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To those who support "choice" at all costs: Read the grand jury report on Kermit Gosnell. He is the Philadelphia abortion doctor awaiting a verdict in his trial, where he is accused of murdering four babies allegedly born alive and killing 41-year-old...
Tags: High Blood Pressure, Martin O'Malley, Murder, Government, Elkton
When William Gunn sought medical care for his pit bull-Labrador retriever mix Smokey on a Sunday morning, one of her front paws was bleeding uncontrollably. The family's regular veterinarian was closed that day, and he didn't know where else to go, so...
Tags: St. Mary's County, Fines, Laws, Alprazolam (drug), Punishment
Carolyn Holly Howard, a practitioner of alternative medical techniques, died Tuesday at her Baltimore home after an eight-year battle with ovarian cancer. The resident of the Woodlands at Coldspring Newtown was 61. Ms. Howard was born in Dallas, Texas,...
The pink stretch limousine with the long black eyelashes on its headlights is fueled by equal parts cheers and tears, according to Cub Hill resident Joanna Fridinger. "It's my therapy," said Fridinger, who runs The Limo Lady limousine service. "It's so...
HartfordA surgical team at Hartford Hospital performed the state's and New England's first da Vinci - or robotic-assisted single site hysterectomy on May 2. The patient's uterus was removed through one tiny incision in the belly button, making the procedure...
New technology for identifying early stage ovarian cancer in uterine and cervical cells could have the potential to one day stem this often deadly disease, according to a recent study in the International Journal of Cancer. Using equipment that can...
I am a 46-year-old woman, married and the mother of six children. I was doing a self-exam and came upon a small, hard "pea" in my right breast. I carry the BRCA1 gene mutation -- I was tested in 2009 after my mother had recurring breast cancer. I had...
Tags: Mastectomy, Breast Cancer
Aiken Standard, S.C.Cailynn Hyler is just three, and, while she was having fun at the Aiken Relay For Life Friday, she of course didn't comprehend what was happening. When she turns 16, Cailynn will get a letter from her mother Dana, who will explain how her daughter saved...
For most women, the risk of developing breast cancer over a lifetime is 12 percent. For women who carry the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation, that risk multiplies to close to 87 percent. In choosing a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy, Hollywood star Angelina...
St. Louis Post-DispatchJanice Skaggs' voice cracks and tears swell when she recalls how cancer robbed her of ever having children. "Mother's Day is still a bad time for me," she said. Three years ago, she contracted endometrial cancer. She had to have a hysterectomy to...
When Angelina Jolie announced Tuesday that she had both breasts removed to cut her risk of cancer, experts across South Florida predicted the Hollywood superstar saved more lives than her own. In the age of genetic testing, more women with cancer-...
NewsdayLaurie Mischo, mother of three in Syosset, said Angelina Jolie was right on target when she wrote in an op-ed that opting for a preventive double mastectomy made her "feel empowered that I made a strong choice that in no way diminishes my femininity."...
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