| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:58 PM
The appearance-obsessed can get Botox injections to erase wrinkles, Rogaine to reseed fading hair lines and the prescription medicine Latisse to fill out flimsy eyelashes.
Soon, they may be able to get a shot to kill fat.
A Southern California company...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 11:29 AM
A 76-year-old man suffers from heart and liver disease and has an annual income of $8,640. An 83-year-old woman had ovarian cancer and hip surgery and lives on widow's benefits of $10,644.
What do these two people have in common? They are homebound but...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 9:48 PM
The Andrews family is a medical example of hereditary breast cancer, but some patients might not realize their full family history.
"Usually the flags aren't so red," said Dr. Bongi Rudder, an oncologist at Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center....
| Oct 26, 2013
| 9:52 PM
About one in eight women have a chance of developing breast cancer in their lifetime, but Britton native Mandy Brown and her sister, Amber Andrews, have about a 90 percent chance of having the disease. They're both considering a preventive surgery that...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Beyond her penchant for fedoras and baseball caps, Giuliana Rancic wears a multitude of hats. She is co-anchor of E! News, host of "Live From the Red Carpet," co-host of "Fashion Police," co-star of reality show "Giuliana and Bill" — moving to E!...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Angelina Jolie’s revelation that she underwent a preventative double mastectomy may seem like a shocking move to some. But for many women who have dangerous hereditary risks coded into their genes, this kind of surgery before cancer strikes serves...
| May 14, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Angelina Jolie’s decision to undergo a preventative double mastectomy to reduce breast cancer risk was a natural move given that she carried a dangerously faulty gene, cancer surgeons said, but it’s a decision that really befits only a...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 3:22 PM
A nod to the people in greater Williamsburg who exhibit the charity of Christmas in their daily lives.
Jan Pederson, who has fought ovarian cancer for a decade, was honored in August as a five-year cancer survivor.
The Vineyards 5K Run, postponed a...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:30 PM
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A federal jury in Sioux Falls has found that a woman’s use of Johnson & Johnson products that contained talcum contributed to her ovarian cancer.
The Argus Leader reports that the jury said Friday that Johnson &...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:05 PM
In a harsh warning letter made public Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ordered Google Inc.-backed 23andme Inc. to stop selling its widely used genetic test to consumers because the company has failed for four years to prove the product is...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Q: I'm 31 and have tested positive for the breast cancer "gene" (BRCA1), and I have a family history of breast cancer. I don't feel comfortable with the idea of prophylactic mastectomy at this time. Are there other things I can do to prevent cancer...