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Researchers Predict A Significant Increase in The Number of Cancer Survivors Over the Next Decade Due to an Aging U.S. Population

The American Cancer Society (ACS), reports that there are more than 16.9 million Americans currently living with a history of cancer. That number is expected to rise to 22.1 million by 2030 due to the aging of the U.S. population. This is based on the Cancer Treatment and Survivorship Statistics, 2019, a report published every …

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Why Are African Americans Disproportionately Burdened by Alzheimer’s Disease Than Any Other Group?

The National Institute on Aging defines Alzheimer’s disease as “an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks.” The Alzheimer’s Association shares that 5.8 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s as someone develops the disease every 65 seconds. The Alzheimer’s Association …

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Lower Your Blood Pressure, Save Your Eyesight -How Hypertension Can Lead to Vision Loss

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), the long-term effects of high blood pressure (also called hypertension), can be detrimental to eye health, as various conditions can develop as a result. AHA explains that hypertension occurs when “your blood pressure, the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your blood vessels, is constantly …

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