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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and UCLA doctors say it’s a great time to take a look at the health of your colon. Continue reading

 

Binge Drinking Raises Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Binge Drinking Raises Type 2Diabetes Risk

Binge drinking causes insulin resistance, which increases the risk of Type 2 diabetes, according to the results of an study from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

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Didn’t Get Your Beauty Sleep Last Night? Don’t Worry

Sleep duration naturally waxes and wanes over a period of days.

 

This happens regardless of individual lifestyle, or timing of sleep or waking, says a new study from the University of Sydney in Australia.

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Binge Drinking Leads to Many Health Problems for Women

According to a new Vital Signs report, more than 14 million U.S. women binge drink about 3 times a month, and consume an average of 6 drinks per binge. Continue reading

 

DNA Damage Linked to Alcohol

DNA Damage Linked to Alcohol

Alcohol is known to be carcinogenic to humans in the upper aerodigestive tract, liver, colorectum, and the female breast.

 

Evidence suggests that acetaldehyde, the primary metabolite of alcohol, plays a major role in alcohol-related esophageal cancer.

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