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Patient Behind Running-For-Charity Movement Races For Cancer Research

Georgia Cleland | Posted 08.04.2012 | Impact
Georgia Cleland

It's times like these that families hug each other a lot, and cry a lot, and try to savor those sweet moments that are so good, and try to push out the bad and hope it all goes away. I know. I heard about all that in the years since my recovery. And one of the things my Dad did back then -- when I was sick and there wasn't much he could do for me -- has had a lasting effect on a whole lot of people. And now it's part of me too.

Why We Sweat The Small Stuff (And How To Stop)

Ellie Knaus | Posted 08.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Ellie Knaus

Some of us would rather pretend our hard battles don't exist and invent a war over the trivial instead. Half the time, we don't even know we're doing it. But there's hope.

'I Like My Skin Thin, Thank You'

Lisa Guest | Posted 07.25.2012 | Women
Lisa Guest

I've been told I over-analyze things too much. I've been told I'm too sensitive about little things. I've been told I should grow a thicker skin. I like my skin thin.

A Wish For All Men

Angie Harmon | Posted 07.24.2012 | Impact
Angie Harmon

It is for all of the wonderful men in my life that I am raising my voice about a disease that affects more than two million American men and remains the second-leading cause of cancer death for men in the U.S. We can make a difference with the progress of finding better treatments and ultimately, a cure.

Let's Revolutionize Prostate Cancer

Philip Lee Miller | Posted 07.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Philip Lee Miller

The time for a new approach for men and prostate cancer screening has now come. But you must be persistent and seek a new course.

Why Some Women Risk Cancer To Be Tan

Slate | Posted 05.23.2012 | Women

A CDC report out this month found that nearly one in three white women aged 18 to 25 had used a tanning booth in the previous year. White women aged 1...

One Man's Solution To Paying Off His Medical Bills: A $1,000 Cup Of 'Cool Aid'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.22.2012 | Business

For the low-price of $1,000, one man is offering customers a chance to drink to good health -- his own, that is. Tobin Northrup, 43, of Lakewood, O...

Business Fights Back -- "No More Mr. Nice Guy!"

Norman Lear | Posted 07.22.2012 | Business
Norman Lear

The charges against flame retardant manufacturers have to be hogwash! Just another cheap shot against Big Business. How can so many people, and Americans no less, knowingly turn out a product capable of doing such dastardly harm? Impossible!

Donna Summer and Robin Gibb: Their Music Legacy Beyond Disco

Mona Elyafi | Posted 07.21.2012 | Entertainment
Mona Elyafi

To many they were just "has-beens" -- that is until their deaths revived their prestigious status. And that's just it! Why do we always wait for artists to die to elevate them to their deserved level of "legends" when they had long earned the title while still alive?

Breast Cancer Patient Allegedly Fired TWICE While Seeking Treatment

NewsOne.com | Posted 07.21.2012 | Black Voices

Connie Robinson has been fighting breast cancer for the past three years. That battle alone is enough for one person to endure. But, during that same...

Robin Gibb and the Soundtrack to My Life

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 07.21.2012 | Entertainment
Lisa Kaas Boyle

I feel an electric charge, like I am John Travolta walking down that hall, not a scared 13-year-old girl. I make it to my locker with a little smile on my face, and start twirling the combination to the lock. "I'm, I'm, I'm, I'm Stayin' Alive."

Fighting My Mother's Cancer With Text Messages

James Sims | Posted 07.21.2012 | Healthy Living
James Sims

"I love you. Was just thinking how hard my fight has been and how tired I am... But then I thought about you and it gives me a shot of will power to keep going."

Convicted Ex-State House Speaker Has Rare Form Of Cancer

AP | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics

BOSTON -- A former Massachusetts House speaker who's in federal prison on a corruption conviction has been diagnosed with cancer. Debbie DiMasi, the ...

The Marines' Breast Cancer Epidemic

Mother Jones | Posted 05.18.2012 | Green
Read More: Cancer, Green News

Five years ago Partain's wife noticed a grape-size bump next to his right nipple. "I thought it was from an ingrown hair or something. I blew it off,"...

Lynne Peeples

Don't Call It 'Dirt': Why Healthy Soil Means Healthy People

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.18.2012 | Green

Jack Algiere has no qualms about letting his kids eat their veggies straight out of the ground from the fields and greenhouses he manages in Pocantico...

Does a Coffee a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

Michael Greger, M.D. | Posted 07.18.2012 | Home
Michael Greger, M.D.

Yesterday was a good morning to wake up and smell the coffee. A new study found drinking coffee was associated with living longer in both men and women.

Cancer Research Should Be a National Priority

Sierra Alef-Defoe | Posted 07.18.2012 | Teen
Sierra Alef-Defoe

Our nation needs to take a united stand against our common enemy. We must not let cancer remain the second-leading cause of death when we have the opportunity to fight it.

Charlie Varon's New Play Buffers in a YouTube Video Smackdown Between Ex-spouses

Erika Milvy | Posted 07.17.2012 | Arts
Erika Milvy

In FWD: Life Gone Viral, two of the four characters in this two-actor play are tiny flies on the wall -- spying on their exes. That is, they are spyin...

How To Live Longer And Better

Posted 05.17.2012 | Healthy Living

The key to living long and better? Taking advantage of what you can control when it comes to your health, says David B. Agus, M.D., oncologist and aut...

Grieving For Who I Was Before Cancer

Meredith Israel Thomas | Posted 11.20.2012 | Women
Meredith Israel Thomas

I always thought you could only grieve after you lost someone who died or a friendship that ended, but I have recently learned that I am grieving for who I was before cancer.

Here Are Seven Other Cases Of Resume Fraud

The Fiscal Times | MAUREEN MACKEY | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business

From the Fiscal Times: The latest victim to fall from grace due to resume fraud is Scott Thompson, who was named Yahoo’s chief executive in Janua...

Former Yahoo CEO Reportedly Diagnosed With Thyroid Cancer

Posted 05.14.2012 | Technology

Scott Thompson, who stepped down as the chief executive officer of Yahoo Inc. over the weekend, has reportedly been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. ...

Urgent Global Action Needed To Fight World's Leading Killers

John R. Seffrin | Posted 07.12.2012 | Impact
John R. Seffrin

Efforts to tackle noncommunicable diseases should not rest solely on the shoulders of governments and multilaterals. If we are to bring these diseases under control, we must have a commitment and cooperation from all sectors.

My Mother's Mother

Ali Sweeney | Posted 07.11.2012 | Impact
Ali Sweeney

I may not know firsthand what my grandmother went through when she was diagnosed, but I know how her loss has affected my mother. I can only hope that my children, and their children, won't ever have to face the prospect of a life with cancer.

Sue Ellen Allen's Prison Revolution

Clarissa Burt | Posted 05.09.2012 | Impact
Clarissa Burt

Sue Ellen refused to let Gina's untimely death be the end of her story. She responded by being bold enough to organize a cancer walk from the inside of prison.