22 Ways to Cut Your Risk of Cancer

Find out the simple ways you can reduce your risk for certain cancers.

22 Ways to Cut Your Risk of Cancer

Taking control of your health doesn't have to mean completely overhauling your daily routine. William Li, MD, has compiled a list of the 22 easiest ways to cut your risk for certain cancers (in some cases by more than 60%!). All of these small changes are simple to implement and can result in a healthier and happier you. You can read more at www.diyhealth.org and www.eattobeat.org.


Eat more fruit.

Satisfy your sweet cravings with apples, pears, peaches or nectarines. Eating fruits like these every day may help reduce your risk for esophageal cancer.

Is Your Stomach Cramp Actually Diverticulitis?

It may not just be indigestion.

We've all been there — we get a cramp in our stomach, maybe with some nausea or constipation. It's easy to think it may just be indigestion. But what if it's something more serious like diverticulitis? That's a condition of inflammation or infection in one or more small pouches that can form in your digestive tract. Here's how to tell the difference between the pain and how to know when you should see a doctor.