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WESTFIELD — When he was diagnosed with a form of lymph node cancer last spring, Derek Jones had hardly shown any signs he was sick. The diagnosis was Non-Hodgkin follicular lymphoma, a … more
WASHINGTON (AP) — The spotlight on brain injuries suffered by American troops in Iraq this month is an example of America's episodic attention to this invisible war wound, which has affected … more
BEIJING (AP) — Officially, much of China got back to work on Monday but there were few signs of activity on the streets of the capital, Beijing. Schools remained closed and many worked from … more
NEW YORK (AP) — Almonds used to have about 170 calories per serving. Then researchers said it was really more like 130. A little later, they said the nuts may have even less. Calorie counting … more

BLAGOJEV KAMEN, Serbia (AP) — Uros Trainovic remembers when his small mining village in eastern Serbia was a vibrant home to 200 families, had a school of its own, a doctor and a shop. How times … more
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies and banks led a broad rally for U.S. stocks in midday trading Tuesday following solid gains overseas as China took more steps to soften the financial impact of … more
Two experimental drugs failed to prevent or slow mental decline in a study of people who are virtually destined to develop Alzheimer's disease at a relatively young age because they inherited rare … more
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans reacted with rare collective joy Monday after director Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” won the Oscar for best picture and three other awards, good news that … more
Dear Doctor: I work in an open-plan office, and people aren’t good about staying home when they’re sick. Would wearing a surgical mask help keep me from catching someone’s cold or … more

In the movie, Annie Hall, the actor Woody Allen makes the following statement to Annie (played by Diane Keaton): “A relationship, I think, is like a shark. You know? It must constantly move … more
A wide share of Americans are at least moderately confident in U.S. health officials’ ability to handle emerging viruses, and more express concern about catching the flu than catching the new … more
Dear Doctor: I prefer to breathe through my mouth at all times. This is due to fairly constant nasal congestion. Am I getting the same amount of oxygen as breathing through my nose? Dear Reader: … more
NEW YORK (AP) — State and federal authorities sued imprisoned entrepreneur Martin Shkreli on Monday over tactics that shielded a profitable drug from competition after a price hike made the … more
BEIJING (AP) — Warning that China’s virus epidemic is “still grim and complex,” President Xi Jinping called Sunday for more efforts to stop the outbreak, revive industry and prevent the … more

Asian stock markets retreated Friday following a surge after China announced a tariff cut on U.S. imports. Market benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney all declined. Major … more
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reports one day suggest the respiratory outbreak in China might be slowing, the next brings word of thousands more cases. Even the experts have whiplash in trying to determine if … more
Dear Doctor: I hate having migraines. The pain is brutal, they knock me down for days and everyone thinks I’m just having a bad headache. Why do they happen? Can you tell me about any new … more
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies and retailers led U.S. stocks higher in midday trading Monday and added to big gains from last week. Microsoft and Amazon rose. Strong earnings helped push … more
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell in midday trading Tuesday after technology giant Apple became the most well-known company to warn of a financial hit from the virus outbreak in China. The maker … more

U.S. stocks fell in midday trading Thursday over heightened fears that the global economy could take a hit as the number of confirmed cases and the death toll from a virus in China spiked. World … more
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