Many cases of cancer are preventable, studies show, but this has inflamed as much as it has assuaged people's fears.
It was long believed that you could acquire "better living through chemistry." But that may really not be the case.
A new study has provided more evidence of the benefits of engaging in physical activities and this time involving breast cancer survivors.
Many people in a recent study said they'd tried to find out what chemicals are in tobacco products or smoke, but most were not familiar with components other than nicotine.
A congressional committee is asking state officials and federal environmental regulators for information about their responses to drinking water contaminated with the toxic chemical PFOA in an upstate New York village.
DuPont Co. was found liable for a man's testicular cancer in the second lawsuit to go to trial in 3,500 lawsuits over a toxic Teflon chemical found in Ohio and West Virginia waters, for which spinoff Chemours Co. had agreed to bear the cost.
State health officials have found elevated cancer rates among residents of an area south of Colorado Springs where public water supplies contain toxic chemicals at levels exceeding an EPA health limit
You wouldn't swallow a spoonful of toxic cosmetic ingredients. But in some ways, smearing them under your arms in the form of deodorant or antiperspirant may be worse.
Britain is the latest major country to restrict branding for a deadly product.
Overweight children are likely to become overweight adults - unless they adopt healthier patterns of eating and exercise.