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Study Links Drinking Coffee to Reduced Risk of Prostate Cancer

Posted by PCF Admin on August 11th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Research - A Harvard School of Public Health study that spanned over two decades and included almost 48,000 men found that antioxidants in coffee can help prevent prostate cancer. Even men who drank just a few cups of coffee a day, regular or decaf, were found to have a significantly lower risk of developing prostate cancer. While follow-up studies are necessary to verify the findings, it is nonetheless promising news for male coffee drinkers throughout the world. Read the full article to find out the details behind the study and see the numbers: Can Drinking Coffee Help Prevent Prostate Cancer?

No Need to Stress Over Vacation Fitness

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on August 10th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Exercise Daily - There’s nothing wrong with taking a week off from your normal workout routine while vacationing, as there are plenty of ways to stay fit and feel good even when there’s no gym to be found. In fact, a week with limited exercise will most likely have little effect on your overall fitness and health, as long as you are diligent in returning to your regular exercise regimen afterwards. For those who still feel the need ...

Women May Benefit from Genetic Counseling for Hereditary Breast or Ovarian Cancer

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on August 9th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Early Detection - A study found that young women at risk of developing hereditary breast or ovarian cancer are often uninformed about how to best protect themselves. Although many women reported being aware of and concerned about the issue, they often displayed a limited understanding of the genetics behind hereditary cancer. Counseling can help women realize the screening and prevention methods available to them to manage and reduce their risk. Follow the link below to US News & ...

Wine May Help Prevent Skin Damage

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Education - If you’re looking for another way to protect your skin from harmful UV radiation this summer, look no further than a glass of wine. A recent study has shown that grape derivatives found in wine can help prevent cell and skin damage caused by prolonged exposure to the sun, reducing sunburn and potentially even preventing skin cancer. It’s no substitute for sunscreen, but there’s nothing wrong with drinking wine in moderation to help keep your ...