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Obesity Is Driving Rise in Cancer Among Young People

Being overweight or obese is associated with an increased risk of various types of cancer, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). These obesity-related cancers are now found to be on the rise among young people in the United States. What’s more, rates are steeply increasing in progressively younger ages and successively younger generations, suggest… Read More »

Depression Hits 20% of Young Adults With Autism

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Depression affects almost 20 percent of young adults with autism, new research shows, a rate that’s more than triple that seen in the general population. And young adults with autism who were relatively high-functioning — meaning they did not have intellectual disabilities —… Read More »