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Is Breakfast Really the Most Important Meal of the Day? 

Skipping breakfast might not be a problem after all.


Getting Help for Your Special Needs Child 

Services are available. You just need to know where to look.


Another Mosquito-Borne Virus Moves North From the Amazon 

Mayaro virus is spotted for first time in Haiti, and researchers say it's a 'concern'


Foods to Avoid for Diverticulitis 

A fiber rich diet may help you control symptoms of this disease.


The Raw Food Diet 

Eating a diet of completely raw food may have some health benefits, but it’s not without challenges and should be carefully considered before starting.


Exercising During Cancer Treatment Can Reduce Side Effects 

Regular physical activity is a prescription for nerve pain due to chemotherapy.


3 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About His or Her Orders 

Don’t accept any recommendation until you know why you need it, and how it will help.


9 of 10 Strokes Are Preventable 

Preventable risk factors, including hypertension, contribute to 90% of stroke deaths.

Colorectal Cancer Risk Assessment

Cancer of the colon or rectum (colorectal cancer) usually develops slowly, over several years. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths overall, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Still, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping for more than 20 years because of better detection and treatment. Take this simple assessment to learn about your risks for colorectal cancer.

What is your sex?
Do you get at least 30 minutes of moderate exercise on most days?
Are you a vegetarian?
The average American gets approximately 40 percent of calories from fat. Would you estimate that your diet consists of LESS THAN 30 percent of calories from fat?
Do you drink more than 14 alcoholic beverages per week? One alcoholic beverage is considered to be one 12-ounce bottle or can of beer or wine cooler, one 5-ounce glass of wine, or 1.5 ounces of 80-proof distilled spirits.
What is your smoking history?
Do you have a parent, sibling, or child who has been diagnosed with colorectal cancer?
Please check the box if you have ever been diagnosed with: