Cancer

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She thought anxiety and drinking made her ill. The truth was scarier.

Brandie Boyd Meyer’s symptoms began in her first trimester of pregnancy. It was late 2015, and the episodes made her feel shaky and “out of it.” But she chalked it up to pregnancy or low blood sugar. But after she gave birth in mid-2016, the symptoms continued. For the next four years, she got diagnosed […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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Passionfruit Contains High Levels Antioxidants And 13 Known Carotenoids

What’s a fruit you can eat that’s like a trip to a health retreat in the tropics and a deliciously sweet snack all in one bit?  Passion fruit! Though not commonly found in the North American fruit basket, passion fruit is loaded with health benefits that will make you reconsider its place on your kitchen […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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How to Do a Self Breast Exam At Home: Signs of Breast Cancer

The reality is that breast cancer is on the rise, in fact one in eight women who live to the age of 85 will develop breast cancer over her lifetime. Another interesting fact is that about 80% of women diagnosed with breast cancer have no family history of breast cancer. What this mean, is that […]

The Hearty Soul

The Hearty Soul

Health Network

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Why Pancreatic Cancer Is On the Rise

Many of us likely don’t give much thought to our pancreas. What even is it, anyway? The pancreas has to do with the stomach—it’s vital to your digestion. The pancreas produces digestive enzymes and releases hormones (including insulin) to help control blood sugar [1]. Although pancreatic cancer isn’t extremely common (55,000 people are currently diagnosed […]

Jenn Ryan

Jenn Ryan

Freelance Health & Wellness Writer

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If You Notice Any of These 7 Signs, Don’t Ignore Them- They Could Be Early Signs of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide. It accounts for about 30% of yearly new cancer cases in the United States and approximately 12.5% of annual cancer cases globally. It is vital to understand the early signs of breast cancer as early detection greatly improves the chances of successful treatment and survival. […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Little-known Eye Cancer Symptom Can Easily Be Missed. Here’s What to Look Out For.

Eye cancer, although relatively rare, poses a significant threat to one’s vision and overall health. Being aware of the signs and symptoms of eye cancer is crucial for early detection and successful treatment. While many people are familiar with common ocular conditions, such as redness or blurred vision, there is a little-known symptom of eye […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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10 Ways to Help Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk

Colon cancer is a serious disease and a leading cause of cancer-related deaths. However, studies suggest that adopting certain lifestyle changes can significantly reduce the risk of developing this type of cancer. A recent study claims that almost 50% of colon cancer cases could be prevented by implementing these ten strategies. By incorporating these habits […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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In World First, Teenage Boy is Cured of Lethal Brain Cancer

At the tender age of six, Lucas received a devastating diagnosis: a rare form of brain tumor. At that moment, the prognosis seemed grim. Recalling the heart-wrenching conversation with Lucas’s parents, French doctor Jacques Grill still feels the weight of having to convey the news of their son’s bleak future with brain cancer. Fast forward […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer

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37-Year-Old Mom Shares Uncommon Early-Warning Sign for Breast Cancer

In the fight against breast cancer, early detection is crucial. When diagnosed in the early stages, breast cancer patients have a significantly higher chance of survival and recovery than those whose cancer goes undetected for long periods of time. The tricky part about catching breast cancer early are the wide variety of ways it can […]

The Hearty Soul

The Hearty Soul

Health Network

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10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Potentially Cut Your Breast Cancer Risk

We’ve all heard the statistics that one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer.  But did you know that in 2012, nearly 1.7 million new cases of breast cancer were diagnosed worldwide, making up one-quarter of new cancer cases in women? [1] The BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations account for 20-25% of all inherited […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team