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With flavors such as mango and crème brûlée, vaping among youth and teens was once seen as something enjoyable and trendy. Now, society is recognizing the more sinister side of the brands marketing these potentially harmful products. cW sits down with Dr. Faiz Bhora, chief of thoracic surgery at Hackensack Meridian Health, to discuss this pernicious threat.
All plastic products shed “microplastics” — minute particles that are infiltrating the water we drink, the air we breathe and even our own bodies. Research into the effects of microplastics is still young, but signs point to potentially devastating long-term impacts on the environment and human health.
For decades, industrial and manufacturing waste was dumped into the Grand Calumet River, turning the natural wilderness of the Calumet region into a polluted wasteland. But recent cleanup efforts aim to restore the river and surrounding region to a place of beauty once again.
Heather Matt, a four-year colorectal cancer warrior, describes her cancer experience at just 35 years old and how the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s new screening guidelines can save even more lives.
India is a country of high cancer mortality rates and limited accessible resources, where many travel miles and miles to expensive cities for late-stage treatment, becoming houseless in the process. Wanting to help, one government official offered up his state house. Now, it’s a beacon of hope for cancer patients.
With the right tools and information, accessing the right prescription medication for your cancer diagnosis doesn’t have to be complicated.
We spoke with Dr. Jonathan Bank, a reconstructive plastic surgeon, about why medical facilities are cancelling cancer surgeries to protect patients.