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The Unusual Discovery of 10 Commonly Prescribed Medications - Part 2 - Pharmacy Times

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 07:56

Pharmacy Times

The Unusual Discovery of 10 Commonly Prescribed Medications - Part 2
Pharmacy Times
The process of drug discovery and testing can be a long, slow, and painful road. It's estimated that for approximately every 10,000-15,000 new compounds identified, only 5 will be considered safe for testing in human volunteers and 1 will be approved ...

Hirono focuses on Maui County issues - Maui News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 07:44

Maui News

Hirono focuses on Maui County issues
Maui News
The first-term Democrat has remained active since undergoing surgery to remove a kidney in May and continues to receive treatment for Stage 4 kidney cancer, which also was found in one of her ribs. Hirono returned to Congress five days after her ...

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Weekend events for Lane County and beyond, June 17-18 - The Register-Guard

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 05:47

The Register-Guard

Weekend events for Lane County and beyond, June 17-18
The Register-Guard
Tickets are $25 and benefit the schools Pacific Islanders Club and other student clubs; sheldonluau.org. The Yachats Ladies Club is inviting the ... A portion of the proceeds goes to the American Cancer Society. Free admission with food purchases. The ...

Following a dream - Moose Jaw Times-Herald

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 04:26

Moose Jaw Times-Herald

Following a dream
Moose Jaw Times-Herald
Mercer had just graduated college when he and his family found out the patriarch had cancer and only three months left to live. He visited his father at Christmas, but was teaching English in ... Mercer started his journey by dipping his rear bike tire ...

Brisbane News - Ten Eyewitness News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 21:15

Ten Eyewitness News

Brisbane News
Ten Eyewitness News
Brisbane News Rescue launch. You're watching Brisbane News Rescue launch When Pacific Island nations face times of crisis, Australian foreign aid can be the difference between life and death. ... Pioneering research Chemotherapy could soon be a thing ...

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Write engaging, reader-friendly headline here - Washington Post

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:27

Washington Post

Write engaging, reader-friendly headline here
Washington Post
Stanley Hamilton, 83, who directed public affairs for the U.S. Transportation Department from 1986 to 2001, died May 26 at a hospital in Lawrence, Kan. The cause was multiple organ failure, said a son, Arthur Hamilton. Mr. Hamilton was born in Grand ...

Sue Cox Thames - Lawrence County Press

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 06:44

Sue Cox Thames
Lawrence County Press
Mrs. Sue Cox Thames, 79, died Sunday, May 28, 2017 at her home in Clemmons surrounded by family. She was born in Monticello to James and Velma Cox and was one of six children. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Jimmy Cox and ...

Dan Carter Backs Jordie Barrett To Star Against The Lions - Pundit Arena

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 05:29

Pundit Arena

Dan Carter Backs Jordie Barrett To Star Against The Lions
Pundit Arena
With just over a week to go until the All Blacks face off against the touring British and Irish Lions, hype is hitting fever-pitch in New Zealand. The World Cup champions are expected to account for Warren Gatland's charges at home, but have the ...

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5 local businesses at Hawaii on the Hill - Thegardenisland.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 00:20

Thegardenisland.com

5 local businesses at Hawaii on the Hill
Thegardenisland.com
People from the Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai Chamber of Commerce, the County of Kauai the Hawaii state Senate were in attendance. The two-day gathering was organized by Sen. Mazie Hirono and the Hawaii Chamber of Commerce in an effort to ...

Research grants includes focus on Māori & Pacific health | Māori ... - Māori Television

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 15:33

Māori Television

Research grants includes focus on Māori & Pacific health | Māori ...
Māori Television
This year's annual funding round of Health Research Council grants includes some grants which focus on Māori and Pacific health.

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Research grants includes focus on Māori & Pacific health | Māori ... - Māori Television

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 15:32

Māori Television

Research grants includes focus on Māori & Pacific health | Māori ...
Māori Television
This year's annual funding round of Health Research Council grants includes some grants which focus on Māori and Pacific health.

