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Wellness Wednesdays: Health Benefits Of Bananas

Bananas are one of the most nutritional foods that we can eat. They taste great with other foods as well as mixed in a beverage, they’re easy to carry and they pack nicely in our bags.

03/20/2013

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Texas Resolves Dispute With Group Who Claimed Tanning Prevents Cancer

A Houston company must pay nearly $142,000 to resolve false advertising claims that indoor tanning could help prevent cancer.

03/11/2013

File photo of a Livestrong bracelet, a symbol synonymous with Lance Armstrong and his charity the Lance Armstrong Foundation.  (Photo credit should read JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Livestrong Foundation Charts Post-Armstrong Course

Leaders of the cancer charity founded by Lance Armstrong struck a determined, sometimes defiant tone on Thursday as they declared the organization will persevere in the wake of the cyclist’s admission that he used performance-enhancing drugs.

02/28/2013

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Livestrong Says It Will Survive After Armstrong

The president of a cancer charity founded by Lance Armstrong says the organization will persevere in the wake of the cyclist’s admission that he used performance-enhancing drugs.

02/28/2013

Cyclist Lance Armstrong addresses participants at The LIVESTRONG Challenge Ride at the Palmer Events Center on Oct. 21, 2012 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Lance Armstrong Apologizes To Livestrong Staff Ahead Of Oprah Interview

A person with knowledge of the situation says Lance Armstrong has apologized to the staff at his Livestrong cancer foundation. He did so before heading to an interview with Oprah Winfrey.

01/14/2013

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Belfer Foundation Gives $25Million For Alzheimer’s Work

The Robert A. and Renee E. Belfer Family Foundation has donated $25 million for research on Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.

10/29/2012

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Answers Sought As $3 Billion Texas Cancer Agency Meets

Texas put $3 billion on the table to prove it was serious about fighting cancer, but it will take more than money to convince scientists that’s still the case.

10/24/2012

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Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette Peddler

It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.

10/16/2012

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Cancer Center To Spend Billions In ‘Moonshot’ Effort To Fight Disease

The nation’s largest cancer center is launching a massive “moonshot” effort against eight specific forms of the disease, similar to the all-out push for space exploration 50 years ago.

09/21/2012

Critics of gas drilling often base their arguments off of little to no scientific fact at all. (Photo credit should read MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists: Fracking Critics Often Misleading

Critics of fracking often raise alarms about groundwater pollution, air pollution, and cancer risks, and there are still many uncertainties. But some of the claims have little — or nothing— to back them.

07/22/2012

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