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  • Singer Sheryl Crow Says Cell Phone Caused Her Brain Tumor

    Singer Sheryl Crow Says Cell Phone Caused Her Brain Tumor
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Singer Cheryl Crow says she believes using her cell phone excessively caused her to develop a benign brain tumor. Crow appeared on the premiere episode of Katie Couric's new afternoon talk show on Monday. She said she began to...
  • Broad Ripple woman beats brain tumor with humor's help

    Broad Ripple woman beats brain tumor with humor's help
    Not everyone would laugh in the face of the kind of adversity facing Vanessa Pippenger. Five years ago when Vanessa was a student at IU, she suffered a seizure. An MRI revealed a walnut-sized, grade three malignant brain tumor. It’s not the...
  • My Pet World: Pets have helped Bret Michaels to survive

    Bret Michaels is more than a showbiz survivor; he's a survivor. Period. "Rock 'n' roll is the reason for, and the ruin for, all things in my life," he says. Like many rock 'n' roll survivors, he has overcome his share of demons. Today, Michaels thanks...
  • Singer Sheryl Crow Reveals She Has Brain Tumor

    Singer Sheryl Crow Reveals She Has Brain Tumor
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow has revealed that she has a benign brain tumor. The Grammy winner's tumor was discovered during a recent MRI, after she forgot the words to part of her hit song "Soak Up the Sun" at a Florida concert....
  • Girl with rare condition defies medical odds with help from Justin Bieber

    Girl with rare condition defies medical odds with help from Justin Bieber
    A fifth-grade girl in Vancouver, Wash., has a rare brain disorder, and doctors didn't expect her to live past the age of 2. But now she's defying the odds with the help of her love for Justin Bieber. Megan Ham, 11, was diagnosed with Lissencephaly...
  • Head for the Cure event to raise money in fight against brain tumors

    Head for the Cure event to raise money in fight against brain tumors
    A Broad Ripple woman who was diagnosed with a brain tumor at 21 is now working to raise awareness about the medical condition that almost killed her. Five years ago, an MRI revealed Vanessa Pippenger had a walnut-sized, grade three malignant brain...
  • Smith: Goodbye, my sweet Cay

    Smith: Goodbye, my sweet Cay
    Cay and I married Feb. 22, 1987. On May 29, 2010, she stopped speaking to me. At first, I thought it was a combination of job stress, a few converging life events and the distinct possibility that she was mad at me. Several days later, at the urging of...
  • Daytime Break-ins Hit Fruitport Township

    Daytime Break-ins Hit Fruitport Township
    The small community of Fruitport Township is dealing with a string of burglaries. They’re happening in broad daylight. One of the victims has survived worse, including brain surgeries and a stroke, but he and his wife lost a lot this week. "Let's...
  • Is genetic testing for dementia appropriate?

    Is genetic testing for dementia appropriate?
    Would you want to know if you had a genetic risk factor forAlzheimer's or dementia? And, if you did know, would you change your behavior accordingly? While the diagnostics for dementia have improved dramatically — and contributing factors, such...
  • CT scans may increase cancer risk in children

    CT scans may increase cancer risk in children
    These days’ scientists say the strangest things can cause cancer. For instance, deodorant has been linked to breast cancer. Eating too much salty soup increases risk for stomach cancer, and permanent hair dye can lead to bladder cancer. Now,...
  • Maddy 'wasn't just the sunshine - she was the sun'

    Maddy 'wasn't just the sunshine - she was the sun'
    Kira Ellis remembers meeting Madison "Maddy" Boutelle two years ago. "When we first saw each other, we knew we were going to be best friends," the 14-year-old said. "She came up to me, I stuck out my hand to shake her hand, and she just hugged me."...
  • Turning a Battle with Cancer into a Will to Accomplish All

    Turning a Battle with Cancer into a Will to Accomplish All
    After battling a grade four brain tumor Meg Keating realized she could accomplish anything. After making it through months of radiation and chemotherapy Meg was ready to get back to a more normal life, but the journey left her with a new purpose in life....