Please take 4 minutes to be inspired by this adorable video

Morgan Platt, 10, of Avon, is handling more than most kids her age. She was diagnosed with a brain tumor in in 2011, but, instead of giving up, she’s decided to fight back — using one heck of a sweet, inspiring music video. During one of her medical appointments at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, she […] [Read More]
Categories: brain cancer, General, health

Yale study sees link between tumors and dental x-rays

People who received frequent dental X-rays in the past, before dosages were lowered, have an increased risk of developing a meningioma, the most common and potentially debilitating type of non-cancerous brain tumor, a new study led by the Yale School of Public Health has found. The study is published online in Cancer, a journal of […] [Read More]

Happy Great American Smokeout day!

Today is the Great American Smokeout, the American Cancer Society-sponsored event that encourages all smokers to kick their habit and aim for better health. You can read a story linked to the smokeout (about a possible anti-smoking vaccine in the works) in today’s Connecticut Post (or by clicking here). Also, here are a few no-so-fun […] [Read More]