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It's Personal

Bill Couzens | Posted 10.06.2015 | Crime
Bill Couzens

School shootings must end. I appeal to you to reach out to civic and political leaders and make them act. Yes, there are solutions, and they lay with us. Children must not die in school and we must end these senseless deaths. Engage today. Get involved.

Henning Mankell: Theatre Resembles Life

Louisiana Channel | Posted 10.06.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Since the very beginning of his career, Henning Mankell (born 1948) has taken an immense interest in theatre. As long ago as in the 1970s, he worked with Swedish theaters, writing and staging plays.

For the First Time: A Handbook for Fighting Lung Cancer

Bonnie J. Addario | Posted 10.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Bonnie J. Addario

What I wanted most when I founded the Addario Lung Cancer Foundation was to ensure lung cancer patients have access to information about their disease...

Palliative Care Is a Human Right

Leeat Granek, Ph.D. | Posted 10.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Leeat Granek, Ph.D.

This year, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) put out a revolutionary report about improving quality of care at end of life for all Americans, including children. Despite these important advances, we still have a long way to go in ensuring that palliative care becomes a human right for all.

Learning to Not Be a Cancer-Surviving Control Freak

Danielle Ripley-Burgess | Posted 10.05.2015 | Impact
Danielle Ripley-Burgess

There's nothing like a hospital stay, a suspicious spot on a CT scan or pre-cancerous polyps to poke the control-freaking bear that's been sitting in the corner. And even when the suspicious spot is nothing or the polyps are removed, it doesn't take away the emotional hurricane that just hit shore.

What Non-Smokers Need To Know About Lung Cancer

O, The Oprah Magazine | Pam Masin | Posted 10.05.2015 | OWN

In 2012, Sandy Jauregui-Baza was hiking along the Tamul waterfall in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, when she started coughing and having trouble bre...

Living In Fear That The 'Big C' Will Return To My Body

Honey Good | Posted 10.04.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

It's always something, darlings! Learning I had lung cancer and a melanoma in one phone call eight years ago was a real something, darlings! Did I survive my ordeal. Yes! Was it easy for me? No!

'GMA' Anchor Amy Robach Gets Candid About Pregnancy Struggles

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 10.02.2015 | OWN

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Parents Say There's One Thing Worse Than Having Son Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 10.02.2015 | Dr. Phil

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The Economic Impact of Breast Cancer: Managing a Costly Side Effect

Melanie Young | Posted 10.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

The reality is many of us need to find help and make lifestyle adjustments to upgrade the quality of our lives to stay healthy while downsize our cost of living to manage financially. It is nothing to be ashamed of, and it is a sign of strength to face the situation and seek help.

For Sue...

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 10.01.2015 | Women
SidneyAnne Stone

Every year I write something for breast cancer awareness month and I always keep it positive. You may read this and feel I've strayed from that way of thinking but it is all in how you perceive things I suppose so, please, bear with me.

Unstoppable Cancer Patient On Chemotherapy Crushes Squat Challenge

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.01.2015 | Good News

This woman's strength shines even when she's powering through chemotherapy treatment.  Elizabeth Bobbe, a fitness instructor in Winches...

How I Feel About October, As A Breast Cancer Survivor

Caryn Fine Sullivan | Posted 10.01.2015 | Women
Caryn Fine Sullivan

I want to cry because for every happy story I see, I realize there are many stories that don't end happily. I cry for them and cry for me -- wondering if I will be one of them.

5 Things Your Pet Insurance Policy Should Cover

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Currently, there are over a dozen companies in the U.S. and Canada offering pet insurance, and if you've tried sorting out the differences between the...

Beats To Beat Breast Cancer: Two Men Are Using Music As The Tool To Find A Cure

Julian Mitchell | Posted 09.30.2015 | Black Voices
Julian Mitchell

Beats To Beat Breast Cancer is a music-based event series founded in 2014 by renowned DJ Brian "B-Hen" Henry, created for the purpose of driving awareness and raising money to aid various organizations in their efforts to find a cure.

The Truth About Brodnax, Virginia

Jonathan Walton | Posted 09.30.2015 | Religion
Jonathan Walton

When I drove down to the end of the road for the first time and my mom was not waiting to tell me where to put my bags, in which room I was to sleep, and that I was to clean out the gutters, I realized that home was not special because of where it was; it was special because of who was there.

AMANZA -- Ep. 15

Spottoon | Posted 09.30.2015 | Entertainment

How would it feel to be suddenly diagnosed with terminal cancer at the age of 26? Crossing between a cancer patient who struggles to beat the disease and his virtual world in the forest where he seeks for the king of the desert, a touching story about the true meaning of life is brought to you.

All Was Well -- Then My Fiancee Got Cancer

Brent Stoller | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Brent Stoller

Based on this experience, whether it's weddings or well-being, it's clear there's so much that's out of our control. We can stay prepared, and we can do what's right, but that's the extent of it. Best laid plans only take us so far.

Through the Feelings, Toward Light

Robbi Rucker | Posted 09.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Robbi Rucker

Today's my birthday and for the record, please note that I am not the celebrating type when it comes to this day. I prefer quiet, reflective, spontane...

Dear Governor Brown: I Don't Want to Die on Cancer's Terms

Naomi Sichler | Posted 09.29.2015 | Politics
Naomi Sichler

Governor Brown: I urge you to sign ABX2-15. Give me and the dozens of other amazing humans I've met on my journey with cancer (and the countless others I've never met) some peace and relief from the dread of those final months.

When the Dying Start to Outlive Temporary Plans; Will You Stop Getting Better Already?

Colleen Haggerty | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Colleen Haggerty

As time went on, friends weren't able to visit as often, my 175-mile commute to Oceanside every Friday gave way to staying in the office to catch up with work, and Keri felt like a caged tiger being in the apartment with Kevin every day, taxing her own stress and patience levels.

Olivia Newton-John Shares Success: All in Her Family

LuxEco Living | Posted 09.29.2015 | Entertainment
LuxEco Living

By Nancy Gould Chuda Founder and Editor-in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World Some call her Liv, others Livvy, and...

Pregnant Cancer Patients Shouldn't Terminate Or Delay Treatment

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.28.2015 | Healthy Living

Pregnant women diagnosed with cancer do not need a termination and can start treatment immediately without worrying unduly about the effects of drugs...

Moving Mountains for Epilepsy Awareness

Tory Zellick | Posted 09.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Tory Zellick

The Cinnamon Pass Road air is thin as Jenny LaBaw blasts through the last 10 miles of her 20 mile day. Cinnamon Pass Road, at an elevation of 12, 650 ...

The Boys

Robbi Rucker | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Robbi Rucker

There are four boys in my life; none truly boys at all. I don't think of them this way, especially now that they are all grown men with tremendous hea...