TODAY A DIAGNOSIS OF CANCER is seldom as dire as it was even 15 years ago. Advances in treatment are being made all the time and screening methods for different cancers—early enough to make a big difference in a patient’s outcome—are constantly being refined.
This is true of colon cancer—the second-most diagnosed cancer across Europe after breast cancer. If caught early enough through a variety of screenings, this disease is preventable. Don’t miss this month’s “The Screening Test You Must Have.”
And it seems there’s new information just about every day about our diets and what supplements are important for us to take. In “How Much Is Enough” we provide a guide to the most important vitamin supplements you should take, why and how much.
For Uroš Macerl, being able to breathe clean air was a basic right—but it didn’t seem to be so in his native Slovenia. The farmer rallied his countrymen and took on the giant cement producer and polluter Lafarge Cement—and won. For his unstinting dedication and courage, Marcel was awarded the coveted Goldman Environmental Prize. “Taking on Dirty Business,” tells his inspiring story.
Don’t miss these and other good-news stories in this September issue—chock full of a variety of features and shorter articles to entertain, educate and inspire you.