People Affected by Cancer: Free | Medivizor | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
Here is a list of free vacation and retreat opportunities for people affected by cancer. Read more here.
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5 Things You Should Know About Insulin-Dependent Diabetes And Illness

5 Things You Should Know About Insulin-Dependent Diabetes And Illness | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
Here is a list of things you should know about insulin-dependent diabetes and illness. Take a look and share.
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Why Do We Sleep? Sleeping and Sleep Awareness Week

Why Do We Sleep? Sleeping and Sleep Awareness Week | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
Why do animals-as varied as scorpions, lizards, birds and humans-sleep? Why do such a dangerous activity? We pose these questions for Sleep Awareness Week.
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Bankruptcy and associated increases in Mortality: The Other Cost of Cancer

Bankruptcy and associated increases in Mortality: The Other Cost of Cancer | Health Communication and Social Media | Scoop.it
The high cost of cancer can include financial stress. What happens to people who declare bankruptcy? Should physicians discuss costs of cancer treatment?
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