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Making Deals With God, Superstitions And Karma

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 04.03.2012 | Religion
Barbara Greenberg

In my efforts to make deals with God and engage in superstitious behavior maybe I'm simply trying to ensure my good karma. I now truly understand this word.

Child Cancer Survivor Donates Birthday Money In Honor Of Joe Paterno

Posted 02.02.2012 | Impact

Right before his third birthday, Dylan Moser was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Now Moser, 12-years-old and in remission, is celebrat...

Teen Boys Sport Mohawks To Support Mom's Cancer Fight

Posted 02.02.2012 | Impact

After Jane Bingham's bald Barbie petition took off, her sons came up with their own hairy cancer campaign just for their mom. They styled their strand...

For LGBT Americans, Silence On Cancer Is Not An Option

Liz Margolies, L.C.S.W. | Posted 04.01.2012 | Gay Voices
Liz Margolies, L.C.S.W.

Not only do LGBT people have higher cancer risks and lower screening rates, but our experience of cancer is partly determined by being members of a sexual and gender minority group.

Cancer Survivor Suspended For Growing Hair For Locks Of Love

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.30.2012 | Education

After learning a family friend's sister had been diagnosed with cancer, 17-year-old leukemia survivor J.T. Gaskins decided to grow out his hair for Lo...

Environment

Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker | Posted 03.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker

An area that requires infinitely more study is the role of environmental agents in breast cancer -- that is, food additives, cosmetics, pollution or chemicals that we come in contact with every day.

Paula Deen Ate My Teenage Daughter

Mark Morford | Posted 03.26.2012 | Comedy
Mark Morford

Paula Deen appears to openly despise you and doesn't seem to care if you get fat and sick and perhaps die from eating her bacon-wrapped deep-fried mac-and-cheese butter-dipped donut logs on a stick!

My Odyssey Down The Prostate Cancer Highway

Craig W. Anderson | Posted 03.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Craig W. Anderson

My odyssey down the Prostate Cancer Highway began with the type of complete physical which includes many popular activities, including: pee-in-a-cup, X-Rays, bone scans, MRI, CAT scan, peering into my ears-nose-throat, the Icy Stethoscope Patdown here and there on my torso, and complete blood analysis.

Lynne Peeples

Watchdog Groups Slam Military's Ongoing 'Secrecy' Over Camp Lejeune Water Contamination

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 01.24.2012 | Green

Government watchdogs are crying "bullshit" and calling the U.S. Navy a "bully" in response to a redacted federal report on the drinking water supply a...

A Series of Markers, Dates, Finish Lines and Moments in Time

Jenna Benn | Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Jenna Benn

My days no longer bleed into each other, but rather stand out -- waiting to be counted -- hoping to be acknowledged, and eager to be added to my list of memories, hardships, challenges and victories.

Steer Clear of Refined Sugar and White Flour

Carolyn Anderson | Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Anderson

There is evidence that we can help strengthen the body's defenses against cancer by diet and exercise changes. The problem is that the things we should omit from our diets are often things that we enjoy, things that taste good and things that we have on a regular basis.

Cancer: What We Know Now And 7 Ways To Prevent It

Deepak Chopra | Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Cancer is the most dreaded of all diseases, and ever since a "war on cancer" was declared 40 years ago, massive research has made progress, although the battle is far from won.

Star Trek's Make-Believe Medical Device May Become Reality

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.21.2012 | Science

Trekkies, take heart. A scientific breakthrough involving a form of infrared radiation known as terahertz (THz) waves could lead to handheld medical s...

Cancer One, War Less Than One

Jonathan Agin | Posted 03.21.2012 | Impact
Jonathan Agin

The FDA and the institutional review boards, rather than being impediments to patients gaining access to potentially life-saving drugs, must become a partner with patients. Regulatory impediments before parents must be eased.

10 Things Not To Say To A Cancer Patient

Suleika Jaouad | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Suleika Jaouad

The oncology world is overdue for an etiquette guide. There's no script for what to say to someone with a life-threatening illness, but if you can avoid saying these 10 things, you're off to a good start.

Confronting a Terminal Diagnosis as a Family

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

The challenges that families must face when confronted with a terminal diagnosis of a loved one are complex. They include evolving new structures and dynamics as the person they love slowly slips away.

Everything I Need To Know I Relearned From Cancer

Red Room | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Red Room

Cancer. It teaches so much, even as it confounds and confuses. James Dean, whose young life was snatched not by cancer but a car crash, wisely advised, "Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today."

Silver Linings and Chemo-Sobby During Cancer Treatment

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

While I continue to look for and always find silver linings in every day, I don't want to give the impression that, for one second, this is easy-breezy. Having cancer is really F-Bomb hard.

Cancer, a New View: Talk About Change

Leigh Fortson | Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Leigh Fortson

If you subscribe -- even remotely -- to the power of the marriage between our minds and bodies, then you, too, might cringe at the notion that a condition is incurable.

Good News For Women Who Drink Coffee

www.aarp.org | Posted 01.11.2012 | Fifty

That cup of French roast might turn out to be more than just a tasty pick-me-up: Two new studies have found that women who drink several cups of coffe...

The Congratulations Cancer

Traci L. Stanard, CPT-NSCA, CWC | Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Traci L. Stanard, CPT-NSCA, CWC

The opposite of cancer to me is health... yet in my father's situation, it may have been cancer that brought him health.

Everyone Needs a Dottie in Their Corner

Patt Cottingham | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Patt Cottingham

When your life goes on hold because of a child going through cancer, you are blessed when an irreverent angel like Dottie miraculously appears.

Some Local Governments Just Saying No To Medical Pot Dispensaries

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 03.10.2012 | Business

More and more states are saying yes to medical marijuana. But local governments are increasingly using their laws to just say no, not in our backyard....

Mother Has Baby Delivered Early To Dying Sister

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.09.2012 | Parents

When faced with the possibility of her 10-year-old daughter, Katy, losing her battle with her inoperable brain tumor before meeting her unborn sister,...

Kicking The Gremlin's A**

Rose Jia | Posted 03.10.2012 | Impact
Rose Jia

This story is about how a girl stayed alive. It begins a few years ago when the financial crisis hit and my world fell apart. I abandoned all desires to pursue my passions in doing something creative and stuck with what I had proven I was good at -- finance.