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Low-Fat Diet May Cut Risk of Pancreatic Cancer in Older Women

Low-Fat Diet May Cut Risk of Pancreatic Cancer in Older Women

The average risk of pancreatic cancer for both men and women is about 1 in 65. However, certain factors drive up that risk. Observational studies have shown that diet may play a role. Until recently, there hasn’t been clinical study of the matter. A recent study shows that dietary changes may reduce the risk of
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Study Finds That Strength Training May Lower Early Death Risk

Study Finds That Strength Training May Lower Early Death Risk

In recent years there’s been a spotlight on aerobic exercise and its health benefits. It’s true that aerobic exercise produces a myriad of positive effects. However, there’s been less light shown on whether strength training has similar benefits. Part of this may be because strength training is more intimidating to most people than aerobic exercise,
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How to Improve Breathing with COPD

How to Improve Breathing with COPD

COPD refers to a group of lung diseases that cause blocked airways, which makes breathing harder. Nearly 30 million Americans have COPD. Breathing can be laborious for people with the disorder, but there are ways to help make breathing easier. Below are some tips for breathing easier with COPD. Avoid Smoke: If someone with COPD
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Kidney Failure Is Declining Among U.S. Diabetics

Kidney Failure Is Declining Among U.S. Diabetics

While diabetes continues to grow more prevalent in the population, there is an area where things are improving. According to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the rate of kidney failure in diabetes fell 33% from 2000 to 2014. This continues a trend that began in the 90’s and is
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Brisk Walking: Good for Heart Health

Brisk Walking: Good for Heart Health

Walking is one of the simplest exercises. Research shows that it also provides a bounty of health benefits. One of the more prominent benefits is how it helps with cardiovascular health. A recent study published in the European Heart Journal shows that raising walking speed can greatly reduce risks of cardiovascular death. The study focused
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