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Say I Can't Do Something? Suck It.

Dan Duffy | Posted 10.01.2014 | Impact
Dan Duffy

Imagine someone, anyone, telling you that. Imagine hearing, "You're 50, you shouldn't be skydiving." Or, "You're too old to garden." Or, "You need wheelchair assistance... your days of traveling are over."

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Donations, Support Pour In After 4-Year-Old Diagnosed With Inoperable Brain Tumor

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 10.01.2014 | Parents

The story of a young boy with a grave illness has rallied people around the globe to offer support -- and prompted others to donate money to help find...

Let's Stop 'Dumbing Down' Breast Cancer Awareness Campaigns!

Nancy Stordahl | Posted 09.30.2014 | Women
Nancy Stordahl

I say no; it does not. Trivializing a deadly disease is wrong. Objectifying women is wrong as well. Two wrongs do not make a right.

30 Days Of What Cancer Stole From My Family, And What Is Left Behind

Erin Santos | Posted 09.30.2014 | Parents
Erin Santos

You never stop thinking you are a family of five. You never stop answering that you have three kids, or two daughters. It never stops feeling like something is missing, because something always will be.

It Took A Devastating Diagnosis To Help This Woman Start Living For Today

The Huffington Post | Gregory Beyer | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living

For as long as she can remember, Jennifer Giuffre-Donohue took an active interest in her health. In college she studied exercise physiology and worked...

Skirting the Issue: Breast Cancer and Dress Size

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

This is not a substitute for screening by mammography. But these findings may provide the women not getting screened with a simple and easily understood message: Taking note of your skirt size may save your life.

Depression Is My Profession: A Psychiatrist's Perspective

Karen Mechanic | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Mechanic

Without question, my work is challenging. The time I spend with my patients, however, inspires me daily by giving meaning to my life as we work together to overcome adversity. And I hope I in turn am bringing meaning to the lives of others.

The Worst Cancer of All

William Astore | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics
William Astore

The USA is like a patient whose antibodies have run wild, a patient whose antibodies have turned on external threats even when they're not threats, a patient whose antibodies are now attacking healthy tissue within the American body politic.

Bryan Cranston Of 'Breaking Bad' Fulfills Terminally Ill Fan's Wish, Plays Best Guy Ever In Real Life

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.27.2014 | Good News

Bryan Cranston just brought a lot of joy to this superfan who is battling cancer. Brad Joyner, 19, of Mebane, North Carolina, has glioblastoma, a ...

When My Mom Was Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

Meg Seitz | Posted 09.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Meg Seitz

I was in a meeting when I saw my iPhone light up with a message. Midway through whatever I was saying, I glanced quickly to read the text out of the corner of my eye. "Mammogram came back suspicious. Have to go back next week. Love you," said Mom via that text. It was her birthday.

WATCH: NFL Player's Daughter Gets A Heartwarming Pep Talk Before Surgery

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.26.2014 | Sports

Is there anything a pep talk can't help? Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Devon Still took his four-year-old daughter, Leah, in for pediatric c...

For Loretta Stamos

Sarah Amento | Posted 09.25.2014 | Impact
Sarah Amento

I had the opportunity to share with Loretta Stamos, personally, how grateful I was to her for her heart and her dedication. She had a genuine desire to help others. It was a great honor to meet her and share one tiny moment with Loretta.

We Have Stage Four Cancer: Does That Make Us Terminal?

Jennifer Campisano | Posted 09.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Campisano

The average life span for someone with my illness is still 26 months. I've never thought of myself as terminal, but many people will describe this disease with that word. I began to wonder if I was just being wishful in my thinking.

Surviving Cancer and Divorce Through Art

KnowMore TV | Posted 09.25.2014 | Divorce
KnowMore TV

My first thought was my kids. Two pre-teen daughters. They were going to be without a mother. My first call was to my husband. My philandering husband.

Exploitation Is Not Awareness

Jamie Bendola | Posted 09.25.2014 | Impact
Jamie Bendola

In October, companies give themselves a pat on the back for "spreading awareness," but all the while they are really just profiting off of breast cancer.

Ann Brenoff

One Family's Devastating 'New Normal' After Losing An 11-Year-Old To Cancer

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.24.2014 | Parents

One of the small things Ellen Stern struggles with now is what to say when a new acquaintance asks her how many kids she has. "Twice now, I've sai...

Route 66 Here We Come!

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 09.24.2014 | Impact
Mary Anne Erickson

When I started this fundraising effort, I had no idea I would be devoting the ride and my desire for a cure to Claudia -- but now I feel a tremendous desire to help eradicate this horrible disease.

My Disease Isn't a Cutesy Slogan

Lara Huffman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Women
Lara Huffman

When it comes to breast cancer, screw saving the ta-tas, boobies or second base. The primary concern should be removing the cancer from the woman's body, and oftentimes that means a single or double mastectomy. You know -- not saving the breasts.

Our Pathetic War Against Cancer - Part II

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics
Dr. Sten Odenwald

It is one thing to have cancer, but it is quite another thing to realize you will eventually join a million other cancer fatalities knowing that your society could have done more...but willfully chose not to.

Mom With Terminal Cancer Asks Nurse To Raise Her Son

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 09.23.2014 | Parents

After being diagnosed with a rare, terminal form of vascular cancer in her liver, Tricia Somers asked her nurse the favor of a lifetime, though she ha...

Make No Small Plans

Bret Hoekema | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Bret Hoekema

The day I received the results of my first PET scan still haunts me. I've felt so foolish for feeling so confident.

How Meditation Helped This Man Battle Cancer (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living

The increasingly popular practice of meditation has a number of important physical and mental health benefits. For Andy Puddicombe, the ancient mindfu...

How My Life Has Changed Since Taylor Swift Tweeted My Blog

Isabel Song | Posted 09.22.2014 | Teen
Isabel Song

This September I want to talk about everything I've done in the last year. I owe it to Taylor and everyone else who took the time to read my blog post and shared it for others to read.

33 Photos That Could Save Your Life

www.weather.com | Posted 09.21.2014 | Healthy Living

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. One in five Americans will be diagnosed with the disease in his or her lifetime. T...

Kids vs. Pesticides

Bill Couzens | Posted 09.19.2014 | Green
Bill Couzens

It is an idyllic childhood for children to grow up around farming. However, some farming uses conventional methods of agriculture that include the use of some harmful pesticides.