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October 15, 2017 1:17 AM So scary, many women die once they hear they have cancer — Mary, survivor

For over 32 years, October has been tagged as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, BCAM. Meanwhile, the myth that cancer is synonymous with death is fast changing. Today, cancer is no longer seen as a death sentence due to sustained awareness and treatment options in developed countries. But, every year, no fewer than 100,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed 155

October 12, 2017 11:34 AM These Are the Women Who Have Accused Harvey Weinstein of Sexual Harassment and Assault

It has been less than a week since The New York Times published its explosive report about Harvey Weinstein, and already 28 women have stepped forward with allegations about his sexual misconduct. Many of their allegations are similar: they say that Weinstein invited them to a private room, where he either asked for a naked massage or sexually assaulted 146

October 10, 2017 6:22 PM Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie join the growing list of Harvey Weinstein accusers

More and more women are saying that movie mogul Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed or assaulted them. The New Yorker’s Ronan Farrow on Tuesday published the result of a 10-month investigation that included several women going on the record to allege that Weinstein, a Hollywood power player who could make-or-break careers, made unwanted advances, and in some cases 141

October 4, 2017 2:06 AM Breast-cancer death rate drops almost 40 percent, saving 322,000 lives, study says

Breast cancer death rates declined almost 40 percent between 1989 and 2015, averting 322,600 deaths, the American Cancer Society reported Tuesday. Breast cancer death rates increased by 0.4 percent per year from 1975 to 1989, according to the study. After that, mortality rates decreased rapidly, for a 39 percent drop overall through 2015. The report 115

October 1, 2017 5:53 AM Facing down prostate cancer

September is recognised as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and as we enter October - Breast Cancer Awareness month, we share the personal story of renowned radio broadcaster Gerry McDaniels and how his life was dramatically changed two years ago when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. One random day in 2015, I decided to finally take my doctor's 141

September 29, 2017 10:21 AM Symptoms of Dementia: Study Finds Inability to Smell Peppermint Linked to Disease

Updated | Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, with an annual research budget of around $480 million, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. But the “holy grail” of contemporary dementia research is determining the risk factors that make people more likely to develop the disease, neurologist Ronald Petersen, who directs 125

September 22, 2017 2:13 PM Campaign brings awareness to breast cancer

Next Sunday kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Local health officials are hoping everyone will don their pink ribbons throughout the month of October in support of awareness efforts and the prevention of the disease. According to Luke Smith, public health educator for the Sampson County Health Department, the Pink Ribbon Campaign is held annually 120

September 5, 2017 12:07 AM Wellness clinics target sex workers, truck drivers

Beitbridge, Chirundu, Forbes and Victoria Falls Wellness clinics have been operating on a trial basis for the past two years following the introduction of the Sadc Cross Border Initiative (CBI) by the regional body in partnership with North Star Alliance and the Global Fund in 2011. Sadc is targeting to have 32 such clinics in all member states to reduce 128

August 29, 2017 3:37 PM ITV lower on ad warning but FTSE recovers some ground - A relatively measured response from Donald Trump to the North Korea's decision to fire a missile over Japan helped prevent big falls on Wall Street and saw the FTSE 100 pare some of its earlier losses. Precious metals miners Fresnillo (FRES) and Randgold Resources (RRS) remained the top FTSE risers. Having started lower the S&P 500 was broadly 196

August 24, 2017 8:24 PM Google Wants to Address the U.S. Depression Epidemic, Even Though the Internet Is a Common Cause

Google users can now easily screen themselves for depression. Users who search key terms such as “depression” and “clinical depression” have immediate access to the PHQ-9 test, a self-assessment tool that allows people to gauge their mental health and identify whether they’re exhibiting common symptoms of depression. "We hope that by making this information 103