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  • Cancer survivors in the U.S. -- 14.5 million strong and growing

    A new report identifies a group of Americans that is expected to grow by 30% over the next decade: cancer survivors. As of Jan. 1, there were nearly 14.5 million people alive in the United States who had been diagnosed with some type of cancer. By 2024,...
  • Katie Couric marries John Molner in backyard wedding

    Katie Couric marries John Molner in backyard wedding
    Katie Couric is a married woman once again! She and fiance John Molner tied the knot Saturday in New York. The wedding was as low-key as the TV journalist had promised, People reported, with only about 50 guests on hand to witness the union, which...
  • 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...
  • FiancÚs to cycle 163 miles for cancer research

    Fiancés to cycle 163 miles for cancer research
    The first time Lauren Marlotte and her fiancÚ Darnell Smith rode their bikes 100 miles, they trekked from Santa Barbara to Ojai to Ventura and back, ran out of water and followed a path that partially runs along the shoulder of a freeway. After that...
  • Boosting our odds: App links CPR trainees to cardiac arrest victims

    Boosting our odds: App links CPR trainees to cardiac arrest victims
    Later this month I'll be marking the two-year anniversary of my death. That's not a line you see too often, is it? My heart gave out after knee surgery, because of an arrhythmia. Even for those who suffer cardiac arrest in a hospital, the survival...
  • 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...