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(CBS) - Eating certain fish may lower a woman's risk of breast cancer.

Research in the British medical journal says the benefits come from eating one to two portions per week of oily fish, such as salmon, tuna, or sardines.

The study says a high intake of fatty acids in those fish is associated with a 14 percent reduction in the risk of breast cancer in later life.

 

 


 


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(CBS) - The latest birth records show about 3,954,000 babies were born in the U.S. in 2011.

That was down one percent from the year before. The government says the birth rate for teenagers fell 8 percent during that time period.

The average age for first time mothers rose to about 25 and a half.

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