The Sisters Network Central Virginia is back with its annual health forum, and it's finally in-person again. The event has been virtual the last two years due to the pandemic.
34-Year-Old Firefighter with Terminal Cancer Takes Final Ride in Ambulance He Used to Transport Patients
Frank Nunez, whose diagnosis came after doctors discovered tumors in his left lung, held a commitment ceremony with his fiancée before fellow firefighters escorted him home
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Katie Couric's doctor reminded her that she was overdue for a mammogram — which she planned to film until the doctor found a concerning mass.
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Israel's Health Ministry released figures showing that the country has one of the lowest death rates for men from prostate cancer in the world.
The word “cancer” can be more than a little scary. And getting a cancer diagnosis can be, too. And for a lot of people, they're left with so many questions. “Patients ask us this question all the time,” says Megan Kruse, MD, a breast oncologist with the Cleveland Clinic. “The diagnosis often ...
New research has linked COVID-19 with a higher risk of blood clots for up to a year after having the virus. Here's what you need to know.
Experts break down which vitamins and minerals are essential for strong bones and joints and which foods pack them.
Cases of enterovirus D68, a respiratory virus linked to paralysis, are on the rise in the U.S., according to the CDC. Cases are now increasing after “extended period” low case numbers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Officials may have given up, but we still need healthcare providers' help.
In the United States, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) affects 6-12% of women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For women with a PCOS diagnosis, it can affect many aspects of their health, especially weight, and losing it can feel impossible. But what is PCOS, ...
Chicago Med star Marlyne Barrett has revealed that she was recently diagnosed with uterine and ovarian cancer. In an interview with People, the actress says doctors in July discovered a football-sized tumor on her uterus and left ovary. Barrett is currently undergoing “aggressive” chemotherapy (while simultaneously shooting Chicago Med) ahead of an eventual hysterectomy. (A […]
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September was chosen as Healthy Aging Month to further raise awareness on physical and mental health, especially in people over 45.
“We’re now trying to treat [COVID] like a seasonal influenza and it’s just not yet,” says Dr. Michael Osterholm, director of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy.
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Now there's scientific proof: coffee may be as good for your heart as it is for your soul.
Syphilis can be easily treated and cured. However, people who are infected don’t necessarily know it.
Each October our newsfeeds, timelines and television screens blush pink as an annual reminder for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a disease that affects one in eight women in the United States and is currently the second most common type of cancer found in women, according to the Centers for Disease Control. But despite steep […]
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"Getting both vaccines at the same visit increases the chance that a person will be up to date with their vaccinations," the CDC says.
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Based on what’s happening in the Southern Hemisphere, experts are predicting that flu season may be especially bad this year.View Entire Post ›
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Emanuel Cancer Center in Turlock celebrated the launch of the scalp cooling system at a special event Friday.
I had cancer at 6 years old and was in treatment for 2 years. Now, I work in the same oncology unit that saved my life.
When I was 6, I was diagnosed with cancer and spent two years in treatment. Now I work as an oncology nurse, and it's incredibly rewarding.
Lyme disease and mental health: Woman, 22, dies by suicide after struggling to be diagnosed and dealing with symptoms. Her family says Lyme impacted her brain.