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Duane Dog Lee Chapman and Beth Chapman
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June 26, 2019 - 12:46 pm
By Lisa Respers France (CNN) — Beth Chapman, who with her husband Duane "Dog" Chapman starred in the popular reality series "Dog the Bounty Hunter," died Wednesday in a Honolulu hospital, a spokesperson for the family confirmed to CNN. She was 51. Gillian Sheldon told CNN that Chapman died early...
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Jim Melwert
June 24, 2019 - 11:27 am
HORSHAM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A package of bills addressing a chemical linked to major health issues — which have been found to pollute water around military bases, like the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove — has been moved unanimously at the federal level. Delaware Sen. Tom...
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Getting through high school was a challenge for Thomas Sweeney of South Philadelphia.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Cancer may have kept a Philadelphia high school student away from his friends during most of his high school years, but it's not keeping him from his graduation. Getting through high school was a challenge for Thomas Sweeney of South Philadelphia. "It's definitely not...
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Another biotechnology company that scouted locations all over the country has broken ground at the Philadelphia Navy Yard for a production facility.
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Steve Tawa
June 12, 2019 - 3:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Another biotechnology company that scouted locations all over the country has broken ground at the Philadelphia Navy Yard for a production facility. The company plans to launch its own manufacturing hub to produce cell therapy cancer treatments. Northern California-...
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In this May 8, 2017 file photo, Gabriele "Gabe" Grunewald trains at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn.
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June 12, 2019 - 10:59 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gabriele Grunewald, one of the country's top middle-distance runners, has died at her home in Minneapolis after inspiring many with her long and public fight against cancer. She was 32. Her husband, Justin Grunewald, posted on Instagram about her death late Tuesday and confirmed...
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Michael Senisch
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Mike DeNardo
June 05, 2019 - 3:14 pm
ATLANTIC COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Michael Senisch wants his job back. He had been a paramedic for AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in South Jersey for 34 years, but he was fired in 2016 for using a form of an alternative medicine on a cancer patient. After a two-and-a-half week trial, an...
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In this Tuesday, April 28, 2015 file photo, a patient has her blood drawn at a hospital in Philadelphia to monitor her cancer treatment.
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May 31, 2019 - 9:46 am
By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer A California company says its experimental blood test was able to detect many types of cancer at an early stage and gave very few false alarms in a study that included people with and without the disease. Grail Inc. gave results in a news release on...
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In this April 30, 2017, file photo, Alex Trebek speaks at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Center in Pasadena, Calif.
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May 29, 2019 - 9:39 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek says his doctors say he's in "near remission" of advanced pancreatic cancer and his response to the treatment is "kind of mind-boggling." The 78-year-old TV personality tells People magazine he's responding very well to chemotherapy and the doctors...
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Justin Udo
May 19, 2019 - 4:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The famous ‘Rocky' steps, played host to a number of other fighters celebrating victories and remembering losses as well. More than 1,000 people gathered on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Sunday for Living Beyond Breast Cancer's Reach and Rise Yoga...
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May 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We know that smoking causes cancer and it’s one of the concerns that many people have when they talk about the increased popularity of e-cigarettes and the...
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