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Tattoos, no matter what size, can put you at increased cancer risk: Study

Tattoos, once the mark of rebellion or a symbol of niche subcultures, have burst into the mainstrea…

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4 things an oncologist does to lower his cancer risk as rates rise in young people

Eating a Mediterranean diet and exercising are some of the things an oncologist does in his own lif…

Serafina Kenny   


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Eating less bacon and other processed meat may reduce the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and certain cancers, study shows

Cutting out as few as 10 slices of bacon per week could help prevent thousands of cases of cancer, …

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Your go-to sanitary product likely has harmful heavy metals in it, even if the label doesn’t say so!

We know what you're thinking: a relatively tiny chunk of Indians use tampons. But while this study …

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Toxic chemicals in your car seats could be increasing risks of cancer, study warns

Have you been harbouring the misimpression that the worst thing that could happen to you while comm…

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Cancer-causing ‘forever chemicals’ may have been detected in many popular band-aids available in India

Testing 40 bandages, including popular brands sold in India such as Johnson & Johnson, the study fo…

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More young people are being diagnosed with cancer. 3 lifestyle changes could reduce your risk, according to a cancer dietitian.

A dietitian breaks down how to make lifestyle changes that could lower your risk of developing the …

Serafina Kenny   


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Talc, found in baby powder and cosmetics, is “probably” cancer-causing, says WHO agency

Talc is a naturally occurring mineral widely used in talcum powder, baby powder, and cosmetics. Rec…

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Food safety officials in Karnataka report cancer-causing agents and artificial colours in pani puri samples

A few days after banning artificial food colouring in kebabs across Karnataka, food safety official…

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From the sands of time: 4,000-year-old skulls reveal how ancient Egyptians tried to treat cancer!

Ancient Egyptian medical practices were incredibly advanced for their time. These early medical pra…

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The health effects of consuming too much oily and greasy foods

In today's fast-paced world, convenience often takes precedence over health, leading many individua…

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Olivia Munn diagnosed with breast cancer despite a clear mammogram and testing negative for genes that increase risk

The actor Olivia Munn said she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2023 despite a normal mammogram …

Gabby Landsverk   


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Colon cancer is killing more younger people than ever. A cancer expert shares 4 easy ways to lower your risk.

With more people under 50 dying from colon cancer, an expert shares how to reduce the risk of devel…

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A woman's breast cancer was missed on multiple mammograms. She had higher breast density, which can hide tumors.

JoAnn Pushkin was late-diagnosed with breast cancer. She found out she had dense breasts, which mak…

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New AI tool identifies non-smokers at high risk for lung cancer

A novel artificial intelligence (AI) tool can identify non-smokers who are at high risk for lung ca…

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Olivia Munn, 43, says she froze her eggs for the third time after getting diagnosed with breast cancer

"I don't have the ability to carry a baby anymore, so if we want to build our family, this is our o…

Amanda Goh   


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3 high-fiber dinner recipes to help prevent colon cancer — which is rising in young people — from a cancer dietitian

Eating fiber-filled whole grains can help reduce the risk of colon cancer. A cancer dietitian share…

Kim Schewitz   


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How to reduce your risk of cancer: 7 lifestyle recommendations from scientists

Lifestyle changes that could prevent cancer include exercising, not drinking alcohol, and limiting …

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3 types of cancer are affecting more young people, according to an expert. She shared how to lower your risk and catch signs early.

More young people are getting colorectal, breast, and cervical cancers. An expert recommended knowi…

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A chart shows the most common symptoms of colon cancer in people under 50, as cases in younger people rise

Colon cancer is affecting more younger adults, but it's easy to dismiss symptoms when they have sim…

Kim Schewitz