Health News

AP News - Apr 09, 2015 12:42 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift revealed to her fans that her mother has cancer.Swift wrote about the news in a post on her Tumblr on Thursday, which her representative confirmed. Swift said she wants to keep the details private, but said her mothe ...more

AP News - Apr 09, 2015 7:25 AM

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Veteran Taiwanese filmmaker Sylvia Chang is making a comeback after a seven-year hiatus with "Murmur of the Hearts," which pairs seasoned actors with fresh faces to tell a story about three young people with a broken past struggli ...more

AP News - Apr 08, 2015 3:50 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has received a briefing about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and has made clear to aides the urgency of reducing the number of cases to zero.The White House says presidential advisers updated Obama on ...more

AP News - Apr 08, 2015 10:03 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says his memory of the fear over his daughter's preschool asthma attacks brings home the debate over climate change.Obama says he knows firsthand how scary it can be to have a child who struggles to breat ...more

AP News - Apr 07, 2015 8:30 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonard Nimoy's daughter is planning a documentary about the disease that claimed the actor's life.Julie Nimoy and her fiance, David Knight, said this week they are developing a film to help those with chronic obstructive pulm ...more

AP News - Apr 07, 2015 1:23 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — On a recent Sunday, a group of museum visitors sat in front of a large canvas by the French artist Jean Dubuffet as their guide described the work — an abstract painting created with crumpled aluminum foil tinted with oil paint.T ...more

AP News - Apr 07, 2015 8:49 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There's nothing crazy about Uzo Aduba's latest endeavor. The actress who plays Crazy Eyes on "Orange is the New Black" is preparing to run the Boston Marathon to raise money for cancer research.The April 20 race will be Aduba' ...more

AP News - Apr 07, 2015 8:48 AM

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lauren Hill is using her limited energy and her final weeks to try to inspire others and to raise money for cancer research.The 19-year-old college basketball player sleeps a lot now and needs a wheelchair to get around Childre ...more

AP News - Apr 06, 2015 4:01 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sharpening a medical debate about the costs and benefits of cancer screening, a new report estimates that the U.S. spends $4 billion a year on unnecessary medical costs due to mammograms that generate false alarms, and on treatment of ...more

AP News - Apr 06, 2015 8:17 AM

LONDON (AP) — James Bond may be indestructible, but the actors who play 007 are not.Daniel Craig has had arthroscopic knee surgery in between filming the latest Bond flick "Spectre."Producers say he underwent a "minor procedure" during th ...more