by Emily Atkin Posted on January 16, 2014
The manufacturer of the chemical that contaminated potable water for 300,000 West Virginians has known all along that it can cause cancer, according to allegations in a new class action lawsuit.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on January 16, 2014
On Thursday, Beijing issued its first warning of the year for a wave of dangerous smog that exceeded the worst threshold in the warning system.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on January 9, 2014
Thanks to the health law, breast cancer prevention drugs like tamoxifen and raloxifene will be available without a co-pay.
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.