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25 03, 2022

Artificial Sweeteners, Real Risks

By |2022-03-25T07:06:52-04:00March 25th, 2022|Journal|

Artificial sweeteners were developed to lower the calorie count for processed foods. Initially, they were celebrated as a way to make enjoying some of our favorite foods healthier. Food manufacturers were quick to create line extensions of their best-selling products, touting low-calorie or sugar-free options of soda, candy, and many other processed foods.It was a

7 03, 2022

2022 Less Cancer Bike Ride America — Registration Is Open

By |2022-03-24T18:36:52-04:00March 7th, 2022|Journal|

2022 Less Cancer Bike Ride America — Registration Is OpenThe Less Cancer Bike Ride America kicks off on June 3 and runs for a full month. Every day is an opportunity to make a difference by putting in a few miles to raise funds and awareness for cancer prevention.For five years now, the Less Cancer Bike Ride America

3 03, 2022

Oxford Study Reinforces Link Between Cancer and Meat Intake

By |2022-03-24T18:36:54-04:00March 3rd, 2022|Journal|

One of the essential tools in the fight against cancer is the plate. Researchers continue to discover links between meat intake and cancer risk. How closely are cancer and meat consumption connected?A recent study at Oxford University found further evidence that eating meat is associated with higher risks of some types of cancer. The idea

24 02, 2022

Wax Off: Ski Industry Works to Ban PFAS

By |2022-03-24T18:36:58-04:00February 24th, 2022|Journal|

Industries claim that it is impossible to make their products without relying on PFAS.There is one sector ready to eliminate it.Six of the largest ski wax manufacturers have already made commitments to ban the use of PFAS in high-end ski wax. When heated and melted onto the bottom of skis, ski waxes are critical components of

24 02, 2022

Doctors Are Worried About a Cancer Surge

By |2022-03-24T18:37:01-04:00February 24th, 2022|Journal|

For almost two years now, medical experts have been issuing warnings on lower than normal cancer screenings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The full effects may not be felt for years, but researchers are anticipating a cancer surge.In the spring of 2020, the world stopped. As uncertainty, and a virus, swept the planet, economies came to

5 02, 2022

Stage Legislators Take Aim at PFAS in 2022

By |2022-03-24T18:37:04-04:00February 5th, 2022|Journal|

In 2022, PFAS legislation is on the docket in more than half of the country. New laws regarding PFAS and other toxic chemicals could go a long way in reducing exposure, enforcing cleanup, and allowable limits.10 states are looking at sweep regulation to reduce or eliminate the use of PFAS in-home products like carpets and

30 01, 2022

2022 National Cancer Prevention Workshop

By |2022-03-24T18:37:08-04:00January 30th, 2022|Journal|

In just a few days, some of the most brilliant minds and inspiring people of the cancer prevention community come together. The 2022 National Cancer Prevention Workshop includes three days of discussion, insight, and revelation.Of course, we would all much rather be back in Washington, D.C. to share this experience face-to-face. The realities of the

20 01, 2022

The Biden Administration’s One-Year Progress on Cancer

By |2022-03-24T18:37:11-04:00January 20th, 2022|Journal|

The Biden Administration’s One-Year Progress on CancerFew administrations have as close and personal a connection with cancer as President Joe Biden’s. As Vice President in 2015, Biden lost his son, Beau, to brain cancer. A year later, he took the lead on a cancer task force with the goal of dramatically accelerating cancer research. The astronomically

15 01, 2022

What’s In A Headline?: Medical Misinformation

By |2022-03-24T18:37:14-04:00January 15th, 2022|Journal|

If there’s any safe way to seek out news on the Internet, scrollable outlets aren’t it. When there is always another headline, another article, our understanding of recent events is often left to whatever attention-grabbing title and blurb that gets pulled into the meta description.That is a dangerous habit in any situation, but it may

27 12, 2021

Europe Could Ban PFAS By 2025

By |2022-03-24T18:37:17-04:00December 27th, 2021|Journal|

It may be incremental change, but it is progress.As 2021 ends, the European Union is pushing for tighter controls on PFAS in the new year. Despite pushback from a number of industries, the measure is expected to limit how and where PFAS are used.Creating restrictions can be costly and time-consuming. There are also many variations of