Risk Archives

Women smokers more likely to get colon cancer than men: study

May 11, 2013

Just a few cigarettes a day raises their risk, researchers say By Steven Reinberg Smoking’s connection to cancer is well-established. Now, researchers say cigarettes increase the odds for developing colon cancer, especially for women. Women who’ve ever smoked have an almost 20 percent increased risk for colon cancer, compared with women who never smoked, according… [Read More]

Sexually transmitted diseases and travel

April 6, 2013

Travelers who have casual sex are at risk for sexually transmitted diseases. Prevent STDs when you travel overseas. An estimated 20 percent of travelers say that they have had casual sex with a new partner while in a foreign country. The excitement of being on vacation may encourage people to do things they would not… [Read More]