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Why You Should Watch the Film Cancer: the Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Our understanding of cancer and how to successfully treat it and the symptoms it produces is evolving and improving; and our ability to cope with cancer is also evolving with more confidence and hope in the future.

On 10 Years Of Surviving Cancer As A Family

Jim Higley | Posted 04.24.2015 | Parents
Jim Higley

I asked God for a year. OK, truthfully, I begged for 10. Because I wanted to be your father for as long as possible, until each of you became adults. It was a begging rooted in my personal desire to see each of you grow up. Mature. And step into life. That's why today is rather special.

Coaches Curing Cancer Donates Gifts to Pediatric Cancer Research

HooplaHa | Posted 04.24.2015 | Good News
HooplaHa

When Grainne Owen gave birth to twins, she had to work hard to keep up with her sports loving and exuberant son, Killian. When Killian was five years old, however, he was diagnosed with Leukemia.

How To Tell Your Kids You Have Cancer

Heather Chauvin | Posted 04.23.2015 | Parents
Heather Chauvin

It doesn't end with one conversation. It's an ongoing learning opportunity for all of you. Children are smart, intuitive and very empathic. Their connection to you runs deep.

Can a Compound in Red Wine Help Fight Cancer? How Supplements Can Be Promising Disease-Fighters

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

The hope is that, in the future, cancer patients may be able to take a resveratrol-derived drug to help their bodies become more sensitive to chemotherapy -- and help those drugs destroy those cancer cells once and for all.

Life's a Rush

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 04.23.2015 | Arts
Helen Eisenbach

In the throes of fighting for her life, Margolin revels in vivid memories of her youth, unscheduled raptures far from the enforced multitasking of today. And where she now finds herself is where she would have hoped to be.

Cure Cancer. Cure Education.

Janine Ingram | Posted 04.23.2015 | Impact
Janine Ingram

Danny Colllins blended three core aspects of my life -- cancer, education and music -- to the point that one simple word kept repeating in my mind as I left the theater: cure.

Mammography Should Not Wait Until 50

Lindsay Avner | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Avner

In response to the recent United States Preventive Services Task Force draft recommendation that restates prior guidelines for all women to receive ma...

Gratitude Boot Camp

Robbi Rucker | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Robbi Rucker

I wouldn't have picked getting a cancer diagnosis in the summer of 2013 but I'm allowing this ongoing challenge to be an opportunity for personal growth; working on healing my body, mind and spirit.

Breast Cancer: My Lesson on Stress

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

Republishing on This the 7th Anniversary of My Last Cancer Surgery So last week I wrote all about stress and how to handle it. And this week I got...

Welcome to Cancer Land

Holly Cara Price | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Holly Cara Price

Cancer has changed my life in every conceivable way. What I had considered important became not so much. Other things -- family, friends, long summer afternoons, laughter -- suddenly became extremely important.

The Upside Of Cancer

Donna Highfill | Posted 04.21.2015 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

I started the morning of my husband's cancer treatment reading about race issues. I read about the women who hate feminists, and the men who hate women. I watched videos about church-goers picketing gay marriage and young people writing off church because it's too political.

Compassion Is Needed for Young People With the Big "C"

Ann Fry | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Ann Fry

Imagine you are a young adult, in your 20s or even early 30s. You haven't been feeling well lately, shake it off and then finally decide to make an appointment with your physician.

12 Ways to Love a Man (Or a Woman)

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 04.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Larry Schwimmer

Have you ever been in a relationship where you said to yourself, "I feel so much passion and chemistry when we have sex, but I don't feel happy and ...

Terminally Ill Grandfather Drove For Uber To Support Daughter And Grandchildren

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.21.2015 | Fifty

When 69-year-old Kenneth Broskey was told he had only a short time left to live, instead of going into hospice care as the doctors suggested, he just ...

68 Hours in Haiti, Part 2: Downtown Port au Prince

Dan Duffy | Posted 04.17.2015 | Impact
Dan Duffy

In Haiti, there is no personal space, and when someone looks at you, it's right in the eye, and they don't break contact. Our group of four, flanked by the ballsiest woman I know and a six-five Haitian policeman with a gun, was being stared at by literally hundreds of people every second.

YSC: The Sisterhood for Young Women With Breast Cancer

Emily Drake | Posted 04.17.2015 | Women
Emily Drake

Last month, I headed south to Houston, Texas, to attend the Young Survival Coalition's (YSC) conference for young women affected by breast cancer and their supporters (who YSC have accurately dubbed, co-survivors). The theme of the conference this year (#YSC2015) was "young. strong. connected."

Chris Pratt Helps Raise $90,000 For Boy With Brain Cancer

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 04.17.2015 | Good News

UPDATE: This post has been updated to reflect the amount of money raised as of press time. The legendary #TwitterBowl is now history, but Chris Pra...

Why You Should Care About Flame Retardants

Earthjustice | Posted 04.16.2015 | Green
Earthjustice

We fear trace amounts of pesticides on our food, while sitting on sofas containing pounds of similarly toxic chemicals. These chemicals migrate out of our sofas and other household products and are released into the air in our homes.

What the Living Can Learn From the Dying

Kristina Cowan | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristina Cowan

Beauty exists in the middle of tragedy. A child gets cancer. A friend commits suicide. A parent is plagued by anxiety and depression. Sooner or later, such messes find us. If we wade into them with an exploring mindset, our discoveries can be startling in their beauty and alter our perspective on life.

Chinese, US Police Officers Send Touching Tributes To Officers Battling Cancer

The Huffington Post | Matt Sheehan | Posted 04.16.2015 | World

It was a rare and beautiful instance of pure, unadulterated goodwill in the relationship between the United States and China: For the past few weeks, ...

What Leonard Nimoy (Spock) and Lesley Gore ('It's My Party') Have in Common

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Above all, avoid cigarettes, and you will live longer, prosper better, and also have more parties. Leonard Nimoy and Lesley Gore, we will miss you both.

Lynne Peeples

Toxic Smoke Forces Firefighter To Retire, But He's Not Done Protecting Others

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 04.16.2015 | Green

Firefighter Clive Savacool battled his final blaze, a grass fire in Pittsburg, California, in March 2014. He collapsed after a few hours on the scene ...

Festival Style: Life Hacks to Learn From the Boho Girl

Rachael Yahne | Posted 04.14.2015 | Style
Rachael Yahne

Even if you don't subscribe to the style or fill your closet with tribal prints and fringes, the bohemian lifestyle has much to teach us in and outside of the closet.

Our Pathetic War Against Cancer: Part III

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics
Dr. Sten Odenwald

You have a 1 in 2 chance of getting cancer in your lifetime, and a 1 in 4 of dying from it. With those odds in Las Vegas, you would be a winner all the time. So why do you NOT fervently support cancer research to literally save your life?