American Cancer Society Daffodil Days Begin in Massachusetts

The American Cancer Society Daffodil Days program involves offering daffodils to donors every spring in appreciation for their contributions. However, it is about more than just giving beautiful flowers; it is an opportunity to share hope for a world with less cancer and more birthdays, where cancer never steals another year from anyone’s life. Flower and product orders can be placed now through Friday, March 1 by calling the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345 or visiting cancer.org/daffodils. Delivery occurs the during the first week of spring, March 19 – 21. Continue reading

Smoking linked to hearing loss, Alzheimer’s

Smoking not only kills, but deafens people and robs them of their memory as well. It causes more than 440,000 deaths each year, or nearly one in five deaths, according to the American Cancer Society.

Lung cancer was most deadly cancer for Boston’s Asians from 2006 to 2008, ahead of liver and colorectal cancers, according to the Boston Public Health Commission. The lethal consequences of smoking are a clear reason to quit. Continue reading