Posts tagged “Cancer”

Woman Sacked For Shaving Her Hair

February 18th, 2011
Woman Sacked For Shaving Her Hair

A Canadian woman lost her job simply because she shaved her hair as an act of support for her uncle, who is suffering from Cancer. Despite wearing head scarves, the lady’s employer said it wasn’t enough. For its part, the company owner said that her shaven head (even covered) was not conducive to image the […]

Hair loss, friendship and solidarity

February 16th, 2011
Hair loss, friendship and solidarity

Losing hair at any time of life can and often is devastating. But two people decided to lose theirs to demonstrate friendship and solidarity with their friend at an awful time in her life. Adele Marshall was diagnosed with Lymphoma, who during treatment would lose her hair. Without turning a hair, Adele’s friends – Rachel […]

What Repealing the US Healthcare Bill Really Means for Rural America

January 14th, 2011
What Repealing the US Healthcare Bill Really Means for Rural America

It’s been a rocky ride for the United States’ history-making President Obama. From a storybook campaign and election to outright obstinacy in Congress, President Obama has held strong and has continued to push for reform in much of the American way of life, including the controversial healthcare reform. Now, many of the achievements from the […]

Ground breaking treatment could help infertile women

December 29th, 2010
Ground breaking treatment could help infertile women

Doctors in India are planning to carry out an innovative new procedure, that if successful could help infertile women all over the world. IVF experts at Army’s Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi have discovered a way of implanting an ovary in a woman’s forearm, allowing her to grow her own eggs there instead of […]

Lords debate cancer with private insurance

December 28th, 2010
Lords debate cancer with private insurance

Members of the House of Lords recently debated the policies of private medical insurers in dealing with cancer patients, condemning them as “vague and confusing”. Lord Crisp, an independent crossbench peer, made a long speech on the issue, quoting the instance of a friend who was diagnosed with cancer, only to be told limits existed […]

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