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Fit, Middle-Aged Men Have Lower Risk for Lung, Colorectal Cancers, Study Finds

Men who stay extremely fit in their late forties appear to be at lower risk for lung and colorectal cancers than their sedentary peers. A new study, publised by JAMA Oncology, also shows that higher fitness levels may put men at lower risk of dying from lung or colorectal cancers should they be diagnosed when they’re […]

Another Reason to Eat Fish

A good source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids, health practitioners often recommend people eat fish for its nutritional benefits. A new study adds more weight to their recommendation: regularly eating fish was tied to a 12 percent lower risk of colorectal cancer, according to a study published in the American Journal of Medicine. Colorectal […]

Drinking Coffee May Lower Skin Cancer Risk

Drinking caffeinated coffee has its perks. According to a new study, women who drank more than three cups every day were 20 percent less likely to develop basal cell carcinoma. Sorry guys. The effect for men was a 9 percent reduction. And, researchers noted, drinking coffee did not affect the risk of getting melanoma, the […]

White Fruit and Vegetables Protect Against Stroke

Feel like having a banana or apple? Go ahead. They may lower your risk of stroke. Dutch researchers have found a drop in stroke risk associated with fruits and vegetables that have white flesh. For every 25 grams daily of white fruit or vegetables eaten, a person reduced their risk of stroke by 9 percent, […]

Study Reaffirms Benefits of Exercise

Here’s some news to take to heart: even small amounts of exercise can help reduce your risk of heart disease. And the more you exercise, the greater the benefits. Exercising for 150 minutes every week can lower the overall risk of heart disease by 14 percent, according to a study published in the American Heart […]