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Aspirin

Sometimes natural pain relief isn’t enough—but what’s the safest pain reliever? You may have seen headlines about oxycontin, and how it’s caused a surge in addiction. But we’re talking about over-the-counter pain relievers. Aspirin, acetaminophen, and ibuprofen. What are the pros and cons of each? IbuProfen (Advil and Motrin): The pro is that this is […]

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Just in time for warmer weather! A new study has found that taking aspirin daily reduced women’s risk of melanoma by more than 20%. The longer they’d been taking aspirin, the less likely they were to develop melanomas in old age. This is just the latest in a long line of studies that show a […]

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It’s not the first time aspirin’s been linked to wellness and prevention: it’s been tied to lower rates of other cancer, is often recommended as heart attack prevention (and can be lifesaving when taken during a heart attack), and it’s been tied to lower rates of Alzheimer’s. A new study found that those who took […]

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What Is Cancer’s Enemy?

March 28, 2012

Inflammation is gaining an increasing amount of awareness. People are realizing that certain diets contributes to it, that certain foods fight it, and that it may be responsible for many diseases, including cancer. Analyzing a number of studies that were looking at heart disease, researchers noticed a trend. People taking a daily regimen of aspirin […]

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