- Editorial: What the Deaths of Jackson and Fawcett Tell Us (CNN News)
"Both Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett caught our attention because of their particular gifts. But we care about them as people because they let us in, because they were human, real. It's their vulnerability in the context of their power that was so impossible to resist, so compelling, so moving."
"That's what Michael Jackson had and lost. And it's what Farrah Fawcett lost and found." 07-09
- What Farrah Fawcett Can Teach About Anal Cancer (US News)
"Anal cancer is one of those cancers no one likes to talk about because it's, well, anal cancer. But we really should discuss it as much as, say, cervical cancer. Both are predominately caused by the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus. In fact, a 2004 study of 6,000 anal cancer patients (the majority of whom were women) found that 73 percent of the patients tested positive for the strain HPV-16, one of the strains that the Gardasil vaccine protects against." 06-09