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WASHINGTON — With hundreds of letters arriving each week, first lady Michelle Obama's mailbag is intriguing more for its variety than its volume. She hears from all sorts of people, from first-graders to foreign first ladies. Among their messages:...
TribLocal - EvanstonAs a patient navigator at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, Kristin Smith guides newly diagnosed cancer patients through a hopeful …...
HealthTrans vaginal ultrasounds are used to detect abnormalities in a woman's sex organs, such as unusual cell growth (read: cancer). Ovarian cancer is quite deadly. It's for this reason that you might be tempted to ask for a routine trans vaginal ultrasound --...
firstname.lastname@example.orgHer boyfriend, Jordan Ellison, is the defending Class AA pole vault state champion and set a personal best by clearing 13 feet Saturday. But Casey County freshman Shelby Stringer was so happy just to be competing in the Class AA, Region 5 meet that...
Tribune staff reporterLike a lot of young women, Kelsey Webb, 25, has been off and on birth control pills since she was 18. Every time she started taking them, she gained 5 to 10 pounds. "My normal weight is around 125 pounds. On the pill, I would get up to 130 or 135," says...
Lazy ovaries, depressed vaginas, testicular cancer, breast cancer, STD tests, and fertility drugs ... our show and movies covered pretty much every aspect of reproductive and women's health important topic for our viewers and for women, men and families...
An Ashkenazi Jewish woman in her 50s, Rachel, is diagnosed with breast cancer. Her mother, Sadie, age 80, has a history of melanoma, which was treated successfully. Sadie's younger sister, Zelda, died of breast cancer in her early 40s many years ago....
TribLocal - EvanstonCancer treatments like chemo and radiation therapy, while lifesavers, can have significant side effects. One possible side effect that can be devastating for patients is …...
Detroit Free PressDETROIT - Nancy Hearshen worries much more about her daughter's future than her own chances of getting breast or ovarian cancer. Hearshen, 67, and her daughter, Rachel, 35, who live in Farmington Hills, Mich., carry a genetic mutation that...
Medical Edge from Mayo ClinicDEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 47-year-old wife was diagnosed with a rare granulosa cell tumor (GCT) of the ovary. Her treatment included surgery to remove the uterus and ovaries. The tumor was stage 1, but we are nervous about a recurrence. What can she or her...
McClatchy TribuneRecently graduated from college and living in Los Angeles, Christine Eads went from doctor to doctor, hoping someone could figure out why her periods had stopped and why she often awoke in the middle of the night drenched in sweat. They provided lots...
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