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Jacket CopyAmong the items sold at the literary auction at Bonhams and Butterfields on Monday was a 1961 letter from Jack Kerouac to two friends, Jacques Beckwith and Lois Sorrells. Kerouac had been typing on the page, got a letter from......
Babylon & BeyondEgyptâs spiralling threat of hepatitis C virus â already the highest incidence rate in the world -- is alarming researchers who fear a potential epidemic of the blood-borne disease could spread across the most populous Arab country. The findings of......
Show Tracker'Mad Men' may cut six cast members. We suggest how their characters should get killed off....
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelBecause several newspapers are reporting that Aretha Franklin has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, we at Vital Signs decided to take a closer look at this deadly disease. First, let's start with the bad news: This is one of the deadliest of cancers....
Val Lucier is a male breast cancer survivor. He considers himself lucky that he detected his cancer at Stage 3B — an advanced stage in which cancer has spread into lymph nodes, and at which a patient's chance of surviving the cancer five years...
There is some debate over how many stages there are in alcoholism, but let's go with the three major stages--early (a.k.a. adaptive), middle, and end (a.k.a. late). It's important to understand the main parts of each stage. Early Stage How does the...
The Oregonian, Portland, Ore.Women are built to last longer than men. The life expectancy for boys born in the United States—about 75 years—is five years less than girls. At nearly every age, males die at higher rates than females, and this vulnerability holds true...
Health SenseCoffee drinkers, rejoice! The heavenly brew, once deemed harmful to health, is turning out to be, if not quite a health food, at least a low-risk drink, and in many ways a beneficial one. It could protect against diabetes, liver cancer, cirrhosis and...
Staff reporterSaturday was a great day for a party, and John Kreider and Jessie Reider had a great reason to celebrate. Their family gathering outside of Elizabethtown marked the first anniversary of the surgery that saved Kreider's life. Two years ago, he was...
Booster ShotsDidanosine, the second drug approved for the treatment of HIV infections and one of the oldest weapons in the AIDS armamentarium, has been found to produce rare cases of potentially fatal liver disease in patients taking it for long periods,......
Booster ShotsNonalcoholic fatty liver disease is one of the many consequences of obesity, as fat accumulates not only across the body and around the visceral organs, but inside the organ that helps break down fats, filter toxins from the bloodstream and......
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