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Jimmy Carter says he feels fine, keeps busy despite cancer

...tumors on his brain, in August, and four treatments since then of Keytruda, a newly approved drug that helps his immune system seek out cancer cells. He said he'll keep receiving the drug, and that it's still too early for doctors to determine...
Nation and World
Second death reported in nationwide salmonella outbreak days, but infections can be severe and sometimes fatal. Children, the elderly and people with compromised immune systems are at greater risk of having severe symptoms.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday...
With humor and honesty, Carter talks about his cancer

...Thursday, he received radiation treatment. He also began receiving injections of a newly approved drug to help his immune system seek out and destroy the cancer cells wherever else they may appear.Wearing blue jeans and a blazer, Carter spoke...
Not For Web
Ice cream contamination still in question

...them out to retailers.Listeria primarily affects pregnant women and their newborns, older adults and people with immune systems weakened by cancer, cancer treatments, or other serious conditions. Two more illnesses have now been confirmed...
Not For Web
You'll love a ... Yelapa!

...for 10 years so no surprise when Yelapa's dark trails might surprise you. These things build character and your immune system.Yelapa is organic. Not organic in a hippy way, but in a don't-have-enough-money-to-buy-pesticides...
KC Chiefs Eric Berry feared to have lymphoma

...of Kansas Medical Center, has a mass on the right side of his chest. The fear is he has lymphoma, a cancer of the immune system, Chiefs trainer Rick Burkholder told reporters Monday.Berry, 25, among the NFL's best defensive players, was...
Living and growing: Gratefulness good for your health?

...Science Center reports on research that finds that people who practice gratitude consistently report: "a stronger immune system and lower blood pressure, high levels of positive emotions, more joy, optimism and happiness, acting with more compassion...
Juneau flu cases have quadrupled in last week

...of severe flu symptoms, Vermedal said. Children younger than 5 years old, the elderly, those with compromised immune systems, respiratory problems or cardiovascular problems and pregnant women are considered the most at risk for complications...
State | Local
My Turn: Let's lead on paid leave

...intensive care. Only because of the New Jersey paid leave law, Jason was able to stay home with them until their immune systems were strong enough to go to day care.A great country shouldn't force people into wrenching choices between the job...
Vaccination fees waived in August

...young to have received their full series of vaccines may be unprotected; people who have illnesses that affect their immune system may not be well protected, and there are some people who don't respond to vaccines, whose bodies are unable to...


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