Cancer group says colon screening should start at 45, not 50

Cancer group says colon screening should start at 45, not 50 Continue reading

Scientists discover how ‘second brain,’ which helps you poop, works

Scientists discover how ‘second brain,’ which helps you poop, works Continue reading

Ultra-personal therapy: Gene tumor boards guide cancer care

Ultra-personal therapy: Gene tumor boards guide cancer care Continue reading

Experts shift gears on routine prostate cancer screenings

Experts shift gears on routine prostate cancer screenings Continue reading

Nuclear plant shutdowns tied to coal pollution, decreased birth weights

Where communities get their electricity may directly determine their citizens’ health and wellbeing, a new study suggests. The research links the shut down of two nuclear power plants in the Tennessee Valley during the 1980s to decreased birth weights among babies in the area, and pins the blame on increased pollution from coal power plants. […] Continue reading

Botox is Booming Among Millennials

Jordan Bailey, 25, is as likely to get Botox as her 57-year-old mother and has no problem admitting it. “My generation doesn’t see anything wrong with getting work done,” said Bailey, who works at Edina’s Skin Rejuvenation Clinic, where she has been getting Botox injections for two years. Like Bailey, more young women — some […] Continue reading

New Study on Smoking Marijuana as a Teen

The more teenagers delay smoking marijuana until they’re older, the better it is for their brains, but there may be little ill effect if they start after age 17, says a new Université de Montréal study. Adolescents who smoke pot as early as 14 do worse by 20 on some cognitive tests and drop out […] Continue reading

Smoking permanently damages your DNA, study finds

Smoking permanently damages your DNA, study finds Continue reading

Coffee Only Causes Cancer If It’s Very Hot, WHO Says

There is no conclusive evidence that drinking coffee causes cancer, the World Health Organization’s cancer agency will say as it downgrades its warning, but it will also say all “very hot” drinks are probably carcinogenic. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) had previously rated coffee as “possibly carcinogenic” but has changed its mind. […] Continue reading

Vitamin B12: Low Levels of Vitamin Linked to Those With Certain Mental Conditions, Study Says

Vitamin B12: Low Levels of Vitamin Linked to Those With Certain Mental Conditions, Study Says Continue reading