King Charles Says Public Support Following Cancer Diagnosis ‘Reduced Me To Tears’

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Mississippi inmates were exposed to dangerous chemicals and denied health care, lawsuit says

JACKSON, Miss. — Inmates at a Mississippi prison were forced to mix raw cleaning chemicals without protective equipment, with one alleging she later contracted terminal cancer and was denied timely medical care, a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges. Susan Balfour, 62, was incarcerated for 33 years at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility until her release in … Read more

Mississippi Prison Officials Withheld Cancer Diagnosis

Susie Balfour first started noticing painful lumps in her breast almost 30 years ago. But imprisoned in Mississippi, Balfour didn’t have access to much preventative or diagnostic health care. In 2021, days before she was released, a prison health care official confirmed what she had long feared: She had breast cancer. Once free, Balfour immediately … Read more

What is Alaskapox? Recent death brings attention to virus seen in small animals

NEW YORK — For nine years, Alaska health officials have been aware of an unusual virus causing rare, relatively mild illnesses in the Fairbanks area. But a recent case in another part of the state — this one resulting in a man’s death — has brought new attention to the so-called Alaskapox virus. Here’s some … Read more

Elderly Alaska man is first reported person to die of recently discovered Alaskapox virus

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An elderly man has died from Alaskapox, the first known fatality from the recently discovered virus, state health officials said. The man, who lived in the remote Kenai Peninsula, was hospitalized last November and died in late January, according to a bulletin last week from Alaska public health officials. The man was … Read more

King Charles Makes First Public Appearance Since Revealing Cancer News

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Huge breakthrough suggests exercise ‘can help lessen pain for cancer survivors’

Exercise can help to lessen pain for cancer survivors, according to a new study. Researchers found that being physically active may help lessen the intensity of pain experienced in people with a history of cancer. Although physical activity has been shown to lessen various types of pain in the past, its effects on cancer-related pain … Read more

UK’s King Charles III attends church for first time since revealing he has cancer

LONDON — King Charles III attended church Sunday for the first time since his cancer diagnosis. Walking beside Queen Camilla, Charles arrived at St. Mary Magdalene Church, close to Sandringham House in eastern England where he retreated to recuperate following his first treatment for an unspecified form of cancer. The appearance came a day after … Read more

Ovarian cancer could soon be detected early thanks to simple urine test

The potentially deadly condition of ovarian cancer affects women over the age of 50, but the symptoms – such as bloating – are not always obvious. Now, new research by Professor Joseph Reiner and his colleagues at Virginia Commonwealth University in the United States has shown promise for a urine-based test for ovarian cancer. Previous … Read more