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Height is a Factor in These 5 Diseases

My husband and I differ in height by 13 inches, and while I lament the challenges of being shorter, he reassures me that being taller is not always a picnic.  The reality is that there are benefits as…

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Why the Egg-Cancer Link?

Two million men in the U.S. are living with prostate cancer — but that's better than dying from prostate cancer. Catch it when it's localized and the 5-year survival is practically guaranteed, but onc…

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Spice Extract Shows Excellent Anti-Cancer Effects

Exciting research published in the journal Nutrition and Cancer found that a whole food extract of ginger containing a group of phytonutrients known as gingerols slowed cancer tumor growth and increas…

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Eating More Meat Than Veggies? For Prostate Cancer, It Matters

It is now 8 years since the famous Ornish study was published, suggesting that 12 months on a strictly plant-based diet could reverse the progression of prostate cancer. For those unfamiliar with that…

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Toxic BPA Sales Skyrocket Despite Link to Cancer, Obesity, More

Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a building block for polycarbonate plastic (think hard plastic water bottles) and epoxy resins (think the lining of soup cans and aluminum soda cans). When it is heated or exposed…

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5 Better Things Men Can Do for Cancer than Grow a Moustache

I have nothing against moustaches. My dad has been sporting one the better part of his life and it really suits him. But, growing a moustache for Movember to raise awareness for men's cancer is not th…

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Why Are Eggs Linked to Cancer Progression?

About two million men in the U.S. are living with prostate cancer, but that's better than dying from prostate cancer. Catch it when it's localized and your 5-year survival is practically guaranteed, b…

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13 Reasons to Drink Green Tea

Green tea really is a superfood extraordinaire.  Thanks to a potent plant nutrient called epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, green tea is proving that food (or beverage, in this case) really is the be…

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Flaxseeds for Prostate Cancer

Why is there such a huge disparity in prostate cancer rates around the world? The incidence of malignant prostate cancer is highest in African Americans, some 30 times greater than in Japanese men, an…

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Prostate Cancer? 11 Steps to Take Before Choosing Surgery or Radiation

In the last few years there has been a quantum leap in prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment. The problem is, many patients don't know about it--and neither do their doctors. Studies have shown that…

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