Can Breast Cancer be Prevented?

Sometimes it seems that every magazine, newspaper, radio show, and piece of mail has a headline declaring that every woman’s risk of developing breast cancer is increasing. There is a numbing feeling of inevitability...
Global coronavirus cases rise to more than 100 million

Global coronavirus cases rise to more than 100 million

Thousands of Hong Kong residents were locked down in their homes on Saturday in an unprecedented move to contain a worsening coronavirus outbreak in the city as the number of Covid-19 infections globally neared...
Study: Treating COVID-19 in a patient with multiple myeloma

Study: Treating COVID-19 in a patient with multiple myeloma

A case study of a patient in Wuhan, China, suggests that the immunosuppressant tocilizumab may be an effective COVID-19 treatment for very ill patients who also have multiple myeloma and other blood cancers. The report,...
Pfizer vaccine works against mutation in Covid variants, new study

Pfizer vaccine works against mutation in Covid variants, new study

The vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE may offer some protection against a mutation in the new fast-spreading variants of the coronavirus that have emerged from the U.K. and South Africa, according...
COVID-19: Smart Lifestyle Choices to Support Your Immune System

COVID-19: Smart Lifestyle Choices to Support Your Immune System

So much of the COVID-19 pandemic is beyond your control — all of our control — and yet it’s undoubtedly affecting you, your family and your community. However, you can feel more empowered by...
Long working hours are a killer, says study

Long working hours are a killer, says study

Long working hours led to 745 000 deaths from stroke and ischemic heart disease in 2016, a 29 per cent increase since 2000, according to the latest estimates by the World Health Organization and...
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Terez Paylor Death: Sports journalist dies suddenly aged 37

Prominent pro football journalist Terez Paylor died suddenly at age 37, his fiancée said Tuesday. Ebony Reed, Paylor's longtime girlfriend and fiancée, said he will...

Pfizer vaccine works against mutation in Covid variants, new study

The vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE may offer some protection against a mutation in the new fast-spreading variants of the coronavirus...

Jessica Mitchell: Army drill sergeant found dead in car in Texas

A U.S. Army drill sergeant on holiday leave was found fatally shot in San Antonio, Texas, military officials said Saturday. Jessica Mitchell, 30, "was the...

Jon Lester to have thyroid gland removed

Starting left-hander Jon Lester is flying to New York on Wednesday to undergo a procedure to remove his thyroid gland on Friday, manager Dave...