Study: Birth Control Pills Slightly Raise Risk Of Breast CancerModern birth control pills that are lower in estrogen have fewer side effects than past oral contraceptives. But a new study suggests that, like older pills, they still modestly raise the risk of breast cancer.
Pancreatic Cancer Action NetworkAccording to the American Cancer Society, pancreatic cancer recently moved from the fourth to the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States, and is anticipated to become the second leading cause around 2020.
Austin Bans E-Cigarette Use In Public AreasThe Austin City Council voted unanimously Thursday to add e-cigarettes to the list of tobacco products that are banned in public areas such as parks, restaurants and bars. The ban takes effect on July 3.
HPVOne in four people (79 million Americans) are infected with HPV. And, 14 million more people will become infected this year alone.
Relay For LifeRelay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.
Jury Awards $55M In Another Johnson & Johnson Cancer SuitFor the second time in three months, a jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a huge award over claims that its talcum powder causes cancer.
Nat'l Institutes Of Health Taking 1st Steps In Precision Medicine ProjectThe Obama administration is moving ahead with a major project to learn how to better tailor treatments and preventive care to people's genes, environment and lifestyle.
Ice Cream Pajama Party To Raise Funds For CancerWhat do ice cream and pajamas have in common? Usually, nothing. But this Saturday in Plano, the two come together to raise money for a great cause.
Free Skin Cancer Screenings This SaturdayDFW Dermatological Societies, American Cancer Society, American Academy of Dermatology and four area health care providers are co-sponsoring this year's FREE melanoma/skin screening event.
How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular ActivitiesHelp your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.
Checking Where & How Your Charitable Donation Is SpentAmericans are more likely to donate to a good cause during the holidays, and charities depend on that generosity. But when donating to non-profit organizations there is a big difference as to where your money goes and how it is spent.
Court Upholds Block On Graphic Cigarette Warnings The federal government can't require tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can disfigure and even kill people.