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Cancer’s Scary Link to Height

If you've ever been jealous of long-legged supermodels it might be time to reconsider the advantages of being short.  According to new research published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers…

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Smoking Cuts Life By Over a Decade

Still smoking?  Research conducted by the American Lung Association in its 2011 report “Trends in Tobacco Use” might change that.  According to their findings, cigarette smoking takes 13.2 years off a…

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Herb Helps Smokers Kick the Habit

A weed that you’ve probably trampled on more than a few times could help you butt out.  The North American wild herb, plantain (Plantago major), helps reduce cravings for cigarettes.  That could be on…

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Cutting-Edge Cancer Therapy

Enzymes extracted from food sources like pineapples and papayas, among others, are showing tremendous promise in the treatment and prevention of cancer.  Enzymes have been used for many years in Europ…

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9 Proven Risk Factors for Cancer

Almost everyone is worried about cancer these days.  While you can't eliminate all risk factors for the disease, most are changeable.  Here are nine proven risk factors for cancer, according to Cancer…

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