Archives: Cancer

Wellness Wednesday: Cachexia, Insurance Cancellation, News Roundup

As winter approaches, the couch can be a cozy place, especially when you don’t feel well. But your recliner might be the cause, not the cure, for what ails you. This hour, we’ll discuss toxic chemicals in furniture. We’ll also get the latest on an untreatable side effect responsible for many cancer deaths and tackle disappearing health coverage.

Wellness Wednesday: Cancer Kickstarter, SNAP Nutrition, Melanoma

Everyone knows buying healthy food can be expensive. In light of recent proposals to cut food stamp benefits, members of congress have been shopping on the average weekly benefit. This hour, we’ll assess the nutritional value of one staffer’s choices. We’ll also hear about a Kickstarter campaign that heals with humor, and how cancer makes scents.

Wellness Wednesday: Preventing ADHD, Cancer and Obesity

This episode of Wellness Wednesday will feature new information correlating sunlight exposure and the prevalence of ADHD. We’ll also check in with two Ohio health professionals who are enrolling volunteers in an innovative cancer study. Last, we’ll talk about the success of teen mentors in childhood obesity prevention.

Hairdo Monologues: Cancer Survivor Story Telling

Pat Wynn Brown has put together another Hairdo Monologues show where breast cancer survivors, their professional staff, and family members work together creatively in telling their stories about everything from the doctor-patient relationship and hair loss with chemotherapy. On this hour, we’ll preview the show with a few of the cast members.

Children with Cancer

When your child has cancer, everything changes, not only your day to day lifestyle, but the whole way you see cancer. Today, we’ll talk to a mother of a child with cancer as well as a medical reporter, a physician, and the head of a special camp for children with serious illnesses.

Coping With Cancer And Cancer As A Chronic Illness

Coping with Cancer. A look at cancer as a chronic illness rather than a death sentence.

Children with Cancer

When your child has cancer, everything changes, not only your day to day lifestyle, but the whole way you see cancer. Today, we’ll talk to a mother of a child with cancer as well as a medical reporter, a physician, and the head of a special camp for children with serious illnesses.

Coping With Cancer And Cancer As A Chronic Illness

Coping with Cancer. A look at cancer as a chronic illness rather than a death sentence.

Henrietta Lacks’ Medical Legacy

Henrietta Lacks was an African-American woman who died of cancer in 1951, and whose cells, taken without consent, launched a medical research revolution

Breast and Cervical Cancer

Testing, treatment, and prevention of breast and cervical cancer