Health: Reducing Your Risk

Can you still fit into the dress you wore to your high-school graduation? If so, congratulations. You may have significantly reduced your risk of breast cancer, according to a study last week in The Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital looked at data from 87,145 women whose weight changes were followed for more than two decades. Among women who never used postmenopausal hormone therapy, weight gain since the age of 18 correlated with...
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