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Cancer: Befriend, Don't Battle... It Just Might Turn Out to Be Your Best Friend

Denise DeSimone | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Denise DeSimone

don't think I would be here today, sharing my journey with you, had I chosen to battle and fight against cancer. I would have depleted what little physical and emotional resources I had.

The True Story This Fiction Writer Has To Tell Today

Elin Hilderbrand | Posted 08.12.2014 | Fifty
Elin Hilderbrand

Just like so many of my beautiful readers, I am facing a serious health crisis. I am anxious, I am scared, I have started crying every time my eldest son throws a strike from the pitcher's mound because life has changed in an instant and I fear, oh how I fear, I won't be around to see him pitch next year.

Fight Like A Girl: A Celebration of Life, the Journey to Becoming a Supernova

Kirk-Anthony Hamilton | Posted 07.21.2014 | Good News
Kirk-Anthony Hamilton

Many of us would be afraid to share what we had been through, but as you can see Brandy's list was courageous, ambitious, open and a very encouraging read on Christmas Eve.

Hypnosis for the Hospital: The Evidence Is in on Patient Comfort

Larry Burk, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Larry Burk, M.D.

Have you ever been anxious about undergoing a stressful medical procedure such as a mammogram or MRI scan, or something even more painful such as a br...

Questions and Claustrophobia: A Cancer Scare

Rachael Clarke | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachael Clarke

Unanswered questions feel a lot like claustrophobia. So do MRIs. And news about clustering of nuclei, of spindle cells.

'When We Join Together, We're Stronger Together'

Shari Holt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Shari Holt

I went in for my mammogram as usual, and the nurse stated that I would receive my results in the mail. A few weeks later, I received a letter from the hospital stating that they wanted me to come in for more testing.

When 'Unremarkable' Is a Good Thing

Myra Demeter | Posted 09.17.2013 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

I am usually perfectly capable of holding a conversation via my Bluetooth connection while driving my car. Almost three years ago, I received a phone call from a close relative that caused me to pull over to the side of the road to give the call my absolute attention.

Sacred Mole

Megan McFeely | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Megan McFeely

I am not angry at my doctor. I feel compassion for her, because she was trained in the mechanical model, but I write this today for myself, as a reminder that it is okay to take my time and listen to my body, even if there are time pressures and the schedules of others to accommodate.

Breast Cancer Awareness: Lessons of Love

Maytal Schmidt | Posted 12.10.2012 | Women
Maytal Schmidt

I still remember the day I found out.

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.

Laura Stampler

Can Breast Milk Be Used To Detect Risk of Breast Cancer?

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Stampler | Posted 06.07.2011 | Home

Newborns might not be the only ones who can reap the benefits of breast milk. A new study suggests a nursing mother's milk may be used to detect a wo...

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer -- My World Stopped

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

Breast cancer isn't funny. Not at all. My journey, however? Frequently guffaw-inducing.

Waiting for the Big C

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Holly Robinson

I had a lump removed from my breast seven years ago, so getting a mammogram for me is always a cause for heart-pounding, knuckle-biting anxiety.

New Guidelines For Mammography : A Reason For Celebration

Dr. Erika Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Erika Schwartz

As a practicing physician and opinion leader in the prevention movement, I welcome the mammography guidelines and would like to share with you my personal and clinical understanding of their meaning.