Rare Breast Cancer Poses New Set of Challenges
FRIDAY, Oct. 5 (HealthDay News) -- No doubt the ubiquitous pink
ribbons, along with walks and races and the designation of October
as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, have focused the public
eye on breast cancer and helped fund research for a cure.
Survivor of Aggressive Breast Cancer Stresses Need for Quick Action
FRIDAY, Oct. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Margaret Zuccotti was nursing
her third child in August of 2006 when she noticed that her breast
was red, swollen and tender to the touch. Because she'd had other
children, she chalked up her symptoms to a simple breast infection,
and her doctor agreed.
Health Tip: Manage Your Child's Allergy
(HealthDay News) -- Nasal allergy symptoms may include a runny
or stuffy nose, watery eyes and sneezing. They may be triggered by
both indoor and outdoor allergens.
Severely Obese Americans on the Rise
FRIDAY, Oct. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Severely obese people --
those with at least 100 pounds of excess weight -- are the
fastest-growing group of overweight Americans, according to new
Officials Seeking Patients Who May Have Received Contaminated Steroid
FRIDAY, Oct. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Health officials in 23 states
are trying to track down patients who received steroid injections
for routine back pain that may have been contaminated with a deadly
type of fungus-related meningitis linked to five deaths and at
least 30 cases of illness in six states.