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Our addiction to meat may be killing us - The Island.lk (subscription)

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 12:26

Our addiction to meat may be killing us
The Island.lk (subscription)
Much evidence links excess meat consumption, particularly red meat and processed meat, with obesity, heart disease, stroke, some cancers and type 2 diabetes. Conversely, diets high in vegetables, fruits and wholegrains (such as lentils, chickpeas or ...

Notable deaths in the Washington area - Washington Post

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 10:44

Washington Post

Notable deaths in the Washington area
Washington Post
The cause was cancer, said a daughter, Kate Cooper. Mrs. Cooper, a District resident, was born Wren Davie in San Francisco and had lived in the Washington area since 1961. She was a designer and creator of costumes at St. Albans and Washington ...

Overfed and Underfed: Global Food Extremes - Morung Express

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 02:34

Morung Express

Overfed and Underfed: Global Food Extremes
Morung Express
The highest rates of obesity, typically no less than 40 percent of adults, are observed in the small South Pacific island nations, including Kiribati, Samoa and Tonga. ... epidemic continues to spread globally, growing numbers of men, women and ...

The Humanitarian Crisis Caused by Two Polar Opposite Food Problems - The Wire

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 15:30

The Wire

The Humanitarian Crisis Caused by Two Polar Opposite Food Problems
The Wire
The highest rates of obesity, typically no less than 40% of adults, are observed in the small South Pacific island nations, including Kiribati, Samoa and Tonga (Figure 2). Other countries with high obesity rates among those aged 15 years and above are ...

Coast Guard ship will linger in century-old watery grave - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports - WAOW

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 13:13

WAOW

Coast Guard ship will linger in century-old watery grave - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports
WAOW
(NOAA/Mare Island Museum via AP). ... Immune therapy is the hottest trend in cancer care and 'living drugs' are its next frontier. ..... Cutters based in San Francisco in the late 1800s and early 1900s represented American interests throughout the Pacific.
Historic shipwreck discovered off Southern California coastkwwl.com

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Indonesia tobacco bill would open tap for ads aimed at kids - Gulf Times

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 09:50

Gulf Times

Indonesia tobacco bill would open tap for ads aimed at kids
Gulf Times
If the bill initiated by the parliament is passed, companies will no longer have to put grim pictures on cigarette packs of lung cancer or other diseases linked to smoking, said Mohammad Subuh, director-general of disease prevention and control at the ...

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David Colin Chadband, 69 - Kitsap Sun

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 06:12

Kitsap Sun

David Colin Chadband, 69
Kitsap Sun
He died on June 9, 2017, following an 11-month battle with liver cancer. ... our Hospice team (his loving wife Kathy, children Colin and Emma, sister Colleen (Chadband) O'Hollaren, brother Paul Chadband, life long friends Bill and Jil Delanty, nurse ...

1032 Weapons Tests Made America a Nuclear Superpower (But at a Crazy Cost) - Center for Research on Globalization

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 02:31

Center for Research on Globalization

1032 Weapons Tests Made America a Nuclear Superpower (But at a Crazy Cost)
Center for Research on Globalization
The bulk of the remaining nuclear tests took place in Pacific, at the islands of Bikini, Enewetak, Johnson Island and Christmas Island. The second nuclear test, after 1945's Trinity Test, took place at Bikini Atoll. The Pacific tests were notable not ...

Rat Lungworm, the Tropical Parasite That Took Hawaii by Surprise - The New Yorker

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 22:15

The New Yorker

Rat Lungworm, the Tropical Parasite That Took Hawaii by Surprise
The New Yorker
News travels quickly on an island, even one the size of Hawaii's Big Island. ... Still, as horrible as McCumber's condition sounded, Clark had other things to focus on, like running her orchid farm and, later, getting treatment for breast cancer ...

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