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Study: Exercise cuts kidney stone risk in women

Women have another good reason to exercise: It may help prevent kidney stones. You don't have to break a sweat or be a super athlete, either. According to the study, which was to be discussed Friday, May 3, 2013 at an American Urological Association conference in San Diego, the exercise intensity didn't matter - just how much women got each week.

Bladder Cancer - Know the Symptoms

What did Hubert Humphrey, Jack Lemmon and Telly Savalas all have in common? All three died of bladder cancer.

Show Your Stripes for Prostate Cancer Awareness

HORSHAM, Pa., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary NASCAR(R) driver, team owner, and prostate cancer survivor Richard Petty has teamed with Janssen Biotech, Inc. on Show Your Stripes for Prostate Cancer Awareness. This new educational initiative raises awareness about advanced prostate cancer among veterans, their families, friends, and healthcare providers and provides tools to foster dialogue and action against the disease.

Deep Fried No-No's

By now we all know that eating deep fried food is not the healthiest choice we can make. But new research indicating an increased prostate cancer risk with each nibble gives men an even greater incentive to say "No!" when asked the ever popular question "Would you like fries with that?"

Prostate Cancer Deaths Increase, New Cases Decrease

New estimates for 2013 show a five percent increase in prostate cancer deaths and a signal a new trend of fewer men being diagnosed with the disease. Compared to a 15 percent decrease in prostate cancer deaths in 2012, this year’s increase could be attributed to men with aggressive forms of the disease forgoing early detection.

Welcome to The A.R.K. Project

Let's be honest. It's a little scary to turn on the news these days. There's a sense of "waiting for the other shoe to drop", so to speak. Some of the recent tragedies have hit too close to home, both geographically and in our hearts. So in an effort to turn the news around and avoid feeling helpless, we're starting 2013 with the A.R.K. Project. We're hoping that our group effort at acts of kindness will spread like a ripple in Lake George to make a difference in our community and beyond! If you have an inspiring or touching A.R.K. story to share we'd love for you to do that here. Scott Adams said "Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end". Wishing you a safe and blessed new year!

Daily Soda Hikes Prostate Cancer Risk

Men who drink one normal-sized soft drink per day are at greater risk of getting more aggressive forms of prostate cancer, according to a new study. The study, to be published in the upcoming edition of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, followed over 8,000 men aged 45 to 73 for an average of 15 years. Those who drank one 11-fluid-ounce soft drink a day were 40 percent more likely to develop more serious forms of prostate cancer that required treatment.

A message from the Central MN Council on Aging

Financial exploitation targeting older adults is a major problem that is growing across the United States. Research shows that as many as five million older adults are victims of elder abuse each year. Financial exploitation, also known as financial abuse, is believed to cost seniors an estimated $3 billion annually. It is a threat to the health, safety, dignity and independence of vulnerable older adults, but you can help prevent it from happening.

Mind Over Manhood: What Men Should Know About Prostate Cancer, But Don't

A new prostate cancer awareness survey found widespread misconceptions about the disease and says the emotional impact on men is underestimated.

Those Suffering from Overactive Bladder and Interstitial Cystitis Can Finally Enjoy Their Coffee

Drinking coffee is one of life's simpler pleasures – except for people who have symptoms of overactive bladders (OAB) or interstitial cystitis (IC). Thanks to a new scientific study, coffee lovers can have their java and enjoy it without fear when they drink Tylers Acid Free Coffees.