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October 31, 2017 8:20 PM Team UP TN raises cancer awareness

Partners for Healing, UT Extension and Coffee County Health Department and the Tullahoma Housing Authority have partnered to raise awareness about the importance of preventive care for breast cancer. The organizations held the Power of Pink event Monday at Cedar Lane church of Christ. Representatives of the organizations were on hand to answer questions 238

October 29, 2017 10:40 AM Meningitis advice after baby's devastating prognosis 'worst in 25 years'

Stroud-based charity Meningitis Now has highlighted the signs and symptoms for parents Parents of a baby struck by meningitis are coming to terms with being told their little girl will lose all of her limbs, her sight and hearing, and suffer 90 per cent brain damage in the worst case doctors have seen in 25 years. Ten-month-old Kia Gott has already had her right 186

October 27, 2017 4:06 AM This Doctor Diagnosed His Own Cancer with an iPhone Ultrasound

Can a smartphone-enabled ultrasound machine become medicine’s next stethoscope? Every marketer wants the perfect story to tell. But if you’re in medicine, you don’t want it to be about yourself. Earlier this year, vascular surgeon John Martin was testing a pocket-sized ultrasound device developed by Butterfly Network, a startup based in Guilford, Connecticut 151

October 26, 2017 10:02 PM Oliver Tambo and Fidel Castro Statues Unveiled in S. Africa

The statue of Oliver Tambo, who helped end apartheid in South Africa, is one of two monuments unveiled to historic figures in Free State. | Photo: Cuban Embassy in South Africa Statues commemorating two of history's most notable figures — Oliver Tambo, one of the driving forces behind South Africa's liberation from apartheid, and Fidel Castro, figurehead 236

October 25, 2017 9:01 PM "Cancer Showed Me That I Can Get Through More Than I Thought I Could", Renee Wheeler

Renee Wheeler is a 38 year-old Charlotte, North Carolina resident, wife and mother of two preschool age children. She had just turned 37 years old when she had her first mammogram. As Renee shared, “Neither my OBGYN or myself had felt a lump during routine breast exams.” Her story is important because it speaks to why it is so critical to be your own best advocate 178

October 25, 2017 1:06 PM Zimbabwe's grim hospital wards fuel outrage toward WHO

Harare - An emergency tray at a public hospital in Zimbabwe stands empty, for medical supplies have run out - one example why President Robert Mugabe's brief appointment as WHO "goodwill ambassador" provoked such outrage. Under Mugabe's rule, life expectancy in Zimbabwe dived from 61 in 1985 to just 44 in 2002, before recovering to 60 today, due largely 188

October 25, 2017 4:03 AM Get vaccinated and protect yourself and others from the flu

MANITOULIN—Flu season is here and various clinics and pharmacies across Manitoulin are once again offering the influenza vaccine free of charge. “Getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu,” states a press release from the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention. “Flu vaccination can reduce 179

October 24, 2017 7:01 PM Beat breast cancer: Avoid preservatives, cut down on alcohol

Last year, 5 lakh women lost their lives to breast cancer the world over. Another 5 lakh may do so this year. One of the main reasons is lack of knowledge and awareness about breast cancer. According to a global survey by Avon, many women still don't know enough about the early symptoms and risks of the disease. Early diagnosis is key in treating breast 636

October 22, 2017 7:10 AM Local woman pays tribute to ‘amazing’ cancer care network after treatment

A local woman who has raised thousands of pounds for local charities after being diagnosed with breast cancer, has heaped praise on the health professionals she has encountered during her treatment. Mary Hegarty said she was amazed at the support she received during her treatment after her shock diagnosis last year and urged others not to ignore changes 155

October 21, 2017 4:41 PM Guide to Having Less Mammogram Pain

How to make your next screening as comfortable as possible You may be worried after your exam about when you’ll get the results and what they might say, Kalidas says. For screening mammograms, you should hear results within ten days. If you haven’t, make sure to call your doctor or the facility. Clinics are also required to mail you “an easy-to-understand 190