I asked my mom if it was OK to start using tampons. She said no because they can cause cancer. Is this true?
No. Tampons do not cause cancer. Millions and millions of women have been using them...
I Am So Lucky
Her face stares out at me,
small, tired, pale.
The bed she lies in
supports her slight weight,
the yellowed sheets covering her.
This girl is dying of cancer.
I am here to bring her joy,
to make her smile,
to take her mind off
I hate being so pale this time of year. I'd like to go to a tanning salon, but my cousin says it will give me cancer. What do you think?
-Tanner Than You
Dear Tanner Than You,
I think you'll...
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