To Prevent Cancers, Awareness is Key

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Helewis

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Posted: 04 Apr 2012, 11:33
Being active, a healthy weight, and eating a healthy diet are the general ways to reduce your risk of the most common U.S. cancers, along with heart disease, diabetes, and other chronic illness.

http://preventcancer.aicr.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=21565&news_iv_ctrl=2302
DairyKing

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Posted: 04 Apr 2012, 12:09
Good article. Esophageal cancer is very scary; I know quite a few people that live with tracheal tubes. I've often thought about the relationship between obesity and longevity of life - you don't see a lot of 90 year old fat people.
" Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."
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Sk1nnyfuture

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Posted: 04 Apr 2012, 12:12
Good article Helewis. My hubbie had a cancer in his leg 25ish years ago... At the time, he was young, healthy, active and ate a good diet. BUT... I am so aware, that a c**p lifestyle, can account for lots of diseases - not just cancer. The more,we know about the causes, the more we are in controlnof our destiny Smile. Thanks for posting
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Sk1nnyfuture

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Posted: 04 Apr 2012, 12:13
Very good point DK
" Success is what you make it, there's no better time to make a change than the present."

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Sk1nnyfuture

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Posted: 04 Apr 2012, 12:14
Very good point DK
" Success is what you make it, there's no better time to make a change than the present."

"Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. "



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