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Nine out of 10 people don't link alcohol and cancer

When prompted by asking about seven different cancer types, 80 per cent said they thought alcohol caused liver cancer but only 18 per cent were aware of the link with breast cancer. In contrast alcoho... read more

Alcoholic drinks ‘should carry cigarette-style health warnings’

A study by Cancer Research UK in 2016 found only one-in-10 Britons was aware of a link between booze and the deadly disease. “People don’t know ... but alcohol products are currently exempt. “Alcohol ... read more

1 in 10 Americans Struggle With Lifelong Drug Problems

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Nearly one in 10 Americans has some type of lifelong drug use disorder, a new federal government survey finds. But only a quarter of them ... at the Nationa... read more

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Survey finds one in 10 smokers does not link smoking with illness, 50 years after landmark report

On the 50th anniversary of a landmark report linking smoking to cancer, a new report shows one in 10 smokers do not believe smoking causes illness ... linking cigarettes to cancer Saturday marks 50 ye... read more

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Public Health Nannies Want to Stop You From Boozing. Why? Because Cancer

However, Medscape reports of the JACC study that "light and moderate alcohol intake predicted reduced all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortalities in both men and women." That's right, light to m... read more

As genetic testing races ahead, doctors are left behind

But the vast majority of physicians doesn't know how to use them, a new survey finds. Individual genetic ... had any type of education in the use of genetic testing to guide medication decisions. And ... read more

How many minorities are there in the USA?

Across the demographics there is an average underestimate in absolute values of non-Hispanic whites by 10 percentage points, and an overestimate of minorities (excluding Jews here) of about 15 percent... read more

Alcohol increases cancer risk, but don't trust the booze industry to give you the facts straight

A recent survey showed that, of the one in two people who had heard of DrinkWise, only ... causes of cancer" and "I am not a heavy drinker over a long period of time so I am OK." Conveniently, "heavy ... read more

Bowel cancer awareness 'stubbornly low'

Awareness about bowel cancer is still "stubbornly low" - despite it being the second biggest cause of cancer deaths in the UK, a study suggests. The Cancer Research UK-funded survey ... and alcohol co... read more

Despite Awareness Campaigns, Breast Cancer Myths Linger

But while awareness is high, many women still have some key facts about breast cancer all wrong. Today the National Breast Cancer Coalition released a survey of 1,000 women that finds several ... to a... read more

Fallacies on breast cancer persist

As the U.S. enters National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a new survey ... awareness." One "stunning" example, she said, is that people still believe heredity is the cause of most breast cancer cases ... read more

"Asian" in all the right places

Since he presumably would hardly have had any Asian ancestry according to 23andMe’s algorithm the homologs inherited from him would be overwhelmingly European, with only one generation of ... in Noakh... read more



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