Are light cigarettes better for my health?

Are light cigarettes better for my health?

Smokers have long been aware of the serious health risks and other drawbacks, such as high life insurance premiums, that their habit can bring.

However, recent news reports are serving as a reminder that people do nothing to diminish the risks they face from smoking menthol or light cigarettes. The government has also long warned people against using pipes, cigars and smokeless tobacco products.

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Osteoporosis Drug Stops Growth of Breast Cancer Cells

Osteoporosis Drug Stops Growth of Breast Cancer Cells

A drug approved in Europe to treat osteoporosis has now been shown to stop the growth of breast cancer cells, even in cancers that have become resistant to current targeted therapies, according to a Duke Cancer Institute study. The drug bazedoxifene packs a powerful one-two punch that not only prevents estrogen from fueling breast cancer, but also flags the estrogen receptor from destruction.

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