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"Though a life has ended, it won't really end depending how person is celebrated and remembered." Emilio Parga, MA, is the Founder & Executive Director of The Solace Tree in Reno, Nevada, a grief and loss center for children, teens and families.

“Grief is neither a problem to solve nor a difficulty to overcome.  It’s a sacred sorrow worthy of expression.”  These are the words of child grief expert Leslie Delp, who helped a group of parents, teachers, and caregivers understand grief through the eyes of a child at a community forum.

Reiki is "spiritually guided life force energy.”  This Japanese healing technique, which uses a gentle “laying on of hands” to re-balance energy within the body, promotes stress reduction, relaxation, and inner healing.

It’s easy for someone to feel alone after a cancer diagnosis when there are more than 900 different types of cancer, various stages of recovery, countless treatment options and multiple emotional struggles that one might endure.

(Mount Joy) -- More than fifteen years ago, scores of firefighters from Central Pennsylvania helped put out a fire at the PennDOT headquarters in Harrisburg. Later, they'd find out they were exposed to asbestos and other substances that could lead to lung cancer.

Ode became a concept EP that chronicles the mindset of a teenage boy as he’s faced with the possibility and eventual diagnosis of leukemia. 10 years ago today, marks the start of what you could say was the most infamous four days of my life.

The National Cancer Institute estimates more than 1.6 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer in 2012.  The overwhelming majority of them will be treated conventionally or traditionally with surgery, chemotherapy or radiation therapy.  For many, those treatments won't stop the pain and discomfort or will have side effects that present a new set of issues.  Often, they'll opt for alternative therapy or complementary medicine.

Knowing your family medical history is important.  What rights do adoptees in Pennsylvania have to obtain information about their biological parents' medical histories?

Amy Goodling, 30 years old, is a seven-and-a-half year ovarian cancer survivor.  But, her fear at the time wasn’t chemotherapy and wasn’t fighting the cancer.  “It was whether I was going to be able to have children,” she said.

Does a positive attitude help to fight cancer?  Many people, including lots of cancer survivors, think so.

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