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32 of the most dangerous things science has strongly linked to cancer

Cancer is the No. 2 cause of death in the US, second only to heart disease.<p>It fundamentally affects the way our cells grow and divide, changing them in perverse ways. All cancer is a result of damage or genetic mutations in our DNA. The nasty, debilitating class of diseases spreads through a body …

Cancer

Why Are Police Officers More Dangerous Than Airplanes?

“It’s 2:30 in the morning and my phone rings. My daughter says, ‘Daddy, you need to come to the hospital,’ ” Michael Bell told me, of the moment in 2004 when he learned that his son had been shot by a police officer in their hometown, Kenosha, Wis.<p>Twenty-one-year-old Michael Bell Jr. died that …

Law Enforcement

Uncle Fatty: Obese Monkey Shows Dangers of Human Food

A morbidly obese macaque who lives near a floating market in Thailand is raising eyebrows for his sheer size.<p>At about 33 lbs. (15 kilograms), the …

Andrew Napolitano: Trump has committed the most revolutionary act I've seen in 45 years

Within four hours of becoming president of the United States, Donald Trump signed an executive order intended to limit immediately the effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) in ways that are revolutionary.<p>With the stroke of a pen, the president assaulted the heart of …

Donald Trump

Why I Cannot Fall in Line Behind Trump

A year ago, I declared on these pages that despite being a Republican my whole life, I would not under any circumstances vote for Donald J. Trump for president. Since then, I’ve been asked by other Republicans if I kept that promise (I did) and whether I regret it (I don’t).<p>Republicans who disagree …

Donald Trump

Browned toast and potatoes are 'potential cancer risk', say food scientists

<b>Bread, chips and potatoes should be cooked to a golden yellow colour, rather than brown, to reduce our intake of a chemical which could cause cancer, government food scientists are warning.</b><p>Acrylamide is produced when starchy foods are roasted, fried or grilled for too long at high temperatures.<p>The …

Nutrition

Study finds link between obesity-related disease and epigenetic modifications

How the Stress in Your Head Affects the Health of Your Heart

The mind-body connection is more than just a catchphrase: A new study finds that increased levels of stress are indeed linked to greater risk of a …

Cyberwar for Sale

On the morning of May 18, 2014, Violeta Lagunes was perplexed by a series of strange messages that appeared in her Gmail inbox. It was Election Day to choose the leadership of Mexico’s right-wing Partido Acción Nacional, or PAN, and Lagunes, a former federal congresswoman, was holding a strategy …

Human Rights

Why Some Problem Cops Don’t Lose Their Badges

A Wall Street Journal examination shows how states allow some police officers to remain on the force despite misconduct<p>Gary Allen Steele fired a gun near his former girlfriend during an argument. Donald Snider harassed a minor. Claudia Wright faced forgery charges. Frank Garcia was accused of …

Crime

After Weight-Loss Surgery, a Year of Joys and Disappointments

It was Oct. 11, 2015, and a middle-aged man and a young woman, both severely obese, were struggling with the same lump-in-the-throat feeling. The next day they were going to have an irreversible operation. Were they on the threshold of a new beginning or a terrible mistake?<p>They were strangers, …

Weight Loss

The End of the Anglo-American Order

One of the strangest episodes in Donald Trump’s very weird campaign was the appearance of an Englishman looking rather pleased with himself at a rally on Aug. 24 in Jackson, Miss. The Englishman was Nigel Farage, introduced by Trump as “the Man Behind Brexit.” Most people in the crowd probably …

Political Science

The end of India's economic liberalization

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi stunned his country earlier this month when, out of the blue, he declared 85 percent of the nation's currency …

India

India in Pieces

Last year, a professor at the Indian Science Congress, in Mumbai, claimed that India possessed airplanes seven thousand years ago. He isn’t alone in such beliefs. When a certain swathe of India’s population considers the country’s ancient past, it doesn’t see a country fragmented into kingdoms, …

You Are Probably Eating Carcinogenic Apples. This is what you need to know about your apples

Human Health Effects:<br>6 — Known or Probable Carcinogens<p>16 — Suspected Hormone Disruptors<p>5 — Neurotoxins<p>6 — Developmental or Reproductive …

Environmental Health

The future of cancer treatment is based on a medical miracle: cancers that melt away on their own

Precision medicine has been sold as customizing treatments for patients, matching drugs to disease-causing genes that just a few thousand or even …

Immunotherapy

Baltimore psychologist pioneers team using psychedelics as ‘sacred’ medicine

Baltimore is known to many as the heroin capital of the US. If William Richards has anything to do with it, it may also become the nation’s most psychedelic city.<p>For the past 15 years, a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine program co-founded by Richards has dosed hundreds of people with a …

Psychedelia

85% of Tampons Contain Monsanto's 'Cancer Causing' Glyphosate

Glyphosate, a widely popular herbicide that has been linked to cancer by the World Health Organization's cancer research arm, was detected in 85 …

Why cancer treatments like the one Jimmy Carter used are suddenly gaining traction

For years, doctors have treated patients using a combination of chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery to try to stifle the disease.<p>But in the past few years, doctors have started using a promising tool: immunotherapy.<p>Unlike chemotherapy, which involves administering powerful drugs that kill both …

The Surprising Ending of the Lost Gospel of Peter

A precious fragmented copy of a portion of the lost <i>Gospel of Peter</i> was discovered in 1886 by the French archaeologist Urbain Bouriant, buried in the …

Theology

The ‘DNA diet’ could change how you lose weight

Here’s good news for big eaters fighting the battle of the budge — the “DNA diet’’ is on the way.<p>By 2020, genome-specific diets could help people …

Everything You Need for the 2016 Food Lover's Cleanse

We've put together a shopping list, printable recipes, and everything else you'll need for our 6th annual Food Lover's Cleanse.<p>We are so excited to be launching the Sixth Annual Food Lover’s Cleanse on January 2. This year, we're bringing you a handful of all-new recipes, as well as some of our …

Nutrition

How Rich Kids Get a Head Start

Back in 2011, I wrote a TIME cover story on declining social mobility and growing inequality in the U.S. The title: “Can You Still Move Up in …

Study reveals that nearly 90% of traditional Chinese medicines contain trace amounts of disturbing and toxic substances

Have you ever wondered what is actually in the herbal medicine products you buy? Has the herb on the label been replaced with another herb? Have pharmaceuticals been snuck in?<p>Making sure that a tablet claiming to have 500 milligrams of paracetamol really does contain 500 milligrams of paracetamol …

FoodRecipes

Salmon with a quinoa salad and ginger sauce<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 mins<p>Cooking time<p>1 to 2 hours<p>Serves<p>Serves 4<p>A healthy and filling dish with lots of delicious veggies and plenty of protein to keep you feeling full.<p>For this recipe you will need a food processor and a griddle pan.<p>By James …

Seafood

The Secret of The FinTech Unicorns

As the density of FinTech unicorns club grows over years with amazingly innovative solutions being democratized, there is a legitimate question …

Venture Capital