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A study based out of Boston, Massachusetts in the United States found that terminally ill patients were three times more likely to receive life-prolonging medical procedures during the last week of their lives if they were “positively” religious and spiritual as opposed to being “negatively” religious/spiritual.

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It is commonly thought in the United States and around the world that multivitamins help to improve health and minimize the risk of such diseases as cancer and cardiovascular disease. A U.S. study asked if this belief is medically true in postmenopausal women.

Published in Health
Thursday, 22 January 2009 19:05

Got cancer? Only 44% quit smoking when told

A West Virginia-led study of smoking behavior found that only 44% of people quit their tobacco habit when diagnosed with cancer. Continuing to smoke after being diagnosed with a tobacco-related cancer hinders the effectiveness of the treatment.

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