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  • NIH names new director of minority health research
    NIH selects new leader for minority health issues
    Moments ago, NIH Director Dr. Francis S. Collins announced that Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D. is the new Director of the NIH Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), beginning September.NIMHD is NIH's lead evaluating...
  • Christina Aguilera guest stars on Nashville
    'Nashville' Season 3 episode 19 recap: 'The Storm Has Just Begun'
    Last Wednesday night, April 22, we continued Season 3 of "Nashville," the ABC country music drama, with an episode titled, "The Storm Has Just Begun." The following recap of the television show may contain spoilers. "...
  • Discuss with your child how they can help care for a terminally ill family member.
    Caring for a family member with a terminal illness
    One of the most challenging parts of life is to watch a loved one go through a serious illness, such as cancer. As adults, we find different ways to cope. Children need to find their own way, too, especially as it pertains to their parents or...
  •  Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich
    Newt Gingrich calls for doubling federal medical research at NIH
    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich published an oped in the New York Times on Wednesday calling for the doubling of the National Institutes for Health, currently at $31 billion. The idea, coming from Gingrich, is not as crazy as it may sound at...
  • A Finished Heart
    Interview: Eliott Cherry discusses one-man show, losing his partner to cancer
    Eliott Cherry did not plan to write a one-man show. Yet, after his partner of sixteen years gave him permission to tell the tale of his physical death, Cherry created A Finished Heart. As the writer and composer, Eliott utilized journals he kept...
  • Soda and cancer
    The soda and cancer connection
    Soda has been shown to increase weight gain, and the high fructose corn syrup and aspartame have both shown detrimental health effects.New research from Consumer Reports now shows that soda is linked to cancer.The chemical in soda that has shown...
  • Essex Relay for Life
    Raising funds for cancer research
    Throughout Baltimore Relay for Life advocates are busy raising funds for cancer research. The various Relay events have dozens of teams who are hosting restaurant nights at places like Bill Bateman’s Express in Middle River; while others are...
  • Cancer and Diet
    My Doctor told me to avoid Blueberries? But Chocolate is ok!
    Written by: Dr. Adam McLeod, ND, BSc(Hons)I frequently hear from patients that their Medical Doctor bluntly told them to forget changing their diet because it does not make a difference, even though this is not accurate based on a large body of...
  • Michigan City Native Karin Nowatzke
    Michigan City Woman Discusses her Journey with Lymphedema
    Lymphedema is a condition when painful swelling occurs in your arms or legs as a result of your lymph nodes being removed or damaged during cancer treatment. This condition has impacted an estimated 80 percent of cancer survivors who have had...
  • Halo Found Hope by Helo Matzelle
    Mom Fights for Her Life and Her Faith
    Part 2 of an interview with Helo Matzelle,Author of Halo Found HopeMachines beeping, the blur of medical staff running, a crash cart whizzing into an ICU room, was there any hope?Helo Matzelle laid packed in ice as doctors attempted to somehow...
  • Muscle-building pills can cause testicular cancer
    Risk of developing testicular cancer from muscle building supplements
    Be careful with those muscle-building pills and powders for an immaculate shape. Disturbing examination demonstrates that men who took muscle-building supplements reported a fundamentally higher danger of creating testicular growth than men who...
  • stomach cancer
    Your breath could help determine if you have stomach cancer in the future
    Your breath might determine in the future, whether or not you have stomach cancer or are in danger of getting it someday. According to a report by World Tech Today on April 14, scientists in Israel are testing a new technology that can take &lsquo...
  • 'The Fault in Our Stars' is a metaphor for perfect love
    'The Fault in Our Stars' is a metaphor for perfect love
    “The Fault in Our Stars” is a heartbreakingly beautiful story which brings together two people walking down the same frigid and lonely road and allows them, just for a moment, to have their paths entwined. The love that is born between...
  • Hulk Hogan
    Hulk Hogan announced as grand marshal for Susan G. Komen cancer race
    The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation announced Monday that former pro wrestler and WWE Hall of Famer, Hulk Hogan, will be the official grand marshal for its 2015 Race for the Cure. The 5K walk-or-run marathon will be taking place in...
  •  Singer Taylor Swift and her mom
    Taylor Swift's mom has been diagnosed with cancer
    On the surface it appears as if Taylor Swift has all of the ingredients needed for unusual happiness in life including talent, fame, good looks, and wealth. However, she has been hit with a tragedy which has certainly shaken up her life. TV Guide...
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