cancer prevention

  1. Well-being

    You can prevent cancer, says World Health Organization

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    The C-word seems to be everywhere you turn. We hear about new breakthroughs and treatments all the time, and unfortunately we hear...
  2. Well-being

    Colon cancer awareness receives a social media buttlift

    Butt. Hiney. Tuckus. Ass. No matter what you call it, your rear end deserves respect. It puts up with a lot of... well, you know....
  3. Women's Health

    Your pap smear isn’t enough to detect cervical cancer

    According to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel, the Roche’s HPV test should be the primary test for cancer...
  4. Diet

    Spring tonic: Balancing the body with pungent greens

    Bitter and pungent-tasting foods are largely absent from the standard American (SAD) diet. Instead, the predominant flavors of a SAD...
  5. Health & Wellness

    Defending the "I wish I had breast cancer" campaign

    Pancreatic Cancer Action's "I wish I had breast cancer" ad campaign has infuriated many people. Emotions aside, though, the campaign...
  6. Diet

    The carcinogen that you’re likely drinking on the regular

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    Caramel color is the most used artificial coloring in our food and drinks, but new research says that too much is not good for you.
  7. Diet

    The health benefits of tomatoes

    Voluptuous, juicy and versatile, nutrient-dense tomatoes are a staple of Italian cuisine. Yet three centuries after the tomato was...
  8. Women's Health

    The best foods for...

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    The foods we put into our bodies can play a big role in our everyday lives. From "that time of the month" to sleep issues, we put...
  9. Well-being

    Is your biopsy at risk for a mix-up?

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    A new study sheds light on prostate biopsy mix-ups, and it could point to potential errors with breast biopsies and pap tests.
  10. Health & Wellness

    3 Harmful ingredients in personal care products

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    Unless you have an advanced degree in chemistry, reading the labels on personal care products can be frustrating. What are all those...
  11. Health & Wellness

    Scary diseases you should know about

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, designed to increase awareness of the disease and remind women about the importance of...
  12. Well-being

    What you need to know about ovarian cancer

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    Based on the latest medical research, here’s what you need to know about ovarian cancer — the risks, early detection and preventive...
  13. Health & Wellness

    3-D science that benefits breast cancer detection

    Another study confirms that 3-D mammograms are more effective in detecting breast cancer.
  14. Diet

    Fall fruits and veggies that fight cancer

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    Some of our favorite fruits and vegetables (think apples and pumpkins) reach their nutritional peak in the fall — and can help...
  15. Health & Wellness

    New study says alcohol increases breast cancer risk

    A new study shows that young women who drink have a higher risk for breast cancer than those who do not.
  16. Dogs

    Can you prevent canine cancer?

    Just as with humans, there are several lifestyle decisions you can make to reduce your dog's chances of developing cancer. But are...
  17. Diet

    Drink your way to a better brain

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    Drinking alcohol making you feel bad? Check out some new takes on making both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks work in new ways to...
  18. Women's Health

    Sensor can smell melanoma

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    Scientists have figured out how to use a sensor to identify the odor from melanoma to detect this often deadly form of skin cancer.
  19. Well-being

    CT scans better to find lung cancer

    A review of a 2010 study finds that CT scans were more effective in detecting lung cancer than X-rays were.
  20. Well-being

    Detecting skin cancer in darker skin

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    May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, a reminder for all of us to protect our skin. Although it’s a common misconception that...