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How Risky Is Eating Red Meat? New Papers Provoke Controversy

NEW YORK — Eating red meat is linked to cancer and heart disease, but are the risks big enough to give up burgers and steak? A team of international researchers says probably not, contradicting established advice. In a series of papers published Monday, the...
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US Aims to Help More Cancer Patients Try Experimental Drugs

CHICAGO — Sally Atwater's doctor spent two months on calls, messages and paperwork to get her an experimental drug he thinks can fight the lung cancer that has spread to her brain and spine. "We are here to help. We are not here to make a drug company give ...
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RIP, Peter Magowan, 76. He Resurrected SF Giants.

SAN FRANCISCO — Peter Magowan, the lifelong Giants fan who formed the ownership group that kept the team in San Francisco with a sparkling waterfront ballpark, died Sunday after a battle with cancer. He was 76....