• Even walking the dog helps: A study, published in the "International Journal of Cancer," looked at over 250,000 women across Europe. It found that active women lowered their risk of breast cancer. Housework, gardening...even walking the dog helped. 2 1/2 hours of exercise a day reduced their chance by 6 percent while three hours dropped it 10 percent. Very active women -- those moving six hours each day saw a 13 percent decrease in risk.
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