Tag Archives: Cancer

The FDA Announces Plan To Ban Menthol Cigarettes

On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration announced its plan to ban menthol cigarettes in response to a 2013 citizen petition advocating the ban of mint-flavored cigarettes, the Washington Post reports. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 20 million Americans smoke menthols. Phillip Gardiner, the co-chair of the …

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Sen. Thom Tillis To Have Surgery For Prostate Cancer

North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) announced on Monday that he has prostate cancer, but is expecting to make a full recovery. Tillis, who served in the House before winning a Senate seat in 2015, said he will have surgery next week. “I am blessed that my cancer was detected relatively …

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