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Olive Oil Could Help To Prevent Breast Cancer

The benefits of eating olive oil have been lauded by health professionals for years, but a recent study could provide a new incentive for us to add it into our diet.

A study at the Houston Methodist hospital in Texas is to focus on a major component of olive oil, hydroxytyrosol, and its potential to prevent breast cancer.
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A Bra That Diagnoses Cancer

If you don't have time to get a mammogram, let the mammogram come to you: Starting in 2013, you can wear a bra that will warn of breast cancer tumors in their first stage of...
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Commonly Used Fertilizer May Lead to Breast Cancer

Not everything is happy down on the farm. Weed killers are killing us and some of the pesticides used on crops can prevent breast feeding and dietary cadmium, a toxic metal found in many farm...
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Red Wine May Help Prevent Breast Cancer

Red wine is almost a medicine for heart disease, and now a NEW use for it has been found: Drinking red wine in moderation may reduce one of the risk factors for breast cancer, providing a natural weapon to combat...
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How to Find Out if Cancer is in Your Future

Is breast cancer in your future? Puberty is a time in a girl's life considered highly sensitive to stimulation by the hormone estrogen and a critical window during which estrogen exposure could greatly influence the risk of breast cancer later in life.
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Pollution Blame for Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer has been blamed on many different things, but pollution? A ground-breaking new study suggests pollution from traffic may put women at risk for this deadly disease. Researcher Mark Goldberg says, "We've been watching breast cancer rates go up for some time....
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How to Avoid Breast Cancer

Be happy! - Here's a new reason to be happy: Women who have a positive outlook on life are less likely to get breast cancer.

Getting divorced, or having a loved one die, increases your risk. BBC News quotes researcher Ronit Peled as saying, "We can carefully say that experiencing more than one severe and/or moderate...

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Common Breakfast Food May Cause Cancer

We long reported that our chances of getting cancer may be affected by what we eat. Now scientists say that eating grapefruit every day may raise the risk of developing breast cancer by almost a third. And while genes explain why Asian women get less breast cancer, their diet could also have something to do with it.

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