| Dec 26, 2012
| 11:12 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Physicians and nurses at four Boston medical centers cited a lack of training to explain why they rarely provide spiritual care for terminally ill cancer patients - although most considered it an important part of treatment...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:01 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Overweight and obese women who get plenty of exercise may have a lower risk of endometrial cancer than if they were sedentary, according to new research.
Strenuous and moderate physical activity were linked to lowered risk for...
| May 4, 2013
Cathy Jamison lived four TV seasons with cancer, a stage 4 melanoma diagnosed at the start of "The Big C" on Showtime; "The Big C: hereafter," a four-part series, airs Mondays. With Laura Linney in the lead role, Cathy's reactions, and those of her...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:43 PM
A new device that analyzes the smoke that arises when an electrosurgical tool slices through or cauterizes flesh may help physicians determine, during a surgery, whether tissues they're removing are cancerous or not.
Using mass spectrometry to determine...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of some cancers related to the human papillomavirus (HPV) increased throughout the U.S. before vaccines against the sexually transmitted infection were available, says to a new study.
Researchers found an increase...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 10:55 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Black lung cancer patients seem more likely to die of the disease than white cancer patients in the U.S., especially those living in segregated counties, according to a new study.
Researchers, who published their findings in...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Urban Outfitters is opening its first Malibu store this week with a days-long grand opening party.
The 10,075-square-foot store officially opens at 10 a.m. Thursday at 3806 Cross Creek Road in the Malibu Country Mart. Throughout the day, until closing...
| Jun 23, 2012
I was publicly dumped after being with someone for years. My next mistake — let's call him the ex-con — was standing on the sidelines, waiting and watching the sordid drama play out. He was friends with my friends: trust fund babies, college...
| Jul 27, 2013
Breast cancer: In the July 24 LATExtra section, an article about racial disparities among breast cancer patients said that the primary reason black women fared worse than white women was that they had more chronic health problems before their cancers...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:52 AM
It's a common enough request: A store asks if you'd like to make a small donation to aid some charitable cause.
Andrea says her husband was recently shopping at a Pavilions supermarket, where he was asked if he cared to make a donation for breast cancer...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:54 PM
The Phelps advertising agency has hired veteran marketing executive Mike Jackson as president.
Jackson, a former top General Motors advertising executive, most recently ran his own consulting firm in Detroit. But Jackson closed that office late last...