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Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $72 Mil in Suit Claiming Baby Powder Caused Cancer

Photo by Shutterstock A Missouri jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $72 million to the family of an Alabama woman who claimed to have developed ovarian cancer after using…

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Your Favorite Wrinkle Cream Might be Raising Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Photo by Shutterstock America’s obsession with youth has consumers crazed for anti-aging products, but new studies reveal what could be slowing down your wrinkles, could be linked to…

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Does Wearable Technology Pose a Risk to Our Health?

Photo by Shutterstock Our phones, smart watches, and other wearable technology are constantly emitting radio and electromagnetic signals close to our brains and our reproductive organs.…

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Washington University's High-Tech Goggles Help Surgeons Spot Cancer

A new set of high-tech glasses could help surgeons find and remove cancerous cells during surgery. Developed by Dr. Samuel Achilefu, a professor of radiology and biomedical engineering…

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VIDEO: Nestlé Fitness's "Tweeting Bra" Promotes Breast-Cancer Awareness

What would your bra say if it had a Twitter account (and would you care?) Greek celebrity Maria Bakodimou’s magenta bra has a special sparkly bird clasp, that sends out a tweet every…

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Handyscope is a Smartphone Body Scanner That Checks for Skin Cancer

When you think your mole has grown or a spot emerges on your skin, it’s best to get into your doctor right away to get it checked out. But getting an appointment that isn’t…

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Hey Dudes, Men's Personal-Care Products Contain Toxic Chemicals, Too

Photo by Shutterstock Ladies aren’t the only ones who should be weary of cancer-linked chemicals in personal care products. A new study by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics has shown…

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Top 7 Wearable Technology Concepts of 2012 (Vote for the Coolest!)

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Asha Headscarves Promise Therapeutic Relief for Chemotherapy Patients

A Scottish textile company has developed a range of luxury headscarves designed to help cancer patients cope with the debilitating effects of chemotherapy. More than a way to conceal…

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Avon Claims to Fight Breast Cancer, But Are Its Products Safe?

Photo by Veronika Matejkova/Shutterstock As one of the more visible organizers of breast-cancer rallies across the United States, Avon talks a good game about “crusading”…

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Cancer-Detecting Smart Bra Could Soon Surpass Mammograms in Accuracy

We all expect our bras to work miracles, but can they also monitor our breasts for signs of cancer? A new breed of over-the-shoulder boulder-holder claims to do precisely that.…

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Cancer Research Paves Way for Cheaper, Eco-Friendlier Nylon Production

Photo by Shutterstock A genetic mutation found in brain tumors could result in a cheaper, greener way of manufacturing nylon, according to researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute.…

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Can Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs Increase the Risk of Skin Cancer?

Photo by Shutterstock That big ball of incandescent gas in the sky isn’t the only source of harmful ultraviolet rays. Stony Brook University scientists say that UV radiation can…

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Fighting Skin Cancer Could Soon be as Easy as Slathering on Moisturizer

Photo by Shutterstock A $2.99 tube of moisturizer from your neighborhood drugstore could soon deliver gene-regulation technology for treating skin cancer and other ailments, according…

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Spray-Tanning Could Cause Cancer, Warns New Report

Photo by Shutterstock Contrary to popular wisdom, a spray tan isn’t less dangerous than exposing yourself to ultraviolet rays. In fact, it might actually be worse. A panel of…

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