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  • Sun, 15 Jan 2017 06:12:38 +0000: Is blue corn the new health food? Helps fight heart disease, diabetes, cancer - Heart & Cancer
    WASHINGTON: Eating blue corn may help protect against metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer, a new study carried in rats suggests. In the study, a rat model of metabolic syndrome fed a high-sugar and high-cholesterol diet and …
  • Sun, 15 Jan 2017 00:09:02 +0000: Study: 1 in 3 women with breast cancer treated unnecessarily - Heart & Cancer
    One in three women with breast cancer detected by a mammogram is treated unnecessarily, because screening tests found tumors that are so slow-growing that they’re essentially harmless, according to a Danish study published Monday in Annals of Internal …
  • Sat, 14 Jan 2017 21:29:23 +0000: This Genius Viral Photo Helps Simplify Breast Cancer Detection - Heart & Cancer
    Popsugar brings our attention to the Know Your Lemons campaign. Created by the Worldwide Breast Cancer organization, the easy to understand graphic can help men and women detect breast cancer. The photo went viral when Erin Smith Chieze posted it on …
  • Sat, 14 Jan 2017 20:40:46 +0000: Preparing for cancer surgery? Hospital choice is critical, experts say - Heart & Cancer
    More than 1,000 cancer patients in the central San Joaquin Valley need surgery every year, and their chances of survival hinge in part on which hospital they choose. The right choice can reduce the risk of complications or even death. But health experts …
  • Sat, 14 Jan 2017 15:47:19 +0000: Lifelong Republican Cancer Survivor Shames Paul Ryan in Spectacular Fashion - Heart & Cancer
    Photo Credit: CNN/YouTube House Republicans began their speedy repeal of Obamacare this week, leaving the millions of people who have insurance through the plan to wonder what's next. "We want to do this at the same time, and in some cases in the …
  • Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:55:39 +0000: Cancer survivor who once opposed federal health law challenges Ryan on its repeal - Heart & Cancer
    The distance between health-policy ideology and life-or-death health care narrowed to a few feet at a nationally televised town hall this week when a small-businessman from Arizona stood up and faced House Speaker Paul D. Ryan. “Just like you, I was a …
  • Sat, 14 Jan 2017 13:28:24 +0000: How two garbagemen brought hope to the family of a little girl with cancer - Heart & Cancer
    share tweet pin email comment () As a garbageman, Brandon Olsen is no stranger to little kids excitedly waving hello as his truck pulls up to their homes. But as a father, the story of one little girl on his trash route broke his heart and inspired him …
  • Sat, 14 Jan 2017 09:23:20 +0000: Blue corn may help fight heart disease, diabetes, BP and cancer: Scientists - Heart & Cancer
    Washington: Eating blue corn may help protect against metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer, a new study carried in rats suggests. In the study, a rat model of metabolic syndrome fed a high-sugar and high-cholesterol diet and …
  • Sat, 14 Jan 2017 03:54:04 +0000: This viral photo of lemons is helping women detect breast cancer - Heart & Cancer
    You may have noticed your friends posting heart emojis on their female friends’ Facebook walls in recent days — the hearts are meant to be friendly reminders that women should get their breasts examined. The concept is subtle and meant to cause a chain …
  • Sat, 14 Jan 2017 00:55:11 +0000: Cancer survivor to Paul Ryan: I once opposed Obamacare, but it saved my life - Heart & Cancer
    A cancer survivor challenged House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., on his campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act — crediting President Obama’s signature health bill with saving his life. At a CNN town hall Thursday night, Jeff Jeans, of Sedona, Ariz., told …
  • Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:35:47 +0000: Utah Valley Hospital's other programs of excellence include the Heart & Vascular Services, the Newborn ICU, Cancer Services and Stroke Services. Other quality services include: Emergency, Critical Care, Neurosurgery, Women's and Children's Services,… - Heart & Cancer
    Provo, UT (84604) Today Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy this afternoon. High near 35F. Winds light and variable.. Tonight Generally clear skies. Low near 20F. Winds light and variable. Updated: January 13, 2017 @ 8:18 am
  • Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:52:56 +0000: Cancer Patient Confronts Paul Ryan On Obamacare (Video) - Heart & Cancer
    Republican House Majority Leader Paul Ryan was confronted during a CNN town hall, seen in the video below, by a former Republican who said his life was saved by the Affordable Care Act, which Republican lawmakers want to repeal (video below). “I was a …
  • Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:47:00 +0000: Celebrating the Legacy of Living with Cancer - Heart & Cancer
    By Chris McMahan Complimentary Story   We all will die from something someday, but God does not teach us in Scripture how to die; but rather, how to live.  A life lived for God is a gift -- a legacy to those around us and an offering to the Lord Himself, …
  • Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:23:40 +0000: Cancer survivor tells Paul Ryan: ‘I’d be dead’ without Obamacare - Heart & Cancer
    A man who survived cancer despite a grim diagnosis challenged House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on his efforts to repeal Obamacare. “Because of the Affordable Care Act, I’m standing here today,” Jeff Jeans told Ryan at a CNN town hall event on Thursday. …
  • Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:48:07 +0000: Here's What Paul Ryan Said to a Cancer Survivor Who Owes His Life to Obamacare - Heart & Cancer
    When Senate Republicans cleared the way in the dead of night this week to repeal Obamacare, they did so with all the courage of a fire-fighting George Costanza. So it was no surprise when, at his CNN town hall last night, Paul Ryan approached the issue …
  • Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:21:29 +0000: Republican Cancer Survivor Slams Paul Ryan: Without Obamacare 'I'd Be Dead' - Heart & Cancer
    Photo Credit: CNN/YouTube House Republicans began their speedy repeal of the Obamacare this week, leaving the millions of people who have insurance through the plan to wonder what's next. "We want to do this at the same time, and in some cases in …
  • Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:42:15 +0000: This Photo Of Lemons Can Help Women Spot Signs Of Breast Cancer - Heart & Cancer
    This photo of lemons can literally be a lifesaver. On Tuesday, breast cancer patient Erin Smith Chieze posted a photo to Facebook that showed a dozen lemons in an egg carton, each one showing signs of breast cancer, with a description of how it can look …
  • Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:29:33 +0000: Marijuana may cause schizophrenia, trigger heart attacks - Heart & Cancer
    WASHINGTON – A new federal study raises concerns that marijuana use may cause schizophrenia and possibly trigger heart attacks. The study was released this week by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.“For years the landscape of …
  • Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:18:34 +0000: Fed study: Marijuana may cause schizophrenia, trigger heart attacks - Heart & Cancer
    WASHINGTON – A new federal study raises concerns that marijuana use may cause schizophrenia and possibly trigger heart attacks. The study was released this week by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.“For years the landscape of …
  • Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:08:21 +0000: Stress Is A Killer, Linked To Heart Attacks, Strokes - Heart & Cancer
    Update Date: Jan 13, 2017 09:00 AM EST People whose amygdalas seemed more active during brain scans were more likely to suffer from a heart attack, stroke or other serious heart events over the next three to four years. (Photo : Darren McCollester/Getty …