Yearly Archives: 2011

Virtual walkathon raises awareness of rare type of tumor

Virtual walkathon raises awareness of rare type of tumor to support carcinoid patients and advocacy groups (ARA) – Carcinoid syndrome – a group of symptoms resulting from active carcinoid tumors in the body – is a rare disease. The aim of a new virtual walkathon, iWalk for Carcinoid, is to increase awareness of carcinoid syndrome…

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Good nutrition important for eye health as you age

Good nutrition important for eye health as you age (ARA) – Poor vision has many causes and treatments, and as you grow older, you will likely experience some type of vision loss or reduction in visual performance. For older adults, bright lights, glare while driving at night and even blindness can dramatically affect quality of…

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Understanding risks is half the battle against breast cancer

Understanding risks is half the battle against breast cancer (ARA) – With one in eight women projected to be diagnosed with breast cancer over the course of her lifetime, understanding what affects your risk and how to catch any warning signs early – not only for your own sake, but for the sakes of your…

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