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SARASOTA - Battling cancer is a fight that even the strongest find challenging. But it’s most devastating when it affects the smallest and most vulnerable of us.
(NAPSI)—Fifty years ago, few children with cancer survived, and many doctors believed treatment was futile. On February 4, 1962, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital opened its doors and took a radically different treatment approach, which proved pivotal in changing how the world fights childhood cancer.
They are two words that should never go together, kids and cancer. But more than 16 out of every 100,000 kids get one form or another.
(NAPSI)-The sun’s rays can be harmful all year, and as people turn to tanning beds moving into the fall, it is important to think about UV exposure. Every year, more than 2 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer, making it the most common type of cancer in the United States.
Dick Vitale's fight against cancer is nearing a major milestone.
SARASOTA, Fla. - More than 800 people, including many professional athletes and coaches, came out to the Sarasota Ritz Carlton Friday night for the 8th annual Dick Vitale gala.
DALLAS, Tex. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Rhabdomyosarcoma, or rhabdo for short, is a childhood cancer that often turns deadly. It only affects a couple hundred kids in the u-s each year, but a diagnosis can be devastating. Now, doctors are close to a treatment and they have fruit flies to thank for it!
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. - Neuroblastoma, a cancer that effects nerves, is the most common solid cancer in childhood and the most common cancer in infants. There are more than 650 cases per year in the U.S., and one local family shares their story.
Only 12 percent of uninsured mothers attend breastfeeding support classes, according to a new survey from the University of Michigan.
SARASOTA - The world knows him as a basketball sportscaster, but in Sarasota we know Dick Vitale as a guy with a huge heart, and who is working hard to put a stop to cancer.
SARASOTA - Melanoma is a disease not commonly associated with young people, but a new study released by The Journal Pediatrics is changing that common misconceptions.
The latest projections show ten years from now 18 million Americans could be living with cancer, but a new machine may help destroy tumors more efficiently than ever before!
(NewsUSA) - There's little denying the importance of continuing education in the nursing field. For many nurses, it's state law. What's more, it's also the ticket to increases in pay, benefits and overall job opportunity.
The Breastfeeding Advocates of Sarasota County, have initialized a new program to support breastfeeding friendly businesses, healthcare providers, childcare centers, and other organizations in our community. Look for the “Breastfeeding Welcome Here” decal in the window to know that you’re walking into a business that supports the right to breastfeeding, and will provide a safe space for a mother and her baby to comfortably nurse.
SARASOTA - The 8th Annual Dick Vitale Gala will be held next month, and this year he will honor Florida State legend Bobby Bowden, former UConn national championship coach Jim Calhoun, and Kansas hoops coach Bill Self.
SAN DIEGO, Cali. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- When it comes to your phone, do you suffer from “app overload?” While there may be some you can do without, we want you to know about seven apps that could benefit your health.
PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 10, 2014--Robert Bosch Healthcare Systems, Inc. (Bosch Healthcare), the market leader in evidence-based telehealth solutions, today announced the that it has received certification for program design in Disease Management for 16 Health Management Programs (HMPs) that it submitted to the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The certifications include 14 single medical and mental health conditions: asthma, bipolar disorder, coronary artery disease, cancer, congestive heart failure, chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, depression, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, obsessive compulsive disorder, pediatric asthma, post traumatic stress disorder, and schizophrenia. The certifications also include two comorbid HMPs: diabetes mellitus and hypertension, and heart failure and diabetes. The certifications covered programs that contained 60, 180, and 360 sessions.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Little Amelia Sloan became a pioneer shortly after her birth.
CLEVELAND, Ohio, (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A warning for expectant mothers: one in every one hundred newborns has a heart problem. Until now, these babies were treated with the same devices used in adults.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Sickle cell is a serious disease that causes pain, anemia, infection, organ damage, and even stroke. It’s the most common inherited blood disorder in the U.S. The good news is bone marrow transplants can be a cure. The bad news is not every patient has a matching donor. Now, researchers are looking at a new way to offer more patients transplants.
(ARA) - They never counted calories, but they ate flavorful, satisfying food and drank wine with lunches and dinners. The people in countries bordering the Mediterranean have historically been known as some of the healthiest, fittest people in the world. Their diet of fresh fruits and vegetables, wholesome whole grains, and fish and lean meats has long been hailed by nutritionists and health experts as a reliable recipe for weight control and better health.