Health in Huntsville, AL

As the storm continues to dump rain on the Gulf Coast and flood waters rise, many organizations are doing vital work to help save lives and give comfort. Here's how you can support those efforts.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first extended adjuvant therapy for early-stage, HER2-postive breast cancer.

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By Lauren Hill As a caregiver, you spend considerable time and energy determining and meeting the needs of the person you are caring for, but all too often, you neglect to devote the same attention to your own needs. When this happens you are likely to suffer from caregiver burnout. Without considering your own needs, you’ll often find that you have a harder time coping with stress and you begin to suffer physically, emotionally, and mentally. Why Caregiver Burnout Happens Whether you are…

A major 20-year study led by the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System has found more evidence that surgery for early-stage prostate cancer does not help men live longer than observation.

The desire of your elderly parents to live independently is common, but can make it challenging for the adult child/children who is caring for them. .

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July 6, 2017–A new report finds more than half of all cancer deaths in men in 2013 in China and more than a third of those in women were attributable to a group of potentially modifiable risk...

If you received a grant of $50,000–$5 million to invest in your business, how would you spend it
Capital investment and upgrades are a top priority for small businesses looking toward the future. Small business owners and operators identified areas where an increase in capital could drive improvements – whether a manufacturer needs…

The Wall Street Journal is pleased to announce the winner and finalists of “The Financial Inclusion Challenge 2017”, a competition to showcase solutions to the problems of financial access for the poor in the Asia-Pacific region.

Learn about the pros and cons of PSA screening for prostate cancer, and why some doctors believe it does more harm than good.

It is normal to shed some hair each day. However, excessive shedding can result in balding.

Researchers from several US cancer centers have found that patients who used an online tool to report symptoms to their cancer care team lived an average of 5 months longer than patients who did not use the tool.

Scientists are discovering new ways cancer highjacks molecules inside of cells to spread throughout the body.

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