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How to Make Grilling Healthier

There’s something so summery about food made on the grill. You get to cook it outside on your own controlled version of a campfire, without the hassle of actually having to camp. If you’ve watched a summertime local newscast recently, however, you’ve probably seen a segment on how grilling may increase cancer risk.…Read more… Continue […]

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Why Your Mammogram Results May Soon Tell You if You Have Dense Breasts

Dense breast tissue can make it harder for a mammogram to detect tumors. Some states already have laws on the books that say patients must be told if they have dense breast tissue. Now, the FDA has proposed a rule that would mandate dense breast notification nationwide.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Roundup Lost a Lawsuit, But We Still Don’t Know if It Causes Cancer

This week a jury found that a man’s use of Roundup on weeds in his yard was a “substantial factor” in causing the cancer that he developed years later. But court cases are not scientific studies, and scientists are still divided on whether glyphosate should really be considered a carcinogen. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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What You Need to Know About Baby Powder and Asbestos

We learned recently that Johnson & Johnson, makers of baby powder, knew for years that their talc contained trace amounts of asbestos, and hid that fact from regulators and from people who sued them over cases of cancer. Is it time to freak out? Here’s what you need to know.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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I’m W. Garth Callaghan, ‘Napkin Notes Dad,’ and This Is How I Parent  

Ever since his daughter Emma was in elementary school, W. Garth Callaghan would jot down inspirational quotes and bits of dad wisdom onto napkins and slip the notes into her lunchbox. It became their special thing, their way to connect. He wanted to make sure Emma could read a note from her father every single […]

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See What Happens When You Quit Smoking With This Calculator

When you quit smoking, your body begins to function differently. In the short term, your heart rate and blood pressure adjust themselves. As the years go by, your risks for cancer and heart disease get closer to those of non-smokers. This calculator can give you specific dates for when all these things happen if you…Read […]

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How to Live When Your Child Is Dying 

Sue Matthews’ world was shaken when daughter Taylor was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 11. For the next five years, the family of five would be caught in a whirlwind of treatment plans, surgeries, biopsy results and medical terms they couldn’t pronounce. Yet while so much was uncertain, Matthews discovered that…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Find a Free Skin Cancer Screening Near You 

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, but it can be hard to find a dermatologist to check out your skin. As we head into summer, though, the American Academy of Dermatology is organizing free skin cancer screenings.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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You Don’t Need to Worry About Aluminum in Your Deodorant

There’s a whole market for aluminum-free deodorants. They’re marketed as natural or primal or somehow vaguely better for you. But hold up a sec: why are you avoiding aluminum, which (unlike those natural deodorants) can actually stop you from sweating? It’s fine.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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