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Gay, Bisexual Men Have Higher Cancer Risk


According to a new study published this week in the journal JAMA Dermatology, gay and bisexual men are more at risk for skin cancer or melanoma than heterosexual men. This is because the new data reveals that there is a ...

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Taller People Have Higher Risk Of Cancer


According to a new study just unveiled at the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology conference in Barcelona, Spain, taller people have a higher risk of developing cancer than their shorter peers. The study, conducted by a research team from Karolinska ...

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NFL Tackles Breast Cancer


The NFL (National Football League) has teamed up with the American Cancer Society to promote October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to a source at CBS the partnered pair has already raised more than $8 million for the ...

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Why Is Everything Bad For You? — ‘The Why’


Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why is everything bad for you?” Good question. (OK, it’s a little “Parade magazine-like” but again it beats answering questions about odd intimate acts. Seriously? We thought “The Chili Dog” was just ...

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Why Do Drug Stores Sell Cigarettes? — ‘The Why’


Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why do drug stores sell cigarettes?” Good question. (OK, it’s a little commonplace for us but again it beats answering questions about your odder intimate inquiries. Seriously? We thought “The Menthol” was ...

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Asbestos Found In Crayons And Toys


Asbestos may be lurking in your children’s crayons and toys. According to a recently released report by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), asbestos, a substance now known to be a cancer risk, has been discovered in children’s crime-scene fingerprint kits ...

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Trendy Sunburn Art Can Cause Cancer

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Dermatologists are currently warning the populace against a new trend in skin decoration called sunburn art.  Doctors report that this new trend is dangerous because as a form of sunburn it increases the risk of melanoma which is the most ...

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Soft Drinks Kill 184000 Yearly

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According to a new study just published in the journal Circulation, soft drinks and various other sugar-laden beverages could be the cause of approximately 184,000 deaths annually across the globe. This study is reportedly the first of its kind in ...

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Study Suggests Most Americans to Be Misinformed About Sunscreens


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Most people in the U.S do not have an idea about the indications that the sunscreen labels represent, according to a new study. Under half of study participants understood the part SPF plays, while only 23% were able to indicate ...

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