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'War on women' unfounded

...contraceptives have numerous health benefits in addition to preventing pregnancy. Birth control can lower the risk of certain cancers; ease the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome and endometriosis; and even give women clearer skin.I don't believe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-01-31/war-women-unfounded
Age old question

...and triglyceride levels, which lowers risk for heart disease. Research shows that soy may also reduce the risk for certain cancers and even the severity of menopause. Women who took 2 tablespoons of soy powder in a recent Wake Forest University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/01/liv_293945.shtml
Life & style
Recent studies link aspirin to reduced risk of cancer

...confusion over the right dose. For decades, scientists have chased the hope that aspirin could be an easy way to prevent certain cancers. The idea: Aspirin fights inflammation, and thus pain, by inhibiting substances known as cyclooxygenase, or COX...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/24/bus_125837.shtml
Business
Scientists probe 40-year-old monkey virus contamination

...international scientists who spent two days furiously debating the issue contend the virus might predispose some people to certain cancers of the brain, bone and lung. "It may act independently or as a co-factor" with known cancer-causers like asbestos...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/30/tec_203347.shtml
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Wasabi's rush adds to salmon

...a heady sandwich spread. Health claims for wasabi abound. Like its cousin the cabbage, it helps protect against certain cancers. It's also thought to prevent cardiovascular disease, and proponents claim it is effective in treating maladies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/11/foo_514208.shtml
Food
Scientists hope to use 'designer diets'

...diet of foods that counter those illnesses. Already, researchers are studying the beneficial effects of foods on certain cancers, heart disease, menopause and other conditions, with encouraging preliminary results. "IN THIS GENERATION will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/20/ent_261791.shtml
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Birth control pills cut risk of heart disease

...progestin in various doses. Women taking these hormones after menopause were more likely to have heart disease and certain cancers - a finding that prompted part of this large study to be stopped in 2002. Previous research on oral contraceptives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/21/liv_431899.shtml
Life & style
Remember the 'Gipper' in Alzheimer's fight

...from Alzheimer's are skyrocketing while death rates from other diseases, such as heart disease, HIV/AIDS and certain cancers are plummeting. Unlike these other diseases, there are no survivors.But we do have champions. Today, thousands...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2011-02-06/remember-gipper-
Opinion columns
Food labels can have confusing claims

...the National Academy of Sciences, such as relating a whole-grain food to a decreased risk of heart disease and certain cancers, and potassium and the decreased risk of high blood pressure and stroke. What makes something an authorized health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/18/die_100911.shtml
Diet
Fish oil doesn't seem to reduce cancer risk

...reduce cancer risks but the evidence in people is less clear. The potential connection is bolstered by low rates for certain cancers in countries including Japan, where fish consumption is high. The American Cancer Society recommends fish as a source...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/31/liv_50793.shtml
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