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Doctor on Video Screen Told a Man He Was Near Death, Leaving Relatives Aghast

Catherine Quintana’s father had been in and out of a hospital for weeks, and the family understood that his time was running out. Her 78-year-old father, Ernest Quintana, had lung disease and was struggling to breathe on his own. On March 3, he was admitted to a Kaiser Permanente hospital in Fremont, Calif., for the… Read More »

'I was told I had cancer months before our wedding – primary school teacher (51) thought she had a food intolerance before diagnosis

Elizabeth Morgan at her home in Rathfarnham, Dublin. Photo: Caroline Quinn ‘I was told I had cancer months before our wedding – primary school teacher (51) thought she had a food intolerance before diagnosis Independent.ie Today is World Cancer Day – an international day to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection,… Read More »

Woman shares cervical cancer story to warn others told they're too young for free pap smear

Heather Ryan, who lives in Ireland, was unable to receive the free pap smear because she was not yet 25 at the time. (iStock) When Heather Ryan noticed irregularities with her body — such as bleeding in between her menstrual cycles and after sex — she decided to take a trip to her general practitioner. At… Read More »