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  • Celebrating transplant success

    Because it can be encouraging to learn how one article impacts lives, we are writing. In August 1976, we read a headline in your paper: “Brother’s bone cells aid girl 4.” Our 9-year-old daughter, Nancy, was also diagnosed that August with acute myelogenous leukemia and was hospitalized at Children’s Memorial. At that time, the realistic prognosis for a cure for AML was not good.
  • Bras cause breast cancer? Apparently not, study says

    Bras cause breast cancer? Apparently not, study says
    Uplifting news for the girls: Regularly wearing a brassiere does not increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer after menopause, a new study finds. Not found in the latest research: Compared with their bra-wearing sisters, aging women who avoid...

    When cancer comes early

     When cancer comes early
    Katherine Warrick was 31 when she was blindsided by an aggressive form of breast cancer. Like many young adults, she simply had no time for it: She was a newlywed, finishing her first year of graduate school and working full time as a social worker....

    Some drinking tied to longer life post-breast cancer

    Some drinking tied to longer life post-breast cancer
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with breast cancer who had a few alcoholic drinks per week before their diagnosis were slightly less likely to die from their cancer, according to a study that followed newly-diagnosed patients for 11 years, on average....

    Pool exercise may build strength, reduce falls

    Pool exercise may build strength, reduce falls
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who did a high-intensity aquatic workout for six months increased their strength and suffered fewer falls, in a new study that suggests bone- and muscle-building resistance can be achieved with the right kinds of water...