| Apr 1, 2011
| 5:47 AM
A New York woman getting ready to move to New England found a possible home on Craigslist and flew up to take a tour with the owner, a New Hampshire town official, on March 5th.
However, police say that Salem planning board member Jeffrey Gray, 48,...
| Apr 2, 2011
Country music singer-songwriter
Mel McDaniel, 68, a husky-voiced country music singer-songwriter who had a No. 1 hit with "Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On," died of lung cancer Thursday at his home in Hendersonville, Tenn., the Grand Ole...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 7:05 PM
The best-kept secret in cancer treatment is gaining widespread attention in part from local news at Hampton University.
When the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute officially opened in October, it put proton therapy on the map not only in...
| Aug 10, 2010
I am frequently amazed by my husband's ability to sleep through all kinds of noises that cause me to wake in a flash -- car alarms, smoke detectors that are running low on batteries, and especially kids who have lost track of their favorite blankie in the...
| Jan 3, 2011
A blood test that could spot a single cancer cell among a billion healthy ones is moving one step closer to being available at your doctor's office, researchers announced Monday.
According to Johnson & Johnson, a $30-million investment in a new test that...
| Aug 18, 2010
No, no, we only think we already knew it!
The destructive effects of illicit anabolic steroids on heart function, as well as the helpful effects of chocolate consumption, may be widely assumed by physicians and patients. But two new studies --...
| Aug 19, 2010
Palliative care, which helps the gravely ill make the most of the time they have left, provided a surprising bonus for terminal lung cancer patients: More time left to enjoy.
A study found that patients who started soon after their diagnosis on...
| Sep 1, 2010
A growing body of evidence suggests that the widely used diabetes drug metformin can reduce the risk of cancer, researchers said Wednesday.
A study in mice exposed to tobacco carcinogens shows that the drug can reduce the development of lung tumors by...