Tag: Women

Women can reduce the risk of premature death over half by not smoking, exercising regularly, eating a good diet including drinking alcohol in moderation, and keeping their weight down.

Drinking While Pregnant and Later Child Growth

Study: Drinking While Pregnant Drinking while pregnant and its effects on the size of infants at birth has been studied in earlier research. This study examined the link between drinking while pregnant and children’s height and weight from birth to age 10. Data came from 7,597 mother-child pairs. Occasional or light daily drinking while pregnant …

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Women Leaders of Temperance and Prohibition in the U.S.

women leaders of temperance

The women leaders of temperance and prohibition worked hard to promote their vision of a better world. They believed that temperance would lead to better family life. To stronger morals. To improved behaviors. And to greater prosperity.          Overview I.   Background II.  Women Leaders III. Other Noteworthy Women IV.  Resources I. …

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Breast Cancer in African American Women: Alcohol Not a Risk?

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The risk of breast cancer in African American women is slightly lower than among white women. But black women are more likely to have aggressive forms of breast cancer. They are also more likely to develop it at an earlier age. So, the risk of breast cancer in African American women is more serious than …

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