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Cancer

Millennials get it, too.

Smoking
Smoking

Thirdhand Smoke Is the Most Difficult Kind to Avoid

It's invisible and it's everywhere smokers have been.
Mike Darling
2.20.18
Sex
Sex

Everything You Need to Know About Prosthetic Testicles

If you lose a ball, should you get it replaced?
Grant Stoddard
2.12.18
You're Smarter Than That
You're Smarter Than That

7 Things to Never Say to Someone With Cancer

Advice from someone who had cancer.
Lindsay Jean Thomson
2.7.18
breast cancer
breast cancer

I Got Breast Cancer But Not a Mastectomy

For those with breast cancer, a mastectomy may seem the best option. I thought so–until the last minute.
Joanna Moorhead
2.6.18
is this real life?
is this real life?

After Cancer, You Still Have to Get Used to Your New Body

For now, I’m healing from surgery nicely and enjoying the novelty of having small breasts.
Lindsay Jean Thomson
1.29.18
Meducation
Meducation

The Dangers of Taking PPIs for Acid Reflux

There might be serious consequences to taking these drugs long-term.
Matt Jancer
1.24.18
Cancer
Cancer

Do X-Rays Increase My Risk of Cancer?

The risks are real—but usually outweighed by the benefits.
Markham Heid
1.18.18
HPV
HPV

Why It Matters If HPV Caused Your Head or Neck Cancer

Doctors are finding that some patients can be cured with way less treatment.
Shayla Love
1.12.18
is this real life?
is this real life?

My Plastic Surgeon Made My Post-Cancer Breasts Two Sizes Too Small

“This has never happened to me before,” he says.
Lindsay Jean Thomson
1.4.18
Smoking
Smoking

Who Forced the Cigarette Companies to Run Those Anti-Smoking Ads?

I've spent decades battling the tobacco industry. There's a reason you're seeing these ads now.
Stanton Glantz
12.27.17
Smoking
Smoking

Former Smokers Might Want to Eat More Tomatoes

A new study suggests diets high in fresh fruit could help lungs damaged from smoking.
Jesse Hicks
12.26.17
is this real life?
is this real life?

My Cancer Doctor Suggested I Order a Vagina Egg

He went full-on Goop on me.
Lindsay Jean Thomson
12.26.17