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7.18.18

Gyms Are Home to Extreme Tanning Bed Use

"Three gym chains alone house over 10,000 tanning beds nationwide.”

11.8.17

College Dorm Rooms Carry a Hidden Cancer Risk

The dust bunnies are more like dust monsters.

7.27.16

The Tangled Web of Lies Behind Many Restaurant Menus

You might want to wait till after lunch to read this.

5.11.16

No One Knows Exactly How Much Herbicide Is in Your Breakfast

A new lawsuit raises a lot of questions about what exactly is in the stuff we put in our faces every morning.

2.16.16

Why the Deadly Asbestos Industry Is Still Alive and Well

VICE reporter Milène Larsson investigates why the deadly industry of mining and selling asbestos—a known carcinogen that kills more than 100,000 people a year—is still going strong.

11.24.15

Brits Are Buying Way Less Bacon After the WHO Said It Can Cause Cancer

UK supermarkets saw a £3 million drop in sales of sausages and bacon following the publication of a World Health Organisation report in October, which branded processed meats as a major carcinogen.

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11.17.15

Why Toast Could Be Even Worse for You Than Bacon

More bad news for breakfast-lovers: now, on top of being wary of bacon, you might have reason to reexamine that side of crispy toast or home fries.

11.11.15

Meat Is Having the Worst Month Ever

First there was the cage-rattling WHO report; now, this study says that pan-frying or barbecuing your meat can cause kidney cancer.

9.11.15

As 9/11 Responders Battle Cancer, They Also Battle a Looming End to Compensation

People near Ground Zero during and after the attack on the World Trade Center are still getting sick, but an act passed to provide care and compensation is set to expire next year.