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Health Tip: Help Prevent Breast Cancer
(HealthDay News) -- There's no sure way to prevent breast cancer. But the womenshealth.gov website says there are things you can do that may help lower your risk.
Here are the site's suggestions:
- Maintain a healthy body weight; shed pounds if you are overweight or obese.
- Limit or eliminate alcohol consumption.
- Get regular exercise.
- Breast-feed your baby.
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