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Aspirin may prevent melanoma in women

We know aspirin relieves pain and prevents heart attacks. Now we learn through a new study it may also help reduce a woman’s risk for melanoma, the most dangerous type of skin cancer.


Benefits seen in hormone use early in menopause

By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer A new study may reassure some women considering short-term use of hormones to relieve hot flashes and other menopause symptoms. Starting low-dose treatment early in menopause made women […]


Warning for menopausal women and hormone therapy

We have important new information for women who take hormones to ease menopause symptoms. AP correspondent Shelley Adler reports. The study found that there was an increase in the risk of breast cancer whether it […]



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