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Dear Pharmacist: Do you agree with Angelina Jolie's decision to remove her breasts to prevent cancer? — S.I., Atlanta, Ga. Dear S.I.: When I heard about her double mastectomy, my heart sank for her because I'm sure she was paralyzed by fear. After...
TEDxOrangeCoast organizers on Monday announced the date and theme of this year's event in Costa Mesa. The third annual fall conference, called "Beautiful Minds," will be held Sept. 20 and 21 at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. TEDxOrangeCoast is an...
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Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, an internationally known expert on the epidemiology and prevention of type 2 diabetes who was director of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Tuesday of...
Re "Prescribing silence," Opinion, May 16 That Dr. Susan Partovi asked a patient if he wanted to know the details of his terminal illness is commendable. But relying on the old standby, "Do you want everything done?" — not so much. The medical...
Kelly Vanek, a runner, cyclist and triathlete, was listening to sports talk radio in the car when the conversation shifted to Angelina Jolie. The actress and sex symbol took the public by surprise last week with the announcement that she had her healthy...
By opting for surgery to remove her breasts while they were still healthy, Angelina Jolie joined a growing number of women who have used genetic testing to take control of their health. Here are answers to some common questions about how DNA...
Mickalia Marguerite Ford Mickalia “Mickey” Marguerite Ford began life in Los Angeles, Ca. on March 14th, 1944. Growing up in Manhattan Beach, Ca. she was a vibrant, and popular young lady, making friends wherever she went. In 1969 she married...
Katherine L. Vaughns, a University of Maryland School of Law professor and secretary of the Center Stage board who immersed herself in the arts community, died of pancreatic cancer May 4 at a Sinai Hospital hospice unit. The Bolton Hill resident was 68....
In the wake of Angelina Jolie’s announcement that she had a double mastectomy because of a rare gene, the American Cancer Society is warning that the radical surgery should not be taken lightly. Experts said that while the surgery is totally...
firstname.lastname@example.orgActor and activist Angelina Jolie shared a secret with the world Tuesday that she had a preventive double mastectomy. She opted for the surgery after learning she carried a gene that made it extremely likely she would get breast cancer. The Oscar-winning...
Fear of cancer is a horrible thing. It stays with you all day long, and it wakes you up at night. I didn't want to live with that, especially when I knew I could do something about it. Like Angelina Jolie, I have a genetic mutation that increased my...
Tags: Family, Brad Pitt, The New York Times, Mother's Day, Mastectomy
Aretha Franklin has canceled two scheduled performances later this month because of treatment she’s undergoing for an undisclosed medical condition, the Associated Press reports. The Grammy Award-laden R&B-soul-gospel singer is forgoing her...
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