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6 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Cynthia Nixon channels the personal to play a cancer patient

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) - Cynthia Nixon's portrayal of a woman and mother dying of cancer in the Sundance drama "James White" hit extremely close to home. The actress saw her own mother die from the disease in the same year she shot the film. "It's awful to have a ...

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10 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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After cancer diagnosis, Va. man returns to making canes

ELKTON, Va. (AP) - Although he's 72 years old, Bill McDonald is still raising Cain, walking canes that is. McDonald, a Norfolk native who moved to Elkton in 1985, started carving wooden canes after he purchased one in 1986 and decided he could do better. His passion for carving canes ...

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13 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Obama hails 'boundless' promise of precision medicine

President Barack Obama on Friday unveiled plans to plow $215 million into "precision medicine" research, a field he said provided "boundless" promise for the treatment of diseases like cancer and diabetes. The bulk of the money, $200 million, would go to the National Institutes of Health and its affiliate the National Cancer Institute.

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13 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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U.S. congressman from Mississippi has inoperable brain tumor: spokesman

(Reuters) - U.S. Representative Alan Nunnelee of Mississippi, who was diagnosed with brain cancer last year, has been told by doctors he has a new tumor and it is inoperable, a spokesman for the Republican congressman said on Friday. Nunnelee, who was elected to his third term in November, suffered a stroke while in surgery to remove a tumor in ...

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POM Wonderful loses bid to tout health benefits in drink ads

Pomegranate juice maker POM Wonderful cannot advertise that its pomegranate drinks treat or prevent heart disease or other ailments unless it has proof, a U.S. appeals court said Friday, upholding an order by the Federal Trade Commission. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit largely upheld a 2010 order by the Federal Trade Commission, which found that POM ...

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