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My Close-Up View Of 'The Fault In Our Stars'

Elizabeth Scarboro | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Scarboro

I know for myself that watching one character grieve over the other, I floated between the fictional story and the real. I remembered losing Stephen; I imagined losing my second husband.

What Cancer Stole From Me

Elea Acheson | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Elea Acheson

Forty-two days earlier, cancer finally left my life, taking my six-year-old son, Vasu, with it. So I abandoned my home, my family, and my friends. My goal was simple. I would cycle the Pacific Coast Bike Route, alone, and when the road ended I would find another road to cycle.

To the Mother of My Patient

Kateri Allard | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Kateri Allard

Because of you, I am beginning again to believe in miracles. Because in the depth of despair over losing your beloved son you took me into your arms and guided me back onto a track where love is real, positive thinking is a choice that saves us, and miracles do happen.

The Hardest Conversation

Lisa Bonchek Adams | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Bonchek Adams

The conversation with my daughter was the hardest one I've had. The topics were gut-wrenching. But shining the light on them, on this disease, on what happens next, is the only way I know to cope, to help, to keep going.

Gold Before Pink

Jonathan Agin | Posted 10.22.2012 | Impact
Jonathan Agin

Each and every day in this country at least seven children are mercilessly killed by a murderer know as childhood cancer.

Child's Cancer Doesn't Raise Divorce Risk, But Why Should It?

Natasha Burton | Posted 06.11.2012 | Divorce
Natasha Burton

If there was ever a time to stay together for the kids, so to speak, isn't it when one of them is battling a life-threatening illness?

Children's Leukemia Risk Tied To Father's Smoking Habits

Reuters | Posted 02.13.2012 | Parents

(Reuters) - Children whose fathers smoked around the time of their conception have at least a 15 percent higher risk of developing the most common for...

Childhood Cancer Survivors Less Likely To Marry:

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -- The scars of childhood cancer may go beyond the physical: Adults who survived cancer as children may have lower-than-aver...

McCain Emphasizes Concern for Veterans...So Just What Has He Done About Walter Reed?

Kim Mance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kim Mance

In all his infinite concern for our troops and their families, just what has John McCain since done to better the condition of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center? Nothing. Nada. Zilch.