UA Study Finds Energy-Dense Foods May Increase Cancer Risk Among Women of Normal Weight
A new study led by Cynthia Thomson, professor of health promotion sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, reveals a link between high calorie foods and cancer risk in women who are not overweight.
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