| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Are you among the more than 70 million American adults who should be discussing the possibility of statin therapy with a physician to reduce your risk of heart attack or stroke? For many, the answer may come as a surprise.
Getting that answer is...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Avandia, a controversial diabetes drug that was thought to increase patients’ risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems, has been cleared for widespread use by the Food and Drug Administration.
Federal regulators said Monday that the...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:00 PM
A class of oral diabetes medications that has drawn controversy in recent years reduces the risk of cancer in women taking it by almost a third, says a large new study conducted by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic.
In preventing cancer, the...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:31 AM
When the biopsy for cancer in her left breast came back positive, “my world flipped upside down in a matter of a second,” recalls Belkys Silva. “I was in shock and disbelief, my eyes began to water and a knot formed in my throat as I...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Kenneth Edmonds is more than just a Babyface. He's an R&B legend with Grammys, multi-platinum records and chart-topping singles under his belt; a father; and a philanthropist.
Edmonds is involved with numerous charitable organizations, including the...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Un lunes temprano por la mañana llega Betsy Casañas, de 61 años, a recibir la última de su primera serie de 12 quimioterapias al Memorial Breast Cancer Center, en Hollywood.
"Pero mira qué hermosa has venido", le decía la enfermera Inés Rodríguez a...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Si no has participado hasta ahora en ningún evento para combatir el cáncer al seno. Nunca es tarde. Aún quedan varias actividades hasta fin de mes en las que se puede participar.
A continuación algunas de ellas:
15 de octubre, Girls Night Out, una...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:39 PM
My family moved to Florida in August 2012, and four months later I was diagnosed with cancer. I felt a lump in my breast and went to my doctor who referred me to a breast specialist. The mammogram was negative and both the MRI and ultrasound were...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:10 PM
I was first diagnosed with breast cancer in June 1994, but I knew I had a lump earlier and did nothing about it because of a lack of insurance. As soon as I did receive insurance, I made an appointment with my doctor. A mammogram was taken, and after...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:06 PM
National Chocolate Day: Greatest food holiday ever?
I know what you're thinking. Hmmm. What about Thanksgiving? That's a pretty good food holiday.
True. Except the part where you have to share all that food with... gulp... family.
RECIPES: 32 of our...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 8:07 PM
On Colleen Smith's right shoulder, just about the level of her collarbone, is tattoo of Roman numerals, VI• IV• MMXII. They signify a date, June 4, 2012, one of several over the last 27 months that Smith either wants to remember or knows she...