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  • Staying active
    Even moderate exercise may help beat cancer
    Exercise has been linked to better prevention and more effective treatment of many types of cancer. Kansas State University reported on May 4, 2015, it has been observed that even moderate exercise may make cancer treatments more effective...
  • Terry and Diane Barter
    A look at multiple myeloma with Terry and Diane Barter
    Dr. Kenneth Anderson lends his expertiseCancer is the name for a group of more than 100 diseases. Each year globally, about 14 million people learn they have cancer, and 8 million people die from the disease. Over the last several decades we have...
  • Perseverance and Hope: City of Hope fights cancer, Mighty Rebels win awards
    Perseverance and Hope: City of Hope fights cancer, Mighty Rebels win awards
    “Made Possible by HOPE” is a message that comes through in bright colors and beautiful flowers on the City of Hope 2015 Rose Parade float. Nestled among the tools of science—beakers, cylinders, DNA—cancer survivors and...
  • Hedgehog signaling provides clues to multitude of diseases
    Hedgehog signaling provides clues to multitude of diseases
    Human development begins with a single cell that multiply and transition into all the structures and organs in the human body. This process depends upon precise communication between dividing cells while they coordinate their activities and...
  • Taylor Swift and her mom
    Taylor Swift calls Chicago fan battling cancer: Emily Beazley gets her wish
    Taylor Swift is one of the nicest celebrities. She has done a lot of charity work, made millions of dollars in donations, and spends extra time reaching out and responding to her fans. Recently there was chatter about a little girl from Chicago...
  • 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...
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