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Esophageal Cancer

'We Were Unable To Fathom That Life Could One Day Turn Fragile'

Caren Osten Gerszberg | Posted 12.22.2012 | Women
Caren Osten Gerszberg

As live-for-the-moment eighth graders, Ellen and I were unable to fathom that life could one day turn fragile.

Esophageal Cancer, Disease Richard Dawson Died From, Explained

Posted 06.04.2012 | Healthy Living

Beloved former "Family Feud" host Richard Dawson passed away this weekend from complications from esophageal cancer, according to news reports. Daw...

Enjoy Every Sandwich: Living Each Day as If It Were Your Last

Carolyn Anderson | Posted 06.04.2012 | Books
Carolyn Anderson

It is about living a life so rich, so meaningful, so moment to moment that if we were to die today we could do so knowing that we had sucked the marrow out of life and really maximized every moment.

Christopher Hitchens Dies From Pneumonia Complication From Esophageal Cancer: What Is Esophageal Cancer?

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 12.21.2011 | Healthy Living

Influential -- yet controversial -- writer, journalist and atheist Christopher Hitchens passed away from pneumonia on Dec. 15, according to news repor...

When Heartburn Becomes Something To Worry About

Deepak Chopra | Posted 10.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

But if you have two or more heartburn or acid reflux episodes every week, or if the attacks interfere with your life and keep you awake at night, you should see your doctor.

9 Reasons Not To Ignore Heartburn Symptoms

Health.com | Amanda MacMillan | Posted 07.27.2011 | Healthy Living

For most Americans, heartburn is just an occasional problem. Sixty million people get it at least once a month. But for the 19 million people w...

Hitchens Opens Up About Cancer: Hair Loss, 'Chemo-Poison,' & The 'Alien' Inside Him

Vanity Fair | Christopher Hitchens•Photograph by John Huba | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Working back from the cancer-ridden squamous cells that these first results disclosed, it took rather longer than that to discover the disagreeable tr...

Heaven Help Us: Should You Pray for Christopher Hitchens Today?

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ben Sherwood

A number of studies have shown that intercessory prayer works and can lead to positive results. So should you say a prayer for Christopher Hitchens today?

Avoiding Esophageal Cancer

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

If you're from a Western country, there's a 10-20 percent chance that you suffer from classic symptoms of acid reflux, chronic cases of which can lead to esophageal cancer.