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Below the Fold: Wells Fargo Thumbs its Nose at Judge and Evicts Anyway

Richard Zombeck | Posted 12.26.2012 | Business
Richard Zombeck

The latest example of Wells Fargo thumbing its nose at the courts and using law enforcement to carry out its dirty work is the case of Niko Black, a 37-year-old Mescalero Apache woman, suffering from a rare and terminal form of cancer.

WATCH: Hoda's Intensely Emotional Celebration

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.26.2012 | Media

An emotional Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb celebrated a major milestone during the fourth hour of Thursday's "Today" show. Kotb, who was diagnos...

Uninsured Student Advised To ‘Beg’ For Cancer Treatment (WATCH)

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.26.2012 | Health and Fitness

During his third year of law school, Freddie Effinger was diagnosed with late stage Hodgkin's lymphoma. While trying to cope with this news, Effinger...

HP Live: Suicide Over ER Bills

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.29.2012 | Health and Fitness

It has been suggested on the campaign trail that poor Americans can simply go to the emergency room when sick and get care for which they will not hav...

WATCH: NFL's Larry Fitzgerald Shaves NBA's Kevin Love's Head In Honor Of Breast Cancer Awareness

Posted 10.25.2012 | Black Voices

Athletes Kevin Love and Larry Fitzgerald are raising awareness for breast cancer in an amazing way. Fitzgerald, an Arizona Cardinal's wide receive...

Undoing D.C. Cancer Disparities

YaVonne Vaughan | Posted 12.25.2012 | DC
YaVonne Vaughan

The decades-old persistence of cancer disparities and the designation of Washington, D.C. having the worst black-white cancer death rate gap in the nation deserve nothing short of a sea change in budget and policy priorities.

Mysterious Ways: Why I Had To Talk To This Woman

Guideposts | Posted 12.25.2012 | Religion
Guideposts

Talk to her, I thought. Talk to her. Normally, I don't strike up conversations with perfect strangers but there was something about the woman waiting for the elevator with me at the medical complex. I couldn't ignore the voice in my head any longer.

Boy With Brain Cancer Brings Halloween to Sick Kids (VIDEO)

Toan Lam | Posted 12.25.2012 | Good News
Toan Lam

Six-year-old Nico Castro from San Bruno, Calif., isn't letting his battle with brain cancer affect his spirit of giving this Halloween.

I Went To A Cancer Party -- And I Liked It

Erika Lade | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
Erika Lade

I saw the people who have held my hand, poked me with needles, taken my vital signs and treated my cancer, and I saw them for once in a non-medical way. They were not in white coats and sneakers or scrubs -- they were laughing, eating and drinking cocktails.

What To Do if You're Suddenly The Caregiver For A Loved One

Tory Zellick | Posted 12.25.2012 | Fifty
Tory Zellick

My mom placed the book in her lap, looked me in the eye, and calmly uttered three words that forever changed my life: "I have cancer." I was 18 years old.

My So-Called Midlife Transition

Tamsin Eva | Posted 12.24.2012 | Parents
Tamsin Eva

They say that if you suspect you have a drinking problem, you have one. My best guess is that the same goes for midlife transitions.

The Silent Story of Male Breast Cancer

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.24.2012 | Healthy Living

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time we typically associate with women, mothers, and pink ribbons. But what many of us don't realize is th...

Hope for Armstrong

Daniel Hill | Posted 12.24.2012 | Sports
Daniel Hill

The road to redemption is less like the Tour, where teams and crews play such prominent roles; Armstrong is at the starting gate of the longest, most taxing individual time trial of his life.

Love Your Haters and Thrive: How to Move Your Nonprofit Brand Forward Without Alienating Your Base

Matthew Zachary | Posted 12.23.2012 | Small Business
Matthew Zachary

As nonprofits, we seek a diversified and balanced portfolio, so that if one revenue stream should wane, the others are strong enough to pick up the slack. But we must be careful from whom and where we might accept corporate contributions.

'I Have Cancer, and I Am Well'

Joyce Ashley | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Joyce Ashley

It's not easy for patients (or their loved ones) to cope with a diagnosis of cancer. But if that first reaction is tempered with the knowledge that you don't have to beat cancer in order to have a full life, then it becomes bad news that's somehow easier to take.

Ovarian Cancer Sucks. That's All.

Jennifer Cullen | Posted 12.22.2012 | Impact
Jennifer Cullen

It was one of those in-the-moment kind of statements like, "I'm going to buy some bees and learn how to make my own honey." It seems like a great idea and is a nice sentiment, but never actually comes to fruition. Except that it did. All because Karen made it happen.

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Woman Accused Of Posing As Doctor To Trick Friend Into Lesbian Affair

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.22.2012 | Crime

A Texas woman has been arrested on charges that she impersonated a doctor in a bizarre scheme to trick a friend into engaging in a lesbian love affair...

Is It A Cluster? DOH Weighs In

Posted 10.22.2012 | Miami

The Florida Department of Heath says an alleged cancer cluster near a Hialeah recycling plant is consistent with the state's cancer rates. "We have...

A Cancer Survivor's Reaction to Lance Armstrong's Downfall

Emily Cousins | Posted 12.22.2012 | Sports
Emily Cousins

I still feel grateful for Lance Armstrong. He did more than start a foundation and raise some money. He helped transform the way America views life after cancer.

Do Great

Nicole Haran | Posted 12.22.2012 | Impact
Nicole Haran

Once when I was leaving a restaurant after a nice lunch with friends, I turned back to see one of my pals crying into her hands as others consoled her. Someone once told me that having cancer is like being at your own funeral. At that moment, that is exactly how I felt.

Stars Who Have Battled Breast Cancer

Posted 10.21.2012 | Black Voices

Breast cancer affects women of all races and ethnicities, but unfortunately, it has disproportionately affected many women in the black community. ...

Father Of Bone Marrow Transplant Dies At 92

AP | STEVEN DUBOIS | Posted 10.20.2012 | Healthy Living

-- E. Donnall Thomas, a physician who pioneered the use of bone marrow transplants in leukemia patients and later won the 1990 Nobel Prize in medicin...

The Good News About Multivitamins

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 12.19.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

As has likely come to your attention by now, a new study shows that daily multivitamin use is associated with a reduction in the overall rate of cancer. These findings are intriguing and promising, but far from the proverbial slam-dunk.

WATCH: 'I Didn't Think That Men Could Get Breast Cancer'

Posted 10.19.2012 | Healthy Living

Harvey Singer was touched by breast cancer for the first time after his mother and sister were diagnosed one month apart. And later, Singer himself wa...

Boy Behind 'Thumbs-Up For Lane Campaign' Dies

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 10.19.2012 | Technology

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Lane Goodwin, a small-town boy who won a huge Facebook following for his thumbs-up attitude about his cancer, has lost his battle w...