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Study links ADHD to a chemical

More than 11 percent of school-age children in the United States have been given diagnoses of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, a… more »

Dianne Harrod, 65, who was diagnosed with stage IV cancer in 2009, credits her lifestyle for her survival. Doctors believe targeted treatment of metastatic breast cancer may help patients beat the odds. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun/MCT)

Targeted cancer treatments extend lives

Eight years ago, Dian Corneliussen-James had surgeons cut out half of her right lung, a risky procedure she believes saved her life.

Retired obstetrician Dr. Jim Affleck, center, poses with heart surgeon Dr. Robert Kincade, left, and interventional cardiologist Dr. David Roberts, who teamed up to give him a new heart valve. Affleck delivered Kincade in 1969. (Renee C. Byer/Sacramento Bee/MCT)

Heart surgeon operates on doctor who delivered him

SACRAMENTO – On July 7, 1969, a young obstetrician named Dr. Jim Affleck delivered a baby boy named Robert Kincade in the maternity wing of Sutter Memorial Hospital.

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