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This week: Endometrial cancer, U.S. lifespan and how exercise helps diabetes

Carrying even an extra 30 pounds significantly increases a woman's risk for endometrial cancer, the most common cancer of the female reproductive organs. Abnormal vaginal bleeding is the chief symptom, but too many women are unsure what's normal and abnormal.

In this "HealthLink on Air" podcast, Dr. Mary Cunningham explains bleeding patterns during menopause and when to see your doctor. She also goes over the diagnosis and treatment options for endometrial cancer. Cunningham, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology, is the division chief of gynecologic oncology at Upstate Medical University. 

Also on this week's show, public health expert Christopher Morley analyzes why U.S. life expectancy is declining. And, doctor of physical therapy Karen Kemmis explains how exercise is important for people with diabetes. Tune in this Sunday, January 12 at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. for "HealthLink on Air."