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This post has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details. African American women have higher rates of a type of breast cancer that isn't dependent for growth on the hormones estrogen or progesterone. They also have a higher rate of childbearing...
Show Tracker'Rescue Me' Recap: Tommy Gavin handles and inferno of estrogen in episode 2 of the final season....
GreenspaceHealth and environmental groups have mounted a campaign against Bath & Body Works, urging the retailer to stop selling its line of “Summertime Scent” soaps that contain triclosan, a chemical categorized as a pesticide. Scientific studies...
Show Tracker'Rescue Me' recap: Revelations come in all shapes and sizes in episode 3...
Show Tracker'Rescue Me' recap: It's now unmistakably clear why flames and explosions have taken a back seat in the final season of "Rescue Me." Who needs fires when the crew of 62 Truck is so good at fighting each other?...
The breast cancer drug tamoxifen may stall the progression of non-small cell lung cancer in those who take it after breast cancer treatment, a new study has found. Tamoxifen is the oldest of a wide array of medications that block the action of the...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesWhether perusing the beauty and personal care products at Target or Whole Foods or shopping online at Sephora, consumers are increasingly encountering the phrase "paraben-free." What exactly does paraben-free mean, and why might it matter? We take a...
Tribune staff reporterLike a lot of young women, Kelsey Webb, 25, has been off and on birth control pills since she was 18. Every time she started taking them, she gained 5 to 10 pounds. "My normal weight is around 125 pounds. On the pill, I would get up to 130 or 135," says...
When VJ Sleight’s breast cancer returned last year, she wondered if the unusual recurrence – 23 years after her original diagnosis -- had anything to do with the controversial hCG diet that she had repeatedly followed. The near-starvation...
PIX11.comThere are more than 100 types of cancer out there, including breast, prostate and lung cancer - and although we all want to avoid the BIG C, many of us aren't helping our bodies fight back. Nutritionist Ashley Koff will be here to help you cancer-proof...
KTLA NewsCHICAGO (KTLA) -- Doctors and patients have a new tool to prevent breast cancer: A drug that is already approved for the treatment of the disease. Women who are at high risk for breast cancer that is fueled by the hormone estrogen could reduce their risk...
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