Health News

Got Symptoms? See a Doctor
It's easy to dismiss symptoms like irregular moles or unexplained pain. And while they're probably nothing, you should have a doctor check them out.
Fashion Changes May Explain Increase in Serious Skin Cancer
The porcelain skin and full-coverage dresses of the early 1900s have given way to the deep tans and bikinis popular today. Changing perceptions of beauty and fluxes in fashion trends may explain increases in cases of melanoma.
FDA Approves Rx to Control Chemo Side Effects
Friday, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new oral medication to treat side effects of chemotherapy.
Johnson and Johnson Asks Doctors to Return Morcellators
Earlier this year, Johnson & Johnson stopped selling a certain surgical device because it poses a risk of spreading a dangerous cancer in women. Now, the company is taking it one step further and asking doctors to return the device.
Summer Survival Guide for Healthy Families
Summer is here! Stay on top of your summer safety to ensure that your family has the happiest and healthiest summer yet.
Simple Steps to Reduce Women’s Cancer Risk
There is no way to completely eliminate your risk of developing cancer, however maintaining a healthy lifestyle can go a long way in reducing your risk for certain types of cancer.
Popular, But Is It Good for You?
Occasionally, you'll hear someone talking about the next big super food or natrual product that is supposed to be beneficial to your health. These foods and products can catch on quickly and become increasingly popular, but how do you know if these trendy foods are actually healthy for you?
Celebrity Cancer News May Have Powerful Impact
Earlier this week, Amy Robach, of Good Morning America , announced that doctors discovered she had breast cancer after an on-air mammogram she had as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Clarifying When to Start Palliative Care
Many people may be under the impression that palliative care is only end-of-life care. Not so. Palliative care is focused on quality of life, symptom relief and help with making decisions for anyone with a serious illness.
Curbing Unnecessary Cancer Tests and Treatments
Treating cancer is multi-faceted and sometimes may require difficult decisions by doctors and patients. There are many different treatment options as well, some tried and true, and some new and experimental. However, not all tests and treatments have been clinically proven to be beneficial.