St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Landmark Signs & Electric New Year's Eve Ball Crew members Nick Bonavita, second from right, and Nick Russomanno, right, install a Waterford crystal triangle on the New Year's Eve Ball during a media event Friday Dec. 27, 2013 on the roof of One Times Square in New York. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Times Square’s crystal ball gets gleaming new skin

NEW YORK (AP) — Electricians working atop a New York City skyscraper on Friday installed the last of the 2,688 crystal triangles that give the Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball its shimmer, including a […]

12/27/2013

(AP Photo)

Bird flu 101: How bad is the new H7N9 strain?

(AP) – A bird flu virus never before found in humans has grabbed world attention this week after it infected and killed people in China. Scientists have been scrambling to learn whether it could potentially spark a global pandemic.

04/04/2013

Cancer-drugs

Study ties drug shortage to poorer cancer survival

(AP) – Young cancer patients who couldn’t get a key medicine because of a national drug shortage were more likely to suffer a relapse than others who were able to get the preferred treatment, doctors report.

12/26/2012

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