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Surviving Cancer, five years on…

It has been five years since my wife was first diagnosed with breast cancer. We are glad that her latest PET scan (completed earlier this month) continues to show no sign of any malignant tissue. She has been cancer-free since her last surgery in July 2012. Given that the 5-year survival rate of women diagnosed […]

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Understanding Depression

Everyone may feel sad or low mood from time to time. However, if such a feeling lingers for a long period of time without getting better, then the person may be suffering from depression. Depression can affect the way a person eats, sleeps, behaves, feels about oneself, and thinks about things. It can lead to many […]

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Vegetarian = Healthy?

Many people thought that, by simply adopting a vegetarian diet, they are automatically eating healthily. Is this true? Undoubtedly, scientific evidence does show that vegetarians clearly experience less cardiovascular diseases (CVD) than non-vegetarians. Other potential benefits of vegetarian diet may include lower body mass index (BMI), lower LDL cholesterols, as well as lower incidents of […]