Women who had diets high in fiber, fruits and vegetables showed a 23% lower risk of ovarian cancer than women who consumed the lowest amounts of these nutrients, according to a study published in the International Journal of Cancer, Feb 2008.
Archive for February, 2008
According to a recent study, parents are the main reason for kids avoiding alcohol, tobacco, and drugs. In a questionnaire, reasons cited include the parents’ positive influence and also potential parental disappointment. This study underlines the importance of communication in the home. Parents need to build a strong relationship with their kids and talk to them about substance abuse. Fourth grade is a good time to start, but the earlier the better!
In a recent study, 26% of the 32-year-old subjects who smoked pot weekly showed signs of serious periodontal disease, compared with 12.1% of infrequent users and 4% of non-users.
via Journal of the American Medical Association