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Someday You're Going To Die (But You're Not Dead Yet)

Lacey Johnson | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Lacey Johnson

Frankly, I'm tired of wondering. I'm tired of mindless doing. I want to fully live -- perhaps in the way Mary Alice Felder would live if she were granted the chance to come back and do it all again.

Facing Bleak Odds, Cancer Patients Chase One Last Chance -- In Cuba

STAT | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living
STAT

Chemotherapy and radiation worked for a time, but Mick Phillips's doctor warned him each round would be less effective. So Phillips came up with a new plan: Cuba.

The Olympian In Each Of Us

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 08.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara Jacoby

The indomitable spirit of never giving up, to keep on going despite all adversity and to help and love each other is what life is truly all about and that is truly the Olympic spirit within all of us. I am grateful for the reminder as we once again all join together on this global stage.

Why being able to distinguish between a good and a bad fat matters so much

The Conversation Africa | Posted 08.08.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

Voster Muchenje, University of Fort Hare and Carlos Nantapo, University of Fort Hare Food, nutrition and human health institutes around the world hav...

'My Wife Won't Sleep In Same Bed With Me After I Had Prostate Cancer'

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 08.03.2016 | Weddings
Samantha Rodman PhD

I feel sad about everything you are going through. It seems like you vacillate between an objective understanding of this situation and denial. To me, it's fairly evident that your wife is no longer interested in sex or physical affection.

What To Eat: Science vs. Swagger

Joel Kahn, M.D. | Posted 08.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Joel Kahn, M.D.

Hardly a day, or at most a week, goes by without a new headline advising one eating pattern or another. In a world where heart disease, obesity, diabe...

WATCH: It's Time To Break The Meat Habit

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 08.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Neal Barnard, M.D.

Last weekend, I rallied at the White House with 100 fellow doctors to share an urgent message with America: Break the meat habit to improve your healt...

Zika Map In Florida Raises Questions

Alan Farago | Posted 07.30.2016 | HuffPost Home
Alan Farago

Zika. It's no joke. Neither is rare pediatric cancer.

Would You Break The Law To Save Your Child's Life?

Wendy Robbins | Posted 07.28.2016 | Impact
Wendy Robbins

I love my mommy and she loves me. Mo Barnhart loves her daughter. "I had Dahlia five years ago, so she's five years old right now and was diagnose...

The Greek Journalist Mr. Alexander Vellios Decided To Proceed To Euthanasia

Kelly Fanarioti | Posted 07.28.2016 | World
Kelly Fanarioti

At this post, I will not refer to the problems that the young generation faces in Greece but I will present a controversial subject as stated by the journalist Mr Alexander Vellios who I had the honor to interview.

Curing Foreclosure, the Cancer of Homeowners

Jorge Newbery | Posted 07.27.2016 | Business
Jorge Newbery

Photo: Ariel Skelley/Getty Images Foreclosure casualties continue to mount almost a decade after the housing crisis began. Between 2006 and 2014, 9.3...

Keep A Breast Foundation Gets A New Look

Evgeniya Melnikova | Posted 07.27.2016 | Books
Evgeniya Melnikova

I learned about the Keep A Breast Foundation when I first had a lump in my left breast and was looking for some additional information about what mig...

'Doctorpreneurs' Are Taking Cancer Care Personally

Molly Reynolds | Posted 07.27.2016 | Impact
Molly Reynolds

For Clete Walker (CEO of Virtuo Health), the idea to bring together physicians focused on elevating treatment of prostate cancer is personal. Years ...

Miss Sharon Jones!

Dwight Brown | Posted 07.26.2016 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings is a Grammy-nominated R&B band from Brooklyn. Their groove is funky like James Brown's. Jones' gyrations are as wild and ...

Alcohol Is Even Deadlier Than You Think, Scientist Reminds Us

The Huffington Post | Lauren Aratani | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living

An opinion piece published in the scientific journal Addiction in July gathers evidence to argue that alcohol is a direct cause of cancer in several a...

Breast Cancer Awareness In July - That's Right!

Allison W. Gryphon | Posted 07.22.2016 | Impact
Allison W. Gryphon

October isn't the only month people are diagnosed with breast cancer. Give me five minutes and I'll give you a few tools to take you to superhero status.

Swimming To Fight Cancer

Brian Boyle | Posted 07.20.2016 | Impact
Brian Boyle

I'll never forget sitting at the top of the stairway, and watching my mom and my uncle help my dad walk into the house after he came home from having ...

Illuminating The Hallway: A Search For A Life After Cancer (Part One)

Licia Morelli | Posted 07.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Licia Morelli

The vulnerability is like a plague, constantly exposing me and creating the immediate awareness of my true self without the layers of protection I've so deeply laid throughout my life. And it's the relationships that I forge (both the invigoration of old and the infusion of new) throughout the process that will hold me accountable to remain in this truth.

Nothing NICE About ICER

Bob Tufts | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Bob Tufts

The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) is emerging as a major player in the health care cost debate. The organization through its affil...

An Open Letter To Vice President Biden

Beth J. Caldwell | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Beth J. Caldwell

Dear Mr. Vice President, I want to personally thank you for all you're doing for cancer research right now. It's so powerful how you've been able to ...

Mental Illness: The New Cancer

Zander Sherman | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Zander Sherman

My brother was a music student, outdoor leader, and president of his school's student union. Creative and ambitious, he dreamed of continuing our fath...

Atheism Advocate: Religion Is Harming Society And Lives

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 07.19.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

The fundamental problem with religion is that believers--about 5 billion people right now on Planet Earth--are so sure they're "correct" on anything and everything they believe.

A Cancer Diagnosis And A Second Opinion

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

It is hard enough to deal with cancer let alone having to deal with anyone on your medical pathway who does not treat you with dignity and respect. Therefore, regardless at which step you are on in your treatment, please request someone with whom you are comfortable. It really does make a difference.

The Amazing Grace of Punk Pioneer Bobbi Brat

Jorge Newbery | Posted 07.14.2016 | Entertainment
Jorge Newbery

Red Scare performs at the Orphanage, Los Angeles, April 1983 (Photo by Alison Braun) "Amazing Grace, How sweet the sound, That saved a wretch like me...

Super Simple Ways To Be Healthier (When You're Lazy AF)

Rachael Yahne | Posted 07.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

Remember that it's all about making it simple and accessible to YOU and your needs. We both know that if you're the lazy-healthy type, it all comes down to making health realistic and practical while taking away the options of temptations.