'His only symptom was a sore knee - but I knew in my gut'

'His only symptom was a sore knee - but I knew in my gut'

That’s when his mum, Hayley Lahz rushed him to hospital.“He’s a tough kid , so I knew something was wrong, and I started to panic,” his mum told Kidspot .“It felt like waves of pain coming from the inside of my bone out,” Lachlan added.

Mom diagnosed with cancer the day her husband died passes away at 38

Mom diagnosed with cancer the day her husband died passes away at 38

When Tessie Sylvester ’s husband, John, was diagnosed with ALS in 2012, she had a serious talk with her sister Jenny Halverson. Tessie's sister Jenny and her husband officially adopted Freddy and Gus in April 2019.

Jenna Bush Hager honors grandma and namesake Jenna Welch, who passed away Friday

Jenna Bush Hager honors grandma and namesake Jenna Welch, who passed away Friday

Jenna’s grandmother passed away on the morning of May 10 at the age of 99 in Midland, Texas. “This Mother’s Day, I’m remembering my mother, who passed away at the age of 99 on Friday morning,” Bush wrote alongside a photo of her mother.

Adopt-a-Mom campaign helps single moms on Mother's Day

Adopt-a-Mom campaign helps single moms on Mother's Day

Sponsors donate flowers and cards to the Ark, ensuring that the entire donation given to the Adopt-a-Mom program goes into a fund to help single mothers throughout the year.

New Biomarker Discovered for “Chemobrain”

New Biomarker Discovered for “Chemobrain”

“Our findings suggest that patients with higher prechemotherapy DHEAS levels had lower odds of developing self‐perceived cognitive impairment,” wrote the researchers. The team suggests that DHEA(S) supplementation may be a pharmacologic intervention for cancer‐related cognitive impairment, and plans to conduct additional research studies.

Dad sues doctor after getting terminal diagnosis, and his warning to others

Dad sues doctor after getting terminal diagnosis, and his warning to others

In the claim it is alleged Mr Booth visited Dr Suresh Kesavan at the Cairns GP Medical Centre in July 2017 and asked about a lesion behind his left ear which had become raised, but was told it was “okay”.When he saw a second doctor for another opinion four months later he was sent for more tests and it was found to be an aggressive malignant melanoma.

'I thought I was run-down and pregnant but the truth was so much scarier'

'I thought I was run-down and pregnant but the truth was so much scarier'

Everyone at work was sick, on and off – I thought I was just a bit tired from being pregnant , working full-time, and running around after a little one – we had a very busy and active life. Without awareness and funding, there will be no future treatment for me, and no Mum for Max and Cece.

Former cancer patients continue powerful photo tradition for 5th year

Former cancer patients continue powerful photo tradition for 5th year

Connor Lloyd, 4, who is being treated for a form of leukemia, joined the girls in the photo shoot for a second straight year.

Does Getting Less Sleep Affect Your Health?

Does Getting Less Sleep Affect Your Health?

Because work and school schedules do not tend to be flexible, people who live on the west side of time zones are typically not able to sleep later in the morning.

Is Vitamin D Hype ‘Wishful Thinking’?

Is Vitamin D Hype ‘Wishful Thinking’?

While low vitamin D levels have been linked to many health problems -- such as a higher risk of some types of cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and depression -- research is inconclusive.

This might be my last Mother's Day, this is what I want you to know

This might be my last Mother's Day, this is what I want you to know

But this Mother’s Day I’m the one writing, and it’s a letter to every other mummy out there in the hope my story strikes a chord, or even saves a life.

Childhood cancer: teachers donate sick days so dad can be with his sick daughter

Childhood cancer: teachers donate sick days so dad can be with his sick daughter

But David and Megan never expected the generosity they’d receive when they reached out to the school where David worked as a teacher, to see if anyone could help find a way that he could spend more time at his little girl’s side while she endured her treatment.

Young mom dying of colon cancer at 35 urges young adults to 'get screened'

Young mom dying of colon cancer at 35 urges young adults to 'get screened'

Doctors performed a sigmoidoscopy, a scope that looks only at the sigmoid colon, and they discovered the problem: Ferguson-Chams had a golf-ball sized tumor blocking her descending colon. For two years, Tonya Ferguson-Chams has been in treatment for stage 4 colon cancer.

'The day I had to tell my son he was going to die'

'The day I had to tell my son he was going to die'

I slowly let out my held-in breath and said, “I am so sorry to tell you this, but you are going to die.”. We will be okay.” He needed each of these phrases more than “I love you.”. Words cannot keep a loved one from dying.

How Ryan Gosling changed Eva Mendes' thoughts about having children, becoming a mom

How Ryan Gosling changed Eva Mendes' thoughts about having children, becoming a mom

"While I was singing and dancing and playing piano and having one of the best experiences I’ve ever had on a film, my lady (Mendes) was raising our daughter, pregnant with our second and trying to help her brother fight his battle with cancer.

We have Hope! The meaning behind the name of Hoda's new baby girl

We have Hope! The meaning behind the name of Hoda's new baby girl

Now that we know her new baby girl and little sister to Haley Joy, 2, has arrived and bears the name Hope Catherine Kotb — a name chosen with love and loaded with meaning.

Queensland single mum fighting cancer left with $6500 childcare bill

Queensland single mum fighting cancer left with $6500 childcare bill

“The chemotherapy, radiation and the cancer medication that I’m on has stopped me thinking properly,” Katrina told .“I have trouble speaking and doing daily tasks and understanding what has been said to me.

Cancer Risk: Bottle of Wine Equals 5-10 Cigarettes?

Cancer Risk: Bottle of Wine Equals 5-10 Cigarettes?

For women, drinking one bottle of wine per week increased the absolute lifetime risk of cancer to the same level as smoking 10 cigarettes a week, largely driven by a higher risk of breast cancer .

Illness Is a Great Teacher

Illness Is a Great Teacher

From an immunological framework illness is an enemy, an invader that must be conquered, which is why commentators use metaphors of war to discuss chronic disease. In many non-Western societies people consider illness like an uninvited companion.

Gun Deaths Up Sharply Among America's Schoolkids

Gun Deaths Up Sharply Among America's Schoolkids

FRIDAY, March 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Gun-related deaths among school-age children in the United States are increasing at alarming rates, researchers report. Researchers also found statistically significant increases in gun-related deaths among black children aged 5-14, starting in 2013.

Devon Still and wife Asha are expecting after 'struggling' to conceive

Devon Still and wife Asha are expecting after 'struggling' to conceive

A minute later, Asha Still posted a similar photo of the couple with their pregnancy test, writing, “Introducing Baby Still!!!" Devon Still and daughter Leah reflect on cancer remission journey.

Katie Couric dubs herself 'monster-in-law' ahead of daughter's wedding

Katie Couric dubs herself 'monster-in-law' ahead of daughter's wedding

Katie Couric is over the moon about her eldest daughter's engagement — so much so that she joked she'll be bringing out her inner ogre in honor of her family's newest addition!“I’m going to be a monster-in-law!” the former TODAY anchor said Monday about the recent engagement of daughter Ellie Monahan, 27.Monahan’s boyfriend, Mark Dobrosky, proposed last month using the engagement ring that Couric received from her late husband, Jay Monahan.

Mom who 'beat the crap out of' stage 4 pancreatic cancer wants Alex Trebek to do the same

Mom who 'beat the crap out of' stage 4 pancreatic cancer wants Alex Trebek to do the same

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Mom who 'beat the crap out of' stage 4 pancreatic cancer wants Alex Trebek to do the same Elise Tedeschi, who also has stage 4 pancreatic cancer, told the "Jeopardy" host in an open letter, she stayed positive.

Weedkiller Chemical Found in Popular Beer and Wine

Weedkiller Chemical Found in Popular Beer and Wine

All but one of 20 alcoholic beverages analyzed in a recent study by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) had detectable levels of the pesticide glyphosate, says Kara Cook, the author of the study and PIRG's toxics program director.

Getting Fit in 40s, 50s Still Can Add to Life Span

Getting Fit in 40s, 50s Still Can Add to Life Span

What's more, a mid-life start to physical activity seemed to cut the odds of death from the two major killers -- heart disease and cancer.

How Single People Are Shortchanged in the Health Care System

How Single People Are Shortchanged in the Health Care System

What is especially remarkable, and rarely recognized, is that single people are doing so well despite the “ singlism ” in the health care system, as unmarried patients face pervasive stereotyping, stigmatization, marginalization, and discrimination .

Taylor Swift’s Mom Andrea is Battling Cancer Again

Taylor Swift’s Mom Andrea is Battling Cancer Again

Taylor Swift revealed that her mom, Andrea Swift , is battling cancer once again. Both of my parents have had cancer, and my mom is now fighting her battle with it again,” Taylor explained.

Media Coverage of Pet Therapy Research Often Gets It Wrong

Media Coverage of Pet Therapy Research Often Gets It Wrong

Source: Photo by Cathy Yeulet (123RF) The headline of the Augusta Chronicle proclaimed, “National Study Shows Therapy Dogs Can Aid Kids Undergoing Cancer Treatment.” The article described a new study on the impact of therapy dog visits on the well-being of children with cancer and on their parents.

'I don’t want to have my breast removed until I breastfeed my baby'

'I don’t want to have my breast removed until I breastfeed my baby'

Image: Supplied As the daughter of someone who was taken by breast cancer, and a carrier of the BRCA1 gene, there was no way Eloise could imagine running the risk of watching her own child experience that same immense fear.

'I thought I was just a tired mum. It turns out I was dying'

'I thought I was just a tired mum. It turns out I was dying'

"I think I need an X-ray." Julia thought she was suffering from exhaustion. For years I’d had pap smears and breast checks, and two years earlier a doctor had told me I didn’t have ovarian cancer.

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