Studies: Some cancer treatments can be skipped SAN ANTONIO — Tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer — which can include surgery, heavy chemo and radiation — without ...
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By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical WriterAssociated Press
Mother, 1 child released after rescue RENO, Nevada — A mother and her youngest child were discharged Wednesday from a Nevada hospital a day after being rescued with four other group members who were stranded for two days in a bitter co...
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 | 8 |
BY MICHELLE RINDELS AND SCOTT SONNER Associated PressAssociated Press
FDA takes steps to phase out antibiotics in meat WASHINGTON — Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat. Many cattle, ...
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 | 10 |
BY MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated PressAssociated Press
Another man freed in Chicago police torture saga PONTIAC, Ill. — During his more than 30 years behind bars, Stanley Wrice insisted he was innocent, that Chicago police had beat him until he confessed to a rape he didn’t commit. On Wednesday, he w...
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 | 9 |
BY DON BABWIN AND M. SPENCER GREEN Associated PressAssociated Press
IKEA recalls lamp following child’s death WASHINGTON — IKEA is recalling millions of children’s lamps following the death of a child who choked on the lamp’s cord. Another child was injured. The “SMILA” series wall-mounted children’s lamps...
Bipartisan negotiators reach modest budget pact WASHINGTON — Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pen...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 | 16 |
By ANDREW TAYLOR and DAVID ESPO Associated PressAssociated Press
Invasive cockroach can take the cold NEW YORK — The High Line, a park that turned a dilapidated stretch of elevated railway on Manhattan’s West Side into one of New York’s newest tourist attractions, may have brought a different kind ...
Dec 09, 2013 | 0 | 18 |
By FRANK ELTMAN Associated PressAssociated Press
Food-tech startups aim to replace eggs, chicken SAN FRANCISCO — The startup is housed in a garage-like space in San Francisco’s tech-heavy South of Market neighborhood, but it isn’t like most of its neighbors that develop software, websites and ...
Dec 09, 2013 | 0 | 20 |
By TERENCE CHEA Associated PressAssociated Press