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Know your AEDs

Every year in the United States, over 350,000 people will suffer from sudden cardiac arrest. When this occurs, there are no truer words than “time is of the essence.” If it is not treated within minutes, it can kill.

Fighting genetics as destiny in health

African-Americans and some other ethnic groups are known to have a greater chance for diseases such as high blood pressure and cancer than other ethnicities. While there’s nothing they can do about genetic propensities, doctors say there are measures such as diet and medical screenings that can help identify, treat or even prolong the onset of disease.

Recent cancer study a call for action

A recent study on the lifetime risk of developing cancer sent shock waves and struck a chord amongst many. It is estimated that one in every two people will develop cancer at some point in their lifetime. The statistic is downright staggering and a call to action.