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AP News - Dec 10, 2014 1:42 PM

KENILWORTH, N.J. (AP) — Drugmaker Merck & Co. says it will advance a new cancer drug into bigger patient tests, after promising findings in an early study against a very aggressive, common type of breast cancer.Merck says its Keytruda (KEE't ...more

AP News - Dec 09, 2014 11:13 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dave Schultz would drop his gloves in a flash, his bare fists pummeling away at unprotected faces in fits of fury so ferocious he became known as "The Hammer."Schultz was the intimidating backbone of Philadelphia's "Broad Str ...more

AP News - Dec 09, 2014 1:45 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — More women are learning their breasts are so dense that it's more difficult for mammograms to spot cancer. But new research suggests automatically giving them an extra test isn't necessarily the solution.Screening isn't the onl ...more

AP News - Dec 08, 2014 5:07 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — More women are learning their breasts are so dense that it's more difficult for mammograms to spot cancer. But new research suggests automatically giving them an extra test isn't necessarily the solution.Screening isn't the onl ...more

AP News - Dec 08, 2014 5:07 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease and will begin chemotherapy for what doctors called a "very treatable and potentially curable" form of cancer.Berry had been undergoing tests at Emory Uni ...more

AP News - Dec 06, 2014 3:34 PM

WINDERMERE, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods had his best score of the week and never felt worse Saturday in the Hero World Challenge.Woods lost his voice overnight. He was nauseous on the practice range and when he took a swig of water on the first hole ...more

AP News - Dec 05, 2014 11:25 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon told the bank's staff Friday that he is clear of cancer.The executive, who steered the bank through the perils of the Great Recession, said in July that he was battling throat cancer. He continued to work ...more

AP News - Dec 04, 2014 2:55 PM

HOUSTON (AP) — Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner A.J. Foyt has been released from a Houston hospital more than three weeks after triple-bypass heart surgery.Spokeswoman Anne Fornoro says Foyt was released from Baylor-St. Luke's Medical Center on ...more

AP News - Dec 04, 2014 8:02 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Melissa and Dallas Hartwig, best-selling authors and managers of the popular Whole30.com lifestyle site, have a new book coming out in April.Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced Thursday that "The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Tota ...more

AP News - Dec 03, 2014 6:32 PM

CINCINNATI (AP) — College basketball player Lauren Hill is getting hospice care at home as the inoperable tumor in her brain grows.Hill played in a Division III basketball game with Mount St. Joseph on Nov. 2 despite the tumor, which was diagnos ...more