Cancer death rate has now been falling for at least 25 years

Cancer death rate has now been falling for at least 25 years

Americans’ “cancer death rate has now been falling for at least 25 years, down 27 percent over that period,” driven by lower smoking rates and medical advances. However, “obesity-related cancer deaths are rising and prostate cancer deaths are no longer dropping.” According to the report, cancer deaths were greatest for men with lung, prostate or […]

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Workers who are Exposed to Pesticides

Workers who are Exposed to Pesticides

Research suggests “workers who are exposed to pesticides or metals on the job may be significantly more likely to develop cardiovascular diseases.” Investigators looked at “data on occupational exposure to solvents, metals and pesticides for” more than 7,400 workers. The data indicated that “individuals who were exposed to pesticides were more than twice as likely […]

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