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Alex Trebek’s ‘near remission’ story serves as a reminder: Beware celebrity health news

In People magazine’s latest cover story, Alex Trebek said his advanced pancreatic cancer is in “near remission.” People portrayed this as a dramatic turnaround: When Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer three months ago, fans were shocked. But now the beloved Trebek has good news to share: He’s in “near… Read More »

Woman shares cervical cancer story to warn others told they're too young for free pap smear

Heather Ryan, who lives in Ireland, was unable to receive the free pap smear because she was not yet 25 at the time. (iStock) When Heather Ryan noticed irregularities with her body — such as bleeding in between her menstrual cycles and after sex — she decided to take a trip to her general practitioner. At… Read More »