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Housecall for Health: Pregnancy Age and Cancer Risk

Waiting to have kids until later in life could have health benefits, according to a new study.

FOX’s Colleen Cappon has more in today’s Housecall for Health:

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Having children later in life may reduce a woman’s risk of cancer. A new study from the University of Southern California finds women who give birth after age 40 are 44% less likely to develop endometrial cancer than those who have children in their 20’s. Women who become mothers in their 30’s also had a lower risk. Scientists say hormone levels play a huge role in the findings, but will conduct further studies to pinpoint the exact reason.

Housecall for Health, I’m Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.




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