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By Guest Author On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Are You at Risk of Cancer?

Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide. It affects the cell’s growth and division, which produces toxic cells that attack the healthy ones. You can’t do anything about cancer cases caused More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
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Boston doctor Harold Altvater convicted for insider trading in case involving the leukemia drug Iclusig

A Methuen physician was convicted today by a federal jury of insider trading in the shares of Ariad Pharmaceuticals based on information gleaned from his spouse, who worked at the company. Harold Altvater, 57, was More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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Colorectal cancer risk may be reduced with small, daily dose of Viagra: Study

A small, daily dose of Viagra significantly reduces colorectal cancer risk in an animal model that is genetically predetermined to have the third leading cause of cancer death, scientists report. ViagraImage/Video More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 11th, 2016
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Medical alert systems: why to get it for your loved one

We all want to take care of our families to the best of our abilities. But, what do you do if you are one of the “sandwich generation”?  You have young children at home, yet your parents are having medical More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
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Ireland teen, Josh Martin, praises God after becoming cancer free

 A teenager from Northern Ireland has been declared cancer-free, and he is giving God the glory. The young man has endured several surgeries, chemotherapy for months and staying in the hospital much of this time. Josh More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, June 11th, 2015
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California moves ahead with assisted suicide bill

California’s Senate voted last week to approve the End of Life Option bill, which now heads to the state Assembly for debate, while Gov. Jerry Brown hasn’t said whether he would sign the bill. “Passing SB128 More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, March 21st, 2015
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Google exec Kirk Perry: God turns tragedy into triumph

Google’s president of brand solutions Kirk Perry said at the 2015 Silicon Valley Prayer Breakfast that God has turned tragedy into triumph in his life, discussing the trials of his past as he now faces a new crisis. “I More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 7th, 2015
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Casting Crowns lead singer Mark Hall calls for prayer after kidney cancer diagnosis

Mark Hall, the leader singer of Casting Crowns, announced on the band’s Facebook page that he has what doctors believe to be kidney cancer and coveted prayers from his fans, Christian brothers and sisters. His More...

By Adam Lee On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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When Drugs Heal and Harm

There is an old quote by the German-Swiss physician and alchemist Paracelsus which, roughly translated, means “The dose makes the poison.” In medical terms, this means that there are several substances that More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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5 Promising New Treatments for Brain Cancer

A diagnosis of cancer in any part of the body is frightening, but being diagnosed with a brain tumor can be especially alarming. Whether it’s because brain cancer is the second leading cause of death in children More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
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Omega-3, prostate cancer link attacked as ‘weak at best,’ radio host Michael Savage says researcher seeking attention

The recent study linked Omega-3 consumption with elevated risk of prostate cancer has come under great attack by the scientific community after gracing countless headlines. photo Wuhazet (Henryk Żychowski) via More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Friday, May 17th, 2013
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Dr Kristi Funk offers update on Angelina Jolie mastectomy surgery, looks ahead to ovary removal, praises Brad Pitt as supporter

Earlier this week, Angelina Jolie revealed that she’d had a preventive double mastectomy, and her doctor credits the actress’s positive attitude and strength for her quick recovery. “To a large extent, I believe More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, May 3rd, 2013
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Health Canada advisory: Avastin linked to ‘flesh-eating disease’

The Hoffmann-La Roche Limited (Roche) cancer drug, Avastin (bevacizumab), has been linked to rare occurrences of the “flesh-eating disease”, necrotizing fasciitis, according to a Health Canada advisory More...


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