Cancer

Millennials get it, too.

healthcare

Cancer Treatment Can Make People Infertile, But Insurance Companies Aren't Always Willing to Help

If young people with cancer want to have kids later, they might have to pay out of pocket for things like egg retrieval, egg and sperm storage, and treatments like IVF.
Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
10.12.18
Cancer

Women Aren’t Being Warned About the Sexual Side Effects of The LEEP Procedure

In some, this standard treatment for an abnormal Pap smear has devastating results.
Jessica Furseth
10.9.18
Cancer

These DNA Detectives Are Searching For the Causes of Cancer

Their project could help explain why certain types of cancer are more common in specific parts of the world.
Kat Arney
10.1.18
Race

The Massive Racial Blind Spot in Cancer-Drug Studies

A new ProPublica investigation sheds light on this considerable problem.
Shayla Love
9.25.18
body

Scientists Are Starting to Understand Thousands of Rare Diseases That Affect Children

Seventeen years since the first draft of the human genome, our genes are giving up their secrets and bringing hope to parents around the world.
Linda Geddes
9.19.18
Sex

Orgasms Can Relieve Hiccups, Migraines, and Help Men Live Longer

And, shocker, there's scarce research on what they do for women.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
9.10.18
science is cool

Headlines In Science You Won't Want to Miss

Psychopathic Tinder users, a new development on ketamine, and other interesting tidbits from new studies.
Shayla Love
9.7.18
mental health

How Your Art Changes When You’re Told You’re Dying

“What I'm doing is immortality,” Jeiven says. “I'm putting art on people that's going to walk around after I'm gone.”
Nathan Tempey
8.30.18
Skin Deep

This Terrifying App Shows You What Not Using Sunscreen Will Do to Your Face

Sunface is a free facial aging app that lets you take a selfie and see what your skin will look like in the future based on your level of UV exposure.
Susan Rinkunas
7.27.18
LGBTQ health

Here's What Being LGBTQ Can Do to Your Health

Being gay in 2018 means dealing with the health repercussions of old school discrimination plus new, startling research about heart health and cancer.
Joanne Spataro
7.19.18
body

Gyms Are Home to Extreme Tanning Bed Use

"Three gym chains alone house over 10,000 tanning beds nationwide.”
Sherry Pagoto
7.18.18
dogs

A Contagious Form of Dog Cancer May Be Linked to Early American Canines

The cancer is known as Canine Transmissible Venereal Tumor, or CTVT.
Máire Ní Leathlobhair
7.12.18