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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]

Younger men biggest eaters of added sugars

May 11, 2013

Sweetened food and beverages are source of too many empty calories, experts say By Denise Mann Young U.S. adults are consuming more added sugars in their food and drinks than older — and apparently wiser — folks, according to a new government report. Data released from the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed… [Read More]

Youth inspired to higher education

April 28, 2013

A group of young women and men involved with programs at the Social Development Commission (SDC) are on the road to a better future. They recently participated in the annual Youth College Tour. The eight youth who are mostly high school juniors and sophomores visited college and university campuses on the six day trip that… [Read More]

Cancer rates dropping among black Americans

March 18, 2013

But they’re still more likely to die from the disease than whites, study finds A new report finds that cancer rates among blacks in the United States are on the decline, especially among black men, and the improvement may have saved almost 200,000 people from dying of the disease since the early 1990s.  Still, blacks… [Read More]