Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old-woman with brain cancer, has elected to end her life on Nov 1, two days after her husbandâ€™s birthday. Brittany and her family moved to Oregon in order to have access to â€śDeath With Dignity Act.” More
You can make fun of tree-huggers all you want, but they’ll have the last laugh. That’s because they’re living longer and happier lives than you, according to a study published in the journal Environmental Pollution. More
This probably isn’t the first time you’ve heard that marijuana has cancer-fighting properties, despite our government’s insistence that it’s a big bad scary drug with no medical use. But this time, research has shown more specifically how cells are affected by the anti-tumor effects of THC. Take THAT, feds! I know they won’t take that. More
If the statistics don’t stop you from tanning, maybe this woman’s story will. More
Finally, a celebrity started a trend that doesn’t suck More
Teenagers drive too fast and behave recklessly because they don’t even care if they’re going to die as long as they make a sexy baby-faced corpse. More
Is coffee just liquid cigarettes, or what? More
If you like to stay safe indoors far away from cancer causing rays and prefer to be shrouded in darkness than flooded with warm light, come read inside with me while the normal kids play. More
Do you check your boobs frequently? I hope so. If you do, I also urge you to double check and get second opinions often (from doctors). You don’t just want to be checking for cancer because while it’s scary, tragic … More
Ready to feel your own heart breaking? After a battle withÂ endometrial cancer,Â Seattle-based author and editorÂ Jane Catherine Lotter knew she was going to die. So, rather than let somebody else sum up her life, she decided to do so in her … More
It’s heartbreaking and brutal to realize just how much more the FDA cares about corporations than people…almost as heartbreaking and brutal as realizing that you’re basically eating pool cleanser. More
Having grown up as an extremely pale person — really, it’s nearly impossible to find foundation for my skin tone — I understand the desire to be tan. People used to call me Casper, Morticia, Wednesday…basically, any supernatural or superweird being with skim milk skin.
However, going gold does not have to mean harming your body. there are dozens of reasons to go sunless for your tan — these are just a few of the means by which to do it. More
Breast cancer is terrifying. We can pour out statistics on how many people are diagnosed each year, on mortality rates, on who’s getting more of it and who’s most at risk…all of it is important information, but no number can give us an idea of the actual experience. In a heartbreakingly honest documentation of his late wife Jennifer’s fight with breast cancer, photography Angelo Merendino shows the face — the devastating, painful, slow face — of what the disease is like.of this disease. More
The majority of doctors and scientific researchers now acknowledge a link between diet and cancer. Wanna guess how many of the United States’ national cancer network websites contain any food and nutrition information for cancer patients?