More money, more melanoma?
A new study suggests that wealthier, more educated women are at a greater risk for melanoma, perhaps because they spend more leisure time outdoors.
Another reason to love dark chocolate
New research suggests that the cocoa in dark chocolate may lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels while preventing diabetes and improving the health of blood vessels.
FDA expands approval of shingles vaccine
The shingles vaccine Zostavax has been approved for use in patients between the ages of 50 to 59; it was previously approved for those over age 60.
Breast cancer is no longer declining in U.S. women
New research shows a sharp decline in breast cancer incidence rates among non-Hispanic white women in the U.S. after a dramatic drop in the use of postmenopausal hormone therapy didn’t continue through 2007.
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