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Former Red Sox Pitcher Has Cancer

Former star pitcher turned television analyst Curt Schilling announced Wednesday that he is battling cancer.

02/05/2014

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Study: Chemical BPA May Raise Risk Of Miscarriage

New research suggests that high levels of BPA might raise the risk of miscarriage in women.

10/21/2013

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As Deadline Nears, Applications To 9/11 Fund Soar

With just a few days remaining until a key deadline, more than 32,000 people have applied to the federal compensation fund for people with illnesses that might be related to toxic fallout from the Sept. 11 attacks, program officials said.

10/01/2013

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Study: Sugary Drinks Involved In Almost 200,000 Deaths Per Year Internationally

According to recent research conducted at the Harvard School of Public Health, sugar-laden drinks such as sodas and sports drinks can be linked to approximately 180,000 deaths around the world each year.

03/20/2013

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Calhoun Reveals He Had “Cancer-Related” Surgery In May

Former Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun revealed on Monday that he had surgery in May to remove an apparent cancerous growth from his lungs.

12/03/2012

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NRC To Study Cancer Risk Near Millstone, Connecticut Yankee

Federal regulators are launching a pilot study of cancer risks in populations around six nuclear power plants, including the Millstone Power Station and decommissioned Haddam Neck site in southeastern Connecticut.

10/24/2012

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Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette Peddler

It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.

10/16/2012

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Opinion: Republicans Advances War On Women

Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.

06/29/2012

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Judge Upholds $28 Million Judgement in Smoking-Cancer Case

A federal judge has upheld a $28 million judgment against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in the case of a Connecticut smoker who developed larynx cancer.

09/01/2011

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Calhoun Preps For Charity Bike Ride; No Word On Future

Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun is preparing for a charity bicycle ride and a trip to the Caribbean, but says he’s not ready to decide on his future past that.

06/02/2011

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