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How Mariah Carey Saved Her Backup Singer's Life - Entertainment Tonight - Entertainment Tonight

Mon, 2015-07-20 20:55

Entertainment Tonight

How Mariah Carey Saved Her Backup Singer's Life - Entertainment Tonight
Entertainment Tonight
One of Mariah Carey's backup singers, Deborah Cooper, opened up to ET about how the GRAMMY winner helped pay for a holistic treatment that Cooper says restored her health after being diagnosed with cancer. WATCH: Mariah Carey's No. 1s Ranked.

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Parents Push Medical Marijuana for Autism Treatment - WILX.com - WILX-TV

Mon, 2015-07-20 16:05

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Parents Push Medical Marijuana for Autism Treatment - WILX.com
WILX-TV
It is legal to use small doses of medical marijuana to treat some conditions, like Alzheimer's, cancer and HIV. But Miller says her best advice to struggling parents is to try everything else first, before turning to prescriptions or alternative therapies.

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Share “Man accused of giving bag of dirt to...” - NewsOK.com

Mon, 2015-07-20 16:02

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LOS ANGELES — Authorities say a Northern California man claiming to practice natural medicine swindled a Thousand Oaks cancer patient out of thousands of dollars by giving her expired medication and a baggie of dirt to treat her ailments.

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Haiti's Cervical Cancer Epidemic - Newsweek - Newsweek

Mon, 2015-07-20 13:16

Newsweek

Haiti's Cervical Cancer Epidemic - Newsweek
Newsweek
But proponents of “screen-and-treat” say it beats the alternative: undiagnosed cancer. In September 2013, Pierre received a phone call from a Haitian doctor who worked on her biopsy. She needed Pierre to come back to Klinik Manitane but wouldn't give ...

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Man Arrested for Cancer Treatment Scam - Newsweek

Mon, 2015-07-20 13:01

Newsweek

Man Arrested for Cancer Treatment Scam
Newsweek
He operated a clinic that offered alternative cancer therapies for patients with late-stage forms of the disease who had run out of effective treatment options. Gammill was arrested on July 9 and is scheduled to appear in court in Ventura County on ...
Man accused of giving bag of dirt to cancer patient as treatmentLos Angeles Times
Richmond: Officials seek victims in El Cerrito man's cancer-treatment scamContra Costa Times
California Man Allegedly 'Treated' Cancer Patient With Mysterious SubstancesABC News
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Fake Cancer Doctor From California Out On Bail; Man Prescribed 'Bag Of Dirt ... - Headlines & Global News

Sun, 2015-07-19 23:17

Headlines & Global News

Fake Cancer Doctor From California Out On Bail; Man Prescribed 'Bag Of Dirt ...
Headlines & Global News
Vincent Gammill, 69, promised his cancer patients he could cure them with "alternative treatments," but he was prescribing expired medicines and a "bag of dirt," the San Francisco Gate reported. Back in June, a female cancer patient, who was only ...
Oncologist in Richmond Swindles Thousands of Dollars From Desperate Cancer ...Times Gazette
Cancer Con Gave Dirt to Patients - Apex TribuneApex Tribune

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Antibiotic Exposure Could Increase Juvenile Arthritis Risk | Media Relations - News from Rutgers

Sun, 2015-07-19 22:53

News from Rutgers

Antibiotic Exposure Could Increase Juvenile Arthritis Risk | Media Relations
News from Rutgers
Researchers also found that upper respiratory tract infections treated with antibiotics were more strongly associated with juvenile arthritis than untreated upper respiratory tract infections. Additionally ... Brunswick and collaborating universitywide ...
Antibiotic exposure could increase the risk of juvenile arthritis | EurekAlert ...EurekAlert (press release)

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The Immigrant Families in Limbo - The New Yorker - The New Yorker

Sun, 2015-07-19 22:00

The New Yorker

The Immigrant Families in Limbo - The New Yorker
The New Yorker
Shortly after Iker's cancer was diagnosed, Flores went to see Julie Nemecek, an immigration lawyer in Columbus, to ask about her options for establishing a more secure basis for remaining in the United States. Nemecek had handled many similar .... The ...

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Region struggles with cancer, obesity | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com - The Virginian-Pilot

Sun, 2015-07-19 17:35

Region struggles with cancer, obesity | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com
The Virginian-Pilot
"Factors contributing to a higher rate include poverty and socioeconomic conditions that reduce access to health care; high obesity rates; poor diet and exercise habits; low 'health literacy;' and tobacco and alcohol use," Simpson reported. Many of ...

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Haiti's Cervical Cancer Epidemic - Newsweek - Newsweek

Sat, 2015-07-18 12:51

Newsweek

Haiti's Cervical Cancer Epidemic - Newsweek
Newsweek
But proponents of “screen-and-treat” say it beats the alternative: undiagnosed cancer. In September 2013, Pierre received a phone call from a Haitian doctor who worked on her biopsy. She needed Pierre to come back to Klinik Manitane but wouldn't give ...

