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A simple prescription for preventing colon cancer

Cindy Gustafson-Brown cgb at JEEVES.UCSD.EDU
Wed Sep 13 21:11:56 EST 1995

>To: womenbio at net.bio.net
>From: pcsmith at alpha2.csd.uwm.edu (Paul Curtis Smith)
>Subject: Re: the feminist critique of science
>Date: 13 Sep 1995 01:51:48 GMT
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>FYI -
>Time Magazine, 9/18/95, p.40:
>"A simple prescription for preventing colon cancer - take one aspirin every
>other day for 20 years - has emerged from a study of nearly 121,000 nurses.
>The women who did so appeared to cut their risk of a malignancy by nearly
>half. Researchers believe the findings should apply equally to men".
>Source: NEJM

For those considering this, it is also a simple prescription for getting an
ulcer...trust me.


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