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Teenagers and cancer

Lifestyles adopted by today's youth are being blamed for the predicted increase in future cancers that are linked to obesity. Much focus has been given to the immediate health risks that obesity induces, such as hypertension, heart disease, and diabetes, but cancer is considered more of an older generation's curse. Cancers such as colon, breast and kidney cancer have been shown to be of higher risk in obese people. All of the attributable health concerns that obesity causes can be reduced and 'cured' with stable, permanent weight loss.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Daily Mail

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About: Teenagers and cancer

Date: 7 September 2005

Source: Daily Mail


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