Angelina Jolie says she wants to help other women by discussing her double mastectomy and genetic predisposition for breast and ovarian cancer. While the actress's genetic cancer risk was very high, it's also fairly rare. (May 14)
Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie reveals that she's had a double mastectomy, in a written article, after discovering she carried a gene that made it extremely likely she'd get breast cancer. (May 14)
Women with breast cancer now have more surgical options to treat their disease and save more of their breast. New techniques are faster, gentler and less disfiguring. (May 14)
Your doctor's assistant can now write you a prescription to walk here in Georgia. In an unusual collaboration the Georgia Association of Physicians Assistants and Georgia State Parks are trying to promote fitness in the great outdoors. It's usually five dollars to park your vehicle at Georgia state parks but, with the ...
A Texas science teacher with pancreatic cancer is using her fight against a seemingly impossible foe to help inspire her students and colleagues. (May 13)
An alarming number of teen drivers admit to texting while behind the wheel. A national student survey called "Texting While Driving and Other Risky behaviors Among High School Students," is in the June 2013 issue of Pediatrics. Researchers surveyed more than fifteen thousand students as part of the national Youth Risk ...
A group of NY mothers has decided to toss the diapers and potty train their babies. 'Elimination communication' is gaining popularity, but pediatricians say not so fast. (May 9)
Sexual assaults in the military are a growing epidemic across the services and thousands of victims are still unwilling to come forward despite a slew of new oversight and assistance programs, according to Pentagon documents. (May 8)
Two Fla. teens who are fighting cancer are each raising money to help the other one's family pay for the hugely expensive medical treatment. (May 8)
Treat or monitor? It's a difficult decision prostate cancer patients and doctors must make based on how aggressive they think a tumor might be. But new genetic tests could lessen the guessing game and spare some men the side effects of trea...