| Jan 28, 2015
The biggest risk factors for breast cancer are being female and growing older. According to statistics provided by the Susan G. Komen Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
With facts like these, it's no...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 11:38 AM
After parking at a disabled parking space at the Margate Winn-Dixie, Debbie Mizrahi noticed a man staring at her and shaking his head.
As she tells the story, she asked him if there was something wrong, and he replied, "You have no [expletive] right...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 1:36 PM
The poorly told truth may be the most misleading falsehood. Last year, Ezekiel Emanuel, a leading American physician, provoked national debate by suggesting that most people should not live past age 75. This month he sparked further controversy,...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 5:00 AM
I was diagnosed with cancer after giving birth to my third child. The tumor had grown especially large thanks to my body’s hormones that had been growing my baby. The medical community helped my disease, but could not help my despair.
| Jan 22, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Sunblock you can drink? A new study suggests that drinking coffee could reduce the risk of developing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, by as much as 20%. Researchers from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health and...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 10:00 PM
She has finished her rounds of chemotherapy and she's done with the radiation treatments.
Slowly, she is being weaned off the other medications that are helping her fight the tumor in her brain.
Earlier this year, online sensation Meechy Monroe was...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:45 PM
Newport Beach twins Syd and Zach Cohen have raised more than $6,500 to buy toys for children in the pediatric cancer units at UCLA Medical Center and Children's Hospital of Orange County.
It's a tradition started, in part, as a mitzvah project, a social...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:35 PM
I am troubled by the news that the Department of Children and Families and Connecticut Children's Medical Center have received threats over the forced chemotherapy treatment of Cassandra C. Although many of us disagree with DCF's position in the case,...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 11:07 AM
On most Tuesday and Thursday afternoons recently, Sam Wainman played lacrosse with friends in a field next to the First Baptist Church of Chuluota.
They were waiting for a magical date, Jan. 19. That date arrived Monday, the official start of lacrosse...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 4:24 AM
Kelly Cox didn't want to know anything about her cancer treatment.
Cox was 21 when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. It was March 1991 and Cox was in her first full-time job, working at Pratt and Whitney. She was also nine months into a serious...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Like many working Americans, Lisa Gray thought she had good health insurance.
That was until she was diagnosed with leukemia in mid-2013, and the self-employed businesswoman made a startling discovery: Her health plan didn't cover the chemotherapy she...