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Colon Cancer

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  • An Americans dream come true

    An Americans dream come true
    Mission possible. That was the thought when rock 'n' roll band the Americans was approached to play a benefit concert for one of their devoted fans. For four years, Gayle Krufal, 47, of Capistrano Beach has attended as many Americans shows as she...
  • Will aspirin reduce your cancer risk? Depends on your DNA, study says

    Will aspirin reduce your cancer risk? Depends on your DNA, study says
    For most people, a regular dose of aspirin, Advil, Aleve or certain other over-the-counter painkillers can reduce the risk of colorectal cancer by about one-third. But for some people, these same pills make colorectal cancer more likely. Now researchers...
  • Hey, Women's Health, I'm trying to raise a girl who likes her body

     Hey, Women's Health, I'm trying to raise a girl who likes her body
    Dear Women's Health Magazine, Help me out. I'm trying to raise a daughter who doesn't hate her body. Who, in fact, continues for many years to appreciate and enjoy her body for all the things it lets her do — run, flip, dance, play Twister....
  • York is the healthiest locality in the region

    York is the healthiest locality in the region
    Where you live affects your health. Each year, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, publish a ranking of all the localities in the U.S. regarding "health factors" and "health outcomes."...
  • Griffith council member, 68, dies

    Griffith Town Council Vice President Glen "Bud" Gaby died early Sunday morning, according to a statement on the town's website. He was 68. Gaby had served on the council since 2008, when he, Council President Rick Ryfa and Clerk-Treasurer George...
  • Savvy Senior: Easier screening tests for colon cancer

    Savvy Senior: Easier screening tests for colon cancer
    Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any easier alternatives to a colonoscopy to check for colon cancer? I'm in my 60s and would like to be tested, but hate the idea of drinking all that laxative solution, and being sedated for the procedure. — Squeamish...
  • Former Miss Florida fights cancer with dignity, Grace

    Former Miss Florida fights cancer with dignity, Grace
    Born into a wealthy Lake County development family, Kristin Beall Ludecke was a real-live fairy princess by the time she won the title of Miss Florida in 1995 and went on to compete in the Miss America pageant. The sophisticated coloratura soprano would...
  • Helen M. Stearns December 25, 1943 - March 19, 2015

    Helen M. Stearns<br/> December 25, 1943 - March 19, 2015
    Helen Miller Stearns passed away peacefully at her home on March 19, 2015 at the age of 71 after fighting a six-month battle with colon cancer. She is survived by Charles Stearns, her husband of 47 years, her brother Henry Miller, two nieces, a nephew,...
  • Am I at risk for ovarian cancer?

    Source: University of Missouri Health System whatdoctorsknow.com There's really no way to know for sure if you're going to get ovarian cancer. Still, certain factors can make you more likely to get it than another woman. These are called risk factors....
  • Olympus scopes may have infected more patients, Seattle health agency says

    More patients across the country may have been infected by medical scopes manufactured by Olympus Corp. than previously thought, health officials warned Monday. Olympus' scopes are at the center of a string of recent endoscope-related superbug outbreaks...
  • UN tribunal says Serb suspect Seselj has to return to court

    Appeals judges at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal ruled Monday that Serbian far-right leader Vojislav Seselj has breached conditions of his provisional release and must return to the court's cellblock in The Hague. The decision means authorities in...