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Can you vaccinate yourself against cancer?

Studies touting the benefits of cancer vaccines are emerging, but do those studies really show hope or just hype? Here's a look at the past, present and future of cancer vaccine research.

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:29:29 GMT
Ultra-processed foods linked to increased cancer risk

Ultra-processed foods are not known for their health qualities. We know this, yet it's hard to resist the doughnuts your kind colleague brought into the office. Now, research published Wednesday in the BMJ may give you at least a longer pause before you pick the pink one with sprinkles.

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 23:30:39 GMT
Cell phone radiation study finds more questions than answers

Cell phone radiation and a potential link to cancer risks have left consumers and scientists alike scratching their heads since mobile phones became widely used in the 1990s.

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 17:30:18 GMT
Hot tea linked to esophageal cancer in smokers, drinkers

If you smoke cigarettes or drink alcohol daily, you may want to consider letting your tea cool before you enjoy it. Drinking tea while it's too hot could increase your risk of esophageal cancer, a new study suggests.

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 14:39:28 GMT
Prostate cancer now kills more in UK than breast cancer

Prostate cancer now kills more people in the United Kingdom than breast cancer, according to numbers released Friday by Prostate Cancer UK.

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 18:15:10 GMT
FluMist set to return for next flu season

Flu vaccinations may become painless again. A US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee voted Wednesday to recommend, once again, that FluMist, the nasal spray version of the influenza vaccine, be used during the 2018-19 season.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:06:49 GMT
Excessive alcohol use linked to dementia

Excessive alcohol use could increase your risk for all types of dementia, particularly early-onset dementia, according to a new study.

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:05:55 GMT
Alcohol: Do you drink too much?

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:05:55 GMT
Surgical sponges left inside woman for at least 6 years

Two surgical sponges were left in a woman's abdomen for at least six years, according to a new report in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:00:47 GMT
Florida lawmakers refuse to debate assault rifles -- but say porn is dangerous

Almost a week after 17 students and teachers were gunned down at a Florida high school, the state legislature voted against a measure to consider a ban on semi-automatic weapons. Instead, they declared pornography to be public health risk.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:43:37 GMT
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