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Multivitamin supplements could reduce neuropathy from chemotherapy

Multivitamin supplements could reduce neuropathy from chemotherapy

Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, or CIPN, is a common side effect of cancer treatment that causes shooting or burning pain, numbness, tingling and cold sensitivity...
Eating broccoli in pregnancy may reduce child's breast cancer risk

Eating broccoli in pregnancy may reduce child’s breast cancer risk

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have found that a plant-based diet is more effective in preventing breast cancer later in life...
Half of women over 50 experience incontinence, study finds

Half of women over 50 experience incontinence, study finds

Nearly half of women over 50 say they sometimes leak urine -- a problem that can range from a minor nuisance to a major...
5 things a plastic surgeon wants you to know about breast reconstruction

5 things a plastic surgeon wants you to know about breast reconstruction

Women undergoing a mastectomy for breast cancer already have a lot to manage in regard to treatment and recovery. Beyond monitoring their health, they must...
How to choose breast reconstruction surgery wisely

How to choose breast reconstruction surgery wisely

Breast cancer patients face a dizzying number of choices for breast reconstruction after mastectomy. A Michigan Medicine plastic surgeon offers advice and insight. Breast reconstruction after...

Breast cancer screening 101: Why you should be ‘breast self-aware’

All women should know about their breast cancer risk — a factor that varies with age and family history. Learn about when, how and...
7 lifestyle-related risk factors for breast cancer

7 lifestyle-related risk factors for breast cancer

Certain breast cancer risk factors are related to personal behaviors, such as diet and exercise. Other lifestyle-related risk factors include decisions about having children...
Regular aspirin use could reduce the overall risk of cancer

Regular aspirin use could reduce the overall risk of cancer

An analysis of data from two major, long-term epidemiologic studies finds that the regular use of aspirin significantly reduces the overall risk of cancer,...
Study links breast cancer to the body

Study links breast cancer to the body’s internal clock

For years, doctors have associated the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations with an increased risk of breast cancer. But researchers at Texas A&M University have...
7 Ways to Help Prevent Breast Cancer

7 ways to help prevent breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, representing 15 percent of diagnoses. Some 12.4 percent of American women will be...

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8 ways to lose belly fat and live a healthier life

8 ways to lose belly fat and live a healthier life

Maintaining a trim midsection does more than make you look great—it can help you live longer. Larger waistlines are linked to a higher risk of...
From 275 to 155 a physician shares her weight loss story and tips

From 275 to 155: a physician shares her weight loss story and tips

Dr. Patricia Happel grew up in a family where obesity and unhealthy habits were common. One grandfather used to hide his heart medication in a...
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5 most popular supplements for weight loss success

Losing weight and keeping it off with diet and exercise alone can be hard, no matter how active and athletic you are. But there are...
People with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor

People with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor

New research shows that people with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor. A team at the University of Copenhagen have tracked down a genetic...