I know this is a literature blog. My usual posts are book reviews, or poetry, or life from a literary perspective.
Well I don’t know how to make this one literary. 496 more words
CHICAGO (CBS) — A street in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood was dedicated Friday afternoon to a 12-year-old girl who has battled cancer for a third of her life. 242 more words
As I approach the 7th anniversary of my initial diagnosis of non-Hodgkins lymphoma this week, and after hundreds of appointments, gallons of chemo, weeks of hospital stays, biopsies, file folders full of scans, tests, and lab results, I would like to give you an inside view of what cancer feels like. 730 more words
Glyphosate, the world’s most widely-used herbicide, the key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller, is “probably carcinogenic to humans”
The Wall Street Journal and Financial Times focus on Monsanto’s call for the World Health Organisation’s cancer agency to retract… 174 more words
LONDON (AP) — One of the world’s most popular weed-killers — and the most widely used kind in the U.S. — has been labeled a probable carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. 408 more words