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WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterCancer deaths nationwide are down 20% from a couple of decades ago. The numbers in Virginia are also down. "From an overall standpoint we've seen pretty comparable decreases," said Briggs Andrews, a Board Member with the American Cancer Society's South...
WDBJ7 ReporterThursday's decision shot down the provision that allowed individual states to give more money to Medicaid recipients. Catherine Fitzgerald a current Medicaid recipient and Danville resident, has been around the health care block so to speak. She's...
Tags: Fibromyalgia, Health Insurance, Health, Barack Obama, Medicaid
Too Young For Colon Cancer “Stunned. Shocked. Numb.” That’s how Greg Myers describes his reaction when he learned what was causing his pain. “I guess the best way to describe it is numb – it was hard to process it all at one...
Tags: Demographics, Symptoms, Human Body, Greg Myers, Constipation
Springfield, MO – Andrew Benten Lewis, born July 26, 1967 died today, at home, surrounded by dear friends and family. Drew’s battle against colon cancer brought local attention to the importance of early detection. “I am so grateful...
Tags: Colon Cancer
SPRINGFIELD -- A man from Springfield whose fight against cancer inspired a benefit concert by singer Sheryl Crow has died. Drew Lewis passed away on Saturday at home surrounded by friends and family. Drew's battle against colon cancer brought local...
Tags: Human Interest, Colon Cancer
Headlines for Friday, May 17, 2013 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME: 2013 Induction Ceremony Airs Saturday The 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony premieres on HBO Saturday at 9pm ET. The show will be repeated several times in coming weeks....
Wherever George Williams goes so does his blue folder. Papers are tucked in neatly while other pages sneak out the edges. The folder is slightly worn and contains copies of his medical records for those skeptics who question his medical history. "Are...
ReutersMay 3 (Reuters) - U.S. regulators have approved Johnson & Johnson's Sedasys system to sedate patients during colonoscopies without the need for a physician to monitor delivery of the injectable sedating agent, the company said on Friday. The device...
South Bend TribuneCancer didn't stand a chance the first time it bothered Digger Phelps three years ago, and the former Notre Dame men's basketball coach has no desire to let it hang around for an extended stay this time. Disclosing late Thursday that he has bladder...
There has been a lot of news about medical tests lately. Physicians are coming out against unnecessary testing and screenings to save patients time, money and health risks. As a senior, how do you know which tests or screenings you should have done, and...
— Sheila Alu, who spent her political career as a Sunrise commissioner fighting against public corruption, has a new battle on her hands. Colon cancer. On Tuesday, Alu came to Sunrise City Hall with a message: Don't wait until you're 50 to get a...
Tags: Political Corruption, Colon Cancer, FBI
Sofia Vergara appeared on "Good Morning America" on Wednesday to discuss her bout with thyroid cancer, freezing her eggs and her wedding plans. The "Modern Family" actress, who is a spokeswoman for the hypothyroidism campaign Follow the Script, revealed...
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