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Colon Cancer

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  • Death-with-dignity movement springs back to life in California

    Death-with-dignity movement springs back to life in California
    Seventeen years ago, Oregon became the first of five states to offer what became known as death with dignity. Now a renewed effort is underway to add California to the list. Past attempts have failed here, but Compassion & Choices, the nonprofit...
  • Breast cancer genetic screening offers vital information, uncertainty

    Breast cancer genetic screening offers vital information, uncertainty
    New technologies, and a little help from the U.S. Supreme Court, have made it possible for large numbers of women to find out whether they carry genetic mutations that increase their risk of breast cancer — a development warmly welcomed by experts...
  • Simple moves can help cut your health care costs: Part 1 of 2 parts

    No matter how you get insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than you used to. Higher premiums are only part of the picture....
  • FAU's Brandin Bryant will fulfill grandfather's wish when Owls play at Nebraska

    BOCA RATON — Brandin Bryant has fond memories of Nebraska's Memorial Stadium. Growing up in Omaha, Neb., Bryant attended several games to watch the Cornhuskers with his father, Robert, and his grandfather, Charles. Every time Bryant watched...
  • A good alternative to having a colonoscopy? Maybe not

    A good alternative to having a colonoscopy? Maybe not
    There are few medical tests with as high a squirm factor as colonoscopies. So anyone who comes along with a simple, non-invasive alternative is probably going to make a lot of money. If the alternative test is any good. A Wisconsin company called...
  • Dr. Ben Carson named chairman of Frederick biotech Vaccinogen

    Dr. Ben Carson named chairman of Frederick biotech Vaccinogen
    Former Johns Hopkins surgeon Dr. Ben Carson has been named chairman of the board of Frederick biotechnology company Vaccinogen Inc., which also announced Monday it received a commitment of up to $80 million from a Swedish investor. The company is...
  • Fusion Documentary to Show 'Simpsons' Co-Creator's Battle With Terminal Cancer

    Fusion has partnered with "The Simpsons" co-creator Sam Simon for a documentary project that will follow the writer-producer in his final months as he both battles against cancer and fights for animal rights. Simon, a winner of nine Emmys as well as a...
  • Changes coming to state employee health plan

    Changes coming to state employee health plan
    Maryland officials approved $16 billion in contracts Wednesday that are intended to change the way state employees use health care by offering rewards for taking steps to stay well — and imposing penalties for refusing to comply. Rewards would...
  • Natalie Morales, Al Roker On The Modern Morning Show: 'We Have Become Very Interactive'

    For many people, "Today" wouldn't be "Today" without Natalie Morales and Al Roker. The show's news anchor and meteorologist have been with the program since 2006 and 1996, respectively. These days, when the show comes on the air, the camera is on four...
  • WeishFest cancer fundraiser set for Saturday

    WeishFest cancer fundraiser set for Saturday
    A few days before Andrew Weishar died in 2012, the 21-year-old asked his family to "pay forward" all the kindness he had received from scores of people as he battled cancer. So the Weishar family is honoring that request by holding the second annual...
  • Even cancer isn't enough to get many smokers to quit, study finds

    Even cancer isn't enough to get many smokers to quit, study finds
    There’s nothing like a serious health scare to convince smokers to kick the habit, but new research finds that nearly 1 in 10 cancer survivors is still smoking nine years after their diagnosis. The 9.3% smoking rate among American cancer survivors...