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NHPR interview with Dr. Judson Brewer

Judson Brewer, MD, PhD is the Director of Research at Center for Mindfulness and Associate Professor in Medicine and Psychiatry

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A person’s level of fitness might also have a profound effect on cancer outcomes long before a diagnosis.

Men who were very fit in middle age were 32% less likely to die from cancer after being diagnosed after

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Eleven years later, women who took a stress management course after being diagnosed with breast cancer were still reaping the benefits of the training.

Breast cancer patients who completed the 10 week stress management program early after diagnosis had higher mood and quality of

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How Exercise May Aid Cancer Treatment

In a new study involving mice, aerobic exercise slowed the growth of breast cancer tumors. Click here to read the

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A series of studies found that the more nuts people consumed, the less likely they were to die at any given age, especially of cancer or heart disease.

Death rates were lower among those consuming a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra nuts. Click here to read the article.

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The world’s most widely-used weed killer can “probably” cause cancer, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

The active ingredient in the Monsanto herbicide Roundup, was “classified as probably carcinogenic to humans.” Click here to read the

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Aerobic exercise is no friend to breast tumors

A body that gets regular physical activity is a more hostile environment for cancer’s growth in breast tissue. Click here

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Research linking sugary beverages to weight gain and obesity

American Institute for Cancer Research recommends avoiding these drinks. Click here to read the article.

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Evidence on Diet and Colorectal Cancer

Suggests that vegetarians have a lower risk of this cancer than non-vegetarians. Click here to read the article.

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New studies puts a price tag on health problems

There are links to certain chemicals in our food, makeup and even couches—and it’s steep. Click here to read the article

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