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Losing Weight May Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

December 17, 2019

Via: Time Health

Excess body weight is an established risk factor for breast cancer. Research suggests that’s because too much body fat can elevate levels of sex hormones like estrogen, especially among postmenopausal women. But despite knowing there is a correlation between extra […]


How Body Fat Can Shorten Your Life

July 14, 2016

Via: Time

Doctors have warned for years that obesity can have unhealthy consequences, increasing the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and some types of cancer. All of that can contribute to an early death. Now, a study published in theLancet shows being […]