Multivitamin use linked to reduced cancer risk

Research linking multivitamin use to reduced cancer risks received extensive coverage, particularly online. The large study of multivitamins found that they may slightly lower a healthy man’s risk of developing cancer. For the study, “researchers gave almost 15,000 male physicians 50 years or over either a multivitamin or a placebo.”

USPSTF recommends against long-term HRT use after menopause

The Wall Street Journal reports that, in findings similar to what it arrived at in 2006, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued an updated recommendation against the long-term use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for women who have undergone menopause. The updated clinical guidelines were published online in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Larimore Family Newsletter – November 2012

Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: Family Update Broadcast Update Publication Updates 1)   Lintball Leo, the little book that can 2)   I hope you’ll let your friends know about my new on-line devotional 3)   Consider some of my signed books for holiday gifts Events of the Last Month Upcoming Events

Men, women do see things differently: Study

More new research has found what Barb and I discuss in our book, His Brain, Her Brain: How divinely designed differences can strengthen your marriage, that the brains of men and women process what they see differently. Men are more sensitive to fine detail and things that move rapidly, but women are better at differentiating […]

Activity monitors can get kids moving

Thought you’d enjoy this report from USA Today: During the summer, I don’t worry about my kids getting enough exercise. They’re on the go all day long, swimming, playing sports, riding bikes and going to camp. When it’s time to go back to school, though, making sure they stay fit requires some oversight and scheduling […]

Halloween health and safety tips

For many people, autumn events like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times to dress up in costumes, go trick-or-treating, attend parties, and eat yummy treats. These events are also opportunities to provide nutritious snacks, get physical activity, and focus on safety. How can you make your Halloween safer for you and your kids?