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Why Yes, We Should Treat Cancer

In a recent column in the <i>BMJ</i> blog, Dr. Richard Smith – a former editor of the <i>British Medical Journal</i> – wrote that dying of cancer is the best death.<p>He explains why he considers cancer a preferable way out, better than a sudden death: “You can say goodbye, reflect on your life, leave last messages, …

Cancer

Cancer: Women's lung cancer rates rocket in Wales

<b>The number of women in Wales being diagnosed with lung cancer is "rapidly increasing" and has seen a 35% rise in the last decade, according to a report.</b><p>It is now the second most common cancer for women in Wales - and third highest rate of the disease in 40 EU countries.<p>Doctors say the vast majority …

Cancer

Cancer: Record numbers in Northern Ireland living with the disease

<b>A record number of people living in Northern Ireland have been diagnosed with cancer, according to figures released by Macmillan Cancer Support.</b><p>An estimated 63,000 people now live with the disease.<p>Approximately 10,000 more people have been living with cancer since 2010, a figure that represents an …

Cancer

Specialists Split Over HPV Test's Role In Cancer Screening

Two medical groups say doctors could replace the Pap smear with a different test to screen many women for cervical cancer.<p>But that recommendation, included in an "interim guidance" released Thursday, is highly controversial; other experts call it premature.<p>For years, physicians have recommended …

Cancer

The Surprising Reason Most People Get Cancer

So should you throw in the towel when it comes to healthy living since the study results imply that cancer is mostly out of your hands? That would be a resounding no. Though the researchers identified 22 cancer types with risk rates largely driven by random mutations, nine others—such as one type …

Eight cancer drugs to be denied on NHS

Charities have expressed outrage as details emerged of plans to stop funding eight drugs which extend life for patients with breast, prostate and bowel cancer<p>Thousands of cancer patients will be denied NHS drugs following a decision to withdraw funding for at least eight life-extending …

Cancer

When Pregnancy Pushes Against Gender Presentation

A.K. Summers' "Pregnant Butch" tells how pregnancy felt like dressing in drag.<p>How does a self-identified butch lesbian approach pregnancy? For A.K. Summers, attending hyper-feminine childbirth workshops alongside straight couples wasn't her idea of water slide fun. Nor is avoiding beer, or availing …

3 Problems That Research Scientists Understand

Illustrated truths about lab life.

Cyanide

5 Reasons God Can't Handle Our Crap Anymore

Comics by Amazing Super Powers.

Comics

An Accurate, Wordless Comic About Growing Older

Illustrated truths about how aging changes your mind by Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal.

Breakfast

If Old School Hobbies Had Internet Fandoms

"I'm wearing this to BeeCon, a convention of BeeBros!"

Hobbies

The same perspective of a field taken throughout the seasons: http://t.co/5f2aAEyDIL

First time for this soldier to see his 3 week old daughter. http://t.co/EtWr2zfFzz

A roll cloud is one of the rarest natural phenomena! http://t.co/jmgiB90Myu

Advice from a tree: http://t.co/SZe8br4Wah

Why Acting Like You Don’t Care Is The Worst Dating Advice There Is

“Girls only want guys who don’t show interest. They like the struggle.” I can’t tell you how many people have said some variation of that statement …

This Is How You Get Out Of An Awkward Conversation While Waiting In Line At Starbucks

I was in line at a Starbucks when this guy to my back started chatting me up about raw sugar. “It’s so much better than the processed white stuff,” …

5 Types Of Tattoos That Mark You As An Idiot

When it comes to tattoos, everybody has their own set of arbitrary rules on what they deem permissible. People like to say that “A tattoo should have …

Anatomy Of A 9-Hour Male Bitch Fit

<b>1:32:41 PM: Bitch Boy: Hey. I’m walking around with a broken foot in a boot. What’s new with you?</b><p><i>1:39:58 PM: Me: That sucks. Sorry but why do you</i> …

10 Times It’s Better To Beg For Forgiveness Than Ask For Permission (And 5 Times When It’s Not)

<b>Doing something that might be considered cheating –</b> Watching porn, having a girl-on-girl kiss for fun at a party, having a random facebook message …

Brisbane-bound plane turns back to Singapore as passengers restrain man 'in a rage'

Passengers on a flight from Singapore to Brisbane say they were forced to restrain a raging Australian man who damaged a seat and bit a fellow …

First patients admitted to Fiona Stanley Hospital after huge transfer mission

The first patients have been transferred to Perth's new Fiona Stanley Hospital in the biggest single move of patients ever undertaken in Western …

Woman has healthy baby boy after womb transplant in Sweden

A 36-year-old Swedish woman has become the world's first to give birth after receiving a womb transplant, medical journal The Lancet says.<p>The …

Facebook steps up battle on 'fake likes'

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