You might have never been exposed to dangerous levels of radiation yourself, but you could have a family member who has been. For example, you might have a family member who served in the military or who lived near the Nevada Test Site when atomic weapons testing was done. If you do have a loved one who has been exposed to dangerous levels of radiation, then you should take the time to learn a little more about Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) benefits.
Knee pain makes it difficult for sufferers to enjoy everyday activities and even fun sports or other fun. As we age, osteoarthritis is a common issue causing knee pain, discomfort and reduced range of motion.
In most cases, patients with osteoarthritis of the knee eventually need a knee replacement to restore function and reduce pain. However, a new treatment may be available for those not wanting to get a knee replacement.
Colon cancer is generally thought of as an older persons' problem. Indeed, the CDC recommends colon cancer screening for those ages 45 to 75, since these are the adults most likely to develop these sorts of cancers. However, that does not mean that younger people never need to be screened for colon cancer. Yes, it is less common for younger people to develop colon cancer, but it is definitely not impossible.