Wendy Williams Takes Time Off For Graves’ Disease

Wendy Williams Takes Time Off For Graves’ Disease

At her doctor’s orders, Wendy Williams is taking three weeks off to treat Graves’ disease. The talk show host of the Wendy Williams Show announced Wednesday that, beginning Thursday, she will take three weeks off her show for treatment, reported CNN. The disease affects 1 in 200 people in the U.S., but what exactly does […]

When to buy long-term care insurance

When to buy long-term care insurance

Q. I’m 48, in good health, but already worried about what old age is going to look like. When is the “sweet spot” to buy long-term care insurance? I know someone in their mid-50s who’s paying a lot but has a deal where he’s going to fully fund it over five or six years and […]

Samsung set to launch new flagship smartphones

Samsung set to launch new flagship smartphones

Samsung Electronics will unveil its next flagship smartphones — the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ — on Sunday, after it reported record profits in recent weeks and its vice chairman was released from prison. Samsung, the flagship subsidiary of South Korea’s biggest business group, suffered a humiliating recall of its Galaxy Note 7 device in […]

Precision cancer therapy works in 3/4 of patients: study

Precision cancer therapy works in 3/4 of patients: study

A precision cancer treatment that targets rare genetic mutations that exist in about 5,000 people in the United States instead of the tumor’s location in the body has shown success in three-quarters of patients, researchers said Wednesday. The medicine, called larotrectinib, is made by Loxo Oncology of Stamford, Connecticut and was granted breakthrough therapy designation […]