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The Weekly, December 6, 2019

December 6, 2019

The Weekly

Study Shows Exercise Reduces Prostate Cancer Risk

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Study Shows Exercise Reduces Prostate Cancer Risk

FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2019 (Medical Daily)—Prostate cancer is the No. 1 cancer risk for men in both the United States and the United Kingdom. In the U.S., it’s also the No. 2 cancer killer behind lung cancer.

The largest ever study of its kind into prostate cancer in the U.K. has found that being more active reduces the risk of this cancer. The study used genetics as a measurement for physical activity to look at its effect on prostate cancer.

In other news…

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“I was being penalized for having breast cancer”: Survivor fights with insurance over follow-up tests
Dec. 5, CBS News

Metro Atlanta mom terrified as vaping son struggles with lung failure
Dec. 2, The Charlotte Observer

The Foundation in the News

Prevent Cancer Foundation named one of the best charities for your donations - Consumer Reports

Best and Worst Charities for Your Donations

FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 2019 (Consumer Reports)—During the holidays, many consumers receive a multitude of donation requests from charitable organizations, as well as crowdfunding sites and other online giving platforms.

To help you discover charities that are worthy of your support and those to avoid, we’ve provided a list of organizations the top watchdogs agree deserve high and low ratings.

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