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Rectal Cancer on the Rise; Cranberries Do Help UTIs
Byroney_WebMD_Staff posted:

Here are some new news articles I thought you might be interested in.

The first is that Rectal Cancer is on the Rise (Up 3.8%) in young people under 40. Remember, if you have anal bleeding, please consider having your doctor check it out and don't assume you know the cause.

The second is about Cranberry Juice and urinary tract infections. "Scientists report that within eight hours of drinking cranberry juice, the juice could help prevent bacteria from developing into an infection in the urinary tract."

Click on the links to read the full articles, and post below if you have any comments.

Yours in health,


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