A patient receiving chemotherapy. (Photo: Burger/Phanie/Rex)

Cause & Effect

Clearing Confusion Around Cancer Causes Lots of things have been associated with higher risks of developing certain cancers. But there are very few things that have been proven to have a cause-and-effect relationship. “For 99 percent of people who get cancer – especially adults –
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Measles are avoidable with just immunizations. (Photo: Tomasz Trojanowski/Fotolia)

Get Your Shots

Measles Avoidable Through Immunization The recent measles outbreak linked to Disney amusement parks in southern California should not be a concern for anyone who has had measles in the past or who has received two doses of the measles vaccine. “The vaccine is very effective, so
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Back pain can be brought on by many different causes, spanning from the purse you carry to your desk at work. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Pain in the Back

Tips to Avoid Back Pain Back pain is a common condition with most people experiencing it at least once in their lives. It can happen at any time, at any age and the pain can prevent you from enjoying your day. Back pain can be brought on by many different causes, spanning from
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