Cancer

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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Alcohol May Add Years To Your Life, But There's A Catch

After a 9 year study, alcohol can help you live a longer life! However before you toast your adult beverage to the news, too much alcohol can actually shorten it! Scientist took a look at the drinking habits of 100,000 adults aged 55 to 74 and found that those who say they never drink alcohol have...
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Most Breast Cancer Can Be Treated Without Chemotherapy

Some groundbreaking news was released yesterday that means 70% of women diagnosed with breast cancer do not need chemotherapy to treat the disease. A decade-long study analyzed how well a widely used genetic test assessed cancer risk, based on 21 genes linked with breast cancer recurrence. The...
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Sunscreen Pills Are A Scam

Memorial Day weekend is billed as the unofficial beginning of summer and although thought turn to long days by the pool or on the beach, it's important to never let your guard down as scammers look for ways to take your money and run. The latest trend are pills that promise to prevent sunburn and...
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Fake Cancer Causes Being Believed At A High Rate

Smoking, being overweight and overexposure to UV radiation are the biggest preventable causes of cancer. But false information and fake news is causing much confusion as to how those cancers are detected and can be prevented. A recent survey of adults found an alarming number of people getting...
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Glitter Sunscreen Just In Time for Summer

This summer you'll see more people gleaming by the pool as glitter sunscreen makes its way to store shelves. Glitter sunscreen sounds a lot like a unicorn beauty lover’s dream, but is all that glittery goodness actually effective at protecting your skin from sun damage? Yes and no. It depends on...
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Nail Salons May Be Putting You At Risk Of Developing Cancer

Sad news for your mani/pedi appointments. The UV light used to set your nail gel or shellac polish may be a gateway to skin cancer. Although UV setting machines are in nearly every nail salon, the machines have no standardization of the strength of the UV rays they produce. Medical professionals...
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Interactive Web Site Calculates Your Risk Of Developing Melanoma

The most common cancer in the United States is skin cancer, which roughly 9,500 new cases are diagnosed each day ! That may sound like bad news but like all cancers, if skin cancer is caught early enough, the survival rate increases. Thanks to some scientists, the early detection rates by increase...
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