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South Africa’s battle to resuscitate cancer care

|     Susan Njanji     |   DURBAN, South Africa (AFP) - South African electrician Phiwankosi Mkhize was diagnosed with lung cancer in May last year and told...

As driving ban lifted, Saudi women in crosshairs of change

|     Aya Batrawy     |   RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Outside a sprawling mall in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, young single men and women walk through...

Non-invasive malaria test wins Africa engineering prize

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Languishing with fever and frustrated by delays in diagnosing his illness, Brian Gitta came up with a bright idea: a...

Researchers use immune-cell ‘army’ to battle another tough cancer

|     Laurie McGinley, The Washington Post     | A FLORIDA woman diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, generally considered incurable, is free of the disease two-and-a-half years...

Autistic boy’s classmates had never heard him speak. What he finally...

PEOPLE who know Sef Scott know he doesn’t normally speak. The 17-year-old from Plano, Texas, has autism, and other than quoting lines from favourite...

My stomach pain proved to be advanced ovarian cancer, and I...

|     Susan Lisovicz, The Washington Post     | I’'M GLAD I was lying down when the doctor told me the true cause of my stomach pains. "Well, you’ve...

Runners spread awareness about eating disorders in their sport

WHENEVER Alexis Fairbanks lost a race, she would look at the girls who finished ahead of her and think: They were smaller, thinner -...

‘Minister of Crab’ offers authentic local cuisine in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO (Xinhua) - For those who hear its name for the first time, ‘Ministry of Crab’ sounds like a government department. Located in the...

More than melting watches: Spain’s Salvador Dali Triangle

FIGUERES, Spain (AP) — If the name Salvador Dali conjures images of melting watches and one conspicuous mustache but not much else, then a...

You think ‘Star Wars’ is childish? You don’t know the power...

|     Jonathan Liebson     | THE title of AD Jameson’s new book, I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing: Star Wars and the Triumph of Geek...

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