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  • SNOOPY, GARFIELD AND FRIENDS GO BALD FOR KIDS WITH CANCER

    SNOOPY, GARFIELD AND FRIENDS GO BALD FOR KIDS WITH CANCER

    It’s not easy having cancer, especially when you’re a kid. And it’s even harder when that bald chemo head tells the whole world that you’re sick. So Garfield, Hello Kitty and the fine-feathered cast of the movie Rio 2 are going bald, too. Cartoonists around the world are de-fuzzing their... Read More »

  • Smoking plus Drinking A Cancerous Mix for the Esophagus

    Smoking plus Drinking A Cancerous Mix for the Esophagus

    Drinking alcohol and smoking are often vices that go together, except when discussing the risk for esophageal cancer. Drinking alcohol and smoking have previously been shown to increase the chance of developing esophageal cancer (cancer of the tube that carries food and drink to the stomach).... Read More »

  • TONY BENNETT, 87, PROVES HE HASN’T LOST A BEAT

    TONY BENNETT, 87, PROVES HE HASN’T LOST A BEAT

    Frank Sinatra called him “the best singer in the business.” Judy Garland described him as “the epitome of what entertainers were put on earth for.” And if the six standing ovations Tony Bennett received during his nearly sold-out show at Merrill Auditorium on April 19th are any... Read More »

  • Good Samaritan has Moving Reunion with Woman she saved

    Good Samaritan has Moving Reunion with Woman she saved

    Twenty-five years ago, a mother and her baby would have nearly died in a car accident on a highway in California after being hit by a drunk driver. Passerby Shelly Cumley made sure that didn’t happen. Cumley, a Seattle resident, was driving with a friend when they came across the immediate... Read More »

  • ‘Living drug’ kills leukemia in 88 percent of patients

    ‘Living drug’ kills leukemia in 88 percent of patients

    A new approach to killing cancer cells that uses a patient’s own immune system has beaten back leukemia in 88 percent of adults, US Researchers said. The reports by scientists in New York offer more good news for the burgeoning field of cancer immunotherapy, which uses what some describe as a ... Read More »

  • LOST DA VINCI ARTWORK UNEARTHED

    LOST DA VINCI ARTWORK UNEARTHED

    Drawings sketched by Leonardo da Vinci are emerging from the walls of an Italian castle, announced restorers working on an elaborate fresco devised by the Renaissance master. One of the most original paintings of the 15th century were discovered within the walls of the Sala delle Asse in the... Read More »

  • Willie Nelson about to become fifth degree black belt

    Willie Nelson about to become fifth degree black belt

    Country legend and Texas icon Willie Nelson could kick your butt in a fight. No, not with his trusty guitar Trigger or throwing stars strategically hidden under his cowboy hat. Nelson is due to receive his fifth degree black belt in the art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul, a modern Korean martial arts system... Read More »

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