Risk of Cancer Could Depend on Where A Person Lives

Risk of Cancer Could Depend on Where A Person Lives

New research suggest that your risk for certain types of cancers could depend on where you live.
Cancer affects both the poor and the wealthy but scientists say your risk of certain cancers could depend on where you live.

Researchers found cancers of the larynx, cervix, male genitalia and liver were more common in America's poorest neighborhoods.

But high income areas had a higher incidence of thyroid, melanoma and other skin cancers.

Experts say the cancers linked to poverty have a higher mortality rate.

In other health news, a new study suggests people are more stressed out at home than at work!

Penn State researchers measured levels of cortisol in the saliva of 122 men and women throughout the week.

Cortisol is a hormone that's produced when a person feels stress.

The participants had lower cortisol levels during the work day than when they were at home.

Women also reported being happier while at work, especially those with no children.
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