Booze and Cancer: A Drink a Day Ups Your Risk

Is a little daily alcohol good for you or bad for you? The heart experts say it’s good, but the cancer experts – and a major new study – disagree. The first analysis in 30 years to look at the link between cancer deaths and alcohol says even as little as a glass of wine a day is worrisome. Researchers with Boston University Medical Center and the National Cancer Institute found that alcohol is to blame for one in every …

Latest Scientific Findings on Diet and Cancer

From Jodi Lipson AARP members planning to celebrate their last night in Las Vegas at one of the city’s 5-star steakhouses were urged to reconsider in a session entitled “Forget What You Hear in the News: Learn the Latest Scientific Findings on Diet and Cancer.” Dr. Arthur Schatzkin of the National Cancer Institute at the National Institute for Health presneted results from a study co-sponsored by AARP and the NIH — the largest study ever of the impact of diet …