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Mitt Romney (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette Peddler

It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.

10/16/2012

Animal Update: Chemotherapy For Pets

Pets, like humans, are at risk for cancer.

10/15/2012

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Report: Some Dietary Supplements Illegally Labeled

Dozens of weight loss and immune system supplements on the market are illegally labeled and lack the recommended scientific evidence to back up their purported health claims, government investigators warn in a new review of the $20 billion supplement industry.

10/03/2012

Republican Doug LaMalfa, who is running for the 1st Congressional District. (LaMalfa Camapign)

NorCal Congressional Candidate Backs Off Claims About Abortions

Republican congressional candidate Doug LaMalfa is backing off a claim that he made that women who have abortions are more likely to get cancer.

09/12/2012

Johnson's Baby Shampoo is pictured on display at a supermarket in Hong Kong on March 16, 2009. The world famous baby shampoo is a product of US health care giant Johnson & Johnson. AFP PHOTO/MIKE CLARKE (Mike Clarke/AFP/Getty Images)

Johnson & Johnson Reformulating Products To Remove Dangerous Chemicals

The health care giant late last year pledged to remove “chemicals of concern” from its baby products sold around the world. That change came after a large coalition of health and environmental groups began pressing J&J more than three years ago to make its personal care products safer.

08/16/2012

Capt. Jose Martinez of the San Jose Fire Department (top left) died from Synovial Sarcoma, a rare form of cancer on August 10, 2012. He is survived by his wife Melissa and his three children. (Bay City News Service)

San Jose Fire Captain Dies From Rare Form Of Cancer At 41

A 41-year-old San Jose fire Captain died of a rare form of cancer on Friday after nearly 11 years with the department.

08/15/2012

Jefferson Award Winner Gail Bishop. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Uses Cancer Battle As Inspiration To Help Others

A San Francisco woman isn’t letting cancer treatment slow her down. In fact, this week’s Jefferson Award winner is still doing everything she can to help others in the same position.

07/11/2012

A woman holds a placard (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Advances War On Women

Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.

06/29/2012

Dr. LaDonna Porter (No on Proposition 29)

Gov. Brown Ousts Anti Prop. 29 Doctor From Advisory Panel

Gov. Jerry Brown has booted a doctor from a state advisory panel after she appeared in industry-funded television ads slamming a proposed tobacco tax to fund cancer research.

05/11/2012

Adam Yauch (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

Bay Area Reacts To ‘Beastie Boys’ MCA, Adam Yauch’s Death

Local celebrities and those in the music community are in mourning over the loss of fellow musician/rapper, Adam “MCA” Yauch of the Beastie Boys…

05/04/2012

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