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In this photo taken March 29, 2017, Dr. David Maloney of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is greeted by patient Ken Shefveland, whose lymphoma was successfully treated with CAR-T cell therapy. Immune therapy is the hottest trend in cancer care and its next frontier is creating "living drugs" that grow inside the body into an army that seeks and destroys tumors. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
June 12, 2017 - 11:32 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They removed some of his immune cells, engineered them into cancer assassins and unleashed them into his bloodstream. Immune therapy is the hottest trend in...
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In this photo taken March 29, 2017, Dr. David Maloney of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is greeted by patient Ken Shefveland, whose lymphoma was successfully treated with CAR-T cell therapy. Immune therapy is the hottest trend in cancer care and its next frontier is creating "living drugs" that grow inside the body into an army that seeks and destroys tumors. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
June 12, 2017 - 11:32 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They removed some of his immune cells, engineered them into cancer assassins and unleashed them into his bloodstream. Immune therapy is the hottest trend in...
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In this photo taken March 29, 2017, Dr. David Maloney of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is greeted by patient Ken Shefveland, whose lymphoma was successfully treated with CAR-T cell therapy. Immune therapy is the hottest trend in cancer care and its next frontier is creating "living drugs" that grow inside the body into an army that seeks and destroys tumors. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
June 12, 2017 - 11:32 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They removed some of his immune cells, engineered them into cancer assassins and unleashed them into his bloodstream. Immune therapy is the hottest trend in...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 24, 2008 file photo, obese patients wash their plates after lunch at the Aimin Fat Reduction Hospital in Tianjin, China. The hospital uses a combination of diet, exercise and traditional Chinese acupuncture to treat rising obesity rates. Research released Monday, June 12, 2017 found the obesity epidemic is getting worse in most parts of the world, according to data between 1980 and 2015. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
June 12, 2017 - 9:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The world's weight problem is growing in countries rich and poor, and in many of them obesity is increasing faster in children than adults. The research found obesity has tripled in youth and young adults in countries like China, Brazil and Indonesia. That suggests future increases...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 24, 2008 file photo, obese patients wash their plates after lunch at the Aimin Fat Reduction Hospital in Tianjin, China. The hospital uses a combination of diet, exercise and traditional Chinese acupuncture to treat rising obesity rates. Research released Monday, June 12, 2017 found the obesity epidemic is getting worse in most parts of the world, according to data between 1980 and 2015. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
June 12, 2017 - 9:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The world's weight problem is growing in countries rich and poor, and in many of them obesity is increasing faster in children than adults. The research found obesity has tripled in youth and young adults in countries like China, Brazil and Indonesia. That suggests future increases...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price are seen in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. For Republicans, health care is becoming a big political gamble. Not only are they trying to scale back major benefit programs being used by millions of people, but they’re doing so even as the public is leery of drastic changes, and there’s no support outside their own party. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
June 12, 2017 - 3:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care. They're trying to scale back major benefit programs being used by millions of people. And they're trying to do it even though much of the public is leery of drastic changes, and there's no support outside the GOP. It's...
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In this photo taken March 29, 2017, Dr. David Maloney of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is greeted by patient Ken Shefveland, whose lymphoma was successfully treated with CAR-T cell therapy. Immune therapy is the hottest trend in cancer care and its next frontier is creating "living drugs" that grow inside the body into an army that seeks and destroys tumors. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
June 12, 2017 - 1:16 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They removed some of his immune cells, engineered them into cancer assassins and unleashed them into his bloodstream. Immune therapy is the hottest trend in...
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Jimmie Johnson climbs into his car before practice for the NASCAR Cup series auto race, Saturday, June 3, 2017, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
June 09, 2017 - 1:15 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson put the beer on ice and held a muted victory celebration. The morning after he hoisted another NASCAR trophy in victory lane, Johnson was in New York to have a form of skin cancer cut out of his right shoulder. Johnson surprised the auto racing community Monday...
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In this Thursday, June 1, 2017 photo Elena Tenenbaum holds her eight-week-old baby Zoe while standing for a photograph at their home, in Providence, R.I. Tenenbaum, a clinical psychology researcher, had her second daughter in April of 2017, and has been able to use Rhode Island's paid family leave program, which started in 2014 and covers four weeks of partial pay. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
June 09, 2017 - 9:48 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A proposal for paid parental leave championed by Ivanka Trump could go back to the drawing board. Two weeks after the plan was outlined in President Donald Trump's budget proposal, his daughter and adviser signaled she is open to other strategies for providing the benefit...
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In this Thursday, June 1, 2017 photo Elena Tenenbaum holds her eight-week-old baby Zoe while standing for a photograph at their home, in Providence, R.I. Tenenbaum, a clinical psychology researcher, had her second daughter in April of 2017, and has been able to use Rhode Island's paid family leave program, which started in 2014 and covers four weeks of partial pay. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
June 09, 2017 - 9:48 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A proposal for paid parental leave championed by Ivanka Trump could go back to the drawing board. Two weeks after the plan was outlined in President Donald Trump's budget proposal, his daughter and adviser signaled she is open to other strategies for providing the benefit...
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