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27 11, 2022

What Is The Sugar and Cancer Connection?

By |2022-11-27T06:09:37-05:00November 27th, 2022|Cancer, Less Cancer|

There’s little argument for sugar as a health food, but there’s a lot more to the story. Despite a common sugar and cancer myth, there’s relatively little evidence that sugar causes cancer. While not a recommended part of a healthy diet, there’s almost no evidence showing that cancer patients who eat sugar have worse

30 10, 2022

Cape Fear PFAS Study Finds Chemical in Nearly All Participants

By |2022-10-30T11:04:16-04:00October 30th, 2022|Environment, EPA, Less Cancer, PFAS|

A Northern Carolina State University study found that nearly every one of 1,500 blood samples in the Cape Fear River Basin had elevated levels of PFAS. The study, one of the largest ever conducted, reportedly scared residents and is expected to result in further mitigation. Cape Fear PFAS Plume: A Legacy of Contamination Study participants’

27 10, 2022

Benzene: The Carcinogen That Pops Up In Everything

By |2022-10-27T06:57:52-04:00October 27th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Benzene is a known carcinogen that is banned in the US and most of the world. Still, there are several benzene-related recalls every year, including a sweeping recall of 19 dry shampoo products manufactured by Unilever in October 2022. Why does benzene contamination keep happening? What is Benzene? Benzene is a colorless or yellow

16 10, 2022

Deli Meat and Cancer: What’s the Link?

By |2022-10-16T13:56:26-04:00October 16th, 2022|Less Cancer|

Diet plays a critical role in almost every aspect of your overall health. From cardiovascular disease to obesity, we truly are what we eat. More recent research has strengthened the link between certain types of food and specific types of cancer. For almost a decade, studies have repeatedly shown that processed deli meats are

13 10, 2022

CEO Responsible for PFAS Plume Wins Award

By |2022-11-27T05:10:08-05:00October 13th, 2022|PFAS|

 Later this month,  Blake Krueger, the former CEO of Wolverine Worldwide will be inducted into the Junior Achievement West Michigan Business Hall of Fame. The Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes organization is recognizing Kruger for being an outstanding role model to young people. They should have done more research.  Krueger is only

2 10, 2022

Breast Cancer and Weight Gain: Study Finds Close Links

By |2022-10-02T12:51:43-04:00October 2nd, 2022|Uncategorized|

While weight and body composition have long been associated with cancer risk, researchers in South Korea have evidence that the amount of weight gained and possibly how quickly the weight is added could increase the risk of breast cancer. The database study explored the Korean National Health Insurance Service to identify premenopausal and postmenopausal weight

1 10, 2022

Early Onset Cancer Could Start In The Womb

By |2022-09-25T13:17:23-04:00October 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|

More people under the age of 50 are diagnosed with cancer than at any time since statistics have been accurately tracked. Modern medicine and improved quality of life should make the rate of early-onset cancer less common, not more. What’s causing this disturbing trend? Like most health issues, it’s never a single variable. A combination

21 09, 2022

What Is Leukemia?

By |2022-09-21T18:26:50-04:00September 21st, 2022|Cancer|

Leukemia is a rare type of cancer affecting fewer than 200,000 Americans annually. There are several kinds of leukemia and various risk levels associated with each type. Leukemia – A Blood-Based Cancer In most cases, leukemia impacts the body’s white blood cells. These blood cells are primarily responsible for fighting infection. White blood cells multiply

17 09, 2022

The Cancer Moonshot Hits The Ground Running

By |2022-09-17T07:33:53-04:00September 17th, 2022|Cancer, Capitol Hill|

The Biden Administration reignited its Cancer Moonshot initiative last week, renewing its commitment to cutting the US cancer death rate by 50% over the next 25 years. The plan includes substantial financial investment, too. The initiative pledges $2 billion for biotech supply chains. The announcement came from the steps of the Kennedy Presidential Library

9 09, 2022

Ultraprocessed Foods Linked To Colorectal Cancer In Men

By |2022-09-03T14:14:54-04:00September 9th, 2022|Food|

One of the most comprehensive studies of its kind confirmed what researchers have long suspected. A diet high in ultraprocessed foods increases the risk of colorectal cancer in men, contributes to heart disease, and shortens lifespan. What Are Ultraprocessed Foods? Ultraprocessed foods include a range of commercial products, including soup, deli meats, and many frozen

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