Colon Cancer News
Mom With Colon Cancer Turns Chemotherapy Sessions Into Elaborate Photo Shoots
Karen Walsh, a 40-year-old actress and mom of two, spends anywhere from two to five hours every other week undergoing chemotherapy sessions for the stage 4 colon cancer she was diagnosed with last September. Instead of just wasting that time away, the New York City woman and her family and friends
Presidential Health: Do We Know Enough About the Candidates?
The nation is poised to elect one of its oldest presidents, and while age doesn't determine health, it begs the question: How much do we know — and should we know — about how physically fit Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are for the job? "Age always matters" when it comes to risk for disease,
Presidential Health: Do We Know Enough About Our Candidates?
The nation is poised to elect one of its oldest presidents, and while age doesn't determine health, it begs the question: How much do we know _ and should we know _ about how physically fit Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are for the job
Meet the 73-Year-Old Cheerleader in North Carolina Who's Refusing to Let Age Dictate Her Life
Meet Louise Gooche, a 73-year-old cheerleader from Durham, North Carolina, who's inspiring elderly people to stay fit and not let age dictate their lives. "I learned how to do a full split at the ripe, ol' age of 62," Gooche told ABC News today. "You just keep practicing and start stretching one
Cancer Risk Can Decrease Significantly by Taking Basic Preventive Measures, Study Finds
Cancer can seem to strike out of the blue, but taking basic preventative measures may decrease a person's chance of developing forms of the disease by as much as 45 percent, according to a review of studies published today in the journal Cancer Epidemiology , Biomarkers & Prevention. Medical
Cells Appear to Age Faster in People With HIV, Study Finds
More than 30 years after the discovery of HIV , researchers are now learning how long-term HIV infection can affect the body and even cause premature aging of cells, according to a new study. Researchers examined the DNA of people with and without HIV in the study published today in the Cell Press.
Flint Mother Gives Emotional Testimony of How Water Crisis Affected Her Children's Health
While addressing the Michigan Joint Committee on the Flint Water Public Health Emergency today, one mother tearfully described how much her children suffered from drinking the contaminated water, saying it took a "huge emotional toll" on her family. Resident Leanne Walters, a mother of four,
Patient's Dangerous Bacterial Infection Linked to Teeth Cleaning
A Pennsylvania man acquired rare and dangerous infection after undergoing a routine teeth cleaning at the dentist, according to a published case report. The rare medical case was published in the BMJ Case Reports journal today. The 57-year-old unidentified patient was admitted to the Sacred Heart
Nancy Reagan, Former First Lady, Dies at 94
Former Actress, First Lady and Anti-Drug Advocate Known for her Devotion to Husband
Being an athlete helps Chameka Scott, Tiffany Jackson-Jones in their battles with cancer
A decade ago, on March 1, 2006, Baylor senior Chameka Scott and Texas junior Tiffany Jackson faced off for the last time collegiately. Baylor won; each player scored 10 points. They were both native Texas kids: Scott from the greater Houston area, Jackson from Dallas. They were high achievers