Alisyn Camerota’s book is about a political newcomer fresh from Hollywood facing off against a female senator. But 2016 similarities aside, the CNN anchor says she wrote it long before the election. (Image credit: Liam James Doyle/NPR)
Sam Kean’s funny, conversational new book reminds us not to take the air we breathe for granted — our atmosphere can tell stories about everything from dinosaurs and Julius Caesar to space flight. (Image credit: Liam James Doyle/NPR)
A vaccine exists that can actually prevent cancer, yet millions of people are not taking it. Dr. Tara Narula reports on how immunization against the human papillomavirus (or HPV) can prevent many cancers, but only two-thirds of girls and one-half of boys have received the vaccine.
Some women who have lost breasts to cancer have chosen to deal with their loss in a fashion that is sparking conversations, and controversy. They call it “going flat.” Instead of reconstructing their bodies with surgical implants, they are embracing their scars, and even baring them in defiance of the …
Comparative oncology, a rapidly-growing field of cancer research, pairs veterinarians with human doctors in the fight against cancer. Because certain cancers in dogs and people share striking similarities, the hope is that a new treatment for dogs, if successful, could be applied to people, too. Susan Spencer reports.