Did you know that breathing unfiltered air in certain high-risk work environments can lead to a debilitating condition called silicosis? Silicosis can be prevented.
Radiation may sound like an ominous term. However, technology has advanced tremendously since scientists first began to understand radiation, and we can now harness this force of nature in marvelous ways.
For most people, the first thought that comes to mind on the subject of lung cancer is its relationship with smoking. Although lung cancer can often be synonymous with smoking, it is important to recognize that at least 1 in 10 people who have lung cancer have never smoked. There are a number of risk factors for lung cancer, such as: exposure to tobacco smoke, exposure to certain types of gases (inhalants), chronic lung disease, and family history of lung cancer.
There are mixed reviews from the scientific community regarding the association between foods and certain types of cancers; however, the consensus remains: eating a diet that is balanced, containing a variety of fruits and vegetables, combined with daily physical activity, is strongly encouraged and may protect against some diseases—even cancer.