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For twelve years, researchers in India have been studying the effect and validity of screening for cervical cancer using vinegar. Now it's been determined that the test is, in fact, useful and a great alternative for those who lack access to regular Pap smears. On Sunday, Surendra Srinivas Shastri at Tata Memorial Centre in Mumbai presented these exciting results at the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago. The study found that this has decreased the ... Read More
Picture it: Virginia, winter 2002. I’m home on college break when my mom calls me into her room and pats the bed for me to sit down. She’d read my mail while I was gone, including a letter from my gyno, and found out I had an STD—an incurable one. My annual Pap smear had abnormal cell changes on the cervix, and I’d been diagnosed with human papillomavirus, aka HPV. I wished I could’ve pounded a beer to dull the mental pain, but at 20, ... Read More
You heard right, because that's what the 68-year-old actor is blaming it on. In a recent interview with The Guardian, Douglas discussed why he believes he developed throat cancer. When asked if his smoking and drinking habits caused the disease, Douglas replied that neither habit was the culprit. The real problem? Taking a trip downtown with your lady friend! "No, he says. No. Because, without wanting to get too specific, this particular cancer is caused by HPV ... Read More
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