Archive for the ‘News’ Category

4women.com joins the relief effort in Haiti.

by – Susan M. Beausang.  The world is stunned by the devastation and suffering brought about by the earthquake in Haiti.  Like most people I know, I very much want to do something, anything, to help Haiti. While the suffering of the Haitian people is beyond heartbreaking, the surge of worldwide...
January 25th, 2010 | 4women.com, Global, News | Read More

Cancer Risks Debated for Type of X-Ray Scan

WASHINGTON — The plan for broad use of X-ray body scanners to detect bombs or weapons under airline passengers’ clothes has rekindled a debate about the safety of delivering small doses of radiation to millions of people — a process some experts say is certain to result in a few additional cancer...
January 20th, 2010 | News | Read More

Dennis Hopper, battling prostate cancer, files for divorce

Dennis Hopper, who has been battling prostate cancer since last fall, has filed for divorce from Victoria Duffy, his wife of nearly 14 years. “I wish Victoria the best, but only want to spend these difficult days surrounded by my children and close friends,” the 73-year-old actor said in...
January 20th, 2010 | News | Read More

Brad and Angelina donate over 1 million dollars to Haiti

Some of Hollywood’s biggest names are rallying their fans to help the people of Haiti following the devastating 7.0 earthquake that ravaged the island nation on Tuesday. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie said “We are devastated by the news from Haiti,” the duo said in a statement to The...
January 15th, 2010 | Global, News | Read More

Doctors Without Borders: Providing Medical Care in Haiti

by -Julia Bodeeb. The organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres sends doctors to some of the most undeveloped regions in the world to help stabilize the country after disasters and provide ongoing medical care. This organization has three hospitals in Haiti. The earthquake of 1/12/2010...
January 15th, 2010 | Global | Read More

Did early CT scans increase my son’s cancer risk?

Asked by Raheela, Colorado — My son, who is now a healthy 3-year-old, had six or seven head CT scans along with two MRIs and some X-rays for a head injury he had when he was just 11 months old. I am very concerned about this new study regarding CT scans causing risk to cancer in future. Did we...
January 4th, 2010 | News, Opinion | Read More

They’re finally here! Stupid Cancer Wristbands!

They’re finally here! Stupid Cancer Wristbands!
Yes, it’s true. They’re finally here!. 10 Pack of i[2}y Stupid Cancer Wristbands! After selling out 17,000 in one day this July, the wait is finally over and the official Stupid Cancer Wristband is available right now exclusively through our very own Amazon.com store. So give cancer the...
December 30th, 2009 | Featured Article, News, Product Review | Read More

Using The Mac Computer For Better Surgical Navigation

Creating Roadmaps for Surgeons 
–“It’s hard to detect the location of very small cancers laparoscopically,” says Sugimoto. “But when we project on the patient’s body, we can see the exact location of even a very small cancer using multi-detector CT reconstruction. That helps us to...
December 27th, 2009 | News | Read More

OBAMACARE – HEALTH BILL HAS NO CLOTHES?

HOW OBAMACARE WILL HURT YOUNG PEOPLE – By Dick Morris And Eileen McGann. A detailed analysis of the Obama health care program now before the Senate indicates that it will force big premium increases for all families especially for those under 30 years of age. The study, by the consulting firm...
December 21st, 2009 | News, Opinion | Read More

Health care bill…too big a risk?

The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of David Frum. (CNN) — I wanted to support President Obama’s health care reforms if I possibly could. The U.S. health care system costs too much, delivers too little and excludes too many. Americans pay 60 percent more per person...
December 21st, 2009 | News | Read More