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A local teen is fighting to regain his health after being diagnosed with leukemia, and supporters have raised about $60,000 to help pay his and his family's expenses. An avid basketball player and accomplished sailor, Christopher Williford sported a...
It's going to get a little chilly Thursday night, especially for Jodi Kayser and Lacy Buck. The LaVille teachers are spending the evening on the roof of the school for “Pennies for Patients.” The students made their goal of raising $1,600,...
Marissa Eve Ayala, who first drew national attention more than two decades ago as the child who was born to provide her sister a life-saving bone marrow transplant, graduated from Cal State Long Beach this week with a degree in speech pathology. ...
Douglas Eugene Rubeck Sr., 58, of Hagerstown, Md., died Monday, May 20, 2013, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md., and entered into his eternal home in Heaven. Born July 20, 1954, in Washington County, Md., he was the son of Anna Mae Bartles...
Saving lives may be part of a typical day for Boyle County EMS workers Benny Myers and James Gies, but May 11 proved to be anything but typical. While returning back to the station after an emergency call, Myers and Gies were shocked to see a small kitten...
Tags: Social Issues, Vaccines
When Frank Sandoval was 16, his grandmother died. That, he said, was the first time he was contacted by the dead. I dreamed I went back and slid my arms under her, Sandoval said. Then I took her to a doorway. And when I walked through to a bright...
JOHN SEEWER,Associated PressTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The wait for answers is far from over for parents who for years have lived with the worry of not knowing what's behind the mysterious cancers that have sickened dozens of children in a rural area of northern Ohio. Despite a...
Republican & Herald, Pottsville, Pa.Philip G. McClintock said what makes him the best candidate for mayor of the City of Pottsville is his instinct to question the status quo. "It's my core belief that the system isn't perfect. Sometimes things are done over and over again and we don't...
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Milwaukee Journal SentinelWhat happens when a disease-fighting charity dives into venture capitalism? In the first case of its kind, the results include one of the planet's most expensive pills, huge sales projections for a drug company and windfalls for executives who sold...
ReutersMay 20 (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc, which has been on a hot streak with three recent approvals of cancer drugs, stumbled on Monday, saying it was halting a late-stage trial of a drug for aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma after independent monitors found it was...
The Press of Atlantic City, Pleasantville, N.J.BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP -- The 173 members of St. Augustine Prep's Class of 2013 received their diplomas Sunday, joined by several members of the Class of 1963 -- the school's first graduating class. "It is hoped that the seeds of Augustinian spirit...
Austin American-StatesmanThe state's beleaguered cancer research agency edged out of the legislative doghouse Monday when budget conferees recommended restoring funding after months of controversy and an ongoing criminal investigation. The recommendation calls for spending $594...
Tags: Government, Elections, Cancer, Executive Branch, Liver Cancer
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