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Upholding the ACA: Is it About the Politicians or the People?

Kim Thiboldeaux | Posted 06.30.2015 | Impact
Kim Thiboldeaux

In the words of the Chief Justice Roberts in the majority opinion in the case, "Congress passed the Affordable Care Act to improve health insurance markets, not to destroy them." Those words could not be more true.

Value for Patients?

Kim Thiboldeaux | Posted 09.10.2014 | Impact
Kim Thiboldeaux

Recently, I attended the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago. This year, several sessions addressed the important question of "value" in cancer care, with an emphasis on maintaining or improving quality of care while reducing the cost of care.

The Best Health-Themed Movie of 2013: And the Winner Is...

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Never let important messages in films go overlooked by your admiration for the acting and writing. Let films such as these be a gateway for helping us all to live healthier and more enjoyable lives.

Gilda's Club REVERSES Name Change

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 03.25.2013 | Comedy

MADISON, Wis. — Stung by the overwhelmingly negative reaction to removing the name of original "Saturday Night Live" cast member Gilda Radner fr...

Dropping Gilda Radner's Name From Gilda's Club Is Disrespectful, But Let's Not Lose Focus

Dylan Gadino | Posted 01.30.2013 | Impact
Dylan Gadino

Since the Madison chapter of Gilda's Club announced this week their plans to change the name of their organization by removing reference to late comedian and Saturday Night Live great Gilda Radner, after whom the non-profit was named, there's been an incredible amount of backlash.

Have People Really Forgotten Gilda Radner?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.29.2012 | Comedy

Gilda's Club, a non-profit cancer support network named in honor of the late "Saturday Night Live" comedian Gilda Radner, recently announced that seve...

The New Normal: Life Lived With Cancer

Judy Silk | Posted 01.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Judy Silk

I think we're unified in coping, hoping and living in the present. I guess this is the new normal. And while it sucks to have cancer, we have each other, and that's never bad. In that we are always lucky.