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Colon Cancer

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  • An Americans dream come true

    An Americans dream come true
    Mission possible. That was the thought when rock 'n' roll band the Americans was approached to play a benefit concert for one of their devoted fans. For four years, Gayle Krufal, 47, of Capistrano Beach has attended as many Americans shows as she...
  • Will aspirin reduce your cancer risk? Depends on your DNA, study says

    Will aspirin reduce your cancer risk? Depends on your DNA, study says
    For most people, a regular dose of aspirin, Advil, Aleve or certain other over-the-counter painkillers can reduce the risk of colorectal cancer by about one-third. But for some people, these same pills make colorectal cancer more likely. Now researchers...
  • Aspirin users with common genes may get less colon cancer

    Researchers have identified common genetic traits that may explain how aspirin can help protect against colon cancer. It's too soon to recommend aspirin for colon cancer prevention and the needed genetic tests aren't available outside of research. But...
  • Hey, Women's Health, I'm trying to raise a girl who likes her body

     Hey, Women's Health, I'm trying to raise a girl who likes her body
    Dear Women's Health Magazine, Help me out. I'm trying to raise a daughter who doesn't hate her body. Who, in fact, continues for many years to appreciate and enjoy her body for all the things it lets her do — run, flip, dance, play Twister....
  • NHL general managers discuss diving, protecting goalies

    NHL general managers opened three days of meetings without action on two key items on the agenda — goalie interference and the possibility of three-on-three play in overtime. Instead, discussions Monday centered on diving and embellishment, and...
  • Kentucky leads the way with top spot in March Madness

    The Kentucky Wildcats ended up where everyone expected them on Selection Sunday: Seeded No. 1 on their quest to become the first undefeated team since 1976. Oh, but there were surprises when the NCAA Tournament bracket came out, too. Big-conference UCLA...
  • Albany beats Stony Brook 51-50 to win America East title

    When the final buzzer sounded, Albany's Peter Hooley was mobbed on his home court, fans and teammates reacting in disbelief after his winning 3-pointer. Just six weeks after his mother had died of colon cancer, the junior star from Australia hit a 3-...
  • Home sales, prices up in Lake Forest, Lake Bluff

    Home sales, prices up in Lake Forest, Lake Bluff
    Imagine a home where your refrigerator texts you a shopping list and the toilet emails your doctor. For homebuyers who want the most state-of-the-art features, that future is now. Five real estate managing brokers in Lake Forest and Lake Bluff...
  • A humorist with a huge heart

    There's a black ribbon hanging outside PETA's Sam Simon Center in Norfolk, Virginia, this week, and a group of sad people inside it. The building's namesake TV producer, writer and director Sam Simon beat the odds: He lived two whole years past the few...
  • INFLUENCE GAME: Meat industry fights new dietary proposal

    The meat industry is seeing red. Meat companies have tried to rehabilitate an image tarnished in recent years by health and environmental concerns. Now the industry is swiftly and aggressively working to discredit a proposal for new dietary guidelines...
  • Vegetarians who ate fish had lowest colorectal cancer risk, study says

    Vegetarians who ate fish had lowest colorectal cancer risk, study says
    Colorectal cancers kill more Americans than any other cancer except lung cancer, but a new study suggests you can reduce your risk of the disease by laying off the cheeseburgers and pastramis and opting for a large salad or broiled salmon instead. After...