Health Mar 25

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Why cancer is so hard to fight in rural Kentucky

Cancer is epidemic in eastern Kentucky, a result of medical illiteracy, limited access to care, unhealthy lifestyles and poverty. In fact, life expectancy in the region is five years shorter than the rest of the nation. But state health officials…

Health Nov 26

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Study Shows First-ever Drop in New Cancer Rates

New cancer rates in the United States have declined for the first time and the cancer death rate among men and women has continued to drop, according to an annual report on cancer published Tuesday in the Journal of the…