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After months of battling pancreatic cancer, Alex Trebek hinted in an interview that his long tenure as host of "Jeopardy!" may be nearing an end.
CTV News
CNN
October 07, 2019 - 12:24 pm
After months of battling pancreatic cancer, Alex Trebek is hinting that his long tenure as host of "Jeopardy!" may be nearing an end. Trebek told CTV he has begun to get sores inside his mouth from the chemotherapy, which makes it difficult to enunciate.
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2019 Nobel Prize winners in medicine are Gregg L. Semenza, Peter J. Ratcliffe and William G. Kaelin Jr.
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AP News
October 07, 2019 - 11:09 am
Two Americans and a British scientist won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for discovering how the body's cells sense and react to oxygen levels, work that has paved the way for new strategies to fight anemia, cancer and other diseases, the Nobel Committee said.
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Former President Jimmy Carter works with other volunteers on site during the first day of the weeklong Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, their 35th work project with Habitat for Humanity, in Mishawaka, Ind.
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AP News
October 01, 2019 - 10:55 am
Jimmy Carter is celebrating his 95th birthday, becoming the first U.S. president to reach that milestone as he continues his humanitarian work and occasionally wades back into politics and policy debates almost four decades after leaving office.
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Gritty
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Mike DeNardo
September 30, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Philadelphians are offering to help fulfill the wishes of one of Gritty's biggest fans, 3-year-old Jack Callahan, who has been receiving cancer treatments at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Kim Glovas
September 22, 2019 - 7:00 am
One of the largest hardware stores in the nation has announced it will no longer carry carpets and rugs treated with Scotchgard.
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Alex Trebek
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AP News
September 17, 2019 - 11:21 am
"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek says he's had a setback in his battle with pancreatic cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy again. Read more here.
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Eddie Money
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AP News
September 13, 2019 - 11:21 am
A publicist for rock star Eddie Money has died after he recently announced he had stage 4 esophageal cancer. Read more here.
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School board meeting
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Mike DeNardo
September 12, 2019 - 3:28 pm
After a Philly teacher was diagnosed with mesothelioma — a form of cancer linked to asbestos exposure — Philadelphia school board members are now taking a closer look inside district schools. Some parents argue asbestos reports from the district are not easy to find or break down. Read more here.
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Sun exposure on skin.
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KYW Staff
September 11, 2019 - 3:08 pm
KYW Medical Report: Skin cancer is the greatest threat posed by sun exposure.
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man smoking a cigarette - stock photo
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Lynne Adkins
August 21, 2019 - 7:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Smoking is a major cause of head and neck cancer and now researchers have shown it also makes the disease more aggressive. Dr. Joseph Curry, associate professor of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery at Thomas Jefferson University, says you can think of the...
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