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January 11, 2019 9:12 PM Alabama man dies weeks after wedding dance with daughter

DAPHNE, Ala. - A terminally ill Alabama man who was captured on video dancing with his newlywed daughter at her wedding reception has died. News outlets report Gulf Coast attorney Jim Roberts died Thursday, less than two weeks after he used a wheelchair to dance with daughter Mary Bourne Roberts at the reception. The video shows the woman dancing and twirling 168

January 11, 2019 5:41 PM Supreme Court says Justice Ginsburg’s recovery is ‘on track’

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s recovery from cancer surgery is “on track” and no further treatment is required. But the 85-year-old justice will miss court arguments next week. Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg says that doctors for Ginsburg confirmed an initial evaluation that found no evidence of remaining cancer following 130

January 11, 2019 3:55 PM Hepatits vaccine, often prescribed for travellers, facing shortage in Canada

Hepatitis A is mostly spread through contaminated food and water. Most people infected recover completely with no permanent liver damage, but in some cases infection can lead to sudden liver failure. Hepatitis B, a more serious disease primarily spread through sex, can lead to a chronic infection that increases the risk of cirrhosis, liver failure and liver 123

December 26, 2018 7:03 PM U.S. Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg is released from hospital after lung cancer surgery

Ginsburg, the oldest sitting member of the nation’s highest court, has had her fair share of health scares: She has combated colorectal and pancreatic cancer, though she did not miss an oral argument during treatment, and received a heart stent in her right coronary artery. Last month, she was hospitalized for three fractured ribs. As one of four liberals 99

December 18, 2018 5:35 PM Thyroid, kidney cancers rise slightly in kids; overall childhood cancer rate is stable: Study

CHICAGO - Children's kidney and thyroid cancers have increased in recent years, and though the diseases are rare, experts wonder if the rising rates could be related to obesity. The rate for all childhood cancers combined, 171 cases per million children, remained stable from 2001 to 2009 although slight increases were seen in blacks and adolescents 174

December 15, 2018 12:23 AM Johnson & Johnson hammered by report it knew of asbestos in baby powder

Reuters cited documents released as part of a lawsuit by plaintiffs claiming that the product can be linked to ovarian cancer. The New Brunswick, New Jersey company has battled in court against such claims and on Friday called the Reuters report “one-sided, false and inflammatory.” Johnson & Johnson’s stock fell $14.84 (U.S.), or 10 per cent, to close 100

December 14, 2018 1:00 PM Sondra Locke, Oscar-nominated actress, dies at 74

Locke was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her first film, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, a 1968 drama based on a novel by Carson McCullers. She went on to star in several movies with Eastwood in the 1970s and 1980s, including their first film together, The Outlaw Josey Wales, and Sudden Impact, part of the Dirty Harry thriller 117

December 7, 2018 8:47 PM Tillerson says Trump directed him to do things that violate the law

Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson said Thursday night that his relationship with U.S. President Donald Trump grew tense after he repeatedly told the chief executive that many of the things he was asking him to do were illegal. “So often, the president would say, ‘Here’s what I want you to do, and here’s how I want you to do it,’” Tillerson said at a fundraiser 85

December 5, 2018 6:15 PM Talcum powder may be harmful to lungs, cause ovarian cancer, says Health Canada

Talcum powder taken into the lungs can result in difficulty breathing, decreased lung function and fibrosis, or scarring of the lungs. Products containing the naturally occurring mineral have been linked to ovarian cancer in some women, and the Canadian Cancer Society identifies talc use on the genitals as a possible risk factor. The draft assessment 118

November 9, 2018 11:48 PM J.P. Ricciardi leaving New York Mets after eight seasons

Ricciardi was hired as a special assistant to Alderson in November 2010 and had been part of the trio running the team’s baseball operations after Alderson took a leave in July following a recurrence of cancer. Assistant general manager John Ricco and special assistant Omar Minaya remain with the team, at least for now. All three attended this week’s 104