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Feeling confused about your diagnosis? When it comes to metastatic breast cancer — also called stage 4 or advanced breast cancer — it’s not always easy to separate fact from fiction. Let’s take a moment to clear up the myths.
Ovarian cancer kills more women than any other cancer of the female reproductive system, according to the American Cancer Society, yet many women know very little about the risk factors and early warning signs of this potentially serious disease.
To answer some frequently asked questions about ovarian cancer, Everyday Health reviewed the most recent research and enlisted an expert to share her knowledge: Shannon Westin, MD, MPH, an associate professor of gynecologic oncology and reproductive ...
Parents are always looking out for their kids. It’s rare when it happens the other way around. But Susan Manber’s 13-year-old daughter saved her life.
It happened one afternoon, not long after Hurricane Sandy had wreaked havoc on the New York City area. “We’d been without power for two weeks and suddenly the lights came on,” recalls the 55-year-old New Yorker. “My daughter, Sarina, and I started celebrating, and then we wound up collapsing on the couch with her head in my lap.” That’s when Sa...
A diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer can leave you feeling overwhelmed, anxious, and isolated. And while the support you receive from your partner, family members, and close friends can make you feel less alone, you may also want to connect with other women who have metastatic breast cancer because they know exactly what you’re going through.
Research shows that participating in metastatic breast cancer support groups can significantly improve the mood and mental well-being of people with ...
When Lottie Bildirici was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma at 14, she just wanted to get done with treatment and on with her life. But when she was done, she couldn’t shake the sense that she was meant to do something positive with the experience.
When it comes to gas prices, what goes down inevitably creeps back up again. Fuel prices have recently been edging higher and are expected to climb further in 2017, according to price tracker GasBuddy. Fortunately, you can fight back by being a bit more strategic about when, where and how you fill ’er up.
The internet is rife with stories of rental properties gone wrong—from college students who throw loud parties to couples who vanish without notice (taking the appliances with them!). But renting out a spare bedroom or second home doesn't have to end in horror. Learn how to avoid the nightmares and start cashing in.