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6 Ways Millennials Can Prepare for the Unthinkable: Cancer

Brian Reid | Posted 04.29.2016 | Impact
Brian Reid

This year, about 70,000 young adults will be diagnosed with cancer in the United States; it's the leading cause of disease-related death of those 15 t...

Here's How Congress Is Helping Big Pharma Keep Drug Prices High

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics

If you want to know why it’s so hard to fight the pharmaceutical industry and reduce spending on prescription drugs, pay close attention to a new Ob...

Exposure to Asbestos Killed My Husband And Is a Threat to Other Workers

Linda Reinstein | Posted 04.28.2016 | Politics
Linda Reinstein

Thirty-one years ago, life was perfect. Alan and I watched the sunset as we finalized our wedding arrangements for April 28th. That night, I smiled as I thought about Alan lifting my wedding veil over my eyes, embracing me, and beginning our new life together. Our time together was cut grievously short.

Can Disease Start in the Mind?

Fiona | Posted 04.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Fiona

Having worked in brain injury centers, crisis centers and even with clients who wanted to lose weight I geared myself to understanding whether disease...

Dear Cancer -- I Love You

Adam Piandes | Posted 04.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Adam Piandes

In the end, I believe I have two options moving forward: to fight or to love. The obvious choice for me is love.

Are You Afraid of Change?

Terri Britt | Posted 04.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Terri Britt

We often build false beliefs around painful past memories. We don't realize we take them on as kids and, before long, we make those beliefs a way of life. But underneath them are the truths of who we are. I never knew I loved change.

Happy Mother's Day Ann!

Dr. Mary Reid Gaudio | Posted 04.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Mary Reid Gaudio

Mother's Day is nearing. It's a holiday that celebrates the woman who brought you into this world. It's a holiday that celebrates birth, and therefore life. It's a holiday that celebrates the very building blocks and nature of family. So don't take it for granted.

AMANZA - Ep.45

Spottoon | Posted 04.27.2016 | Entertainment
Spottoon

A 26-year-old man's life is turned upside down when he is diagnosed with terminal stomach cancer. As he struggles with the pain of his treatment and the realization that he never truly lived, he retreats into his imagination, to a magical forest where answers and miracles can be found.

Mountain-Moving Volunteers Raise their Voices, Demand Change for Pancreatic Cancer

Julie Fleshman | Posted 04.26.2016 | Impact
Julie Fleshman

It was the spring of 2000 in San Francisco and I was volunteering with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. My role was to host a booth, speak with a...

Healing the Financial Side Effects of Cancer

Dr. Shani Fox | Posted 04.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shani Fox

Every one of us is more resourced than we know -- no exceptions.

Dying Should Be a Selfish Endeavor

Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D. | Posted 04.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D.

The funnel point, when there is a rapid reversal of the direction of how one has lived his or her life, may look like selfishness. It may even FEEL like selfishness. But, I see it rather, as the crucial point at which one is faced with a decision of living one's own life.

A Taxi to There

Mark Myers | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Mark Myers

"Oh, you can't go back. Back is to the pain. Back is where life broke things. What you knew before the pain is gone and 'back there' is no place you want to be. You want to go 'there,' not 'back there.'"

How to Talk to a Friend or Relative After Their Cancer Diagnosis

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Last year a member of my family was diagnosed with cancer. Fortunately this person received treatment and is now doing well. During the anxious peri...

This Woman's Cancer Diagnosis Pushed Her To Travel The World

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.22.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Looking at Megan Sullivan's drool-worthy Instagram page may give you a serious case of wanderlust, but the world traveler didn't start off so lucky. ...

Here on Earth

Bill Couzens | Posted 04.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Bill Couzens

I ask the Michael Bloombergs of the world, the Sean Parkers, and Vice President Biden: how we can include prevention into the notion of a moonshot cure for cancer? I think that a program that starts here on earth, as opposed to the moon, will be the best solution for ending cancer once and for all.

The Philosophy of Fish

Elea Acheson | Posted 04.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Elea Acheson

I mounted my bicycle, turned my face to the rising sun, hopeful that the road ahead would lead to love.

When Cancer Cleanses the Soul

Charles Redfern | Posted 04.21.2016 | Religion
Charles Redfern

Who would-a thunk it? A potentially fatal illness has spurred me back to life. I'm more like wax and less like clay -- a fact I pondered as I arrived ...

How I Got There: Jiri Bartoska

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 04.21.2016 | Entertainment
Lan Anh Vu

Jiri Bartoska is a renowned actor and president of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, one of the oldest and largest film festivals in the w...

Hospital Offers Free Cancer Treatment To Hundreds Of Ugandan Patients

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 04.21.2016 | World

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6 Ways To Embrace Your Changing Sex Life In Midlife

Pamela Madsen | Posted 04.20.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

Your sexuality will change. What turned you on before, may not anymore. Your body may change either through aging, accidents or disease. Death and taxes are not the only thing guaranteed as a human being. Your sexuality changing is a given.

Scrambled Eggs and Cancer

Douglas Forbes | Posted 04.19.2016 | HuffPost Home
Douglas Forbes

My wife is in Cedars Sinai Hospital having her right breast removed right now. And I'm around the block ordering scrambled eggs and a side salad. Ei...

Providing Better Data On The Burden Of Childhood Cancer In LMICs

SickKids Centre for Global Child Health | Posted 04.19.2016 | Impact
SickKids Centre for Global Child Health

By Dr. Sumit Gupta and Dr. Shaun Morris The significant progress that has been made in treating pediatric cancer is rightly celebrated: over 80% of c...

A Love Letter to Taylor Swift

Sabrina Dominguez | Posted 04.18.2016 | Teen
Sabrina Dominguez

It seems at every major point of my life, there was a Taylor Swift song to go along with it. From my first love, to never wanting to grow up, Taylor h...

Can "Moon Shot" for Cancer Cure Overcome Data Sharing Problems?

Amy Yuan | Posted 04.18.2016 | College
Amy Yuan

When Vice President Biden lost his 46-year-old son Beau to brain cancer, Americans mourned with him. Motivated by his son's death, Biden is at the for...

An Open Letter to My Mom 14 Years After Her Death

Angela Fry | Posted 04.18.2016 | Women
Angela Fry

There isn't a day that you don't cross my mind. Some days you're just my mom who got cancer, fought so hard to live, but died before I was able to know everything about you. Then there are days that your voice is all I hear. It's my voice. Your laugh? It's mine too.