The IPM Blog

Please browse our posts and articles for more information about many different health related topics.

Vitamin D and Breast Cancer

It was found previously that low vitamin D levels increase the risk of developing breast cancer. Recently it has also been found that low vitamin D levels are associated with...

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Cancer Prevention Guidelines

Cancer Prevention Guidelines

The American Cancer Society has published extensive lifestyle guidelines for cancer prevention. (CA Cancer J Clin 2012;62:30-67) There are 572,000 cancer deaths in the United...

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Research and Cigarette Smoking

Research and Cigarette Smoking

The first major quantitative study linking cigarette smoking to lung cancer was published in 1928.  Forty years later, 50% of adults in the United States were still smoking...

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A Breast Cancer Victory

A Breast Cancer Victory

Two years ago, an elderly woman came to the office with a mass in her right breast.  It was a good-sized lump over an inch in diameter, firm and well-demarcated, non-tender,...

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Longevity in a Bottle.

Men, wanting to add years to their life, should consider supplementing with calcium beyond what is recommended as the daily dose. The latest science shows that Swedish men...

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The Hard Facts on Soft Drinks

A recent study reported that those who drank 2 or more soft drinks per week had a significantly higher risk of developing pancreatic cancer than those who did not. Xylitol is...

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