Health Rewind: Are Chemicals Helping Make Black Kids Fat?

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World Cancer Day: Dispelling Myths

For World Cancer Day, which is Feb. 4, a feature in USA Today help raise awareness around the disease by addressing the role that pollution, obesity and sedentary lifestyles play in the rise of cancer diagnoses. The article also emphasizes that cancer is more than a health issue: It’s also a social, economic and human rights concern. 

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