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Where do prescription drugs come from? Good luck answering that question

Westwood resident Steve Simich was taking a generic anti-cholesterol pill. One day he got curious about where it came from. It didn’t say on the label. Simich, 57, asked the pharmacist at his local Rite-Aid. She looked it up and said

California coffee may soon come with a cancer warning, but should consumers worry?

A cup of coffee could soon come with a cancer warning in California where mediation is starting Thursday as part of a highly-charged lawsuit. The Council for Education and Research on Toxics wants businesses to warn consumers about a possible cancer

Where does cancer come from? We must talk about preventable risk

‘It’s tricky at the best of times to tell someone to lose weight or drink less but it’s even harder to tell a patient that a cancer diagnosis might have been preventable if not for a host of lifestyle decisions’ Photograph: