Health


Albert Uresti raises Courage Flag for Breast Cancer Awareness

Komen. And breast cancer does not only affect women. The program has already garnered the support of several community partners, including Zero Breast Cancer of Marin, the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services, Kaiser Permanente and Alex's Dry Cleaning, Piombo said.



BP fuels breast cancer awareness

Professional athletes are wearing pink uniforms or clothing, celebrities are wearing pink. Local men teaming up to raise funds and awareness in the fight against breast cancer include, from left, Jim Evans, Mark Bush, Dale McCamish, Bob Hixson, Josh Pohlman, Randy Riley, John Luttrell, Rick Stanforth and Jack Powell.



Ben Stiller credits prostate cancer test for saving his life

Ben is now urging men to get tested with the simple PSA test which revealed he might have cancer. "At first, I didn't know what was going to happen", he says . Literally", the actor declared, describing the non-invasive blood test that can detect the cancer. After his diagnosis, Stiller reached out to friends, including " Meet the Parents " co-star Robert De Niro, who had also battled prostate cancer.



Zika: the United States recommend men to wait 6 months before breeding

World Health Organization said the cases were the first of Zika-linked microcephaly in South-east Asia, and the virus infection represented a serious threat to pregnant women and their unborn children. The CDC hasn't changed its recommendation for women with possible Zika exposure who are trying to conceive: They should wait at least 8 weeks after symptom onset or last possible Zika exposure.