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Exercise prevents kidney stone risk in women

Exercise prevents kidney stone risk in women

Even walking for a couple hours a week can cut the risk of developing this painful and common problem by about one-third, a large study found. Women have another reason to exercise: It may help prevent kidney stones. You don’t have to break a sweat or be a super athlete, either. ‘Every little bit makes […]

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Study finds Women Smokers More Likely to Get Colon Cancer Than Men

Study finds Women Smokers More Likely to Get Colon Cancer Than Men

May 1 – Smoking’s connection to cancer is well-established. Now, researchers say cigarettes increase the odds for developing colon cancer, especially for women. Women who’ve ever smoked have an almost 20 percent increased risk for colon cancer, compared with women who never smoked, according to the new study, published April 30 in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers […]

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