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Mom with cancer: ‘Grey’s Anatomy saved my life’

In the fifth episode of season three in the medical drama Grey’s Anatomy, Dr. Miranda Bailey treats a young mother with breast cancer after her lumps were initially mistaken for breast milk at Seattle Grace Hospital. The plot line of this particular…
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Mom shares shocking skin cancer selfie on Facebook

An Alabama mom wants to warn the world of the dangers of tanning in sun beds. Tawny Willoughby posted a graphic and grisly image of her face on Facebook after a skin cancer treatment. Her skin is covered in bloody scars and appears painful and horrifi…

Double tragedy: Both parents of two young children battling cancer

The story of Ben and Shelby Offrink is heart-breaking. The Michigan parents are both fighting serious cases of cancer while raising two young kids, 3-year-old Maeve and 1-year-old Hazel. Shelby, 31, was diagnosed with a rare and incurable cancer of the…

OB-GYN in trouble for complaining about patient online

A St. Louis OB-GYN might lose her job for complaining about a patient on Facebook, according to KMOV-TV. Dr. Amy Dunbar of Mercy Hospital didn’t reveal intimate details about her pregnant patient but she did express irritation about her arriving late…

‘Don’t let them call you skinny’: Vintage ads push women to gain weight

We’re in the midst of swimsuit season and women are on a mission to get skinny. Everywhere they look they’re faced with advertisements for products and diets telling them to lose 10 more pounds. But squeezing into a smaller-size bikini hasn…