| Jun 24, 2011
Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1. Mos Def performs, BK; 2. 2Free dance classes from Alvin Ailey; 3. Nail Polish giveaway.
Rosie Perez, Academy Award-nominated actress, hosts the 2011 Fort Greene Festival...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:55 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City hospital worker who admitted embezzling $1.2 million from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center by ordering printer toner, stealing it and then reselling it has been sentenced to 7 ½ years in prison.
| Sep 13, 2011
You wait hours to see a doctor and when you finally get into the office, your mind goes blank. So what questions should every woman be asking their gynocologist? Dr. Maurie Markman will give us a break down.
Dr. Markman is currently the Vice President of...
| Nov 14, 2011
Evelyn Lauder, 75, the daughter-in-law of cosmetics magnate Estee Lauder who helped create the pink ribbon symbol for breast cancer awareness, died Saturday at her Manhattan home of complications from nongenetic ovarian cancer, said Estee Lauder Cos....
| Jun 4, 2011
| 10:56 PM
The estrogen-blocker Aromasin was found to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer by 65 percent in post-menopausal women at high risk for breast cancer, researchers said on Saturday.
A late-stage trial of 4,560 post-menopausal women who were at...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 6:03 PM
Advanced melanoma patients treated with an experimental pill developed by Roche and Daiichi Sankyo were 63 percent less likely to die than patients given chemotherapy, according to a new trial.
The drug, vemurafenib, is designed for use in patients...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 7:12 PM
For the first time, patients with the deadliest form of skin cancer have two new treatment options that prolong survival, according to new research presented at a cancer conference in Chicago on Sunday.
One drug specifically targets a mutated gene that...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 3:59 PM
Trumpet player Alan Rubin was recruited to join the Blues Brothers after backing up John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd in the "Saturday Night Live" television skits that spawned the band in the late 1970s.
One of many gifted session musicians in the group,...
| Feb 5, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had surgery Thursday after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, the court said.
Ginsburg, 75, had the surgery at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. She will remain in the...
| Feb 18, 2008
HOMEOPATHIC remedies, such as oscillococcinum, contain extremely dilute amounts of natural substances that, in large doses, cause the same symptoms in need of a cure. In the case of "oscillo," as this unfortunately named French remedy is sometimes called,...
| Jun 1, 2009
Have you ever slathered on sunscreen but somehow managed to miss your nose? Or the back of your hand? Or the tops of your feet? You're not the only one. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, most people apply less than half of the optimal...
| Dec 21, 2008
Robert Mulligan, who was nominated for an Academy Award for directing the 1962 film classic "To Kill a Mockingbird," died Saturday at his home in Lyme, Conn. He was 83.
Mulligan had heart disease, his nephew Robert Rosenthal said.
The director began...