Healthy Lifestyle Choices Could Cut Cancer Rates

by drsjbecker on May 7, 2012

Most people know what lifestyle choices will keep the chances of a cancer diagnosis low: Don’t smoke, eat healthy, exercise and get the recommended screenings.

But, many Americans don’t make those choices, and a new report suggests that lawmakers and private industry need to do more to help make those changes easier ones to make.

The report, released by the American Cancer Society Thursday, details the shortcomings that contribute to cancer deaths and notes that social, economic and legislative factors help shape health behaviors.    http://consumer.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=663921

HealthDay (healthday.com) – by Robert Preidt – (Thursday, April 19, 2012) –

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