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3 delicious drinks for Dry January

After indulging during the holidays, you may like to take some time to reset and start the year off with healthy habits. Participating in “Dry January”—or giving up alcohol during the first month of the year—has become a popular health trend. Alcohol has been linked to several types of cancer and your risk increases the […]

ICYMI: November 10, 2017

  Feature Story Cancer Doctors Cite Risks of Drinking Alcohol TUESDAY, November 7, 2017 (The New York Times) — The American Society of Clinical Oncology, which represents many of the nation’s top cancer doctors, is calling attention to the ties between alcohol and cancer. In a statement published Tuesday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, […]

ICYMI: July 29, 2016

Feature Story Expert panel declines to recommend routine full-body screening for skin cancer NOTE: You can see the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s response to the USPSTF’s recommendation here. TUESDAY, July 26, 2016 (The Washington Post) — A panel of medical experts said Tuesday that there’s too little evidence to determine whether routine full-body screening for skin […]

ICYMI: August 21, 2015

Feature Story Study fuels push for FDA e-cigarette regulation TUESDAY, August 18, 2015 (Modern Healthcare) — As the healthcare and retail industries await federal regulation on electronic cigarettes, a new JAMA study has found that young e-smokers are more likely to try tobacco than those who have never “vaped.” You might have also missed… Jimmy […]