| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:35 AM
I was diagnosed with breast cancer in July of this year. It occurred during my initial meeting with the oncologist at the Lillian S. Wells Women’s Health Center at Broward Health Medical Center. I tested positive for the BRCA 1 mutation in April...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Ouch! Yeoww! Sizzle ... Yikes! Eeeck! Whiff … Dang! Why did I ever think I wanted that tat there forever?
Tattoo removal is a sort of oxymoron, an expression of opposite concepts. Taking the plunge into inking one's skin has something in common...
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Joseph Ganem says "our personal standard of living depends on the standard of living and well being of all." ("It's all connected," Sept. 25).
Mr. Ganem is an excellent physics teacher, and we should take note of what he says. So many people think...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Valerie Harper opens up about her health in a Meredith Vieira special at 10 p.m. Thursday on NBC.
NBC News says the program examines Harper's "raw and emotional journey as she battles a rare incurable disease."
Yet Dr. Jeremy Rudnick reveals that...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Magnetic resonance imaging exams for Ravens inside linebacker Arthur Brown, defensive tackle Chris Canty and cornerback Chykie Brown revealed no structural damage.
Brown suffered a strained left pectoral muscle, while Canty had a strained groin, and...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 2:05 AM
Women with dense breast tissue will now get an extra warning about cancer. Dense breast tissue, while common in women, can make it harder to detect breast cancer. A new state law requires doctors to send women with dense breast tissue a special letter...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:39 PM
My family moved to Florida in August 2012, and four months later I was diagnosed with cancer. I felt a lump in my breast and went to my doctor who referred me to a breast specialist. The mammogram was negative and both the MRI and ultrasound were...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:55 AM
A few “still-primitive” cultures inexplicably celebrate such female adornments as the stacking of metal neck rings and the inserting of saucer-size disks into pierced earlobes. For “civilized” society, there is the annual Paris...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Jackie Fox and Peggy MacDonald share a diagnosis. Both were told by doctors they had a cluster of abnormal cells in one of their breasts that may turn into cancer. Each reacted in a vastly different way to the bad news.
Fox, 57, diagnosed five years...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Ravens weak-side linebacker Jameel McClain has gained medical clearance to return from his spinal cord contusion after undergoing another magnetic resonance imaging exam and is now expected to resume his playing career this season, according to multiple...