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Should You Worry About Your Birth Control Pill?
Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 by Doug Bremner
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After their introduction in the 1960s, it was noticed that women on OCPs were developing blood clots in their legs and having heart attacks and strokes at higher rates. Newer generations of OCPs came with reduced doses of hormones, which lessened the risks. So at this point in OC... Read more
Fruit and Diabetes Risk
Sunday, September 8th, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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New research finds that some fruits reduce diabetes risk, while other fruits have no impact on diabetes risk and fruit juiceincreases diabetes risk. FRUIT AND DIABETES RISK Diabetes has become a significant public health problem in the United States, and around the world, in rece... Read more
Doctors Frequently Make the Wrong Diagnosis
Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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A new study finds that internists make the correct diagnosis in only 55 percent of simple illnesses, and in just 6 percent of complex cases. DOCTORS FREQUENTLY MAKE THE WRONG DIAGNOSIS When we see our doctor because we are sick, most of us expect that we will leave his or her off... Read more
CT Scans Increase Cancer Risk in Children
Monday, August 26th, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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Anew study estimates that CT scans performed on children this year will result in almost 5,000 new cases of cancer. CT SCANS INCREASE CANCER RISK IN CHILDREN As I discuss in my book,A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race, exposure to medical x-rays has only recently been li... Read more
Nearly 1 in 5 Deaths are Caused by Obesity
Monday, August 19th, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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A new research study finds that obesity causes nearly one in five deaths in the United States. NEARLY 1 IN 5 DEATHS ARE CAUSED BY OBESITY As I discuss in my book,A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race, obesity is an underappreciated risk factor for cancer, as nearly 10 perc... Read more
90 is the New 60
Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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A new public health study finds that todays nonagenarians enjoy much better health than their predecessors. 90 IS THE NEW 60 As I discuss in my book,A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race, we are rapidly growing older as a population. As our population continues to age, a r... Read more
Full Moon Decreases Sleep
Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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An intriguing new study suggests that the full moon impairs sleep quality and duration in humans. FULL MOON DECREASES SLEEP Folklore has it that a full moon brings on strange happenings. Indeed, the terms lunatic and lunacy are derived from the Latin wordluna which, in turn, refe... Read more
Every Other Day Aspirin Reduces Colorectal Cancer Risk
Monday, July 22nd, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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A large new prospective study finds that every-other-day low-dose aspirin significantly reduces colorectal cancer risk. EVERY OTHER DAY ASPIRIN REDUCES COLORECTAL CANCER RISK As I discuss in my bestselling book,A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race, aspirin has been shown,... Read more
Fish Oil May Increase Prostate Cancer Risk
Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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A new study suggests that high levels of fish oil in the blood may increase prostate cancer risk. FISH OIL MAY INCREASE PROSTATE CANCER RISK As I discuss in my book,A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race, there is research evidence available suggesting that omega-3 fatty ac... Read more
Fish Oil May Lower Breast Cancer Risk
Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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A new study suggests that fish oil supplements rich in omega-3 fatty acids may significantly lower breast cancer risk. FISH OIL MAY LOWER BREAST CANCER RISK As I discuss in my book, A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race, there is research evidence available suggesting that... Read more
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