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Cancer incidence continues to rise in Taiwan

The number of new cases of cancer in Taiwan has continued to climb, with 4,447 more people diagnosed in 2018 than in 2017, a Health Promotion Administration (HPA) official said Tuesday. A total of ...

Liz Weston: How losing Obamacare could cost you

If the Supreme Court throws out the Affordable Care Act, your finances and your future could pay the price. Retiring early or starting a business might become too hazardous if your a...

Taiwan develops 6-minute cancer screening technique

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has developed a new mechanism that can spot 10 types of cancers in six to 15 minutes. Spearheaded by the National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (NSRRC), ...

Ginsburg waited 4 months to say her cancer had returned

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is perhaps the most forthcoming member of the Supreme Court when it comes to telling the public about her many health issues. But she waited more than fou...

Justice Ginsburg says cancer has returned, but won't retire

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Friday she is receiving chemotherapy for a recurrence of cancer, but has no plans to retire from the Supreme Court. The 87-year-old...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from hospital

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Wednesday that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was discharged from a hospital after being treated for a possible infection. A court spokeswoman s...

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Chatty Thomas breaks with precedent

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court justice gets it in his mind to ask a question, and pretty soon, he's got questions for everyone. And so the next question: Will Clarence Thomas ever stop talking? ...

The Latest: Mourners gather at funeral of 9/11 activist

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for a detective who fought for 9/11 compensation (all times local): 9:45 a.m. A fellow activist says a former New York Cit...

Funeral set for detective who fought for 9/11 compensation

NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police detective who fought until his final days for the extension of the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund is being remembered with a funeral service in Queens ...

Funeral scheduled for detective who fought for Sept. 11 fund

NEW YORK (AP) — A funeral will be held Wednesday for a former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund. ...

Detective who fought for 9/11 compensation funding dies

NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund has died at age 53. Detective Luis Alvarez's death fr...

Eating pineapple clears up eye floaters: Taiwanese study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A recent study carried out in Taiwan and published in the April edition of The Journal of American Science, has found eating pineapple regularly can significantly reduce eye fl...

Ginsburg makes first public appearance since cancer surgery

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made her first public appearance since undergoing lung cancer surgery, attending a concert in her honor given by her daughter-in-law and oth...

Ginsburg makes 1st public appearance since cancer surgery

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is making her first public appearance since undergoing lung cancer surgery in December. The 85-year-old Ginsburg is attend...

Colorectal cancer tops most common cancer list in Taiwan for 2016

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Colorectal cancer topped the list of the most common cancers and a new cancer was diagnosed every 298 seconds in Taiwan in 2016, according to a report released by the Heal...