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What to know about the new affordable at-home BRCA genetic mutation test
A new genetic testing kit that hits the market today is the most affordable, and arguably one of the simplest, ways for women to find out if they have an increased risk of developing breast cancer . Here is what women should know about BRCA gene mutation testing, including how it works, who should
Charities, nonprofits pull events from Mar-a-Lago amid Charlottesville controversy
A number of high-profile charitable organizations have canceled planned fundraising events and galas at President Trump 's Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, amid growing backlash to the president's response to the deadly violence that broke out in Charlottesville. As of Wednesday, 21
3-D printed ovaries help mice get pregnant, show promise for fertility treatments
In the era of regenerative medicine, which seeks to develop replacement tissues and organs in the lab for the millions of people in need, 3-D printing is a new frontier. The technology has already been harnessed to create everything from human skin to bone and heart tissue to cartilage for use
Under 'Trumpcare,' women battling metastatic cancer worry they'll be seen as 'lost cause'
Amanda Petersen wants people to know that having metastatic breast cancer doesn't define her. The 40-year-old West Virginia native is also a wife, a stepmother, a proud aunt and an advocate who works to support other people with terminal cancer. Part of the freedom to define herself, she said, has
Teen battling cancer decides to 'take control,' shaves head before losing hair to chemo
Cancer has added unpredictability to Mckenzi Middlebrooks’ life, but she decided she was going to maintain control over one thing -- her hair. Before it would inevitably fall victim to her many rounds of chemotherapy, she got rid of it on her own terms. “I had a perspective where cancer and chemo
Pierce Brosnan opens up about heartbreak: 'I don't look at the glass as half full'
Pierce Brosnan has experienced his fair share of heartbreak in life, and he recently opened up in an interview with Esquire about the sadness he battles. "I don't look at the cup as half full, believe me," Brosnan told the magazine. "The dark, melancholy Irish black dog sits beside me from time to
Amy Krouse Rosenthal, author who penned dating profile for husband, has died
Encouraging your partner to seek love after you die can be a difficult subject to broach, but a recent New York Times column was also a reminder of just how heartwarming it can be. Author Amy Krouse Rosenthal, who died today from ovarian cancer , recently penned a dating profile for her husband of
Grand Juror Who Saw Original Evidence in JonBenet Ramsey Case Speaks Out
To this day, the mysterious 1996 murder of JonBenet Ramsey remains unsolved. The 6-year-old beauty queen, who lived in Boulder, Colorado, with her parents and brother, was found dead in the family home’s basement on the day after Christmas in 1996. JonBenet had been strangled and hit on the head
Colorado D.A. on Reopening DNA Portion of JonBenet Ramsey Murder Investigation
The Boulder, Colo. district attorney offered some more insight into the announcement he made this week that prosecutors are looking into using new testing technology to review DNA evidence in the unsolved 1996 murder of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey . “DNA is an area of forensic science that is really
Woman Shares Her Journey From Fitness Competitor to Cancer Fighter: 'I'm Learning to Love Myself Again'
Cheyann Shaw, 23, has been documenting her journey from bikini fitness competitor to cancer fighter on social media to help raise awareness about the disease and to inspire others facing their own difficult battles. A photo recently posted to Instagram -- showing what Shaw's body looked like before