Small Victories with Cancer

I’ve known hundreds. Hundreds of people, that is, who have made their respective journeys with cancer. And I’ve learned much. But the one lesson that stands out is the necessity of celebrating the small victories when one is battling cancer. One victory is not enough—or it is too overwhelming. Every cancer journey needs to be

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Get Mad … at Breast Cancer

By Todd Outcalt, author of Husband’s Guide to Breast Cancer One of our most raw—and at times helpful—emotions, is anger. This response can also be at the center of a cancer diagnosis, when a person first receives the news. Fear may be there, certainly . . . accompanied by anxiety, sadness or dread. But anger

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Why Clinton’s “Free” Community College Plan Won’t Work

By Dr. Robert V. Iosue and Dr. Frank Mussano, authors of College Tuition: Four Decades of Financial Deception Hillary Clinton announced a plan to make colleges more affordable by infusing higher education with $350 billion in taxpayer subsidies, including free community college tuition. There are many reasons why her strategy, and similar proposals by other

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Is Breast Cancer (Support) Contagious?

By Todd Outcalt author Husband’s Guide to Breast Cancer   Anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer, or who has journeyed with a loved one through cancer, can attest to the surprising network of supporters. In fact, I’ve heard some people describe their support network in almost “contagious” terms—with friends and neighbors who become feverish

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This Day in Yankee History: Oct. 1, 1949 Joe DiMaggio

This Day in Yankee History: Oct. 1, 1949 Joe DiMaggio But [Joe DiMaggio] proved his ability immediately with the Yankees, winning the American League pennant and the World Series in 1949 and winning both crowns again in 1950 and 1951. Having talent on the roster did make a difference. DiMaggio might have been as big

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