Topic: cancer

Media Shames Drug Company CEO Into Providing Treatment For Dying Child

Media Shames Drug Company CEO Into Providing Treatment For Dying Child

I don’t have any love in my heart for bigwig drug company CEOs with an agenda, and this recent story only proves my point. A seven-year-old cancer survivor in Virginia is desperately in need of life-saving medication. Josh Hardy is suffering from a viral infection that developed after a bone marrow transplant. Josh has battled cancer four separate times in his seven-year lifespan. More »

Amish Family To Use ‘Natural Medicine’ Over Chemo For Dying Daughter, Appeals Court Says Hell No

Amish Family To Use 'Natural Medicine' Over Chemo For Dying Daughter, Appeals Court Says Hell No

For most of us, the moment one of our children fell sick, we would want to do whatever was medically possible to help them get better. Anything else is impossible to even entertain. So you can imagine the horror hospital officials felt when one Amish family in Ohio decided to stop chemotherapy treatments on their daughter to focus on “natural” care. Thankfully, an appeals court has stepped in and sided with the hospital that wants to force their hand in the matter. More »

Your Moderate Drinking Habit Is Probably Killing You

Your Moderate Drinking Habit Is Probably Killing You

I’ve always lived by the motto “everything in moderation!” Well, tried to anyway. I, like many other women enjoy the occasional glass of wine. Okay – the nightly glass of wine. I never really worried about this habit, though. But it turns out that rewarding yourself with that glass of wine at the end of the day may be doing more harm than you think. A new study shows a serious link between alcohol and cancer – and you don’t have to be an alcoholic to be affected. More »