The Observer

Concepts regarding cancer and its causes cleared up

By By Meghna Balakumar Staff Writer

December 22, 2010

“That can cause cancer” is the most common reaction from my family members when they see me talking on my cell phone, warming food up in the microwave or surfing the Web on my laptop. In today’s world, pretty much anything and everything seems to be capable of causing cancer. According to a National...

Studies question safety of hair straightening treatments

By By Camille Bachrach Online Editor-in-Chief Paige Gross Online Features Editor

December 22, 2010

 Many people turn to Keratin Hair Straightening Treatment or Brazilian Blowout to remove frizz and curls from their excessively untamed hair. After hours of sitting through this lengthy process, hair is left smooth and shiny—but at what health cost? According to Erin Clott, salon manager of George...

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