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The smell of prosperity or illness?

Jun 29, 2012
The residents of Roxana, Ill. debate if the oil refineries in and around their town represent jobs and money, cancer or something else.
Posted In: Oil, refineries, oil spill, cancer, Roxana, Illinois

Doping charges brought against Lance Armstrong

Jun 14, 2012
The agency that monitors drugs in sports is bringing formal doping charges against cyclist Lance Armstrong. Armstrong has denied the allegations, but how will the charges affect his charitable organization Livestrong?
Posted In: Sports, Charity, cancer

Gambling on cancer treatments

Apr 9, 2012
A new study shows that cancer patients prefer riskier approaches with very low odds of success , over more successful ones that wouldn't extend their lives as long.
Posted In: cancer, medical costs, treatment, health insurance

The war on cancer -- a healthy metaphor?

Dec 23, 2011
President Richard Nixon used the phrase "war on cancer" in signing the National Cancer Act of 1971. Forty years later, scientists say our understanding of cancer has outgrown a military analogy.
Posted In: cancer, Health

The latest verdict: no evidence that cell phones are harmful

Oct 21, 2011
It seems like every other week a study comes out telling us that cell phone usage can cause brain cancer, or conversely, that they don't harm us at...
Posted In: cancer, cell phones, Tech Report

Congress wants more info on cell phone safety

Jun 2, 2011
After the World Health Organization's recent findings about cell phones and it's possible connection to cancer, lawmakers on the Hill are asking...
Posted In: cancer, cell phones, markey

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