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Coffee May Cut Risk Of Alzheimer’s

Posted On November 27, 2014

(Undated) -- Drinking coffee may cut the risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease. European researchers say three to five cups of coffee a day can reduce the chances of developing dementia by up to 20 percent. A report released this week by the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee credits life-long moderate coffee drinking with helping…

CDC: Smoking Rate At 50-Year Low

Posted On November 27, 2014

(Atlanta, GA) -- Fewer people are lighting up today than in the past 50 years. A survey conducted by the CDC indicates about 43-million people smoke cigarettes. That's fewer than 18 percent of Americans, the lowest portion of the population reported since the survey started in 1965. The total number of cigarette smokers is down…

Use Thanksgiving To Talk About Your Family’s Health History

Posted On November 27, 2014

(Undated) -- Thanksgiving Day is also National Family Health History Day. Doctor Charis Eng with the Cleveland Clinic says as you're enjoying your Thanksgiving dinner, take the time to talk about your family's health.   Write down what your family says they're health problems are, and try to see if any seem to run in…

Coke To Market Premium Milk

Posted On November 27, 2014

(Undated) -- Coke is hoping to cash in on a new blend of milk. Coca-Cola will roll out a premium brand called Fairlife next month. The milk has 50 percent more protein with half the sugar of regular milk. It also has nearly a third more calcium. The marketing campaign for Fairlife will emphasize how…

New Study Shows Breast Cancer Recurrence Falling

Posted On November 27, 2014

(Vancouver, BC) -- Women afflicted with breast cancer are not seeing it return as often. An analysis of Canadian breast cancer patients shows that patients from 1986 to 1992 saw breast cancer recur about twice as often as women diagnosed from 2004 to 2008. Researchers are crediting the improvement to new treatments introduced in the…