Womans Health

Can Alcohol Really Increase Risk of Breast Cancer?

…to moderate alcohol consumption could slightly increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer. Researchers combing through data from the ongoing Nurses’ Health Study found that three to six drinks per week increased a woman’s risk of breast cancer by nearly 15 percent. And a more recent…

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6 Surprising Benefits of Vitamin D

…ng/mL increase in vitamin D levels corresponded to a 6 percent decrease in PFDs. This means that a woman with a vitamin D level of 50 ng/mL was 24 percent less likely to suffer from a PFD than a woman who had a level of 30 ng/mL. And the protective effects were even greater among women age 50 and…

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Beware the Dangers of Drugs and Nutrient Depletion

…annual cost of $286.5 billion. That’s an average of 12.6 prescriptions for every man, woman, and child in this country. We’re paying this enormous cost not only with our wallets, but with our health. Record-setting numbers of serious adverse drug events have been submitted to the FDA in…

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