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Colon Cancer

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  • Donation honors pancreatic cancer victim

     Donation honors pancreatic cancer victim
    A $100,000 donation to Johns Hopkins School of Medicine to discover a cure and early detection methods for pancreatic cancer is linked to the deaths of a Deerfield woman and two close relatives. Leslie Schwartz, wife, mother and a Chicago media...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: 'Ginger up' good health

    Environmental Nutrition Ginger, so familiar for its comforting aroma, pungent flavor and medicinal value, has assimilated itself into cultures around the world. Gingerbread cookies during the holidays, palate-cleansing slivers of pickled ginger with...
  • Apples may keep more than the doctor away

    Source: Emory Healthcare whatdoctorsknow.com Americans have a nasty habit of depriving ourselves when we want to drop pounds. We often believe that cutting calories is the secret to success, but we just wind up feeling hungry all the time. It may...
  • Colleen Bokamper, wife of ex-Dolphins great Kim Bokamper, dies at 57

    Colleen Bokamper, wife of ex-Dolphins great Kim Bokamper, dies at 57
    Colleen Bokamper, wife of former Miami Dolphins linebacker Kim Bokamper, died Friday morning at her home with her family by her side. She was 57. Mrs. Bokamper, who was diagnosed with colon cancer two years ago, kept her illness a secret and made her...
  • Smoking is even worse than you thought [Editorial]

    Smoking is even worse than you thought  [Editorial]
    It's been half a century since the first U.S. surgeon general's report appeared linking smoking to lung cancer. In the decades that followed, federal and state health officials waged a vigorous public information and education campaign that convinced...
  • Group offers six recommendations for eating and cancer prevention

    Group offers six recommendations for eating and cancer prevention
      People don't have time to wait for conclusive information about nutrition and cancer, says an advocacy group that has issued six dietary recommendations to help prevent cancer. The guidance to emphasize fruits and vegetables hardly will raise an...
  • Do people really overuse healthcare when it's free?

    Do people really overuse healthcare when it's free?
    Call it the "skin-in-the-game" argument: the notion that people will use medical care more sparingly -- and presumably more prudently -- if they have to pay a larger share of the costs out of their own pockets.  This is the idea behind health...
  • Bob Olmsted 'going after the grass roots' in L.A. sheriff's race

    Bob Olmsted 'going after the grass roots' in L.A. sheriff's race
    He has no high-profile endorsements. His last name is often misspelled. And many voters have no idea he's the guy who spoke publicly of inmate abuse and ordered up audits of jail brutality nearly two years before former Sheriff Lee Baca acknowledged...
  • Commentary: Genetic testing can be a useful indicator

    Does ancestry determine disease risk? Can genetic testing really improve your health? Or does discovering a disease-causing mutation in your genome just give you something else to worry about? Those are the questions I confront every day in my genetics...
  • 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,...
  • Ask Kim: Does my health policy have to cover preventive care?

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Do all health insurance policies have to provide preventive care without a deductible? What is covered? All health insurance policies issued after March 23, 2010, when the health-care law was signed, must provide certain...