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Can Prolonged Antibiotic Use Lead to Colon Cancer?

Can Prolonged Antibiotic Use Lead to Colon Cancer?

So, we are now learning that long-term antibiotic use—and a somewhat ignorant medical over-reliance on them—has contributed to the rise of superbugs. These are bacteria which are mostly immune to traditional antibiotics. Well,... 
Can A Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Reduce Risk from Cancer Death?

Can A Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Reduce Risk from Cancer Death?

The old adage says that an apple a day keeps the doctor away but a new study suggests that you might want to trade out that apple for an aspirin. According to this study, simply taking an aspirin a day might actually reduce your chances... 
At Least 1 in 5 Adults in the US Infected By High-Risk Strain of HPV

At Least 1 in 5 Adults in the US Infected By High-Risk Strain of HPV

In a recent study of a two-year period, scientists found that nearly one-quarter of US adults, between the ages of 18 and 59, had a type of genital human papillomavirus (HPC) which puts them at a higher risk for developing certain... 
Smoking Rates Down but Population Growth Keeps Smoking Death Rate High

Smoking Rates Down but Population Growth Keeps Smoking Death Rate High

Tobacco use in the United States has declined greatly over the past two or three decades. That might sound impressive, though, until you also hear that approximately one in four men still smoke every day and one in twenty women. Indeed,...