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.
by Katie Valentine Posted on October 28, 2013
Lead author Isobel Simpson: "Our main point is that it would be good to proactively lower these emissions of known carcinogens. You can study it and study it, but at some point you just have to say, 'Let’s reduce it.'"
by Kiley Kroh Posted on October 17, 2013 Updated: October 17, 2013
"The air we breathe has become polluted with a mixture of cancer-causing substances," said Kurt Straif of the World Health Organization.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 10, 2013
Since the shutdown began, the National Institutes of Health has accepted 12 patients who will die without treatment.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 7, 2013
"This was not supposed to happen. Nobody wanted the shutdown to happen. If I had a message, it would be that lives are at stake."
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on September 11, 2013
9/11 first responders finally have health coverage for cancer -- but sequester cuts threaten to affect the amount of money that the federal government can give them for their treatment.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 27, 2013
"Less money is less science. It's as simple as that," frustrated cancer researchers told Rep. Dennis Ross (R-FL).
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on August 20, 2013
People who begin tanning younger than age 35 have a 75% higher risk of getting melanoma, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on June 19, 2013 Updated: June 19, 2013