Sometimes it just doesn’t matter how much good you want to do for the world; people are going to hate and fear you anyway. This doesn’t just apply to the X-Men, dentists and high school grammar teachers; it also applies to politicians. While much of the public likes to criticize “Washington” and “the government” for…
Have breasts? Trying not to get pregnant? A new study from Denmark has revealed that hormonal birth control of all types can raise your risk of developing breast cancer, which is frightening news to the legions of women who choose these methods to prevent conception.
Nothing was going to stop Viennese Stanton of Davis, Calif., from having her father walk her down the aisle, even if it meant she had to have her wedding at the hospital where he’s being treated for leukemia.
Founder and host of the “undisputed No. 1 hip-hop podcast” out here, The Combat Jack Show, Reggie “Combat Jack” Ossé announced Monday that he is battling colon cancer.
Ebony Banks, a Texas teenager who was fighting stage 4 cancer, died Sunday, just four days after being able to meet with her idol, superstar Beyoncé Knowles.
Ebony Banks is a Houston high school senior who is currently battling stage 4 cancer. Though the school year isn’t yet over, Banks’ high school granted her one wish, which was to graduate early. It also pulled off another wish with the help of Houston native Beyoncé.
The story of Henrietta Lacks and her “immortal” cells is not quite over. Her eldest son, Lawrence Lacks, has come forth requesting compensation from Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins University and possibly other institutions for the unauthorized use of the famous cells that prompted decades of medical advances.
I’m concerned about Bishop Eddie Long.
Brooklyn, N.Y., District Attorney Ken Thompson died Sunday after a battle with cancer, his family announced, NBC New York reports. He was 50 years old.
The family of baseball star Tony Gwynn is blaming the tobacco industry for the death of the Hall of Famer, who succumbed to salivary gland cancer in 2014, and filed a lawsuit Monday in San Diego Superior Court, the Washington Post reports.
My mom was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer in November of 2012. At that point, she was given four to six months to live. But she held on for an entire year, not succumbing to the disease until November of 2013.
Last night, while watching TV with The Wife Person and scrolling through Facebook on my phone, I came across a story about Leah Still, the four-year-old daughter of Cincinnati Bengal Devon Still. If you recall, Leah's battle with pediatric cancer made national headlines last year, in large part due to her father's…
I know I watched SportsCenter before Stuart Scott made his first appearance on the show 1993. I just don’t remember what it looked like or sounded like prior to him.
It feels odd to type that The Sopranos helped prepare me for my mother's death. It seems like a something Rob Gordon or some other character in a movie a bit too self aware to be completely realistic would say, not a real person. But I am a real person. I'm really sitting here, really thinking about the year that has…