| Aug 23, 2012
Marvin W. Meyer, an expert on Gnosticism and ancient texts about Jesus outside the New Testament who challenged the traditional portrayal of Judas Iscariot as the ultimate biblical villain, has died. He was 64.
Meyer, whose book "The Gospel of Judas"...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 3:29 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The 70,000 surviving firefighters, police officers and other first responders who raced to the World Trade Center after the attacks of September 11, 2001 will be entitled to free monitoring and treatment for some 50 forms of cancer....
| Feb 24, 2013
| 9:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Tanning facilities often given inconsistent or incorrect information about the risks associated with indoor tanning and may let kids as young as 10 or 12 tan, according to a new study from Missouri.
Although the U.S. Food...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Jun 8, 2013
So, there you are in the sunscreen aisle, where the number of products on the shelves is approximately equal to the number of grains of sand on a beach. How to choose? Read the labels. Your decision may still not be easy, but new labeling regulations...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 5:14 PM
Before she joined the sea of pink-clothed people who turned out for a breast cancer walk in Baltimore Sunday morning, Janet Warren filled out a medical history and gave a blood sample. It was a different way to show her commitment to the cause — one...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 9:43 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of pregnant women diagnosed with cancer has increased over the past couple of decades, a new study from Australia suggests.
In 2007, the most recent year studied, researchers found 192 out of every 100,000...
| May 15, 2013
| 3:57 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After decades of using one-size-fits-all therapies to combat cancer, doctors are using new tools to help decide when their patients can skip chemotherapy or other harsh treatments.
An approach to oncology that has been in place...
| Sep 13, 2012
The war on cancer is poised to enter a new phase that promises more precise treatments, fewer side effects and, most of all, more survivors.
And none too soon. Although death rates from many cancers have slowly but steadily declined over the decades,...
| Jun 13, 2013
High-quality shaving creams make a good gift to pamper the man in your life and help him put his best face forward.
The first step is to kick the can — the aerosol can, that is. Good quality shaving creams that help to soften the beard and hydrate...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:04 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than two-thirds of people with non-melanoma skin cancer underwent surgery to treat the condition, according to a new study - including patients who were at least 85 years old or had multiple other chronic diseases....