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Cancer Survivorship 101: Identifying Your Emotions

Emily Kontos | Posted 07.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Emily Kontos

It was a normal Friday, I was outside playing with our three girls and walked over to the mailbox to grab the mail and there it was. An envelope addre...

Berkeley's Silly, and Harmful, Pandering to Fear of Cell Phone Radiation

David Ropeik | Posted 07.29.2015 | Green
David Ropeik

A recent decision by the Berkeley California city council offers some informative, and scary, lessons about how society struggles to intelligently reg...

The Day My Dad Told Me He Had Cancer

Gene Hammett | Posted 07.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Gene Hammett

My core reason for writing this story with you is to highlight the gift of this experience. It is not always easy to see the gift in adversity, but my dad gave me the best gift he ever gave me in those moments.

Eric Berry Back To Practice 8 Months After Cancer Diagnosis

AP | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.29.2015 | Sports
Read More: Nfl, Cancer, Sports News

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Eight months after getting the stunning news that he had cancer, Chiefs Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry was expected back on the p...

8 Things Your Mouth Reveals About Your Health | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 07.29.2015 | OWN

1. What your dentist is seeing: Or in this case, smelling. You've got funky breath. What it could mean: The most likely causes of less-than...

You Are Not Your Cancer: Keeping Struggles in Perspective

Rachael Yahne | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

The truth is that though cancer can affect every single element of your life, in treatment and for long after, it's not who you are. The truth is that though you are fighting, it's never all your doing. The truth is that though you have cancer, though I had cancer:

The Intricate Web of Care

Angelle Albright | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Angelle Albright

Who could have ever predicted that the power of the world wide web would turn out to be a delicate roadway that can connect a villager in the Swedish ...

Refocusing Cancer Drug Approval on Patients

Eric Kodish, M.D. | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Eric Kodish, M.D.

What the 21st Century Cures Act ignores is the prevailing, patient agnostic approach to drug development. We need to move toward a patient-centric approach to drug development and approval, and we should start with cancer treatments.

Running Back To 'Normal'

Brigitte Cutshall | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Brigitte Cutshall

I knew running wasn't going to be possible for a long time after the cancer diagnosis last year. So my last 5k run was May 2014 with both my sons -- two weeks before my double mastectomy was scheduled...

Girl Who Wanted To Look Like Rapunzel Cuts Off Long Locks For 'Boyfriend' With Cancer

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.28.2015 | Good News

This girl made a huge sacrifice -- all in the name of love.  Libby Tucker-Spiers, a 9-year-old from Milton Keynes, a town in Buckinghamshire, Eng...

The New Science on the Health Benefits of Yoga | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living

We dug up some of the most recently published works (all in 2015) on the perks of a persistent yoga practice.

When Wound Care Management Gets Personal

James Calder | Posted 07.24.2015 | Impact
James Calder

My parents have been through hell and back during the past two years. My dad was diagnosed with non-smoking lung cancer during the fall of 2013.

Kristen Bell Left An Amazing 'Frozen' Voicemail For A Young Fan Battling A Brain Tumor

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 07.27.2015 | Entertainment

In international news you might have missed: Earlier this week, "Frozen" co-princesses Anna and Elsa crowned a third royal of Arendelle. Act...

Man Up: 5 Ways to Take Control of Your Health This Summer

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

Helping men live longer healthier lives is my passion. By educating men on the importance of getting tested, taking preventative measures such as with their diet and being open to discussing treatment options, in case of a positive diagnosis, I believe we can really make an impact on men's health.

The Parallel Universe of Beauty and Darkness Following a Terminal Diagnosis; Dragons Welcome

Colleen Haggerty | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Colleen Haggerty

The youngest of seven children whose parents are deceased, Colleen Haggerty chronicles about the coalescing of her adult siblings following the sudden...

Forgiveness: Too Many Moral Absolutes?

Marina Cantacuzino | Posted 07.23.2015 | Impact
Marina Cantacuzino

Forgiveness is highly contested territory, a discourse that gets shoe-horned into over simplified, black and white reasoning, which is why I've tried to create a more nuanced and layered discussion by presenting it through the stories of real people who all think about and articulate forgiveness in different ways.

Marching Band Gives Cancer Patient Fanfare She Deserves After Her Chemotherapy

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 07.22.2015 | Good News

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Chronic Smoking Makes Breast Cancer Three Times More Deadly

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living

By Lisa Rapaport(Reuters Health) - Long-time smokers may face an increased risk of death if they develop breast cancer, according to a Japanese study...

Selfless Boy Uses Make-A-Wish To Bring Free Food Truck To His Supportive Community

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 07.22.2015 | Good News

A Minnesota food truck is cooking up something extra special, free of charge. Lucas Hobbs, a boy who battled cancer, is using his grant from Make-A-Wi...

When Siblings Become Caregivers: We Missed That Memo

Colleen Haggerty | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Colleen Haggerty

Kevin, who had regained memory, speech and strength by this time, suddenly went downhill physically and mentally. An MRI found fluid on the brain that needed immediate surgery.

Summer of Courage

Jeanne Rizzo | Posted 07.20.2015 | Politics
Jeanne Rizzo

A strong TSCA bill will ensure that politicians don't have to apologize to the next generation. For lawmakers, then, courage is an insurance policy against regret. I hope Congress can invoke the courage that so many others have displayed this summer.

'We Are Pleased to Inform You...': Why 50 Percent of Mammogram Reports Are Misleading

Carol A Miele | Posted 07.22.2015 | Women
Carol A Miele

What about the 50 percent that are true positives?!? Are we going to ignore them and allow them advance to Stage 4, like me? Why must we be sacrificed to keep healthcare costs down? Every life is important.

Will Even a Cholesterol Test Help Identify Cancer?

Techonomy | Posted 07.20.2015 | Science

We need to find a way to spot cancer early, while also being certain that mutations we find are really on the path to becoming a potentially lethal tumor. Then we'll need the intervention. How will we quarantine these cells?

4-Year-Old Cancer Patient 'Marries' Her Favorite Nurse

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.20.2015 | Good News

Chemotherapy treatments aren't something most people look forward to. But thanks to a nurse by the name of Matt Hickling, 4-year-old Ab...

Health Care Rationing: The Roar and the Silence

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.17.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

No discussion means no probing, no deep thinking, no careful exchange of ideas. We do, indeed, ration health care in the United States; we just don't talk about it, with the result that we ration it altogether irrationally.