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Risk Factors

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Does Wine Culture Pose Health Risks to Moms?

Many women feel pressure to be an ideal parent or caregiver. But as alcohol consumption continues to rise, some women may be flirting with danger.

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The Link Between Drinking Alcohol and Cancer Risk

Drinking alcohol of any kind—liquor, beer or wine—is a leading risk factor for developing cancer, but few are aware of the risk.

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How You Could Be at Higher Risk for COVID-19

Wondering whether you could be at heightened risk for COVID-19? Check if or how many of these characteristics apply to you.

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U.S. Heart Failure Deaths Linked to Socioeconomic Status

A new study from University Hospitals shows that a person’s address can help predict their chance of mortality from heart disease.

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Why Women Are at Greater Risk Than Men for Heart Disease

More women die from heart disease than from all forms of cancer combined, including breast cancer. Learn more about the leading health risk for women.

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Feeling Sluggish? You Might Have a Thyroid Disorder

If your get up and go has got up and gone, a sluggish thyroid may be the problem.

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