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  • Study finds spiritual care still rare at end of life

    Study finds spiritual care still rare at end of life
    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...
  • Exercise may cut endometrial cancer risk for heavy women

    Exercise may cut endometrial cancer risk for heavy women
    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...
  • 'Big C' consultant Dr. Vijay Trisal

    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...
  • 'iKnife' device analyzes surgical smoke to ID cancers

    'iKnife' device analyzes surgical smoke to ID cancers
    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...
  • HPV-related cancers rose before vaccines hit market

    HPV-related cancers rose before vaccines hit market
    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...
  • Segregation tied to more lung cancer deaths: study

    Segregation tied to more lung cancer deaths: study
    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...
  • Urban Outfitters comes to Malibu with a movie, concert and more

    Urban Outfitters comes to Malibu with a movie, concert and more
    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...
  • How my boyfriend took me for a ride

    How my boyfriend took me for a ride
    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...
  • For the record

    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...
  • If a store asks you to donate, it should know where the cash goes

    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...
  • Santa Monica ad agency Phelps hires Mike Jackson as its president

    Santa Monica ad agency Phelps hires Mike Jackson as its president
    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...