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Taller women more likely to get cancer, large study finds

The taller a postmenopausal woman is, the greater her risk for developing cancer, according to a new, large study of American women. Similar results have been found in other Western populations, including in the United Kingdom and Canada, and in Asia. “There had been several previous studies but there hadn’t been much done in North America,” says Dr. Thomas E. ...
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Doctors must warn about chemicals, health groups say

Two top reproductive health organizations have taken on the controversial subject of chemicals in the environment, saying the federal government isn’t doing enough to keep people safe. They say chemicals might cause a range of problems, from birth defects to diabetes, but also say there isn’t enough research to show which ones are the most dangerous. But other experts say ...
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