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Engaged and Enraged People Vow to End Alzheimer's by 2020

Marie Marley | Posted 09.14.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Bea Lerner, Trish Vradenburg's mother, called at 3:00 AM one morning to complain about a strange man in her house. Trish and her husband, George, immediately went there to find only one man in the house, her husband.

30 Stars and Doctors Sign the 'Petition for Briggs for Cancer Immunotherapy for All'

Paul Sanderson | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Sanderson

It's time for governments, cancer organizations, and the cancer industry to devote their resources primarily to immunotherapy and give it urgent priority.

HIV: Two Steps Forward and Just One Step Back

Ace Robinson | Posted 09.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Ace Robinson

HIV care, treatment and research seem to be more often taking two steps forward with each step back. For the first few decades after HIV was isolated and characterized, we far too often took two steps backward with each step forward.

Gateway to Curing Mental Illness

Chantel Garrett | Posted 05.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Chantel Garrett

When we can see the millions of young people and adults among us who live with brain disorders through a lens of compassion, radical shifts in innovation and funding will undoubtedly unfold. My family is ready for action. Are you?

Cure vs. Remission: Thoughts From a Crohn's Caregiver

Rebecca Kaplan | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Kaplan

Until researchers find a cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, I implore you -- please don't say these diseases can be cured when they can't. There is already a significant lack of understanding related to these diseases -- we must be focused on disseminating the right information and making people aware of these diseases, rather than spreading false truths.

Dare to Be 100: Obesity Is Not a Disease

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Thirty years ago I was a member of the House of Delegates of the AMA. I am certain, in retrospect, that we passed some resolutions that were wrong. Bu...

You Are Not Your Diagnosis

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 10.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

If a doctor were to tell you that you had cancer, how would you feel in that moment? It is hard to have positive expectancy when your mind automatically sees a label or diagnosis as bad.

The Meaning in a Cancer Survivor's Yellow Shirt: Working to Prevent the Next Story of Despair

Paul Majkowski | Posted 08.07.2013 | Impact
Paul Majkowski

My LRF colleagues and friends come back to the Lymphomathons each year, and will keep coming back until we see only yellow shirts; and we will continue to visit legislators for funding and vital cancer legislation.

Depeche Mode, Cure, Muse Top ACL Fest Lineup

AP | Posted 07.07.2013 | Entertainment

AUSTIN, Texas -- Depeche Mode, The Cure, Muse – this year's expanded Austin City Limits Festival will feature something of a European invasion w...

Be Brave N' Fly for the Bravest of Them All

David Plotkin | Posted 05.11.2013 | Impact
David Plotkin

When one couples physical fitness with a great cause, we find ourselves training harder to achieve our goals. The greater the cause, the harder the workout.

DRI's BioHub May Cure Type 1 Diabetes

Riva Greenberg | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

Scientists at the renowned Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Miami may be just five to seven years away from curing Type 1 diabetes.

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Has AIDS Met Its Match?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 01.18.2013 | Science

Researchers may have discovered a way to protect against the transmission of HIV--a worldwide epidemic that now infects about 35 million people. No...

How You Can Get Rid of My Mustache -- and Help Epilepsy Research At the Same Time

Alex Castellanos | Posted 02.10.2013 | Impact
Alex Castellanos

Everyone comes to Washington to change the world. We all want to do something that matters. My friend, here is a rare opportunities to do something that matters in the life of desperate parents, dreaming of a cure for their child.

The Cures

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Jasmina Tesanovic

When cancer knocks on our body, we become refugees within our own selves. Forces stronger then we can control seem to guide our being toward death.

Medical Boundaries: Which Are Necessary?

Judith Acosta | Posted 09.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta

There was a time, not that long ago, that a doctor was not a deity surrounded by the impermeable membrane of incomprehensible technology. A doctor was just another member of the community.

AIDS In Black America On National HIV Testing Day

Phill Wilson | Posted 08.27.2012 | Black Voices
Phill Wilson

Black people bear the brunt of this epidemic. We are 13% of the population, but about half of the estimated 1.2 million Americans living with HIV/AIDS, nearly half of new HIV cases, and half of annual AIDS-related deaths in this country are Black.

Bizarre Asthma Treatment: Thousands In India Swallow Live Fish To Cure Breathing Ailment

AP | Posted 08.08.2012 | Weird News

HYDERABAD, India -- Tens of thousands of asthma-sufferers mobbed a southern Indian stadium Friday to swallow live sardines smeared with a yellow herba...

Can We Cure Alzheimer's Disease?

Gary W. Small, M.D. | Posted 04.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Gary W. Small, M.D.

It doesn't make sense to wait years for definitive proof before we start a brain-healthy lifestyle. There's no reason to sit around for decades before beginning to protect our brains.

8 New Inspiring Developments in the Fight Against Breast Cancer (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.03.2011 | Healthy Living

In the fight against any disease, there's always plenty of bad news to go around. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this year, however, we hav...

Rhino Horns Worth More Than Gold, Leads To Wave Of Museum Thefts

Posted 10.26.2011 | Arts

Art theft results in an estimated loss of $6 billion each year, but does that take into account the amount people will pay on the black market? The...

Update on the Pandemic Disease of the 21st Century

Bernard Starr | Posted 09.11.2011 | Comedy
Bernard Starr

The chief symptom of Posterior Alimentary Canal Syndrome resists any potential cure. Sufferers have their heads up the posterior end of the alimentary canal (also known as the rear end).

VP Biden Addresses CURE Gala

Julianne Donofrio | Posted 08.23.2011 | Impact
Julianne Donofrio

Vice President Joseph Biden shared his deeply personal story of brain trauma at the annual Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) fundraising gala on Tuesday.

The Hand-Pressed Triple-B (Bacon, Butter & Bialy Sandwich)

Josh Ozersky | Posted 08.15.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

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The Pandemic Disease of the 21st Century Is on the Rise

Bernard Starr | Posted 08.01.2011 | Comedy
Bernard Starr

Police recently ejected a woman from an Amtrak quiet car after 16 hours of non-stop talking on her cell phone -- a new record for a PACS symptom flare-up.

PC Users Can Help Discover New Drugs to Treat AIDS & Other Diseases

Tasha Mitchell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tasha Mitchell

Thanks to the digital age, scientists can advance research efforts in search of drugs to treat AIDS and other diseases. And, we can help.