Kevin Kielty

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Cancer Risks and Health

Cancer is the second major cause of death in the United States. More than half a million of us to die of cancer every year. Most cancers occur in people age 55 and over. The best defense for many types of cancer is early detection therefore, it is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle, have regular checkups with your doctor and report any unusual symptoms.

Health Tourism is a Growing Trend in Healthcare

Many people in the United States are finding themselves out of a job and also without valuable health insurance. When costly medical procedures are needed, they cannot afford to have them done in the US. Therefore, many people are traveling to foreign countries to have the procedures done. This is called "health tourism".

The Greatest Threat to Our Children's Health: Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a growing concern in the United States as more cases of the disease are being seen in children. Usually type 2 diabetes affects people who are obese and over age 40. Over the past 20 years however, doctors have seen an increase in type 2 diabetes among children.

Good Sleep for Good Health

Most of us have busy, hectic lives. There is always a new task to be added to the schedule until eventually something has to give and for many of us that something is our sleep. We look at sleep time as cutting into our productivity and think "it's more important to get this done than it is to sleep". But that attitude will ultimately catch up to us. Good sleep is necessary for good mental and physical health and if we neglect it, we will pay the price.

The Stages Of Sleep

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