BY Danielle Underferth

Cigarette smoking has been on the decline for years. But one segment of the tobacco market is still going strong: menthol cigarettes.

In response to public health concerns about the dangers of menthol cigarettes and their huge popularity among young people and Black, Hispanic and Asian American smokers, the Food and Drug Administration plans to prohibit these products and flavored cigars.

We spoke with Jennifer Cofer, director...

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BY Danielle Underferth

Most stomach cancers are caused by bacteria called helicobacter pylori or H. pylori. Having H. pylori doesn’t mean you’ll get stomach...

BY Heather Alexander

We all know that eating your greens is good for you, but what if you could extract the green and take it as a supplement?

A recent...

BY Molly Adams

Prostate cancer treatment options can include surgery, radiation therapy and hormone therapy. But some men are candidates for active surveillance – also known as “watchful waiting.”

Prostate cancer patients on active surveillance have routine appointments with their care team to monitor the prostate cancer. By choosing active surveillance, many men are able to avoid some negative side effects of treatment, and to maintain...

BY Heather Alexander

Research shows it’s best to limit red meat because it can increase your risk for colorectal cancer.

With that in mind, plant-based...

BY Danielle Underferth

Having Crohn’s disease doesn’t mean you will get colorectal cancer, but it does increase your risk.

Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory...

BY Heather Alexander

Tea is thought to have many health benefits, from keeping you hydrated to supporting weight-loss and reducing dental cavities.


BY Heather Alexander

Between 5% and 10% of cancers are hereditary. This means that the cancer is caused by a change in your genes called a genetic mutation.

BY Heather Alexander

There’s no doubt about it, food and stress are linked. And it’s not just that when you’re stressed you might eat too much, or too little,...

BY Ronda Wendler

A social media post about a man’s positive pregnancy test reportedly led to his testicular cancer diagnosis.

The man jokingly took...