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Is your home cancer-free?

There is an observable increase in medical centers nowadays as big names in healthcare clinics are now being found in mall outlets especially in Metro Manila. Such presence denotes either that more people are sick or more people are concerned with their health and would go to said clinics for …

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Cancer Doctors Cite Risks of Drinking Alcohol

The American Society of Clinical Oncology, which represents many of the nation’s top cancer doctors, is calling attention to the ties between alcohol and cancer. In a statement published Tuesday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the group cites evidence that even light drinking can slightly raise a woman’s risk of breast …

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Could a Common Blood Thinner Lower Cancer Risk?

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A pill widely taken to prevent heart attack and stroke may also guard against cancer, new research suggests. Warfarin is an inexpensive blood thinner. It’s typically prescribed for patients whose leg arteries are prone to clots and for patients with the abnormal heartbeat called atrial fibrillation. Now, Norwegian investigators …

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