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Some women who take soy supplements in an effort to prevent breast cancer may actually be increasing their risk for tumor growth, a Reuters article says. According to a study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, soybeans, which contain phytoestrogens, are not good for patients...
A number of recent studies have shed light on the dangers of sedentary lifestyles and too much sitting, but new research shows that taking short, frequent walks may reverse those effects, an article published by CBS News reports. According to the study, sitting for extended periods of time can disrupt...
Charlotte Collins, J.D., Senior Vice President, Policy and Programs, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, discusses the results from the AAFA Annual Report. According to the report, there are 8 million children in U.S. schools with asthma, and an additional 3 million with food allergies. The AAFA has...