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    Tall Women Linked to Greater Cancer Risk

    Tall Women Linked to Greater Cancer Risk

    Posted 11:25 PM 7/20/2011

    July 20, 2011 -- Taller women are at greater risk for many types of cancers compared with shorter women, a new study suggests.

    In the study, cancer risk rose by about 16% for every 4-inch increase in height. The risk of total cancer increased with height, as did the risk of many different types of cancer including breast, ovary, uterine, and (More)
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    Internet Popular with People Seeking Health Information

    Internet Popular with People Seeking Health Information

    Posted 9:29 PM 5/12/2011

    May 12, 2011 -- Millions of Americans turn to the Internet for medical information, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project.

    The survey also finds that although people heavily use information found online, doctors, nurses, and other health professionals are the first choice for advice about health concerns.

    The survey, based on telephone interviews with 3,001 adults in the U.S., finds that of the 74% of (More)
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