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Courtney "Coco" Johnson.

Residents in a California neighborhood celebrated a 15-year-old’s final chemo treatment with a surprise social-distancing parade

Neighbors in Pasadena, California, celebrated 15-year-old Courtney "Coco" Johnson's final round of chemotherapy with a parade on Tuesday.

Certain health conditions can increase the risk of severe disease from the coronavirus — here’s what to watch out for

Cancer, high blood pressure, and poor respiratory health all increase the chance of a severe case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.
The human body is made of 60 elements.

7 things you (probably) never knew about your body, from the natural painkiller in your saliva to how many calories your brain burns

Bill Bryson's new book "The Body" is a tour of the fascinating and bizarre ways the human body functions.
Gilead CEO Daniel O'Day.

Gilead just made a $4.9 billion bet on cancer-drug maker Forty Seven, whose stock skyrocketed 62%

The deal is the latest to add to Gilead's presence in cancer immunotherapy, an approach to treating cancer that harnesses the body's immune system.
Coffee is the world's most popular beverage.

Coffee may reduce the risk of certain cancers, experts say in the new World Cancer Report

The new World Cancer Report, which is seen by many as an official guideline for cancer worldwide, is now wading into the "is coffee healthy?" debate.

A woman with terminal cancer had Snapchat sex with a stranger, but her husband didn’t see it as cheating

Molly, the star of a new podcast Dying For Sex, said she and her husband's libidos didn't match when she got cancer, so she sought pleasure elsewhere.

A baby boy is the first person born using ‘in vitro maturation’ because his mother couldn’t get hormone injections

The French woman's success with IVM (in vitro maturation) could lead to more ways for cancer patients to preserve their fertility, a new study says.
Supplements offer no apparent benefits for already healthy people.

There’s even more evidence that taking supplements is a waste of money — and could be harmful to your health

A new study found that nutritional supplements don't offer health benefits, and could even be harmful.
Certain STIs, if left untreated, can lead to cancer.

A study found people who have had 10 or more sexual partners may have a higher risk of cancer

The authors of the study by Anglia Ruskin University believe diseases like HPV could play a role in their results, but there were some caveats.
Actress Shannen Doherty attends Paramount Network Launch Party at Sunset Tower on January 18, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

Shannen Doherty kept her stage 4 cancer diagnosis a secret while filming the 90210 reboot

The 48-year-old actress was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015. "It's a bitter pill to swallow in a lot of ways," she said on Tuesday.