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This Roundup ingredient might cause cancer—but the EPA won’t ban it
While glyphosate has been linked to various health issues, it has yet to be fully removed from the market.
A North Carolina town struggles under the toxic shadow of the company that built it
Residents of Badin are confronting the fallout from decades of racism, mismanagement, and pollution.
We don’t know if artificial food dyes cause health risks
They're in everything from your grilled salmon to your favorite brand of pickles.
Prostate exams can be lifesaving, so why are patients hesitant
A sociologist dives into the resistance against crucial cancer screenings in men.
HPV vaccination in the UK has prevented thousands of cases of cervical cancer
The benefits of the UK’s HPV vaccine campaign will only grow.
11 views of the microscopic world in brilliant detail
Our favorites from the 2021 Nikon's Small World awards.
What 20 years of screening 9/11 first responders for health risks has taught us
They were the first at the scene on 9/11. Twenty years later, they're helping us learn the long-term health consequences.
Roundup is finally going to be made without glyphosate in the US
A litany of studies and lawsuits claim that the herbicide's main ingredient is carcinogenic, even as some agencies insist it isn't.
What to know about the controversial tobacco scientist who wants to ban e-cigarettes
Stanton Glantz's crusade against vaping has some critics—and former allies—questioning his research.
How a Nobel Prize winner spread the vitamin C myth
Linus Pauling was a genius. He also spread a pervasive myth that's lasted for decades.