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Creating an Environment of Purposeful, Meaningful Work in Today's Competitive Market

Mike Alpert | Posted 09.04.2015 | Impact
Mike Alpert

People are drawn to and support organizations and businesses that have shared values. Here's another novel thought: really good people and really good businesses become great when they create and maintain purposeful, meaningful work.

Cinemia: Cancer Goes to the Movies

Bret Hoekema | Posted 09.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Bret Hoekema

Perfect viewing for any old Tuesday night. The Broken Circle Breakdown is a transcendent meditation on what it means to be alive and where we go when we die. It speaks to the cancer experience without being a cancer movie. I'm not interested in any other kind.

How Cancer Healed My Broken Heart

Brandy Oswald | Posted 09.04.2015 | Women
Brandy Oswald

My broken heart showed me everything about myself that I was no longer satisfied with, and my cancer diagnosis gave me the strength and determination to do something about it.

What the Internet Trolls Need to Read

Rain Dove | Posted 09.03.2015 | Gay Voices
Rain Dove

I was recently in a photo shoot featuring breast cancer survivors who had endured a double mastectomy with out breast reconstruction. The photoshoot went viral and network after network supported the efforts of the movement to showcase these incredible women. But the feedback wasn't all positive.

How to Get Your Own Island During Cancer...

Dan Duffy | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

I knew my illness really threw my family and friends for a loop, and I spent way too much time coddling them as they coddled me. What I should have been doing was simply being honest, in all aspects.

WATCH: Best Friends Lend a Helping Hand in Memory of Single Mom

HooplaHa | Posted 09.02.2015 | Good News
HooplaHa

Michelle Singleton was a single mom of four children, who was just 32 at the time of her cancer diagnosis. Her childhood friends Jody Farley-Berens and Andy Royal McCandless sprang into action to help their friend.

AMANZA --Ep.9

Spottoon | Posted 09.02.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

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Wasp's Venom Could Be A Powerful 'Weapon Against Cancer,' Study Shows

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.02.2015 | Science

Toxic, but life-saving? It seems like an oxymoron, but scientists say the venom of Polybia paulista, a wasp native to Brazil, fits that descript...

I Divorced My Ex, And It Led Me Right Back To My Soulmate

Michelle Colon-Johnson | Posted 09.02.2015 | Divorce
Michelle Colon-Johnson

Life is not a fairytale, at least not the fairytales we dream about as kids. We have to make our fairytales. We have to create our dreams, and it takes work and perseverance. You don't get the good stuff without going through a lot of unexpected hard stuff.

I Hope They Allow Crutches in Hell

Benjamin Rubenstein | Posted 09.01.2015 | Comedy
Benjamin Rubenstein

This originally appeared on The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults Crutching is a great way to help injuries heal and bypass the lines at Disney Worl...

Why Every Man Should Get a Baseline PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer at Age 40

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

We're putting a call-to-action to all men: Get your baseline PSA blood test if you're 40 years or older. But of course, we know most men will not take this initiative, so this is an open letter to all women.

To the Mom Who Says My Child Is Too Young

Nicole Skaro | Posted 09.01.2015 | Parents
Nicole Skaro

I wanted to just whisper, please cherish that youth. Cherish it and celebrate it. Celebrate the true belief and comfort in watching your children grow, the ignorance of their own mortality.

As A New School Year Begins, Please Remember This Story

Jenny Mosier | Posted 09.01.2015 | Parents
Jenny Mosier

It is quite fitting that September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The juxtaposition of the hustle and bustle of a new school year with the parallel universe where families are fighting simply for their child to survive is a poignant one.

Children's Hospitals Cut Down On CT Scans To Prevent Cancer

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 08.31.2015 | Science

When your children are sick, it's hard not to want doctors to do everything in their power to cure them. But when it comes to CT scans, less is often...

Regulation Can Help Innovation

Bill Couzens | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Bill Couzens

If we as a country want to look for real innovation, let's look for policymakers with strong nonpartisan leadership skills, who can bridge this gap, and work to protect human health. 

Lung Cancer: Why You Should Care

Bonnie J. Addario | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Bonnie J. Addario

A major reason for the dramatic lack of funding for lung cancer care and research is that it is misrepresented as a smoker's disease -- however, there are more than 100 types of cancer and "NEVER-smoker" lung cancer is ranked as number five.

The Power of a Cape

Adina Ciment | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Adina Ciment

Call it what you will. Denial. Immaturity. Insanity. But then again, having a year of breast cancer, brain tumors, and -- plot twist! -- possible uterine cancer, and that's an insanity on a whole different level. Given the choice, I'll side with a superhero insanity any day.

Yoga and Meditation Can Positively Affect DNA

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Yoga and meditation are well-documented to have psychological, emotional and physical benefits for people at all stages of health, including cancer pa...

Stopping Cancer Treatment Doesn't Have to Mean the End

Colleen Haggerty | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Colleen Haggerty

How do you know when it's time to end a life? As we wait and see how our 53-year old brother, Kevin, responds to his second brain surgery, this is the question looming above the scenarios offered by the neurosurgeon.

What Your Genetic Blueprint Says About You: The Rise of Epigenetics

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 08.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

Health care and medicine is living through a major transformation. We're entering into a new era of medicine where prevention precedes treatment.

The Touching Thing This 5-Year-Old Did After Losing Her Dad To Cancer

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 08.28.2015 | Parents

A Wisconsin preschooler celebrated her fifth birthday with a special tribute to her father, who died of cancer.  Olesia Clarke was 2 y...

Investors Are Worrying About Puerto Rico's Debts While Puerto Rican-American Citizens Are Dying Due to Lack of Decent Health Care

Sandy Malone | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business
Sandy Malone

Puerto Rico is imploding. Every major media outlet in the world has written about our government's failure to repay billions in loans to the United States and private investors who put their money into government bonds.

How to Show Up in the World Naked: It's Only Hair

Dana O'Dell | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Dana O'Dell

I know that my hair has allowed me to walk around anonymously. It kept me from being seen. I know that looking like a c*ancer patient is difficult because I don't identify as one. I know I am being forced to decide how I will show up in a new way in the world.

What Happened Today Was Not In The 'Script'

Amy Koko | Posted 08.27.2015 | Fifty
Amy Koko

So today was my yearly visit with my psychiatrist and yes I have one and please stop judging.

5 Things You Should Know About Oncofertility

Emily Drake | Posted 08.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Emily Drake

Not all surgeries, chemotherapies and radiation treatment options affect fertility and in some cases people assume that they are infertile, only to be surprised by an unplanned pregnancy after unprotected sex.