If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer, it can be a lot to handle at once. You're going through treatment and figuring out how your life will change. But there's also the onslaught of information about what might happen in the future, making it hard to keep up with everything.
Skin cancer, or the abnormal growth of skin cells, most commonly develops due to skin exposure to harmful UVA and UVB rays, often from sunlight. Cancer of the skin begins in the epidermis, or upper/outer skin layer, which is made of three kinds of cells where cancer can grow: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma.
If you’re struggling to get eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day this summer, consider incorporating some fruits into your diet. Fruits contain adequate vitamins and minerals to keep your body healthy, plus they contain a large portion of water that can help quench your thirst.
It’s that time of year again when our favorite foods are at their freshest and tastiest. Fruits, vegetables and other plant foods offer more than just great taste, they come with phytochemicals that have disease-fighting properties. Phytochemicals are naturally occurring plant chemicals and are found in fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, seeds and nuts.