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   Posted 8/10/2009 4:17 PM (GMT -6)   
Im not a women obviously, but a study at UNC has just learned that women with a family history or genetic history of breast cancer can reduce there chance of getting it by 59% if they just breast feed....Interesting huh?

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   Posted 8/10/2009 5:11 PM (GMT -6)   
Makes perfect sense, women who have given birth are less likely to get ovarian/reproductive parts cancer than those who have not as well. 
From an evolutionary standpoint, these are things your body wants to do...not doing them can cause issues. (NOTE: I'm not saying there's anything wrong from choosing not to have kids, just saying that's what our bodies are meant to do. The mind on the other hand doesn't always agree!)

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   Posted 8/10/2009 7:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Crohnspatient go and Google what greatly reduces the risk of prostate cancer in men devil

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   Posted 8/10/2009 8:13 PM (GMT -6)   
You have me intrigued....I googled prostate cancer and couldn't find anything interesting that reduces the risk....what am I missing?

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   Posted 8/11/2009 2:24 AM (GMT -6)   
AllHailDietmar, I am not sure if you were making a joke with your comment, but if you were it was really funny. I just wanted to let you know it was bad, but hilarious. If you were not then I seriously have issues and need to see a shrink and get my miind out of the gutter.

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   Posted 8/11/2009 6:38 AM (GMT -6)   
AllHailDietmar.....hilariouos!!! My husband would agree. My dad, not so much.

Though seriously I don't buy into all these new theories. My friend BF 3 children and had a very agressive form of breast cancer.
They say the same thing about BF babies and them being healthier. My 2 children proved that theory totally wrong!
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