HEALTH & WELLNESS

My Turn: Personal stories by Health section readers

My Turn is a forum in which readers can recount a personal health or fitness experience.

  • My Turn: Oh, the ho-ho-horror

    My Turn: Oh, the ho-ho-horror

    Making a child sit on Santa's lap can lead to years of trauma. It's a picture not worth taking.

  • My Turn: PSA scare prompts reflection and education

    My Turn: PSA scare prompts reflection and education

    When panic ensues after news of rising PSA levels, one man decides to get a grip, get better informed about prostate cancer and screening, and live life sensibly.

  • My Turn: A teen's brush with death

    My Turn: A teen's brush with death

    Like the young man in '50/50,' a high school student faces a cancer diagnosis.

  • My Turn: A bumbling dance with Dr. Web

    My doctor recently suggested that a diminishing number of my white blood cells might signal a serious condition. After eliminating all the usual suspects, he referred me to an oncologist. I wondered whether anyone is ever happy to see the doctor whose office resides in the Cancer Center? Like any...

  • My Turn: A husband's 'muddle through' song

    My Turn: A husband's 'muddle through' song

    Martina McBride, thank you for singing a song for breast cancer husbands. We really appreciate it, and you are absolutely right, we need to live up to the title: "I'm Gonna Love You Through It." I only wish that the husband you sang about wasn't quite so perfect, always saying the right thing to...

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