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AP News - Jul 30, 2015 2:50 AM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Willis walked away first with a nagging toe injury that kept him from being the dominant All-Pro linebacker of his prime.Then his heir apparent and San Francisco teammate Chris Borland followed with his own stu ...more

AP News - Jul 29, 2015 5:09 PM

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — There was a moment in the early stages of chemotherapy when Eric Berry was having breakfast with his father, and the enormity of what faced him was so great that he broke down and cried.For 30 minutes, one of the toughest ...more

AP News - Jul 29, 2015 2:44 AM

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Eight months after getting the stunning news that he had cancer, Chiefs Pro Bowl safety was expected back on the practice field Wednesday, a day after doctors gave him the all-clear.The Chiefs medical staff and his own doc ...more

AP News - Jul 29, 2015 12:51 AM

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs safety Eric Berry is returning to the practice field, less than eight months after a stunning cancer diagnosis threatened to derail his Pro Bowl career.Berry was cleared by the Kansas City medical staff and his own ...more

AP News - Jul 27, 2015 5:56 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is banning imports of some fresh cilantro from Puebla, Mexico, after a government investigation found human feces and toilet paper in growing fields there.The FDA announced the partial ban Monda ...more

AP News - Jul 24, 2015 6:31 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a first-of-a-kind drug that lowers artery-clogging cholesterol more than older drugs that have been prescribed for decades.The drug from Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals I ...more

AP News - Jul 24, 2015 10:58 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest Alzheimer's research has a clear theme: Change your lifestyle to protect your brain.It will take several years for scientists to prove whether some experimental drugs could at least delay Alzheimer's disease, and an ...more

AP News - Jul 24, 2015 1:10 AM

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tom Koehler threw seven strong innings, combining with two relievers on a three-hitter that lifted the Miami Marlins to a 4-0 win over the San Diego Padres on Thursday night.Koehler (8-6) walked four and hit a batter, but the ri ...more

AP News - Jul 23, 2015 6:02 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Exercise may do more than keep a healthy brain fit: New research suggests working up a good sweat may also offer some help once memory starts to slide— and even improve life for people with Alzheimer's.The effects were modest, ...more

AP News - Jul 23, 2015 2:11 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Bono, who has had problems with his own vision, is partnering with a company to provide better eye care to the underprivileged.The "Buy Vision, Give Sight" campaign with eyewear brand Revo is designed to raise $10 million for scr ...more