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More African nations focus on HPV vaccination against cervical cancer, but hesitancy remains

Jun. 24, 2024 00:44 AM EDT

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Yunusa Bawa spends a lot of time talking about the vaccine for the human papillomavirus that is responsible for nearly all cases of cervical cancer. But on most days, only two or three people allow their daughters to be vaccinated in the rural part of Nigeria where he works....

Federal appeals court says some employers can exclude HIV prep from insurance coverage

Jun. 21, 2024 15:24 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Employers who challenged some federal health insurance requirements cannot be forced to provide no-cost coverage for certain types of preventive care, including HIV prep and some kinds of cancer screenings, a federal appeals court in New Orleans ruled Friday. The...

Coming back from cancer, Brazil rugby sevens star Raquel Kochhann ready to tackle her third Olympics

Jun. 19, 2024 09:11 AM EDT

She heard her No. 10 being called, tapped hands with a teammate who was leaving the field, and ran into position for Brazil, a smile on her face. She made a quick sign of the cross, rubbed her hands and held them up with fingers splayed to receive the ball. And then Raquel Kochhann...

UK royals unite on palace balcony, with Kate back at her first public event since cancer diagnosis

Jun. 15, 2024 11:21 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain put on a display of birthday pageantry Saturday for King Charles III, a military parade that marked the Princess of Wales ’ first appearance at a public event since her cancer diagnosis early this year. The annual event was also a show of stability by the...

A timeline of recent British royal events as Kate appears in public while battling cancer

Jun. 15, 2024 10:17 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Kate, Princess of Wales, stood alongside King Charles III and other royal family members on a Buckingham Palace balcony on Saturday, making her first public appearance since she was diagnosed with cancer early this year. Her attendance at the King's Birthday Parade comes after a...

Princess of Wales says she's making ‘good progress’ in cancer treatment, will attend a public event

Jun. 14, 2024 18:59 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Princess of Wales said Friday she is “making good progress” in her cancer treatment and will attend King Charles III 's ceremonial birthday parade on Saturday, Kate’s first public appearance since her diagnosis. The 42-year-old wife of Prince William has...

New coral disease forecast tool shows high risks of summer outbreaks in Hawaii

Jun. 14, 2024 15:58 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Coral researchers in Hawaii recently developed a new early warning system that forecasts how likely it is for two common diseases to afflict those vital marine animals in the Pacific, and it already shows a strong chance of outbreaks across the Hawaiian archipelago this summer. ...

Kate, Princess of Wales, says she's making ‘good progress’ in cancer treatment, will attend public Trooping the Color

Jun. 14, 2024 13:01 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Kate, Princess of Wales, says she's making ‘good progress’ in cancer treatment, will attend public Trooping the Color.

Researchers find higher levels of dangerous chemical than expected in southeast Louisiana

Jun. 11, 2024 18:05 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Researchers using high-tech air monitoring equipment rolled through an industrialized stretch of southeast Louisiana in mobile labs and found levels of a carcinogen in concentrations as much as 20 times higher than previously estimated, according to a paper published Tuesday in...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Jun. 10, 2024 07:13 AM EDT

Dubuque Telegraph-Herald. June 8, 2024. Editorial: Reducing Iowa’s cancer rates a battle to be fought on many fronts Today, the Telegraph Herald kicks off a three-part series examining the causes and impacts of Iowa’s high cancer rates, as well as efforts to combat...