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Posts Tagged ‘cancer

Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know that you know that smoking cigarettes is bad for you¦ Cancer.

Heart disease. A raspy voice.

Source:
http://dsc.discovery.com/life/this-just-in-cigarette-smoking-is-really-bad-for-you-infographic.html

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In a New York Times opinion piece, a sitting state supreme court judge writes of his cancer and the palliative drug he depends on

Source:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/us-news-blog/2012/may/17/medical-marijuana-drugs-new-york

After a popular Facebook campaign.

Barbie has proven a controversial figure since her shapely beginnings in 1959, but as time and different civil rights movements have marched forward, Barbies image has morphed to include various races and cultures. Now, shes going bald for a good cause.

Source:
http://www.good.is/post/a-bald-barbie-to-comfort-kids-with-cancer/

Data collected over 28 years reveal striking link “ and show that consuming fish or poultry instead contributes to a longer life

Source:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/mar/12/red-meat-death-heart-cancer

The genius behind the iPhone, iPad and the iPod died yesterday, aged 56, following a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer.

Source:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2046297/Friends-relatives-gather-Steve-Jobs-California-mansion-shrines-pop-globe.html

The government on Friday added formaldehyde, a substance found in plastics and other commonly used products, to a list of known carcinogens and warned that the chemical styrene might cause cancer.

Source:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/06/11/us-usa-health-cancer-idUSTRE75A0KN20110611

What started as a project, quickly became an obsession for one New York photographer, who managed to take a Polaroid picture every day for 18 years.

Jamie Livingston took his first snap of then girlfriend Mindy Goldstein and a friend on March 31 1979.
Six thousand shots later the series ends tragically on 25 October 1997 with Mr Livingston on his deathbed from cancer on his 41st birthday.

Source:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1394606/The-days-life-New-York-photographer-takes-Polaroid-picture-day-18-years-death-cancer-just-41.html


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