Category Archives: mortality

National Cancer Cases on the Rise – But So are Survival Rates

Last Updated:  July 9, 2019, Marc Woodard It is a fact that one or more factors – environmental toxins, poor diet, sedentary and other unhealthy lifestyle habits can cause cell mutation, formation of cancerous tumors and metastasis of those cells. Those at highest risk are those predisposed to cancer genetically. Are we all doomed to get cancer? The simple answer is NO. Ageless MirrorAthlete – Covers Cancer Prevention and So Much More… for sale at Amazon, B&N, iUniverse, (more…)

Why Most American’s Have a Drug Addiction Problem

Updated 22 January 2019, Marc Woodard Why do I say most American’s have a drug use problem? Drug chemical addictions aren’t all connected to illicit activity with potential to incarcerate someone. To educate our children fully on unhealthy addiction habits, it is important for parents to also learn and share how the marketplace supplies hyper-palatable addictive food and drinks with chemical stimulants that appear harmless… but have the potential to lead to an illicit gateway (more…)

How did They Live Past 116

Healthy relationships contribute to long life spans Updated:  22 December 2018 How do average people live well past 100 years of age and significantly longer with a  95 year average lifespan? Does it have anything to do with genetics, environment, habit, diet, exercise or something more or absent thereof? First let’s examine some of the longest living centurion biographies on record. And after reviewing these biographies, we’ll connect the dots to make a correlation to their longevity lifestyle secrets. (more…)

Pancreatic Cancer Statistics and Recommendations

Oregon Coast The pancreas is a long flat gland behind the abdomen and stomach.  Its function is to aid in digestion and blood sugar (glucose) regulation through enzyme and hormone production.   Once your body is diagnosed, or riddled with pancreatic cancer, the 5-Year survival life expectancy is dismal.  But hope in response to cancer treatment can give a possibility of a longer life.  This hope is greatly dependent on if the tumor can be reduced (more…)

COPD Is Serious and Will Kill You!

CODP (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) is a disease by which breathing becomes very difficult without assistance from an oxygen tank once the disease has progressed and will eventually kill you!  It is well know that smoking is a major culprit behind COPD.  The smoke causes and creates permanent damage to the lungs air-sacs.  There are other inhaled elements that can put you at risk.  1) Chemical Fumes.  2)  Dust 3) Air Pollution 4) Second hand (more…)

What Is Dementia, Can Anything Be Done?

Our family has been blessed as we’ve not know dementia.  I’ll make a slight correction to this statement.  My grandmother before she passed at 92 years of age appeared to have had signatures of some form of dementia beginning in her eighties.  Dementia is defined as a cognitive function decline beyond what might be expected as normal aging.  It is a disease that destroys brain function within various centers of the brain by way of (more…)

Breast Health Importance

  Breast health to a woman should be of the same importance as the prostate is to a man.  The breast, like prostate health is dependent on many factors, i.e., environmental, heredity, activity and diet.  I must also emphasis, while breast cancer is predominately a woman’s disease, men also get breast cancer.  While in the Air Force, I was shocked and surprised that a good friend of mine, a 19 year old male had to (more…)

“Alcohol Consumption Good, or Bad for your Body?

    The never ending question is alcohol good, or bad for your body’s health?  I like to answer a question with a question… How much alcohol is too much before it effects your health?  The answer to the question is, it is both bad aand good for your body.  Some of you may say how can this be?  The best way to approach and answer this question is to list the good and bad aspects (more…)