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Cancer Deaths Drop Following Medicaid Expansion
States opting into the Medicaid expansion portion of the ACA all saw deaths from colon, breast and lung cancer drop. Here's why.
A Real Coffee Fix
Colorectal cancer can be a killer. But coffee seems to slow the progression of the disease and help people live longer.
Little Progress on Endocrine Disruptors
Endocrine disrupting compounds can cause fertility, growth and medical issues. A review finds new EDCs meant to protect us are no safer.
The Buzz about Caffeine
Drinking a few cups of coffee a day is no problem. But if you're pregnant, it's a different story.
Catching Cancer Early
It may soon be possible to detect some of the deadliest cancers years earlier than ever before using a simple blood test.
No Safe Alternative to Cigarettes
A study comparing the health impacts of smoking cigarettes, vaping and using a waterpipe came up with some chilling risk statistics.
Your Priorities for a Healthy Old Age
There's one risk factor for chronic disease that out-weighs most others. Can you guess what it is?
Living with an optimist brings mental benefits that make serious, age-related memory issues less likely.
Pick Three -- or Four
Five lifestyle factors have been found to lead to a disease-free old age. The more of them you put into practice, the better your odds.
Flame Retardants Breed Reading Problems
PBDEs have been banned for a while, but they persist in the environment, disrupting brain development. Kids pick them up in the womb.
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