A Bit More Healthy Archive October 2013

Jaw-Dropping Rion Paige Sings

Jaw-Dropping Rion Paige Sings

Despite arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, 13-year-old catapults to stardom on The X-Factor?

By Kevin RR Williams

EQUALITY AMC causes decreased joint flexibility. But it wasn't Rion's rare disability that captured attention when she walked onto the X-Factor audition stage. She wowed judges and competition with her amazing personality.

For Months I Felt Like a Woman

For Months I Felt Like a Woman

Follow my lump-diagnosis saga.

By Kevin RR Williams

HEALTH October Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Discovering an axillary lump led to three different imaging technologies, seven medical conclusions, and surgery.

Customize Your iOS 7 Experience

Customize Your iOS 7 Experience

Are you due for a change or should you skip this update?

By Kevin RR Williams

TECHNOLOGY If you have a smartphone, are able to make calls, take decent photos and access the Web when required, the new iOS is not required. So who benefits from the upgrade?

My New Camera is an iPhone

My New Camera is an iPhone

It’s time for a new camera.

By Kevin RR Williams

TECHNOLOGY Features of an outdated smartphone and a lost camera have been upgraded in the iPhone 5s.

Do Doctors Have a Clue You Have Sjögren’s?

Do Doctors Have a Clue You Have Sjögren’s?

Your reaction to treatment may help diagnose the disorder.

By Kevin RR Williams

HEALTH Patient response to antibiotics may help diagnose this autoimmune disorder and lead to proper treatment if properly differentiated from multiple sclerosis.

Who’s a Candidate for Skin-Sparing Mastectomy?

Who’s a Candidate for Skin-Sparing Mastectomy?

How to preserve breast for better post-op reconstruction.

By Kevin RR Williams

HEALTH Viewer Discretion: Nipple- or skin-sparing mastectomy is removal of affected breast tissue, without removal of the skin, the nipple or the areola in order to prevent, augment or facilitate more natural reconstruction.

How Quickly Does Cancer Spread?

How Quickly Does Cancer Spread?

Can months make a difference?

By Kevin RR Williams

HEALTH Viewer Discretion: It may take years for cancer to manifest itself but just months to metastasize. Predisposed patients should be dilligent with regular evaluations, especially during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Affordable CSI-Style DNA Test

Affordable CSI-Style DNA Test

Are you are inclined to have a serious disease?

By Kevin RR Williams

RESEARCH Discover who you are, what may become of you, and why it makes a difference for about the price of a single-day adult ticket to Disney's Tomorrowland.