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  • Can you vaccinate yourself against cancer? - Studies touting the benefits of cancer vaccines are emerging, but do those studies really show hope or just hype? Here's a look at the past, present and future of cancer vaccine research.
  • Ultra-processed foods linked to increased cancer risk - Ultra-processed foods are not known for their health qualities. We know this, yet it's hard to resist the doughnuts your kind colleague brought into the office. Now, research published Wednesday in the BMJ may give you at least a longer pause before you pick the pink one with sprinkles.
  • Cell phone radiation study finds more questions than answers - Cell phone radiation and a potential link to cancer risks have left consumers and scientists alike scratching their heads since mobile phones became widely used in the 1990s.
  • Hot tea linked to esophageal cancer in smokers, drinkers - If you smoke cigarettes or drink alcohol daily, you may want to consider letting your tea cool before you enjoy it. Drinking tea while it's too hot could increase your risk of esophageal cancer, a new study suggests.
  • Prostate cancer now kills more in UK than breast cancer - Prostate cancer now kills more people in the United Kingdom than breast cancer, according to numbers released Friday by Prostate Cancer UK.
  • Hot baths, saunas can relieve pain, may help heart - Don Benedict played handball competitively for 30 years in the Pacific Northwest. To stay in shape, he ran 5 miles every other day.
  • Excessive alcohol use linked to dementia - Excessive alcohol use could increase your risk for all types of dementia, particularly early-onset dementia, according to a new study.
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  • Florida lawmakers refuse to debate assault rifles -- but say porn is dangerous - Almost a week after 17 students and teachers were gunned down at a Florida high school, the state legislature voted against a measure to consider a ban on semi-automatic weapons. Instead, they declared pornography to be public health risk.
  • 'Access+Ability' exhibit showcases designs for, and by, those with disabilities - Eye-catching objects designed for, and by, people with physical and other disabilities are the focus of the current "Access+Ability" exhibition in New York.
  • Flu shot may also prevent heart attacks - The flu vaccine could do a little more than prevent a bad illness.
  • Wealthy Japanese man wins custody of 13 surrogate children - A Thai court has given a wealthy Japanese businessman sole custody of 13 children he fathered through surrogates in Thailand.
  • The least and most dangerous countries to be a newborn - Every year around the world, about 2.6 million babies die within their first month of life -- and some countries see more of those tragic deaths than others.
  • Why isn't there more focus on domestic violence? - The #MeToo movement has prompted an ongoing national reckoning with the issues of sexual harassment and sexual assault.
  • 28 sick in salmonella outbreak linked to kratom, CDC says - An outbreak of 28 salmonella infections in 20 states has been linked to kratom products, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement Tuesday. Though no deaths have been reported, 11 people have been hospitalized.