What Is The AMD Prevention Pyramid?

The AMD prevention pyramid, created by C. Armitage Harper III, M.D., is designed to provide you with a plan that could delay, and even prevent, age-related macular degeneration. The plan is based on documented scientific research studies and calls for a change in everyday lifestyle choices, diet, and daily habits to achieve optimal eye health.

Prevention for Breast Cancer: What You Can Do!

With 1.3 million women diagnosed with breast cancer each year, prevention for this disease should be of paramount importance. When discussing prevention, I often hear discussions recommending a woman perform regular mammograms and monthly self-breast exams. However, these are really early detection methods as opposed to true preventative interventions.

Skin Cancer: What Is The Cause?

Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. Energy from the sun actually is a form of radiation. It consists of visible light and other rays that people can’t see. Invisible infrared radiation, for instance, makes sunlight feel hot. UV also is invisible, and causes sunburn and sun tan.