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  • Japanese scientists find cancer prevention mechanism in metformin
    Japanese scientists find cancer prevention mechanism in metformin
    Metformin is a commonly prescribed drug for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. While clinical studies have indicated that metformin also has a role in the prevention of cancer the mechanism has not been known until now. Shingo Eikawa and Mikako...
  • No Evidence of Disease
    A doc about rockin' cancer doctors to screen on World Cancer Day (Feb. 4)
    Andrea Kalin’s documentary feature NO EVIDENCE OF DISEASE (N.E.D.) will screen theatrically in 43 markets across the U.S. on February 4, 2015 in timing with World Cancer Day. The film, which was produced by Spark Media, is being released...
  • Romeo and Juliet
    Sex as a health benefit
    Sex: Some women love it and some women can go without it. Years of research have demonstrated that people who engage in regular sexual intercourse generally have a longer and healthier life. To be even more specific, it is possible that regular...
  • Weimaraner photographer Wegman opens DC exhibit, reads to sick children Jan. 29
    Weimaraner photographer Wegman opens DC exhibit, reads to sick children Jan. 29
    Famed photographer of fashionably clad weimaraner dogs will open his exhibit, "William Wegman: Out of the Box",at Washington's Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, and also read his new book to pediatric oncologypatients...
  • Declining life spans after the Global Flood
    Global flood and cancer
    The Global Flood unleashed more violence on the world and humankind than any other single event before or since. But can modern humans cite it for instigating cancer? Yes.Cancer: the hard-luck diagnosisOn 2 January 2015, Alice Park, at Time...
  • Working long hours can drive you to drink
    Working long hours can drive you to drink
    Alcohol abuse is a significant health problem worldwide. A new study evaluated the relationship between working long hours and the risk of alcohol abuse. The findings were published on January 13 in the British Medical Journal by an international...
  • Cancer Survivorship Coping Tools - We'll get you through this
    Home Organizing Examiner Changes Direction As Two-Time Cancer Survivor
    Yes, this is about me and a radical change of direction. Since 1998, I taught clutter clearing and home organizing as a professional motivational speaker and published writer. In that capacity, I wrote for the Examiner. In early 2010, I wrote a...
  • AJ Masters
    Nashville mourns hit songwriter AJ Masters
    NASHVILLE, TNHit songwriter AJ Masters passed away suddenly yesterday from complications of the cancer he had been fighting. The Nashville songwriting community is shocked and saddened by his sudden death. As reported by Music Row Magazine, AJ...
  • Environmental health not money motivates cutting electricity use
    Environmental health not money motivates cutting electricity use
    Receiving one’s electric bill can be—pardon the pun—shocking, especially during the summer months when the air conditioner is converting cool cash into cool air. Utility companies and other entities tout methods to trim...
  • Many cancer survivors have unaddressed cancer-related needs
    Many cancer survivors have unaddressed cancer-related needs
    Many cancer survivors face physical and mental challenges arising from their condition and treatment decades after the onset of their illness, says a new study. The findings were announced by Wiley on Jan. 12, 2014, and were published in Cancer,...
  • Biopsies do not spread cancer, say researchers
    Biopsies do not spread cancer, say researchers
    Research by the Mayo Clinic have dispelled a common myth that biopsies cause the spread of cancer. The study showed that patients who undergo a biopsy have longer survival rates and better outcomes than patients who do not have a biopsy. The...
  • Cassandra C.
    Connecticut court rules teen must undergo chemo
    Connecticut ‘s highest court ruled Thursday that a 17-year-old cancer patient must continue chemotherapy against her wishes. The state’s Supreme Court unanimously upheld a lower court’s ruling ordering her to undergo treatment,...
  • J.P. Parise
    J.P. Parise, former NHLer and father of Zach, dies at the age of 73
    Jean-Paul (J.P.) Parise, a longtime NHL player and the father of current Minnesota Wild forward Zack Parise, passed away on Wednesday following a battle with lung cancer. He was 73.Parise was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer in January of...
  • Monk trying to determine what actions were meritorious
    Living With a Cancer Diagnosis, Coffee Distinctions, and Life’s Nuances
    THOUGHT OF THE DAY- I love coffee, but amazed when I read descriptions of their flavors and aromas, "buttery, bitter sweet, raspberry, vanilla, etc." At best I can tell if it's chocolaty, earthy, spicy, hot or cold. In many ways, my...
  • Being compassionate to someone with cancer
    Have a Loved One or Friend Living With Cancer? Six Questions You Should Answer
    Most people want to be compassionate, especially if it involves a loved one or friend coping with cancer.We would like to think that having a love-filled heart is all that’s necessary to do the “right thing;” to ease our loved...