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Cancer deaths are decreasing

Abstract Background: The American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) collaborate to provide annual updates on cancer occurrence and trends in the United States. This Annual Report highlights survival rates. Methods: Data were from the… Read More »

This is the joyous moment Ellie is told she’s finally going to Disneyworld thanks to Make a Wish

The four-year-old Dublin girl who has a tumour wrapped around her spinal cord was thrilled to discover she would be travelling to Paris with her mum and dad thanks to the organisation, which grants the wishes of Irish children batting life-threatening illnesses. Ellie, from Tallaght, was diagnosed with Grade 2 Pilcytic Astrocytoma in 2014, a… Read More »

EPA makes it official, sends $100 million to Michigan for Flint water crisis

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $100-million grant to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to fund drinking water infrastructure upgrades in Flint, funding that had been approved by Congress and former President Barack Obama late last year. Provided by the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act of 2016, the funds awarded Friday,… Read More »