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Heavy Metals Found in Cannabis Users
Cadmium and lead were found in high concentrations in the blood of marijuana users. These metals are in the soil. How to lower your risk.
Got a Minute? Try Housework Interval Training
Brief spurts of vigorous activity around the house, from climbing the stairs to hauling groceries, can reduce your cancer risk.
An HPV Test for Older Women
Women over 50 may still carry HPV, and they can also get cervical cancer. A new test can relieve them of worry about both.
Avoiding Unnecessary Prostate Biopsies
A new scoring tool measures a man's likelihood of a high PSA independent of prostate cancer, reducing the need for a biopsy.
New Guidance on Breast Density and Cancer Risk
It's not just breast density that predicts a greater risk of breast cancer. Something else is at work and it's changing doctors' guidelines.
The Red Flags Signaling Colorectal Cancer in Adults Under 50
Colorectal cancer cases are rising in young adults. Screening is key -- so is knowing the symptoms to look for and how to reduce your risk.
A Promising New Treatment Approach for Pancreatic Cancer
In what could be a game-changer for patients, a combined treatment using radiation and immunotherapy has been highly successful in animals.
About that New Car Smell...
The interiors of new cars smell good to many, but they emit chemical compounds like benzene and formaldehyde that are not so good for you.
Hormonal Contraception and Breast Cancer Risk
Birth control pills, patches and IUDs all rely on hormones to prevent pregnancy. That raises the risk of breast cancer, but by how much?
Can Prostate Cancer Treatment Be Delayed?
Men with localized prostate cancer were followed for 15 years. There was little difference in outcomes among those treated and untreated.
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