Research


Thyroid Cancer: Vital Facts on Detection, Risk...

Until recently, thyroid cancer was the most rapidly rising cancer in the U.S., largely because of increased detection, says the American Cancer Society (ACS). The...

January 16, 2020 / 3 min read


Some Women at Higher Risk of Dying...

While cervical cancer remains one of the most highly preventable diseases in the U.S., some women may not realize they are at a higher risk...

January 14, 2020 / 3 min read


U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue Decline With Sharpest...

The 26-year decline in overall U.S. cancer deaths registered a record single-year drop of 2.2 percent between 2016 and 2017, according to new data released...

January 13, 2020 / 3 min read


Roundup: Alcohol-Related Deaths Surge; Best Diets for...

U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths More Than Double Over Last Two Decades The number of U.S. adults who have died from alcohol-related health issues every year has...

January 10, 2020 / 4 min read


Recommendations for Cervical Cancer Screenings

New recommendations encourage women to begin cervical cancer screenings at age 21, and earlier for women who are younger than 21 and infected with HIV.

January 7, 2020 / 2 min read


Roundup: 10-Year Obesity Outlook; FDA Warning on...

Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Projected to be Obese by 2030, New Study Finds Nearly half of all adults in the U.S. will be obese...

December 27, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: Long-Term Lung Damage from Vaping; Weight...

First Long-Term Study Ties Vaping to Higher Risks of Chronic Lung Diseases Researcher say the first long-term study of the health effects of e-cigarettes, or...

December 20, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: Alcohol’s Link to Cancer Risk; Flu...

Even Light Alcohol Consumption Shows Increased Cancer Risk in New Study Drinking any type of alcohol can contribute to cancers of the mouth and throat,...

December 13, 2019 / 4 min read


Holiday Heart Attacks: What You Need to...

The number of heart-related deaths in the U.S. increases by 5 percent during the December and New Year holidays. With prevention and moderation, it’s possible...

December 10, 2019 / 3 min read