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Movember challenge gets hairy

Students at the University of Saskatchewan are coming together to change the face of men’s health. Throughout November, male students will be growing moustaches for the annual Movember campaign.

From pink ribbons to moustaches, using symbols to sell cancer

It’s the most wonderful time of year. And no, it’s not Christmas. It’s Movember! On the 1st of November, messages all over the internet, including from peers, encouraged men to shave one last time before growing out their moustaches with the intent of raising funds and awareness for prostate cancer.

Follow the evidence: studies show cellphones don’t cause cancer

A new Danish study, published in the British Journal of Medicine, shows conclusively that there is no link between cellphone usage and brain cancer. And it won’t change anything. The problem is that once you take on a belief like cellphones causing cancer, scientific evidence won’t easily sway you. The same goes for people who think

Steve Jobs, co-founder and former CEO of Apple, has died

In a recent press release, Apple's Board of Directors confirmed that the company's co-founder and former CEO, Steve Jobs, has died. Jobs spent the last seven years of his life battling pancreatic cancer. After what had been labeled a successful liver transplant, in August of this year Jobs officially resigned as CEO of Apple Inc.,

Beating cancer with every bite

Only five to 10 per cent of all cancer cases are caused by genetic defects. The remaining cases are linked to lifestyle factors including smoking, diet, alcohol, physical inactivity, obesity, sun exposure, infections and environmental pollutants.

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