January 8, 2021
THURSDAY, January 7, 2021 (Forbes)—When it comes to health and medical misinformation, social media is seeing its day. And by “day,” I mean Groundhog Day. Vaccine misinformation has thrived on social media, in large part due to celebrity influence, fearmongering, and tugging at heartstrings using videos, individual stories, and virtual congregating online.
Oral Contraceptives Tied to Lower Risk for Certain Cancers
January 5, The New York Times
January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
January 6, ABC 4
Rep. Payne, Jr.’s Colorectal Cancer Prevention Bill Becomes Law
December 28, Insider NJ
FDA clears way for Cleveland Clinic’s groundbreaking breast cancer vaccine
December 21, Fox 8
Awesome Games Done Quick is an annual live-streamed video game marathon organized by Games Done Quick to benefit the Prevent Cancer Foundation. Hundreds of all-star gamers from around the world speedrun—play as fast as possible—their favorite games. People around the globe tune in online to watch the “best of the best” take on the most popular games.