But non-fiber types may actually boost risk of disease, Fred Hutch analysis finds
Oct. 8, 2014
| By JoNel Aleccia / Fred Hutch News Service
When irregularity strikes, what do you do? If you’re like roughly 20 percent of Americans, you reach for a laxative to help ease symptoms of occasional constipation. But a large new prospective study of more than 75,000 adults in western Washington finds that the type of laxative you take may influence your risk for colorectal cancer.
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