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After finding a lump in her breast, Laura Wells had to wait nearly six months before getting a confirmed diagnosis of cancer. The 46-year-old Costa Mesa woman was uninsured and working part-time when she discovered the lump in 2007. She worked for...
Michael Douglas recently addressed his bout with throat cancer, leading many to believe that his particular battle with the disease was brought on by oral sex. But now his camp is backtracking on the comments. In a candid interview with the Guardian...
L.A. NOWSteve Lopez: There's no way to predict when or if California will offer what's known in Oregon and Washington as Death with Dignity, or physician-assisted aid in dying, but I'll keep you posted on a case in New Mexico that could have implications here....
Saddest YouTube clip of all time? Daughter's moving tribute to her late mother set to become viral sensationBrand XIf you can watch even a portion of this video without tears welling up in your eyes, well... it's hardly even possible. I'm warning you, get your hankies ready now.Sitting in her bedroom on the evening of Feb. 10, 2010 and singing into her cellphone, 16-...
Special to The TimesROUTINE best describes this year's visit to my gynecologist. I had no medical complaints; I was just working through my to-do list. After a physical exam and a brief conversation about life and the latest research, my doctor of 15 years said everything...
Tags: Drugs and Medicines, Hemorrhaging, Cancer, Social Issues, Health
firstname.lastname@example.orgMembers of the Looney Patoneys pitched three tents and parked a camper at Norlo Park in Fayetteville on Friday to honor the memory of their beloved friend, Pat Moore. For the 20 members of her team, it wasn’t about sadness, it was about...
email@example.comMore than 600 people signed up this year to take part in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Washington County, a fundraising event that began Friday afternoon and was scheduled to extend into the morning hours Saturday. Cancer...
Author and activist Eve Ensler, creator of "The Vagina Monologues," is a survivor of sexual abuse and uterine cancer who has spent years working for women's rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Her new memoir, "In the Body of the World," details...
Tags: Coral Gables, Abusive Behavior, Feminism, Social Media
This is the second of two articles updating women of all ages on the use of hormones. * I had to bite my tongue while sitting at Zinc Cafe & Market in Laguna Beach (one of my favorite places) the other day. Two beautiful young women who looked to be...
Childhood obesity This letter is in response to "In schools, BMI a weighty issue; Some parents say body fat measure hurts self-esteem, poses other risks" (Page 1, May 17). The article raises some great questions as to how we can best contend with the...
Dear Pharmacist: Do you agree with Angelina Jolie's decision to remove her breasts to prevent cancer? — S.I., Atlanta, Ga. Dear S.I.: When I heard about her double mastectomy, my heart sank for her because I'm sure she was paralyzed by fear. After...
Seminar about knee injuries MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The staff at Robinwood Orthopaedic Specialty Center is hosting a free educational seminar that will discuss why knee injuries are more prevalent among female athletes and what to expect following...
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