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Want to Drink Less This Year? Follow These CDC Guidelines

Every year, people worldwide make New Year’s resolutions to reach their goals, improve their health, and better their lives. The United States government found that about half of the most popular resolutions made each year are health-related. Some examples include eating more nutritiously, exercising, managing stress, and drinking less alcohol.  Drinking…...

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Celebrating Safely: What You Need to Know About the Genetic Risk of Alcohol-Related Cancers

It truly is the most wonderful time of the year – with most weekends and evenings filled with gatherings and events with loved ones. As the holiday period creeps closer, the calendars get busier. While an absolutely joyous time, it is also a time of excess, especially when it comes…...

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Potatoes vs. Sweet Potatoes: Root Vegetables for Cancer Prevention

The cold weather can only mean one thing – it’s stew season! No winter vegetable stew is complete without a solid variety of root vegetables – especially the classic yet versatile potato! Potatoes are a root vegetable, which means the part that grows underground is consumed by humans rather than the…...

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5 Exotic Fruits That Fight Cancer & Where You Can Travel To Try Them

Research suggests approximately 30-40% of cancer diagnoses could be prevented by modest diet and lifestyle changes. The easiest way to make positive changes is to add more nutrient-packed plants to one’s diet!...

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Better Understanding of Enzyme Mutation Process Provides Hope for New Pathways to Treatment

Why do protein enzymes cluster together? Few people have bothered to ask this question. Still, a dedicated group of researchers recently embarked on a journey to find the answer. What they found could change many facets of health and healthcare.  The research team, including NFCR-funded senior author Dr. Paul Schimmel, undertook…...

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