Breast cancer survivors create own products to help others

NEW YORK (AP) — Women fighting breast cancer are increasingly seeing more options for bras as well as clean beauty treat...
16:02 19 February 2022

Merck to spin off assets with $6.5B in sales; 4Q profit up

Drugmaker Merck beat Wall Street's fourth-quarter profit expectations, but investors weren't as happy with the biggest move Merck's made in years: dec...
19:59 5 February 2022

For 1st time in 4 years, US life expectancy rises — a little

NEW YORK — Life expectancy in the United States is up for the first time in four years.
5:43 30 January 2022

Trump goes out of his way to take a bow, again

WASHINGTON — It was wonderful news: Researchers reported this past week the largest-ever one-year decline in the U.S. cancer death rate during 2017. A...
13:10 11 January 2022

Trebek: ‘Jeopardy!’ retirement isn’t imminent despite cancer

PASADENA, Calif. — The brief farewell that Alex Trebek says will close his final “Jeopardy!” episode isn't on the horizon.
0:53 9 January 2022

Cancer group finds biggest one-year drop in U.S. death rate

NEW YORK — Researchers on Wednesday reported the largest-ever one-year decline in the U.S. cancer death rate, a drop they credited to advances in lung...
12:39 8 January 2022

Big study finds no strong sign linking baby powder & cancer

U.S. government-led research found no strong evidence linking baby powder with ovarian cancer in the largest analysis to look at the question.
18:25 7 January 2022

Patients rally in Ecuador for legal use of medical cannabis

QUITO, Ecuador — Unrelenting pain in her hips and weeks of insomnia left Nelly Valbuena desperate for relief from her metastatic breast cancer.
15:42 16 December 2021

MRIs of dense breasts find more cancer but also false alarms

Giving women with very dense breasts an MRI scan in addition to a mammogram led to fewer missed cancers but also to a lot of false alarms and treatmen...
22:05 27 November 2021

Pennsylvania to fund research into fracking health dangers

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday his administration will spend $3 million on a pair of studies to explore the potential health effects of the na...
14:18 22 November 2021

Supreme Court says Ginsburg home sick with stomach bug

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is missing arguments at the court because she’s home sick with a stomach bug.
16:25 13 November 2021

Doctors try CRISPR gene editing for cancer, a 1st in the US

The first attempt in the United States to use a gene editing tool called CRISPR against cancer seems safe in the three patients who have had it so far...
14:04 6 November 2021

After beating cancer, Eddie Olczyk continues the fight

Eddie Olczyk was ready to give up.
7:18 1 November 2021