Health Conditions

HPV

HPV and Cancer HPV Fast Facts: Some types of sexually transmitted human papillomaviruses (HPVs) can cause genital warts. Other types, called high-risk or oncogenic HPVs, can cause cancer. High-risk HPVs cause virtually all cervical cancers. They also cause most anal…

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis With more than 40 million Americans at increased risk for bone fracture, it’s good to know that osteoporosis is a preventable and treatable disease. Learn the risk factors for osteoporosis, and what you can do to keep your bones…

Menopause

Menopause Also called: Change of life Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when her period stops. It usually occurs naturally, most often after age 45. Menopause happens because the woman’s ovary stops producing the hormones estrogen and progesterone.…

Diabetes

Diabetes In the 1950s, about 1 in 5 people died within 20 years after being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, formerly known as juvenile diabetes. Almost all of them developed diabetic retinopathy, which accounted for about 12% of new cases…

Eating Disorders

What are eating disorders? An eating disorder is an illness that causes serious disturbances to your everyday diet, such as eating extremely small amounts of food or severely overeating. A person with an eating disorder may have started out just…

Heart Health

We just want to share a few statistics on heart disease to further emphasize the importance of volunteers and giving back in the fight against heart disease. Heart disease is the number one cause of death for both men and…