LARGO — Nancy Konijn was an ocean away from Sarge and Shay, and the rest of the birds of prey at McGough Nature Park. But like their keeper, Patrick Bradley, Konijn believed raptors can help humans heal. And so, several months ago, when she came across newspaper articles on Bradley's success with the idea, she …
Keeping core muscles limber is as important as keeping them strong.
WESLEY CHAPEL — Mute the sound and it would have felt like a real estate seminar. The hotel conference room was half full. It was an older crowd, professionally dressed. Notepads sat on top of the tables, which hid the khakis below.
When doctors learned during surgery that Ken Brant's liver was too riddled with cancer for a conventional procedure, they turned to his wife with two options.
The story of South Carolina's Davis Cripe seems, at first, almost unbelievable:
Lawmakers left Tallahassee last week without accomplishing an agenda item that has been at the forefront for years: They passed no legislation restricting abortions or targeting abortion clinics.
When Medicare was facing an impossible $13 trillion funding gap, Congress opted for a bold fix: It handed over part of the program to insurance companies, expecting them to provide better care at a lower cost. The new program was named Medicare Advantage.
TAMPA — The Moffitt Cancer Center has appointed famed ice skater, Olympian and cancer survivor Scott Hamilton to its national board of advisers, the institute announced Tuesday.
Bland meshed white masks cover the face and as low as the upper torso of a cancer patient and are then bolted onto a radiotherapy table to prevent that area of the body from moving during radiation treatment for the neck up.
Raylene Hollrah was 33, with a young daughter, when she learned she had breast cancer. She made a difficult decision, one she hoped would save her life: She had her breasts removed, underwent grueling chemotherapy and then had reconstructive surgery.