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Surgery Remains Top Tx for Small Kidney Tumors | Medpage Today - MedPage Today

Sat, 2015-07-18 11:00

Surgery Remains Top Tx for Small Kidney Tumors | Medpage Today
MedPage Today
An analysis of U.S. trends and outcomes in the management of small kidney cancers now shows that surgery continues to be the most common treatment, with nephron-sparing surgery exceeding radical nephrectomy. A study of the national Surveillance ...

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Richmond: Officials seek victims in El Cerrito man's cancer-treatment scam - Chico Enterprise-Record

Fri, 2015-07-17 23:55

Yahoo News

Richmond: Officials seek victims in El Cerrito man's cancer-treatment scam
Chico Enterprise-Record
The woman, who suffers from late-stage cancer, told deputies she had seen Gammill's website about alternative cancer treatment in 2009 and made plans to seek last-resort treatment if traditional methods failed to halt her disease's progress. Advertisement.
California Man Allegedly 'Treated' Cancer Patient With Mysterious SubstancesYahoo News

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Double Mastectomy: Women, Doctors State Their Case - WSJ - Wall Street Journal

Fri, 2015-07-17 16:31

Double Mastectomy: Women, Doctors State Their Case - WSJ
Wall Street Journal
Double mastectomy (and, sometimes, even unilateral mastectomy) for treatment or prevention of recurrent or new breast cancer most often doesn't make scientific or economic sense. Seeking the right physician, perhaps even getting a second ... By ...

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How Does Power Morcellator use during Hysterectomy cause cancer spread ... - Legal Examiner

Fri, 2015-07-17 15:41

Legal Examiner

How Does Power Morcellator use during Hysterectomy cause cancer spread ...
Legal Examiner
According to plaintiffs, the rapid spread of leiomyosarcoma, endometrial stromal sarcoma or other uterine cancers may have not occurred if alternative treatment options had been used, including traditional surgical hysterectomy performed vaginally or ...

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Breastfest returns to Marin this Saturday - Eat, Drink, Play - Blogs - San Jose Mercury News (blog)

Fri, 2015-07-17 15:18

San Jose Mercury News (blog)

Breastfest returns to Marin this Saturday - Eat, Drink, Play - Blogs
San Jose Mercury News (blog)
Over 60 breweries and 10 wineries coming together in hopes of raising money for a cancer clinic offering alternative treatments for low-income women with cancer. The new location is awesome When I first moved to Marin, we lived near the Civic Center ...

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5 myths about sharks | Newsday - Newsday

Fri, 2015-07-17 12:56

Charlotte Observer

5 myths about sharks | Newsday
Newsday
With such treatment, no wonder sharks are one of the most feared animals in the world. But shark attacks are actually quite rare. There are almost 400 shark species, and only about a dozen have ever committed ... No scientific evidence shows that ...
5 myths about sharks | Reading Eagle - APReading Eagle

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California Man Allegedly 'Treated' Cancer Patient With Mysterious Substances ... - ABC News

Fri, 2015-07-17 12:35

ABC News

California Man Allegedly 'Treated' Cancer Patient With Mysterious Substances ...
ABC News
Officers from the Ventura County Sheriff's Interagency Pharmaceutical Crimes Unit are investigating whether Vincent Gammill, 69, preyed on cancer victims by promising alternative treatments. Gammill was arrested earlier this month on multiple charges, ...
Richmond: Officials seek victims in El Cerrito man's cancer-treatment scam ...Contra Costa Times
The mastermind behind the El Cerrito cancer-treatment scam has finally been ...Benchmark Reporter

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Alleged chemist dupes Thousand Oaks cancer patient out of thousands | abc7.com - KABC-TV

Fri, 2015-07-17 00:46

KABC-TV

Alleged chemist dupes Thousand Oaks cancer patient out of thousands | abc7.com
KABC-TV
A chemist who claimed he could treat cancer with alternative medicine scammed a Thousand Oaks mother out of thousands of dollars. In a search of his office and home, authorities found laboratory equipment and bottles labeled corrosive and poison, along ...

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Insurer reverses its stance, will cover Waterville woman's cancer treatment - Press Herald

Thu, 2015-07-16 23:02

Press Herald

Insurer reverses its stance, will cover Waterville woman's cancer treatment
Press Herald
“Proton-beam therapy of breast cancer is in the early investigational stages, is being researched around the country in clinical trials, and is not a generally accepted alternative to radiation therapy for breast cancer. “However, due to the unique ...

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Richmond: Officials seek victims in El Cerrito man's cancer-treatment scam ... - Contra Costa Times

Thu, 2015-07-16 21:08

Capital Wired

Richmond: Officials seek victims in El Cerrito man's cancer-treatment scam ...
Contra Costa Times
The woman, who suffers from late-stage cancer, told deputies she had seen Gammill's website about alternative cancer treatment in 2009 and made plans to seek last-resort treatment if traditional methods failed to halt her disease's progress. Last month ...
Fake Cancer Doctor Arrested for Providing False Natural TreatmentsCapital Wired
The mastermind behind the El Cerrito cancer-treatment scam has finally been ...Benchmark Reporter

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