Excess body weight was responsible for 3.9% of cancer globally, or 544,300 cases, in 2012, according to a new report. The report, published Wednesday in the journal CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, also highlights a relationship between obesity and the risk of 13 cancers, including postmenopausal breast cancer and liver cancer, and a probable relationship with three others, including prostate cancer.
Are you constantly failing the "sniff test," in which you surreptitiously blow into your cupped hands to check for stinky breath? (Tip: If you can smell it, then your breath is flat-out noxious, as most of us can't tell on our own, dentists say.) If your mouth funk rates as "stank-nasty," then you -- and all those around you -- are victims of halitosis, breath that smells so repulsive it could only be attractive to buzzards and flies.