Posts tagged "cancer"

Cleavage For Charity

While boobalicious models in booze ads are known for boosting sales, this time it’s more than just for show, it’s for a good cause. A cheeky new line of wines from Cleavage Creek feature labels with sexy Breast Cancer Survivors — like Carson Daly’s mom — showing off their décolletage. Napa Valley winery owner and…

Simcha / May 9, 2008

Should You Drink To Your Health?

Medical studies can be very confusing and seemingly contradictory. Take studies on alcohol consumption. Sometimes we’ll read that drinking a little bit will do our bones good, and then we’ll hear that drinking even two drinks per day increases our risk of cancer. The chief of preventative medicine at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital offered…

Catherine Strawn / May 8, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Cancer, Genital Warts, And War Zones — Fun!

When it comes to couples in which someone is recovering from cancer, how the wife is coping emotionally influences her husband’s physical health. [Reuters]
About six percent of adults in American have been diagnosed with genital warts, according to a study in the April issue of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and they were most prevalent among…

Catherine Strawn / April 1, 2008

FDA Smackdown: Cervarix vs. Gardasil

The FDA is rushing to rubber stamp Gardasil, a cervical cancer vaccine, for women ages 27-45. Initially, the miracle HPV-preventer has been well received by its intended market — women and girls ages 9-26. Due to Gardasil’s success, amounting in $1.5 billion in sales last year, its makers, Merck & Co, are looking to expand…

Simcha / March 20, 2008

Tall Women Have Higher Risk For Melanoma

Sure the 50-Foot Woman can kick anyone’s butt, but now a new study has shown she’s at a higher risk to have to fight off skin cancer too. According to an Australian scientist, Dr. Catherine Olsen, from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, the tallest quarter of the 5,000 women she studied were 30% more…

Simcha / March 10, 2008
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