10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most ever
The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African-Americans, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before.
AstraZeneca earnings fall amid patent protection losses
Anglo-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca says its net income and sales fell in the third quarter as it worked to make up for the loss of patent protection for major products such as Crestor and Seroquel XR.
Even moderate alcohol consumption can increase your cancer risk, experts warn
In a new review published by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, experts warn that even moderate alcohol consumption is linked to developing several types of cancer.
Even moderate alcohol consumption may increase risk of certain cancers, experts warn
Consuming alcoholic beverages, even in moderation, may increase your risk of developing certain cancers, according to a new statement released by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). "People typically don't associate drinking beer, wine, and hard liquor with increasing their risk of
More cancer patients now have health insurance because of health law
The Affordable Care Act has led to a dramatic decrease in the number of adults with cancer who lacked health insurance, new research shows. But whether future changes to this law could reverse the trend remains to be seen. “We wanted to understand what the ACA did, especially for vulnerable
Democrats Abroad in Berlin kicks off 2018 midterm efforts
The expatriate group hosted Take Back Congress in 2018, featuring former Democratic National Committee Chairman and Vermont Gov.
2-time cancer survivor returns to hospital as a nurse
The 24-year-old Montana Brown started a new job as a pediatric nurse at AFLAC Cancer Center at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, where both times she was treated with chemotherapy for a year.
Childhood cancer survivor returns to hospital as nurse more than 20 years later
This week, Montana Brown started working as a staff nurse in Atlanta, Georgia. It was a dream finally realized for the 24-year-old, two-time childhood cancer survivor from Atlanta. Brown is not just any new nurse at the AFLAC Cancer Center though, she's also a former patient there. Teacher snaps
3-year-old newly diagnosed with leukemia gets hospital birthday, despite Hurricane Irma
A Florida hospital celebrated a new patient's birthday, despite Hurricane Irma. Willow Stine's family learned she had leukemia two days before the storm hit, on the same day as her third birthday, her mom Jennifer Newman told ABC News. Newman stayed at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St.
'I felt like the monster was chasing us:' Woman speaks out after 11 people in her family get breast cancer
A Pennsylvania woman has made it her mission to raise awareness for the devastation that breast cancer can cause after 11 women in her family -- including herself -- have been diagnosed with the disease. "I felt like the monster was chasing us and now it's close. I'm thinking to myself, 'I may be