| Jan 22, 2010
| 7:33 AM
Better Philly host Jenny Repko has Marie Savard M.D., author of "Ask Dr. Marie" and Marybeth Hammer, a HPV victim at the studio to discuss HPV and what you can do to make yourself aware and preventing it. Watch for more information.
| Apr 27, 2010
After testing dozens of samples from marine mammals, University of Florida aquatic animal health experts say they have found the ideal model for the study of cervical cancer in people.
"We discovered that dolphins get multiple infections of...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 5:08 PM
Soon after Valerie Berry was diagnosed with breast cancer, her thoughts turned to money.
Even with private health insurance covering 80 percent of her costs, the bills soon stacked up. Her out-of-pocket share for the first three months of treatment added...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 12:22 PM
Editor's note: Each Sunday, The Herald-Mail runs "A Life Remembered." Each story in this continuing series takes a look back — through the eyes of family, friends, co-workers and others — at a member of the community who died recently. Today'...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 2:21 PM
In 2008, Kirk Forbes daughter, Kristen, died of cervical cancer. She contracted the Human Papillomavirus, or HPV. She was just 23, and had just graduated from college. After her death, the Forbes wrote a book, "Love, Kristen."
"It was meant to be a...
| Nov 3, 2011
An active lifestyle and a heart healthy diet--it's what many women strive for but now Japanese study finds both may lead to early menopause.
Lisa Windlinger has been a Jazzercise fan for years and exercises about 8 hours a week--she's in her mid 40's and...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 3:46 PM
A Republican presidential debate has created controversy about a cancer vaccine. The HPV vaccine is known to prevent most cervical cancers. Recently, candidate Michele Bachmann blasted the vaccine suggesting it might not be safe and certainly shouldn't be...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 6:59 AM
The Health Department of Northwest Michigan received the Michigan Cancer Consortium (MCC) Challenge Award at the Consortium's annual meeting.
Eight of the 116 Michigan Cancer Consortium's members were awarded for their plans to increase access to and...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 7:44 AM
CHICAGO (KTLA) -- Doctors and patients have a new tool to prevent breast cancer: A drug that is already approved for the treatment of the disease.
Women who are at high risk for breast cancer that is fueled by the hormone estrogen could reduce their risk...
| Jun 23, 2008
ROUTINE best describes this year's visit to my gynecologist. I had no medical complaints; I was just working through my to-do list. After a physical exam and a brief conversation about life and the latest research, my doctor of 15 years said everything...
| Nov 20, 2009
For the past decade, Heather Page has had a yearly Pap test, just like the previous guidelines suggested. Now the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends she should have a Pap test every two years. She says she doesn't agree.
| Nov 24, 2009
| 9:17 PM
As a firestorm rages over federal guidelines for mammograms, new recommendations for another women's cancer screening emerge.
Women are facing controversial,and confusing, changes in the guidelines for cancer screenings. First it was mammograms, now...