Carcinogens

Perfume to Benefit Breast Cancer May Also Cause Cancer

The Susan G. Komen Foundation's partnerships bring in millions each year for breast cancer research. But one of its partners has brought it an ironic problem: The perfume Promise Me, marketed to benefit the charity, contains a hormone disruptor that studies point to as a contributing cause of breast cancer.

Will Spray Nicotine Be the Next Quit-Smoking Fad?

Tobacco giant Philip Morris International has just bought the rights to a new technology for delivering nicotine in a aerosol spray. The upside: Nicotine addicts get their fix without all the toxins associated with smoking. The downside: It'll be at least three years before it hits the market.