Diseases and conditions

FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 file photo, a nurse prepares a flu shot in Atlanta. On Friday, June 8, 2018, health officials said the flu killed more children in the past year that during any other regular flu season in recent history. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
June 08, 2018 - 1:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Flu killed more children in the past year than during any other regular flu season in recent history. Health officials said Friday that they had received reports of 172 pediatric flu deaths since October. That surpasses the 2012-2013 flu season, when there were 171. An average...
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II leaves after opening The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries at Westminster Abbey in London, Friday, June 8, 2018. The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries will open to the public on June 11. The new galleries are set more than 16 metres above the Abbey's floor in the medieval Triforium, an area that has never been open to the public before. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, Pool)
June 08, 2018 - 11:37 am
LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II had successful eye surgery to treat a cataract last month. The palace made the announcement Friday after the queen was seen wearing sunglasses at a number of recent public engagements. It was not announced at the time of the procedure. The 92-...
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June 08, 2018 - 7:29 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's health ministry says another Ebola case has been confirmed as the pace of new cases slows one month after the outbreak was officially declared. There are now 38 confirmed cases of the virus, including 13 deaths, the health ministry said late Thursday. The newest...
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Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie hoists the Stanley Cup after the Capitals defeated the Golden Knights 4-3 in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 08, 2018 - 2:23 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — T.J. Oshie found his father on the ice amid the jubilant madness of the Washington Capitals' postgame celebration and wrapped him in a fierce hug. Five years after he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, Tim Oshie's memory is inconsistent and cloudy. Anyone who saw the depth of...
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June 07, 2018 - 1:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — One type of superbug bacteria is increasingly spreading among people who inject drugs, according to a new government report. Users of heroin and other injection drugs were 16 times more likely than other people to develop severe illnesses from MRSA, said the report published...
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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2009, file photo, actor-singer David Cassidy arrives at the ABC Disney Summer press tour party in Pasadena, Calif. Cassidy said he was still drinking in the last years of his life and he did not have dementia. People magazine reported Wednesday, June 6, 2018, the former teen idol called producers of an A&E documentary after he fell ill and told them he had liver disease. In the recorded conversation, Cassidy said there was no sign of dementia and it was “complete alcohol poisoning.”(AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File)
June 06, 2018 - 8:35 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Cassidy says he was still drinking in the last years of his life and he did not have dementia. People magazine reported Wednesday the former teen idol called producers of an A&E documentary after he fell ill and told them he had liver disease. In the recorded...
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This June 5, 2018, photo provided by the Callaway County Sheriff's Office in Fulton, Mo., shows Sherry Paulo, of Fulton, one of five people charged Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in connection with the death of Carl DeBrodie, a developmentally disabled Missouri man whose body was found encased in concrete months after he disappeared. DeBrodie disappeared in 2016 and his body was found in April 2017 in a Fulton storage shed. (Callaway County Sheriff's Office via AP)
June 05, 2018 - 3:41 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than a year after a developmentally disabled Missouri man's body was found encased in concrete, two people who are accused in a lawsuit of making him fight for their entertainment have been charged in his death, a prosecutor announced Tuesday. Sherry Paulo, 53, and...
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June 05, 2018 - 3:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has dropped a proposal to cut $252 million in leftover funding to fight the Ebola virus in Africa as it tries to revive a $15 billion package of spending cuts that has stalled on Capitol Hill. An Ebola outbreak in Congo led the administration to rethink the cuts...
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File-This photo taken Dec. 29, 2017, shows New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman speaking to reporters after a news conference introducing him in East Rutherford, N.J. Gettleman has lymphoma, and says the prognosis for his recovery is “positive.” Gettleman, hired in the offseason to replace Jerry Reese, released a statement Tuesday, June 5, 2018, about his health. He says he recently “underwent an annual physical, during which it was discovered I have lymphoma. Over the past week, I have undergone more testing to determine the course of treatment, which is scheduled to start in the very near future. “The doctor’s outlook for the treatment and the prognosis is positive, and so am I.” (AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File)
June 05, 2018 - 2:06 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman has lymphoma and will soon begin treatment, and he said he is encouraged by the prognosis. Gettleman, hired in the offseason to replace Jerry Reese, released a statement Tuesday about his health. He said he recently "...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 1982, file photo, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark makes "The Catch," a pass from Joe Montana that tied the game, late in the fourth quarter against the Dallas Cowboys in the NFC championship football game at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. Clark, the former 49ers wide receiver whose reception known as "The Catch" sent San Francisco to its first Super Bowl, has died one year after revealing he had ALS. He was 61. The team said Clark died Monday, June 4, 2018, surrounded by friends and family.(Phil Huber/The Dallas Morning News via AP, File)
June 04, 2018 - 10:15 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Dwight Clark will forever be remembered for one iconic moment, his leap in the back of the end zone to make a fingertip grab of a game-winning touchdown that launched the San Francisco 49ers dynasty and is one of the most indelible images in NFL history. Clark, the author...
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