Here are five actions women can take to lower their risk of developing breast cancer: keep a normal weight, avoid more than one alcohol drink per day, breastfeed, avoid unnecessary radiation, and avoid night shift work. Our next post will continue this theme with five more hints.
A large study published in the British Medical Journal showed that people having surgeries during the weekend had a 82% higher risk of dying within 30 days of surgery than those who were operated on a Monday. Also, later in the week was riskier. Of the weekdays, Friday was the most risky, with a 44% elevated risk.