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Do Not Take Your Loved Ones for Granted - by Mike O'Connor

Kindness Blog | Posted 11.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kindness Blog

I'm currently sat on a cancer ward at the hospital, waiting for my mum to be discharged after she had surgery to remove a tumor, just a few days ago. ...

Teen Told Cancer Survivor Shirt Violates School Dress Code

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 11.11.2016 | Parents

A teen in Florida who beat cancer and wore a shirt with the word “survivor” on it has been told his attire didn’t adhere to dress code at his hi...

Joining Forces-the Greater Good

Bill Couzens | Posted 11.11.2016 | Politics
Bill Couzens

In the few days since the election, I have spent much of my time wondering how to move forward. What would I write to Secretary Clinton? How would I...

AMANZA - Ep.73

Spottoon | Posted 11.10.2016 | 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.

Testament: "Aliens Could Be Real"

FaceCulture | Posted 11.08.2016 | Entertainment
FaceCulture

On the last few records American thrash metal band Testament tried to write about real things, like losing your parents or getting ill. They were tryi...

What Shopping Has Taught Me About How We Treat Cancer

Kathy Giusti | Posted 11.08.2016 | Impact
Kathy Giusti

I have no doubt that taking a cue from these innovators, even those with seemingly little overlap with the healthcare industry, will prove critical in efforts to make patient treatment more effective. Only then can I be certain to not only find the perfect dress, but seek the perfect treatment.

Cancer In America Is A Political Event

Alan Farago | Posted 11.06.2016 | Politics
Alan Farago

I can’t tell you where Jessica Whelan lives or anything else about her daughter who is suffering from cancer beyond a viral photo. If you are not mo...

7-Year-Old Battling Cancer Asks For The World One Simple Thing

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.07.2016 | Parents

Ava Bright Lee was diagnosed with biphenotypic leukemia in February 2014 at the age of 5. After receiving chemotherapy, radiation and a bone marrow tr...

Dad Captures The Effects Of Childhood Cancer With One Moving Photo

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 02.02.2017 | Parents

In one photo, Andrew Brown has captured the effects of childhood cancer as well as the strength of his daughter. On June 23, doctors at a hospital in ...

Cobie Smulders Pens An Emotional Essay About Ovarian Cancer At 25

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 12.21.2016 | Healthy Living

Cobie Smulders is encouraging young women everywhere to be proactive about their health by sharing her own story. The “How I Met Your Mother” actr...

Michael Bublé Reveals Son's Cancer Diagnosis In Devastating Post

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.06.2016 | Entertainment

Michael Bublé and his wife Luisana Lopilato have revealed that their oldest son, Noah, was recently diagnosed with cancer. The singer, who is from C...

The War Against Humans

Bill Couzens | Posted 11.03.2016 | Politics
Bill Couzens

I again am moved to speak from a personal place, a place from the heart. As a parent, I am concerned about the devastating narrative around this cu...

AMANZA - Ep.72

Spottoon | Posted 11.03.2016 | 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.

4 Foods that Contain Vitamin C which You May Have Never Thought

Liana Werner-Gray | Posted 11.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Liana Werner-Gray

Vitamin C is an effective way to energize our body immediately. Vitamin C has been known to boost our immune system, to energize our body and uplift m...

Global Health Keeps Chaos Away

Philippe Douste-Blazy | Posted 11.01.2016 | Home
Philippe Douste-Blazy

Global threats are rising. Rising inequity, rising discontent against political leaders, extremism, terrorism. As we grow more globalized, more inter-connected, so do we grow more vulnerable to each other's difficulties.

Pancreatic Cancer: 16 Warning Signs You Should Know

Julie Fleshman | Posted 11.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Julie Fleshman

Today marks the start of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month - a time to take action against the deadliest major cancer with a five-year survival rate of just 8 percent.

Partnering With Patients To Find Cures

Bonnie J. Addario | Posted 11.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Bonnie J. Addario

We count everything that has happened this year as progress, knowing that working together leads to scientific breakthroughs and programs that ease patient suffering. For me, these successes not only help me shake off the blues, but they also fuel my hope that victory is imminent against this dreadful and frightening disease.

7 Ways To Show Real Support To Friends And Family Battling Health Issues

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 11.02.2016 | Healthy Living

“Please let me know if you need anything … ” We’ve all said the same thing to friends or loved ones when they were ill and in need of support...

Scared of Dying

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 10.29.2016 | Women
Galina Nemirovsky

My aunt who is dying of ovarian cancer chose to enter hospice today after her third trip to the emergency room in the last two weeks. The hospital sen...

What You Need To Know About The Lawsuit Linking Baby Powder To Cancer

The Huffington Post | Allison Fox | Posted 10.28.2016 | Healthy Living

As its name suggests, baby powder, a talcum powder blend that absorbs moisture and reduces chafing, used to be a common staple of diaper changing stat...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Know the Facts!

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 10.26.2016 | Women
SreyRam Kuy, MD

Hearing the words from your doctor "You have breast cancer" is a major fear after getting a mammogram for millions of women. Each year in the United...

When Breath Become Air by Paul Kalanithi: A Review

Traci L. Slatton | Posted 10.26.2016 | Home
Traci L. Slatton

There came a moment when the slow accretion of small health issues became something intractable, something I couldn't ignore. My husband said, "Go to ...

AMANZA - Ep.71

Spottoon | Posted 10.26.2016 | 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.

Writing Through Cancer And Bipolar I Disorder

Robert Kuang | Posted 10.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Robert Kuang

Laura Yeager has been writing professionally for over 35 years. She began as a fiction writer, studying writing at Oberlin College, Iowa State Univers...

Early Detection Saved My Life. I'm A Breast Cancer Survivor.

Melanie Harris | Posted 10.25.2016 | Women
Melanie Harris

New York based Fashion Designer Melanie Harris' harrowing tale I am a 3rd generation designer, being the granddaughter of Couturier, Rose Taft. I m...