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Endometriosis and Cancer Risk

Women who have endometriosis may be at higher risk for cancer according to an article published in Medscape.com. Almost ninety million women suffer from this disease – almost all of them pre-menopausal. Although this disease isn’t life threatening, it can cause a lot of pain and discomfort for women who are unfortunate enough to deal with it.

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Can a Diet High in Fruits and Veggies Reduce the Risk of Lymphoma?

Many people feel helpless in the face of cancer. Even if they don’t have it, they worry about getting it. Fortunately, lifestyle factors such as avoiding smoking and excess alcohol, and leading an active lifestyle help to reduce the chance of developing this sometimes devastating disease. Now, a new study shows that diet may be important for reducing the risk of lymphoma, or cancer of the lymphatic system. This relatively common form of cancer kills over 16,000 people each year.

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Can Sunscreen Expire?: How Long Does It Last?

Sun exposure has some benefits since it’s a natural source of vitamin D, but too much ultraviolet light can lead to premature aging and skin cancer. Everyone that spends time in the sun needs a sunscreen that blocks both UVA and UVB light. Before applying sun products, be sure you’re getting the protection you need. If you have a bottle of sunscreen from last summer, is it okay to use it – or can sunscreen expire?

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