- Gov. Chris Christie Launching PAC — A Possible Step Toward 2016 Presidential Run? [VIDEO]Posted 1 hour ago
- AFMW: Jim DeFelice, Co-Author of American SniperPosted 3 hours ago
- Thaw Of U.S. – Cuba Relations Stirs Mixed FeelingsPosted 3 hours ago
- Beware of IRS Scams This Tax SeasonPosted 3 hours ago
- AFMW: The Rhett Walker BandPosted 2 days ago
- Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Dies at 90Posted 3 days ago
- Jeb Bush To “Actively Explore The Possibility Of Running For President”Posted 1 month ago
- Insurance Industry Giving Affordable Care Act Customers More Time To Pay PremiumsPosted 1 month ago
- Boehner Responds To President Obama’s Immigration Plan [VIDEO]Posted 2 months ago
- AFMW: Comedian Sebastian ManiscalcoPosted 2 months ago
Housecall for Health: Lower Weight, Lower Risk of Breast Cancer
Health care professionals give patients a variety of reasons to lose weight, rattling off a list of diseases, such as diabetes, that weight loss can help prevent. The newest addition to that list may give even more people motivation to drop a couple of pounds.
FOX’s Colleen Cappon has details in today’s “Housecall for Health”:
Here’s another reason to lose that five or ten extra pounds. One new study says weight loss can prevent breast cancer in women. Findings from the Hutchinson Cancer Research Center suggest that losing weight reduces the amount of estrogen in the body; the hormone that increases breast cancer risk.
Doctors say that after menopause, fatty tissues continue to make estrogen, so even 5% less fat can help keep breast cancer at bay.
Housecall for Health, I’m Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.