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Paula Deen Ate My Teenage Daughter

Mark Morford | Posted 03.26.2012 | Comedy
Mark Morford

Paula Deen appears to openly despise you and doesn't seem to care if you get fat and sick and perhaps die from eating her bacon-wrapped deep-fried mac-and-cheese butter-dipped donut logs on a stick!

My Odyssey Down The Prostate Cancer Highway

Craig W. Anderson | Posted 03.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Craig W. Anderson

My odyssey down the Prostate Cancer Highway began with the type of complete physical which includes many popular activities, including: pee-in-a-cup, X-Rays, bone scans, MRI, CAT scan, peering into my ears-nose-throat, the Icy Stethoscope Patdown here and there on my torso, and complete blood analysis.

Lynne Peeples

Watchdog Groups Slam Military's Ongoing 'Secrecy' Over Camp Lejeune Water Contamination | Lynne Peeples | Posted 01.24.2012 | Green

Government watchdogs are crying "bullshit" and calling the U.S. Navy a "bully" in response to a redacted federal report on the drinking water supply a...

A Series of Markers, Dates, Finish Lines and Moments in Time

Jenna Benn | Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Jenna Benn

My days no longer bleed into each other, but rather stand out -- waiting to be counted -- hoping to be acknowledged, and eager to be added to my list of memories, hardships, challenges and victories.

Steer Clear of Refined Sugar and White Flour

Carolyn Anderson | Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Anderson

There is evidence that we can help strengthen the body's defenses against cancer by diet and exercise changes. The problem is that the things we should omit from our diets are often things that we enjoy, things that taste good and things that we have on a regular basis.

Cancer: What We Know Now And 7 Ways To Prevent It

Deepak Chopra | Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Cancer is the most dreaded of all diseases, and ever since a "war on cancer" was declared 40 years ago, massive research has made progress, although the battle is far from won.

Star Trek's Make-Believe Medical Device May Become Reality

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.21.2012 | Science

Trekkies, take heart. A scientific breakthrough involving a form of infrared radiation known as terahertz (THz) waves could lead to handheld medical s...

Cancer One, War Less Than One

Jonathan Agin | Posted 03.21.2012 | Impact
Jonathan Agin

The FDA and the institutional review boards, rather than being impediments to patients gaining access to potentially life-saving drugs, must become a partner with patients. Regulatory impediments before parents must be eased.

10 Things Not To Say To A Cancer Patient

Suleika Jaouad | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Suleika Jaouad

The oncology world is overdue for an etiquette guide. There's no script for what to say to someone with a life-threatening illness, but if you can avoid saying these 10 things, you're off to a good start.

Confronting a Terminal Diagnosis as a Family

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

The challenges that families must face when confronted with a terminal diagnosis of a loved one are complex. They include evolving new structures and dynamics as the person they love slowly slips away.

Everything I Need To Know I Relearned From Cancer

Red Room | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Red Room

Cancer. It teaches so much, even as it confounds and confuses. James Dean, whose young life was snatched not by cancer but a car crash, wisely advised, "Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today."

Silver Linings and Chemo-Sobby During Cancer Treatment

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

While I continue to look for and always find silver linings in every day, I don't want to give the impression that, for one second, this is easy-breezy. Having cancer is really F-Bomb hard.

Cancer, a New View: Talk About Change

Leigh Fortson | Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Leigh Fortson

If you subscribe -- even remotely -- to the power of the marriage between our minds and bodies, then you, too, might cringe at the notion that a condition is incurable.

Good News For Women Who Drink Coffee | Posted 01.11.2012 | Fifty

That cup of French roast might turn out to be more than just a tasty pick-me-up: Two new studies have found that women who drink several cups of coffe...

The Congratulations Cancer

Traci L. Stanard, CPT-NSCA, CWC | Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Traci L. Stanard, CPT-NSCA, CWC

The opposite of cancer to me is health... yet in my father's situation, it may have been cancer that brought him health.

Everyone Needs a Dottie in Their Corner

Patt Cottingham | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Patt Cottingham

When your life goes on hold because of a child going through cancer, you are blessed when an irreverent angel like Dottie miraculously appears.

Some Local Governments Just Saying No To Medical Pot Dispensaries

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 03.10.2012 | Business

More and more states are saying yes to medical marijuana. But local governments are increasingly using their laws to just say no, not in our backyard....

Mother Has Baby Delivered Early To Dying Sister

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.09.2012 | Parents

When faced with the possibility of her 10-year-old daughter, Katy, losing her battle with her inoperable brain tumor before meeting her unborn sister,...

Kicking The Gremlin's A**

Rose Jia | Posted 03.10.2012 | Impact
Rose Jia

This story is about how a girl stayed alive. It begins a few years ago when the financial crisis hit and my world fell apart. I abandoned all desires to pursue my passions in doing something creative and stuck with what I had proven I was good at -- finance.

Presidential Politics and 'The War on Cancer'

Gabe Canales | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabe Canales

In many GOP primary debates on many topics, not once have I heard a serious discussion of the No. 1 health-related killer in the world: cancer.

Tips for Talking to Children About Terminal Illness

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 03.07.2012 | Parents
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

The ways in which children respond to a terminal diagnosis is shaped in large part by their social environment. Most prominent in this regard are parents, teachers, and family.

FMLA & Beer Pong: Social Media Is the Cause of -- And Solution To -- All of Life's Problems

Matthew Zachary | Posted 03.07.2012 | Technology
Matthew Zachary

21st Century Suggestion: Do not post photos of yourself on Facebook vacationing with your family in Cabo when you are disability leave from your job.

Healing After My Second Awake Brain Tumor Surgery

Jeannine Walston | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeannine Walston

My first brain surgery in 1998 and recovery was completely new to me. Since then, I have come to understand some essential health and healing components needed when dealing with cancer.

What Your Mammogram Won't Tell You

Loren Ridinger | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Loren Ridinger

The madness started at the end of August when I discovered a lump in my breast. It wasn't the typical small lump that I have had before; this one was big, much bigger.

Danny Thomas at 100... and Today's Celebrity Dreamers

Marlo Thomas | Posted 03.07.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

Today my father, Danny Thomas, would have been 100 years old. But this is a special year, one that requires not just looking back but looking forward, as well. Because, fate being as clever as it always is, this year is also the 50th anniversary of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.