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John McDevitt
February 05, 2020 - 1:59 pm
A Collegeville man — who previously served time for the 2004 death of his wife — is facing federal charges for allegedly making and selling phony drugs that he claimed could cure cancer in dogs. Read more here.
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Prison cell
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February 04, 2020 - 12:09 pm
A woman sentenced to 10 months in jail for a $109.63 theft, despite needing surgery to treat what her family says is advanced uterine and cervical cancer, is being transfered to a Pennsylvania state prison, her lawyer said Monday. Rad more here.
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A dog sniffing a hand.
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KYW Staff
January 20, 2020 - 3:41 pm
Dogs are becoming an increasingly important tool in healthcare because of their sense of smell. For decades, dogs have been used to sniff out narcotics. Read more here.
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Heartburn medication
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January 10, 2020 - 4:37 pm
More common heartburn medications have been recalled due to the presence of an impurity that might cause cancer. Read more here.
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Glass of water
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Molly Daly
January 09, 2020 - 5:53 pm
Members of the Congressional PFAS Task Force held a news conference Thursday to push for the passage of a bill that would require the federal government to address PFAS contamination. Read more here.
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This 1964 photo made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a lung tissue specimen from a patient with adenocarcinoma of the lung.
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AP News
January 08, 2020 - 8:35 am
Researchers on Wednesday reported the largest-ever one-year decline in the U.S. cancer death rate, a drop they credited to advances in lung-tumor treatments. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
January 07, 2020 - 7:10 pm
Regular exercise can reduce the incidence of heart disease and dramatically cut down the risk of developing diabetes. Combined with a healthy diet, these lifestyle changes can make a big difference. Read more here.
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Alex Trebek and U.S. Rep. John Lewis
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AP News
January 07, 2020 - 11:37 am
Alex Trebek has a message of support for Congressman John Lewis as both fight pancreatic cancer. Read more here.
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Lynne Adkins
January 07, 2020 - 4:00 am
During National Radon Action Month, officials are encouraging homeowners to test for the cancer-causing gas — for free. Read more here.
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Alex Trebek
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January 03, 2020 - 5:23 pm
Longtime "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek doesn't need more than half a minute to end his 35-year tenure on the TV series. Read more here.
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