Radiation therapy for breast cancer uses high-powered X-rays to kill cancer cells. Rapidly growing cells, such as cancer cells, are more susceptible to the effects of radiation therapy than are normal cells. One of two approaches may be used with radiation therapy for breast cancer: External radiation. External beam radiation, the standard type of radiation […]

*Queen Latifah is urging fans to follow her lead after going for her first ever mammogram. The 43-year-old talk show host was supposed to get checked a long time ago, but was too busy to make her scheduled appointment. Now, she’s hoping her viewers don’t make the same mistake. “I got a mammogram on Friday, […]

PARMA, Ohio – The Cuyahoga County Board of Health reports northeast Ohio has an adequate supply of the flu vaccine, even though demand has increased sharply in the past several weeks. Board of Health Commissioner Terry Allan believes there will be more than enough doses of flu vaccine to deal with the growing number of […]

(CNN) – Flu season is just around the corner and already drugstores and doctor’s offices have supplies of this year’s vaccine. But is it too early to get the flu shot? Although flu season traditionally lasts from October to May, most clinics get their supplies by early September and have the vaccines ready for patients […]

WASHINGTON — Doubling down on President Barack Obama’s bold recess appointment of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the White House announced Wednesday that Obama would also use his recess powers to fill three vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the federal agency charged with enforcing labor law. The move […]