Health

Excess Body Weight Responsible for 4% of Cancers Worldwide, Study Says

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.

Ten Reasons and Remedies for Your Bad Breath

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.

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