News tagged with cancer risk

HPV vaccine makes girls more cautious about sex

( -- Nearly 80% of girls say that having the HPV vaccine makes them think twice about the risks of having sex, according to a University of Manchester study published in the British Journal of Cancer.

dateOct 27, 2009 in Cancer
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Weighing cancer risks, from cellphones to coffee

You're sitting in a freshly drywalled house, drinking coffee from a Styrofoam cup and talking on a cellphone. Which of these is most likely to be a cancer risk? It might be the sitting, especially if you do that a lot.

dateJun 15, 2011 in Health
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UN: Deaths up from cancer, diabetes, heart disease

(AP) -- Nearly two-thirds of deaths in the world are caused by noncommunicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart and lung disease which are rapidly increasing at a cost to the global economy of trillions of dollars, ...

dateJun 21, 2011 in Health
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Probing Question: Is grilling dangerous to your health?

For many people, summer festivities would be terribly un-festive without the sizzle, the smoke, and the tantalizing smell of meat being barbecued. In the summer, many gatherings revolve around the grill, and there are shelves ...

dateJul 16, 2009 in Health
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