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91-Year-Old Runner Shatters Marathon Record, Raises Thousands For Leukemia, Lymphoma

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.02.2014 | Impact

For Harriette Thompson, 15th time's the charm. That's how many times the 91-year-old has run the Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon. This past Sunday...

US Biomedical Research: We Must Reverse a Decade of Neglect

Claire Pomeroy | Posted 04.12.2014 | Impact
Claire Pomeroy

As an HIV physician, I began my career early in the AIDS epidemic. I held my patients' hands as they cried when receiving their diagnosis. And when protease inhibitors were licensed and "triple therapy" became the norm, I could help patients plan how they would live, rather than how they would die.

Another Reason Charity Is Good For Your Health

Reuters | Posted 02.01.2014 | Impact

By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Along with the usual reasons for losing weight, like fitting into a bikini and impro...

SUBMIT YOUR OWN: Incredible Stories Of Life After Cancer

Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News

Hearing the words “you have cancer,” or “your child has cancer,” can change your life forever. Since a diagnosis used to be a death sentence, ...

Turning 30 and Making a Difference in a Music Business, Post-Apocalypse

Andrew McMahon | Posted 04.30.2013 | Impact
Andrew McMahon

When I was diagnosed with Leukemia seven years ago, I never assumed I'd be sitting here three albums later on the eve of Dear Jack Foundation's third annual benefit show to raise money for young adults with cancer.

STUDY: Cause Races Brought In $40 Million More For Charity In 2011 Than Previous Year

Posted 03.16.2012 | Impact

Sweating do-gooders ran, walked and jump-roped their way through 2011 to raise more money for charity than they did a year earlier, according to a rec...

Countdown to the 2011 New York City Marathon

Emily Faherty | Posted 09.07.2011 | New York
Emily Faherty

120 days until I (fingers crossed) complete the 2011 NYC Marathon. I'm already a few weeks into training, taking those initial steps in the journey of my first-ever marathon -- steps that fill me with equal parts excitement and fear.

26 Writers, 1 Mystery Novel

Telegraph | 5:20PM BST 05 Jul 2011 | Posted 09.05.2011 | Books

Does the adage "too many cooks spoil the broth" apply to fiction? Readers of the novel No Rest For The Dead will soon find out....