A 17-year-old Connecticut girl who was forced to undergo chemotherapy by the state has testified at a closed door hearing where she and her mother are seeking her release from state custody.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A lawyer for a 17-year-old Connecticut girl forced to undergo chemotherapy by the state after she refused treatment says her cancer appears to be in remission. Assistant Public Defender Joshua Michtom […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State lawmakers are considering legislation that would presume firefighters who have cancer most likely got it from their jobs, easing claims for insurance or workers’ compensation. The science supports firefighters’ argument, […]
Wildlife biologists tracking a tumor-causing virus first diagnosed in eastern wild turkeys five years ago have found the virus is far more widespread — but less deadly — than expected.
A 17-year-old known as “Cassandra C.” in court papers will continue with her chemotherapy
Stuart Scott, the longtime “SportsCenter” anchor and ESPN personality known for his known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, has died at age 49.
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) _ Cancer-causing pollutants have been confirmed in new locations in the wealthy town of Greenwich. The Stamford Advocate reports soil tests at Byram Park have revealed high levels of arsenic and an […]
Still in the experimental stage, the pill is packed with tiny magnetic particles, which can travel through a patient’s bloodstream, search for malignant cells and report their findings to a sensor on a wearable device.
Something as simple as your breath could be the most accurate diagnostic tool for everything from asthma to cancer.
As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.