For Black women in America, a breast cancer diagnosis brings with it a disturbing statistic. Black women are less likely to develop breast cancer but 40 percent more likely to die from it than white women, according to the Centers…
By Yamiche Alcindor, Lorna Baldwin
President Joe Biden pledged Tuesday that his $1.9 trillion rescue package would build on the promise of the Affordable Care Act, the hallmark legislation of Barack Obama's presidency that became law 11 years ago.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press
With his distinct solos, Van Halen fueled the ultimate California party band and helped knock disco off the charts starting in the late 1970s with his band's self-titled debut album and then with the blockbuster record "1984."…
By Mark Kennedy, Associated Press
The death of actor Chadwick Boseman at age 43 is reinvigorating discussions about the rising incidence of colon cancer in young Black people.
By Lydia A. Flier, Gabriela Rico, Yamicia D. Connor, STAT News
By Laura Santhanam
Even before the emergence of COVID-19, hundreds of rural hospitals sat on the verge of closure, and vital services like obstetrics, chemotherapy and orthopedics were drying up, according to new analysis from the Chartis Center for Rural Health.
By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
Companies have recalled dozens of lots of Zantac and related drugs due to the issue.
By Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
President Donald Trump systematically fabricated his record before boisterous supporters and the eyes of the world this past week.
In our news wrap Wednesday, half a million Puerto Ricans are without power and more than 250,000 have no running water a day after Tuesday’s earthquake -- the strongest the island has felt since 1918. Fearful of aftershocks, some residents…
By Lynn Elber, Associated Press
Trebek has a message of support for the Georgia congressman as both fight pancreatic cancer: “We’re starting a new year, and let’s see if we can’t both complete the year as pancreatic cancer survivors.”…
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