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Why You Shouldn’t Just Accept Being Tired All the Time

When you’re feeling tired all the time, it’s easy to dismiss the constant fatigue as no biggie. After all, practically everyone is exhausted; it’s an unfortunate side effect of living through such stressful, unprecedented times. But there’s a difference between instantly drifting off at bedtime and actually struggling with extreme fatigue all day. When you’re […]

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Mark Hoppus Opens Up About Getting His Cancer Diagnosis

Mark Hoppus recently opened up about his scary experience with cancer this year. In a candid new interview with GQ, the Blink-182 frontman—who announced that he was cancer-free in September after six months of chemotherapy—shared details about how he received his stage IV non-Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosis, the grueling (and lingering) side effects of chemotherapy, and […]

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Why Kathy Griffin Had Half Her Lung Removed

Nearly four months since revealing the news of her lung cancer diagnosis, comedian Kathy Griffin shared a happy update during her Tuesday appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live: “I’m cancer-free!” She also explained the medical process that has gotten her to this point—including the removal of part of her left lung. Griffin was energetic as she […]

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Virgil Abloh Dies of Cancer, Age 41

Scientists still have a lot to learn about how this kind of cancer develops and why, but angiosarcomas can sometimes have a hereditary component. In the case of cardiac angiosarcomas specifically, scientists have located a gene, called POT1, that may make it more likely for a person to develop the disease, the NCI explains. Other […]

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6 Things All Black Women Need to Know About Breast Cancer

It’s not entirely understood why Black women are more at risk for these aggressive cancers, but there is likely a complex array of factors—both genetic and lifestyle—at play. Complicating matters, triple negative breast cancer can be especially difficult to treat because it doesn’t have estrogen receptors, progesterone receptors, or human epidermal growth factor. Breast cancers […]