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Garth Brooks Stopped His Concert For One Powerful Reason

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.10.2014 | Good News

It was a moment that Teresa Shaw will likely never forget: when a superstar singer brought his concert to a standstill so he could offer his support t...

Sick Woman Granted Final Wish To Say Goodbye To Beloved Horse Hours Before Her Death

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.22.2014 | Good News

This woman's final wish was fulfilled when she was given one last chance to see an old friend. Sheila Marsh, 77, from Wigan, Lancashire in England...

'I'd Be Lucky If I Lost My Breast'

Tammy Bleck | Posted 01.07.2015 | Fifty
Tammy Bleck

Three weeks ago, when the threat of breast cancer entered my life, I decided to hang up my blogging hat for a breather. Frankly, I felt everything but witty. The words, large mass on left breast, left me paralyzed with fear. Me, the woman who shrinks from nothing. I panicked.

Kids and High Sugar Die-ts

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Nicholas Ferroni

If we are going to reverse this epidemic before it is too late, we must provide children with the knowledge to make healthy choices at young ages. Otherwise, who cares if kids know arithmetic and social studies if they don't live past their 35th birthdays?

This Dog Is Battling Bone Cancer And Had His Leg Amputated, But He's Still Loving Life

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.05.2014 | Good News

Life has not been easy for this pooch, but it hasn't stopped him from living it up. A short film uploaded to YouTube called "Tri-Pawed: Embracing ...

Ed Sheeran Accepts Engagement Ring From Teen Fan Battling Brain Cancer

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.05.2014 | Teen

We dare you not to cry after reading this. At his Oct. 30 concert in Glasgow, Scotland, British pop sensation Ed Sheeran met Katie Papworth, a 19-y...

4 Ways Cancer Patients Can Benefit From Yoga

Lorna Borenstein | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Lorna Borenstein

Prioritizing daily yoga can be life affirming, whether you are a cancer patient, survivor or supporting someone who is fighting the battle of his or her life.

Brittany Maynard and the Search for Better End-of-Life Care in the U.S.

Kristen Little | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristen Little

Death with dignity doesn't cause death, it merely allows patients who are dying some measure of control over a situation in which their agency has already been severely compromised.

Dying With Dignity or Assisted Suicide

Sarah Amento | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Amento

I did not read any interviews, nor did I read posts. I only heard snippets here and there. I did see her beautiful face on the cover of the People mag...

Breast Cancer - After October

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 01.04.2015 | Impact
Barbara Jacoby

Now that Breast Cancer Awareness Month is over and all things pink have been put away for another year, many people will forget all about breast cancer until next October unless they are personally touched by it.

From Survivor to Metastatic Survivor

Lisa Masters | Posted 01.04.2015 | Women
Lisa Masters

I forgot what chemotherapy does to the body other than killing cancer cells.The memories, along with the side effects, have returned. The changes to my digestive system and my thinning hair have spoken loudly that "the cancer's back."

No Shave November Niles

Alex Niles | Posted 01.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Alex Niles

Just last week, I completed my 21st cycle of chemotherapy, my sixth since starting back up in the fall. So, this November, alongside my male friends, I'll be doing my best to grow back my 5 o'clock shadow, and of course some hair on my head!

Why I Am Your Hero (Today Only)

Michael Levin | Posted 01.03.2015 | Sports
Michael Levin

Yesterday I ran the New York City Marathon as an Achilles International guide runner for an individual who had survived cancer of the large intestine. He flew from Paris to run New York as a demonstration of his triumph over a typically fatal form of cancer.

Movember Mustache Diary: Man's Best Friend Hates Cancer Too [VIDEO]

H. Alan Scott | Posted 01.03.2015 | Comedy
H. Alan Scott

In moments when there are no words to describe your pain or sadness, a pet looks you in the eye and somehow miraculously gives you the comfort you needed. That's why this Movembermy dog Virgil and I are bro'ing out and getting our shave on.

Staying True to Yourself During Breast Cancer and Chemotherapy

Debra Jane Campbell | Posted 01.03.2015 | Women
Debra Jane Campbell

It's tricky being a woman and appearing bald in public. How do I cope with the sad-faced sympathizers who can't help but tell me their cancer stories and imagine sharing my suffering?

Overcoming Cancer Consent

Christopher Gazarian | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Christopher Gazarian

When day zero comes around, I take one last moment to think about my fear. The fears of what I will definitely experience, the fears of what I might experience and the fears of what I might not experience. And then, finally I do have a choice to make.

Act With Kindness, Because You Never Know

Debbie Woodbury | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Debbie Woodbury

None of us has to come clean and share anything we don't want to share. We have a right to our privacy and our dignity (there's nothing worse than losing it with people you don't trust to handle it).

Halloween Recovery

Bill Couzens | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Bill Couzens

My St. Patricks Day is Halloween. While it has been over 40 years since the heyday of my "Trick or Treating" days, I still remember the fine aroma of ...

What Do Breast Cancer and Halloween Have in Common?

Ann Fry | Posted 12.30.2014 | Business
Ann Fry

Well, to point out the obvious, we are aware of them both in October. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and, October is Halloween. Both happen every year. What do these two things have in common?

When Life Feels Grueling, Find the Grace

Nancy Sharp | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Sharp

If we're lucky, we're thrown one curveball at a time. But that's seldom the case, and in fact, sometimes in our despair over one unlucky turn, we wind up creating others. Like an unstoppable chain reaction.

If You Could Choose How to Die, Would You?

Dan Duffy | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

Do you know Brittany Maynard? You should. She is the woman whose story has gone viral, especially in the right-to-die community of which, admittedly, I am not a member.

Did You Look Beyond the Pink This Breast Cancer Awareness Month?

Amy Heinz | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Heinz

Don't simply donate to the cause. Be a crusader for you own cause. Know your breasts. Take note of changes. Trust your instincts. And, should you ever hear the dreaded words she did, "You have cancer," know that you're not alone.

Game of Leukemia Fight

Rose Tafoya | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Rose Tafoya

GOLF may be just a game for many, but for Jarrod Lyle it means much more. Whether we wear pink, yellow or any color, no matter what our cancer story...

3 Breast Cancer Survivors: Stories on Faith, Hope and Purpose

Vanessa Cunningham | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Cunningham

I was moved to showcase these women in hopes that women would draw strength, courage, and hope from these stories.

Support Soda Taxes: Avoid Premature Aging

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

I was summoned to the emergency room stat. We tried unsuccessfully for more than 40 minutes to resuscitate the patient. Death by heroin overdose. T...