OJ Simpson was chilling with a beer on a couch before Easter, lawyer says. 2 weeks later he was dead

LAS VEGAS — O.J. Simpson’s last robust discussion with his longtime lawyer was just before Easter, at the country club home Simpson leased southwest of the Las Vegas Strip. “He was awake, alert and chilling,” attorney Malcom LaVergne recalled Tuesday. “He’s on the couch … drinking a beer and watching TV. And so that was … Read more

With ‘functional’ beverages, brands rush to quench a thirst for drinks that do more than taste good

Supermarket beverage aisles are starting to look a lot more like a pharmacy. There are sodas made with mushrooms that supposedly improve mental clarity and juices packed with bacteria that claim to enhance digestive health. Water infused with collagen carries the promise of better skin, and energy drinks offer to help burn body fat. Welcome … Read more

Genetic ‘handbrake’ could be key to stopping prostate cancer growth

A genetic “handbrake” that stops cells growing out of control could be the key to unlocking new treatments for prostate cancer, scientists say. The disease can trick cells into ignoring crucial instructions that normally prevent abnormal growth. Prostate Cancer UK is investing £271,000 into research that will investigate ways to put the brakes back on. … Read more

OJ Simpson dies from prostate cancer – look out for unusual symptom when you go to the loo

OJ Simpson, 76, an NFL star who was twice acquitted of murder and later convicted and sentenced to up to 33 years in prison for armed robbery, died of prostate cancer, his family announced on Thursday, April 11 on X. Despite being a highly-decorated sportsman who was considered one of the greatest running backs of … Read more

Legendary athlete, actor and millionaire: O.J. Simpson’s murder trial lost him the American dream

LAS VEGAS — For a long time, O.J. Simpson was the man who had it all. He lived the American dream as a sports legend, movie actor, commercial pitchman and millionaire. With his wildly successful career, startling good looks and a gorgeous wife, he became an image of success for Black Americans and was embraced … Read more

10 things to remember about O.J. Simpson

LOS ANGELES — Ten things to remember about O.J. Simpson, the NFL running back-turned actor who was acquitted of murdering his wife and her friend. The family announced on Simpson’s official X account that Simpson died Wednesday after battling prostate cancer. Simpson’s attorney confirmed to TMZ he died in Las Vegas. She was a waitress … Read more

Some cancer patients can find it hard to tell family and friends

Ever since Anthony Bridges found out he had prostate cancer six years ago, he hasn’t stopped talking about it. He told his Facebook friends immediately. Now, the 68-year-old man from Georgia spends time working with others to encourage other men to talk to their doctor about getting screened. Not everyone is as eager to share, … Read more

‘Cancer docs said I had two years to live – I’m still here 13 years later’

Positive patient Gary was told he had two years to live – 14 years ago (Image: Prostate Cancer UK) Prostate cancer drug trials could be accelerated “to save time, money and lives”, research suggests. Evidence showing how much a medicine can extend sufferers’ lives, known as overall survival, is usually considered the gold standard for … Read more

A&E doctor shares six signs of prostate cancer as ‘diagnoses are increasing’

Prostate cancer is among the deadliest forms of the disease, causing around 12,000 deaths in the UK annually. It is also the second most common cause of cancer death among men. Cases are also rising, with diagnoses increasing by 48 percent since the early 1990s, according to Cancer Research UK. Part of what makes this … Read more