Cancer

Men Are More Likely To Die From Skin Cancer

Skin cancer accounts for more than 50% of all cancers combined with 90% of it caused by the sun . Although men and women are equally prone to skin cancer, white men are more likely than women to die of skin cancer. And the reason for this statistical inequality is absurd. Many men find the topic of...
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Mole-Checking Apps Do Have Limitations

One in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70 . That's a lot of people! The good news is with early detection, many skin cancers can be removed before they cause major problems. That's lead to a slew of phone apps to check moles for any signs of cancer. The apps claim to analyze your...
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Two Food Mistakes That May Increase Your Risk Of Cancers

It's pretty common knowledge that smoking can cause cancer. It's also know that not exercising and a poor diet can also increase your chances of developing cancer. Now a new report narrows it down even further to two diet mistakes that are most closely linked to cancer. The study, published in the...
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We Are Sitting More Than Ever And That Is Not Good

Americans sit an average of 10 hours a day pecking at keyboard, binging on Netflix and scrolling through social media feeds. While sitting behind a desk has been a social norm for quite a while, many new technologies have the potential of adding more sitting time then we had a decade ago...
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SPF Moisturizers Not As Effective As Traditional Sunscreen

Many people rely on SPF moisturizers to keep their skin hydrated, reduce their risk of cancer and keep them looking young. But a study suggests these lotions may fail to protect us against skin cancer. Researchers found that nearly 17% (16.6%) of the face is missed when we apply creams with added...
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Woman Host "Boob Voyage" Party Prior To Mastectomy

Progress is being made in the war again cancer as the American Cancer Society reported overall cancer deaths were down nearly 2% from 2017 to 2018, continuing a trend of more survivors beating their cancer. Breast cancer death rates declined a whopping 39% from 1989 to 2015 thanks to improvements...
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Scientist Warn Wireless Headphones and AirPods Could Give You Cancer

An attention-grabbing headline is quite alarming as a news report surfaced this week stating that wireless headsets and earbuds, like Apple AirPods, could potentially cause cancer. 250 researchers from more than 40 countries signed a petition to United Nations and World Health Organization urging...
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Receipt Paper May Put You At Risk Of Developing Cancer

You get one every time you make a financial transaction, so it is a bit alarming that a new report says receipts may increase your risk of cancer! Research from the Michigan-based non-profit organization The Ecology Center found the thermal paper used in most receipt paper, which doesn't use ink...
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Habits That May Reduce The Risk Of Developing Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer in the U.S., affecting almost 85 of every 100,000 Americans according to the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). Although it's an ominous number, breast cancer deaths have dropped by 40% between 1989 and 2015 in...
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Eating Dinner Earlier May Reduce Cancer Risk

What you eat affects your health and now when you eat can be just as important as what you eat. A new study suggest that eating dinner before 9 p.m. could lower your risk of breast and prostate cancer. While that sounds kind of late to eat dinner, the Spanish study found that participants who ate...
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