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Can You Screen for Early Pancreatic Cancer?
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 09:02:01 GMT
Pancreatic cancer is best treated at the earliest stages, but it is hard to detect.

How to Minimize Pancreatic Cancer Risk
Mon, 23 Jul 2018 09:00:04 GMT
Obesity, Type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome, all of which have risen to epidemic levels in recent years, are linked to pancreatic cancer.

One Dies of Legionnaires’ Disease in Upper Manhattan
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:36:56 GMT
In total, 18 people have been sickened by the disease between 145th and 165th Streets.

Take Our Quiz: The Trash Most Likely to Litter a Beach
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 09:00:01 GMT
There’s a lot of garbage littering the world’s oceans and shorelines, much of it plastic. What item do you think is most commonly found by volunteer trash collectors?

New York Confronts Rampant Smoking Among Chinese Men
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 21:01:10 GMT
Worldwide, Chinese men consume one-third of all cigarettes. With lung cancer rates soaring, the city’s health department has launched a Chinese-language antismoking campaign.

Banning Vaping Products
Sun, 10 Jun 2018 20:00:01 GMT
A reader is encouraged that San Francisco voters ignored a campaign by tobacco companies and supported the ban.

San Francisco Voters Uphold Ban on Flavored Vaping Products
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 13:24:28 GMT
The measure is considered the strictest in the nation. Voters backed it despite an expensive advertising campaign funded by a major tobacco company.

How to Increase Your Chances of Having a Long, Healthy Life
Mon, 04 Jun 2018 09:00:02 GMT
The big factors in life expectancy: whether people smoke, what and how much they eat, and whether they abuse alcohol or drugs.

Cinnamon May Be Safe in Foods, but Is It Safe in E-Cigarettes?
Fri, 01 Jun 2018 14:29:53 GMT
A cinnamon food additive impaired the cilia in human lung cells.

Can Lifestyle Changes Remove Plaques in Your Arteries?
Fri, 18 May 2018 08:57:01 GMT
Diet, smoking cessation, stress management and exercise can decrease the size of atherosclerotic plaques and help to stabilize them so that you are less likely to have a heart attack.