Danger in Colgate toothpaste chemical?

In 1997, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved triclosan for use in Colgate Total toothpaste. Its purpose was to help prevent gum disease. A Freedom of Information Act request from the National Resources Defense Council just resulted in the release of FDA documents in…

Surgeon General Calls for Government Action to Reduce Rate of Skin Cancer

Washington, D.C. – Acting Surgeon Dr. Jerome Adams admonished the government to take action to stem the rising rate of skin cancer among Americans. Melanoma is the most dangerous form of the cancer and the number of people with this form has increased two fold…

Breast Cancer Risks Reduced with Breast Reduction

Women who have family history of breast cancer may be able to reduce that risk by having a breast reduction procedure. Known as a bilateral prophylactic mastectomy, the surgery can prevent the development of cancer by up to 90%. This was found to be especially…

Tommy Chong announces that he has prostate cancer

Tommy Chong, popular comedian and actor best known for his marijuana based humor announced Saturday on CNN that he is battling prostate cancer. Chong was on CNN discussing recent attempts to decriminalize marijuana in the city of New York. Chong stated “I’ve got prostate cancer,…