Women’s Cancer Deaths Expected to Climb 60% by 2030

The number of cancer deaths in women is expected to increase 60 percent by 2030, particularly in low- and medium-income countries.


If You’re a Heavy Drinker, This Study Might Make You Cut Back

A meta-analysis of numerous studies suggests that drinking alcohol may actually cause seven types of cancer. Maybe we should all cut down a little.


Citizens in These 3 US States Took Action on Water Fluoridation Bans

More communities are stopping their drinking water from being fluoridated, and a handful of U.S. towns went to the polls on Nov. 8 to voice their opinions.


Review: Agent Orange Linked to Bladder Cancer, Hypothyroidism, Parkinson’s

New information reveals Monsanto and Dow’s weed killer Agent Orange used during the Vietnam War harmed more people than previously thought.


U.N. Expert Calls Junk Food a Human Rights Concern

A U.N. expert says that junk food is a human rights issue, and that poor people often have to choose between affordable food and nutritious food.


Drink Alcohol? This Might Cut Your Risk of Alcohol-Related Early Death

A new study links exercise with a lower risk of dying early from alcohol-related cancer and other health problems. Cool, right?


Yet Another Sign our Modern Diet is Harming Future Generations

Children in the United Kingdom are consuming double the amount of the recommended daily allowance of sugar. An initiative to combat the problem is underway.


Why Are Cancer Cases in Children on the Rise in the U.K.?

Researchers were shocked to find that the number of cancer diagnoses among children and young people in the U.K. had risen 40% in the past 16 years.


Activists Urge Congress to Require Schools to Test for Toxic PCBs

Activists are urging Congress to require schools to test PCB levels following a Harvard study showing that up to 26,000 schools contain toxic levels.


Smoking can Permanently Damage DNA – But Quitting can Heal Some Wounds

When a person quits smoking, the majority of the genetic damage eventually fades. However, a new study suggests that part that damage is permanent.


Johnson & Johnson Faces Another Lawsuit over Talcum Powder-Linked Cancer

Over 2,000 women have sued Johnson and Johnson over allegations that their talcum powder causes cancer. Now, another woman has come forward.


New Report: Those with Common Types of Cancer Can Expect to Live 10 Years

For the first time, those with common cancers can expect to live at least 10 years after their diagnosis. However, this can create issues for the long-term.


Uh Oh: FDA Finds Glyphosate Herbicide in U.S. Honey

FDA testing has revealed that U.S. honey is contaminated with the herbicide glyphosate, including a very popular brand marketed as 100 percent all-natural.


Cancer Breakthrough: Blood Test Detects ‘Cancer Symptoms’ 10 Years Before they Begin

Scientists have discovered something about cancer that could make the disease detectable up to 10 years before it becomes extra problematic.


Cord-Blood Transplants Provide Fresh Hope for Leukemia Patients

An encouraging new study shows that umbilical-cord blood transplants are more successful than bone marrow or traditional blood cell transplants.


U.K. Pledges to Phase out Microbeads in Cosmetics by the End of 2017

The U.K. government announced on September 3 that it would require cosmetics companies to phase out microplastics in their products by the end of 2017.


Study: Two Genes Can Help Detect Breast Cancer Prognosis

A new study has identified two genes that make women with breast cancer more susceptible to die from the devastating disease.