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Obesity linked to 5,000 cases of bowel cancer

Cancer Research UK said there were about 3,800 cases of bowel cancer diagnosed in Scotland each year, and approximately 1,600 people died from the disease annually. It said that obesity was linked to 13 types of cancer, and that… Cancer Research UK said that the findings were a “huge worry” …

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Adherence to combat childhood obesity

Thankfully, despite the move to relax the nutritional standards for school lunches, there are things families and school districts can do to combat childhood obesity. Yet the fight against childhood obesity hit a snag recently when new Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue signed a proclamation that relaxes nutritional standards for whole …

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Due to E. coli Swimming banned at Lake Lanier park

People should avoid swimming at Don Carter State Park because of high E. coli bacteria levels in Lake Lanier, Georgia state park officials warned this week. All swimming beaches in Georgia state parks are tested before heavy summer activity begins around Memorial Day, according to Georgia State Parks spokeswoman Kim Hatcher. …

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Signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer

Signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer Thu, November 17, 2016 Pancreatic cancer symptoms to look out for. GETTY Pancreatic cancer symptoms: Experts believe analysing prescriptions could help. GETTY Pancreatic cancer symptoms: Experts believe looking at prescriptions could help diagnose cancers earThis research is being led by Health Data Insight which …

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