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HealthOn May 1, Allentown’s beautiful park system will be filled with thousands of runners and walkers from across the country, as they participate in this year’s St. Luke’s Half Marathon, 5K, Family Fun Walk & Kids Run. Runners will be...
Lehigh Valley WildPennsylvania Game Commission officials, joined by veterinarians and laboratory technicians from the Pennsylvania and U.S. departments of Agriculture, will continue its efforts, starting Nov. 30, to sample thousands of hunter-killed deer in order to assess...
Booster ShotsPaul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, has reportedly begun treatment for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer of the body's lymphatic system. This is not his first battle with cancer. Allen was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease -- a different type of lymphoma...
"Whatever their dream is, we try to make it happen," says Joan Steele, executive director of the 2-year-old nonprofit Toby's Dream Foundation. The wish-granting foundation has already fulfilled dreams for 70 children with chronic medical conditions and...
HealthKey contributorBreast cancer survivors have traditionally been discouraged from everyday lifting such as carrying around their children or toting groceries. However, pumping up, often feared by women following breast cancer surgery, may be just what they need....
They cuddle and purr. And they shed. They wag their tails and fetch your slippers. And they shed. They never talk back and they never hold a grudge. And they shed. There are obvious pluses and minuses to living with pets, not only with respect to your...
Contributing writerLast month, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month was observed locally and nationally with appropriate fanfare and enthusiasm. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. I would venture that few of us, even in the healthcare professions, know of any recent...
Tags: Lung Cancer, Death, X-rays, Research, Medical Research
A mother and daughter's fight with cancer served as inspiration to provide help for others in similar situations. Laura Lutarewych discovered she had skin cancer when she was only 28 years old. Although doctors told her she only had a 40 percent chance...
When Dr. Amir Abolhoda recently performed robot-assisted lung cancer surgery at UC Irvine Medical Center — the first procedure of its kind in Orange County — it marked the latest leap in the fast-evolving field of robotics. The minimally...
Animal bites can be serious. They can injure the skin and bones and joints, and the damage could have lasting impacts. Dr. Tanveer Giaibi, chief of emergency medicine at Northwest Hospitals, answers questions about the dangers of and treatments for all...
Tags: Vaccines, Immune System, Rabies, Skin, Hospitals and Clinics
Sun SentinelNovember will mark two years for me as a cancer survivor. This last May, hosting the Tamarac Relay for Life event and having the survivor sash placed on me, then walking the first lap as a survivor — the magnitude of what I, and others, have been...
Dean's Guests Include: Medical Expert: Dr. Kathy Albain - Medical Oncologist (Specialty: Breast Cancer) - Loyola University Medical Center - Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center Link to Dr. Albain's biographyWebsite Medical Expert: Dr. Claudia Perez -...
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