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  • New options to treat multiple myeloma

    New options to treat multiple myeloma
    Multiple myeloma is cancer of the bone marrow, an incurable type of the disease that kills about 10,700 people a year. But for the 22,000 diagnosed annually, including recently Tom Brokaw, former NBC news anchor, there are new options for treatment and more kinds of therapies in the works, according to Dr. Gary I. Cohen, medical director of the Sandra & Malcolm Berman Cancer Institute at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He answers questions about the disease.
  • Potential birth defects: What expectant mothers should know

    Source: Pacific Prime Health Insurance While birth defects is not a subject parents-to-be are especially keen to discuss, it's vital to open this conversation as early as possible. In the U.S., about 3 percent of babies are born with...

    Swift Justice: Intellectual property, elder care and buying used cars 'as is'

    Dear Jackie, A friend of mine is a Thalidomide survivor, born without her arms. She has accomplished so much in spite of her disability. She's in inspirational speaker, has done radio interviews and runs her own website. She recently discovered that...

    Multiple myeloma -- what is it? Is there a cure?

    Multiple myeloma -- what is it? Is there a cure?
    Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the cells in the bone marrow that affects 750,000 people worldwide; it is an uncontrolled growth of plasma cells which attack and destroy bone and damage the kidneys and immune system. In the United States, there are...

    The white role in the black struggle

    The white role in the black struggle
    Last week I wrote about a young community organizer named Dayvon Love. Mr. Love and his fellow activists in Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, a grassroots advocacy organization he cofounded, may be the city's strongest proponents of black empowerment....