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U.S. Pharmacy Chains Take on Cancer

Most Americans associate pharmacies with prescription drugs, vitamins and other over-the-counter remedies. But over the past few years, pharmacies have increasingly been including cancer care and prevention among their services, signaling a trend that could disrupt health care industry. Forbes reports that Walgreens has announced a first-of-its kind program called Feel More Like You, which… Read More »

8-year-old African child who was flown to the U.S. for surgery by NBA star Dikembe Mutombo has died

(Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for UNICEF) Former NBA star Dikembe Mutombo is mourning the death of the 8-year-old African boy that he flew to the United States earlier this month for surgery to remove a tumor. The child, Matadi Sela Petit of Kinshasa, Congo, died after suffering a “rare and unpredictable genetic reaction to… Read More »