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Why Skipping Vaccines Is A Public, Not Personal, Health Choice

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.08.2017 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Too many U.S. adults are not getting vaccinated, putting themselves and others at risk, immunization experts say. According to the ...

David Bowie Didn't Know Cancer Was Terminal Until Three Months Before Death

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 01.07.2017 | Entertainment

Days before the one-year anniversary of David Bowie’s death, a new documentary is shedding light on the singer’s final years before he lost an 18-...

The War On Cancers

Jack Kavanaugh | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Jack Kavanaugh

he hope for those (like my own brother) who have what today are deemed as incurable cancers, is that they can be sustained long enough on therapies that slow down or halt cancer progression, giving the opportunity for one of the exciting new therapeutic approaches to become a reality and win the battle and ultimately the War on Cancers.

January Woes

Paola K Amaras | Posted 01.26.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Paola K Amaras

January is a time of renewal and regression, happiness and sadness, life and death. It's two-faced Janus, looking backward and forward. It's a time of...

Conquering Cancer: Personalized Medicine Is the Future

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 06.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

Imagine a world where treating cancer and other chronic diseases like diabetes is customized to your specific case? The possibilities of better treatments and even finding a cure is even closer with precision medicine and genomic testing

Karaoke for a Good Cause With Carson Kressley

Cara Joy David | Posted 04.11.2015 | New York
Cara Joy David

My friend Al passed away from liver cancer a mere six weeks after diagnosis. He had hepatitis, but never knew about its link to liver cancer. No doctor told him. And, unfortunately, he was asymptomatic until it was too late.

Things Fall Together

Nicole Rosengren | Posted 12.16.2014 | Women
Nicole Rosengren

No one knows what to do or say. We try to stay positive in front of my sister and tears find us in the corners of hotel laundry rooms and hospital hallways. Mostly, we just stare off into space until Xanax takes us off to sleep.

This Wedding Video Will Break Your Heart And Remind You To Cherish Life

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 06.24.2014 | Weddings

The wedding was set to take place in July, coinciding with the groom's 30th birthday. But then the unthinkable happened. In late May, not too long...

Hispanics In This State Have The Highest Rate Of Liver Cancer

VOXXI | Hope Gillette | Posted 05.14.2014 | Latino Voices

HCC, hepatocellular carcinoma, is the most common type of liver cancer seen in patients in the United States, but when it comes to Hispanics–particu...

Giving Thanks for Stephanie Lee (and a New Way of Treating Cancer)

Turk Pipkin | Posted 01.27.2014 | Impact
Turk Pipkin

Stephanie Lee is the most inspiring and hopeful woman I've ever known. That's saying a lot considering that my wife has beat cancer twice and constantly amazes me at how she came through both battles stronger and more able to change the world and those around her for the better.

Learn From My Friend's Death: Love Your Liver

Cara Joy David | Posted 10.05.2013 | Impact
Cara Joy David

Al said to me that if he survived he wanted to educate people. He wanted people to know the risks associated with hepatitis. He wanted them to know about liver cancer. Five years later, we're still not there.

Toddler's Parents Strive To Raise Funds For Cancer Surgery Overseas

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 06.27.2012 | Parents

Two-year-old Sophie Roberts has been battling a rare form of liver cancer for about half of her life. Out of treatment options in the United Kingdom, ...

Young Woman, Cancer Patient Asks Joseph Gordon-Levitt On A Date In Adorable Video

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard and Jordan Zakarin | Posted 11.16.2011 | Entertainment

"50/50," writer Will Reiser's semi-autobiographical film about being diagnosed with cancer as a young man, was met with raves from film critics. But m...

Erik Martin, 13-Year-Old With Cancer, Is Superhero For A Day Thanks To Seattle Community

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The Seattle chapter of the Make A Wish foundation makes hundreds of dreams come true for children struggling with cancer and other life-threatening di...

Jeff Martinez, Vegas Man, Struggles With Cancer, Home Foreclosure

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When Las Vegas man Jeff Martinez complained of chest pains and intestinal trouble, his doctor gave him a startling diagnosis: he had colon and liver c...

Lisa Leslie Looks to Help Win a New Battle, One of Cancer Awareness

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joe Favorito

Leslie is taking on another challenge, helping to grow awareness for a disease that is close to her heart -- her stepdad Tom passed away from liver cancer.