Good News for Coffee Drinkers: the Health Benefits Outweigh the Risks for Most People

Recent research suggests that coffee offers more health benefits than risks for most people. However, women who are pregnant or trying to get pregnant and women over 65 should probably limit their coffee intake because for them, the risks may outweigh the benefits. Continue reading

Pancreatic Cancer: Could Bacteria in our Mouth Help us Detect this Deadly Cancer Sooner?

Pancreatic cancer has an extremely low survival rate because it is difficult to detect at early stages. A method for earlier diagnosis would greatly improve patients’ chances of survival. New research suggests that a specific type of oral bacteria might serve as a warning sign for pancreatic cancer. Continue reading

Calcium and Vitamin D: You Need Them, but Should You Take Supplements?

In 2012, calcium and vitamin D made headlines in the health world when many new studies on the effectiveness and safety of supplements were released. Read more about these nutrients and why you should or should not take supplements. Continue reading