Every year, more than 150,000 children around the world are diagnosed with cancer. Nineteen-year-old Katharina Pohlenz is one of those struggling with the disease. For seven years now, the fight to recover has dominated her life.
A monthlong nationwide strike by doctors in Zimbabwe has left thousands of patients without adequate treatment and many beds empty. The doctors are demanding an increase in salaries and improved working conditions.
McCain has chosen to discontinue medical treatment for an aggressive brain tumor, his family announced in a statement. Support for the former presidential candidate poured in from Republicans and Democrats alike.
Electronics giant Samsung has apologized for the illnesses and deaths of workers at some of its factories. The company agreed it had failed to manage health threats to employees who developed forms of cancer.
Nobody likes hospitals and all that they imply. But as Tamsin Walker recounts, sometimes you've just got to do what you've got to do — needles or not.
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