Michael Dunkle

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Hearst Magazines

Cancer's Best Friend: Fear

Fear. We all deal with it at some point in our lives, but never had it been such an all-consuming part of my life until my cancer diagnosis.<p>When I was 6 years old, there was a period of several months when I was terrified of my bedroom closet. The minute the lights went out at bedtime, I was …

Little Kid Dreams and Cancer

What the little kid me didn't know was that there are other ways to have a positive influence on this world besides the glitz and glamor of celebrity.<p>When I was a little kid I decided that as an adult I was going to perform on Broadway and, in my spare time, be a rock star. My ideals for my life …

Middle School

Adverts warn of passive smoking risk

<b>Smokers are being reminded of the dangers of second-hand smoke in a government advertising campaign.</b><p>The TV and online adverts in England will outline the risk to children of people lighting up in cars and homes.<p>Chief medical officer Professor Dame Sally Davies said too many people were still …

FDA Can't Hold Back Stream of Mobile Health Apps

It was bound to happen. As smartphones, tablets and all those wearable computer gizmos get more and more powerful – and just as important – become …

Sunscreen year-round can slow aging, study finds

If fear of skin cancer doesn't persuade you to slather on the sunscreen, maybe vanity will.<p>Year-round use of sunscreen significantly slows the aging of skin caused by the sun's ultraviolet rays, according to the first rigorous study of its kind.<p>Australian researchers found that when adults …

Smoking employees cost $6,000 a year more, study finds

Smokers cost their employers nearly $6,000 a year more than staff who don’t smoke, researchers said on Monday in what they say is the first comprehensive look at the issue.<p>And in what some might see as a dark twist, they’ve taken into account any savings that might come because smokers tend to die …