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FDA approves first new lung cancer drug in 6 years

On August 26, Pfizer Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved Xalkori (crizotinib) capsules. The drug is the first therapy Read More...

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Chinese Medicine is more than just needles
Mar 20, 2015 10:07PM

Say the word acupuncture, and immediately many people conjure up an image of pincushion patients with needles sticking out of … Read More...

Seven remarkable years
Oct 11, 2014 03:52PM

Oct. 5 marked the seventh anniversary since I was diagnosed with lung cancer. I have been thinking about what I … Read More...

Free cruise gives local caregivers a much-needed break
Oct 3, 2014 10:32PM

"People who work in an assisted living facility, which I do, work eight to 10 hours a day and then … Read More...

Charlotte gyms offer SilverSneakers programs
Aug 30, 2014 10:21PM

Use it or lose it. If you don't wear out, you rust out. It's better to burn out than fade … Read More...

OCEAN serves as clearinghouse of information, aid for seniors
Aug 23, 2014 10:21PM

Like most superheroes, Karen Amador leads a double life. By day, she works in sales for the South Port Square … Read More...

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Cystic Fibrosis Medicine Study Offers Hope
May 26, 2015 03:37PM

Many people with cystic fibrosis are optimistic about a new drug on the horizon, Orkambi. Read More...

'$5 Insanity': What You Should Know About Flakka
May 21, 2015 05:21PM

Flakka, a new designer drug, is surging in popularity. Read More...

Persistent UTI Symptoms May Signal Bladder Cancer
May 21, 2015 01:58PM

Urinary tract infection symptoms that don't improve with time or treatment could point to bladder cancer, a new study suggests. Read More...

Should I Still Take Contrave?
May 18, 2015 07:03PM

The new weight loss drug Contrave was in the headlines last week when researchers ended a study that looked at its safety. Read More...

Consumer Reports Recommends 15 of 34 Sunscreens
May 14, 2015 05:35AM

Nearly a third of sunscreens tested by Consumer Reports fell short of the promised SPF protection, missing the mark by anywhere from 16% to 70%, according to the organization's annual sunscreen report. Read More...

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