90-Year-Old Woman Refuses Her Cancer Treatment To Travel The World

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Norma is 90-years-old this year — but she leads a fuller, far more adventurous life than most of us can imagine. She has gone through her fair share of tragedy and loss. Just last year, her husband of 67 years passed away. Days after, doctors detected a deadly, cancerous mass in her uterus, and started...

9 Things I Wish I’d Known During Our Autism Diagnosis Process-Health Insurance

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I remember back to the time that I first told my Hail’s pediatrician we would like to have our boy tested for autism. We’d noticed a lot of odd behavior — he would line everything up when he played, he had sensitivity issues and would gag on foods, would yank on his hair until...

9 Facts About Current HIV Treatment

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1. 50,000 people still get HIV each year in the US Although less people now die as a result of AIDS, the overall incidence of new cases of HIV has remained stable over the past 5 years. However; in some groups, notably young African American men, the incidence has dramatically increased and now this population group...

8 Things I Miss Most as a Result of Chronic Pain and Illness:Term Life

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When I began to gather my thoughts for this piece, I asked my husband what he thought. It was eye-opening. Even after all these years, I forget that his life has been impacted as much as mine by my health limitations. This is partly because he’s changed his major task in life to that...

8 Stroke Triggers for Those With Untreated Aneurysm:Term Life

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For those at risk, common activities such as drinking coffee, having sex, or blowing the nose could trigger a stroke, according to new research from the Netherlands. “For the general population our findings do not apply,” says researcher Monique H.M. Vlak, MD, a neurologist at the University Medical Center in Utrecht, Netherlands. It applies, she tells...