Tag: Cancer

SCOTUS: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Requires ‘No Further Treatment’ After Cancer Surgery

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s recovery from cancer surgery is “on track,” a spokesperson for the court said Friday. “Her recovery from surgery is on track. Post-surgery evaluation indicates no evidence of remaining disease, and no further treatment is required,” said court spokesperson Kathy Arberg. Ginsburg, the liberal face of the court, is recovering from a December 21 […]

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Father Effectively Treats Daughters’ Crohn’s Disease by Juicing Cannabis

ABC News Australia recently reported on a story about a desperate father. Stephen Taylor’s two daughters were fighting Crohn’s disease, which causes chronic inflammation of the digestive tract. When all else failed, Taylor turned to juicing cannabis and discovered that the plant may have the potential to cure his daughters’ illness. Cannabis […]

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Misses Second Day of SCOTUS Arguments

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will miss a second day of oral arguments Tuesday as the 85-year-old recovers from cancer surgery. Chief Justice John Roberts announced that Ginsburg would be absent as the nation’s highest court heard arguments in two cases. According to Roberts, Ginsburg will participate in cases using transcripts. Monday’s absence from the court marked the first in Ginsburg’s […]

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Painter, DJ, and cancer survivor Quiana Parks talks making her passion a full-time job and coping with illness

Painter And DJ Quiana Parks Talks Making Her Passion A Full-Time Job – HelloGiggles Painter, DJ, and cancer survivor Quiana Parks talks making her passion a full-time job and coping with illness this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

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Gofundme jumpstarts a golden era of snake oil as desperate people raise millions for quack homeopathy cancer “remedies”

In Patients’ crowdfunding campaigns for alternative cancer treatments, published by researchers from Simon Fraser University in The Lancet Oncology (Sci-Hub mirror) we learn that thanks to Gofundme, 13,000 people have raised $1.4 million to help 200 desperate cancer patients pay for ineffective homeopathic “treatments.” A third of these fundraisers were launched by people […]

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Hope Isn’t Just About the Future

DURHAM, N.C. — I once imagined my life as an uninterrupted line from birth to decline. There would be some creditable achievements and great love sandwiched in the middle, of course, but time was a durable thing. I stood on the precipice of each new year with my checklist of […]

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Discharged From Hospital After Surgery

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was discharged from the hospital on Tuesday and is recovering at home after undergoing surgery last week to remove two nodules from her left lung, according to Kathleen Arberg, a Supreme Court spokeswoman. The malignant nodules, discovered in November after Justice Ginsburg fractured her ribs in […]

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Study: THC in cannabis linked to genetic mutations in sperm

Today I learned that using cannabis can lower a fella’s sperm count: those looking to partake in parenthood should take note. But that’s not the only thing that cannabis can do to your swimmers. According to scientists from Duke University, using marijuana can cause genetic changes to sperm cells–something that could have far-reaching consequences for […]

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