by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 20, 2013
The gap has emerged over the past three decades, and it's getting worse.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on December 18, 2013
China opens its first smog clinic after a year of record-breaking air pollution.
by Scott Keyes Posted on December 17, 2013 Updated: December 17, 2013
Morton's Steakhouse called the cops to kick out a cancer patient for trying to stay warm in its restaurant.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on December 12, 2013
Cancer death rates -- especially for breast cancer -- have been soaring in developing nations. Unfortunately, affordable preventive and treatment measures remain scarce in poorer countries.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 22, 2013
The lifetime risk in the region is actually comparable to many other urban populations in the U.S., but the area is unique because of the amount of nearby natural gas development, electric power-generating facilities, and coke processing plants.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on November 15, 2013 Updated: November 15, 2013
HPV rates are lagging in Southern states -- the same region where women are more likely to die from cervical cancer.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on November 12, 2013
Even after they've self-identified a suspicious lump on their breasts, many American women put off getting a mammogram because it's hard for them to afford a trip to the doctor.
by Ari Phillips Posted on November 5, 2013 Updated: November 5, 2013
An eight-year-old in China has become the country's youngest person ever to be diagnosed with lung cancer. She comes from a highly polluted region and doctors have attributed the cause to air pollution.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 29, 2013
Sometimes smart meters come with concerns that they may jeopardize Americans' privacy or health -- but the evidence is mixed to nonexistent, respectively.
by Aviva Shen Posted on October 28, 2013
The HPV vaccine that has worked wonders to protect teenage women is less likely to protect African American women, who are more susceptible to other strains.