Diagnosis and treatment

FILE - In this April 22, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jameson Taillon collects himself on the mound after giving up a three-run home run to New York Yankees' Starlin Castro during a baseball game in Pittsburgh. Taillon had surgery for testicular cancer conducted on May 8, a procedure that sounded more frightening in his mind than in reality. He was home by the end of the day and is already back playing catch and doing light cardio while he awaits further blood tests to determine whether there is any cancer remaining in his system. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
May 19, 2017 - 7:47 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jameson Taillon felt like he was in a movie, as if he was watching somebody else's life change and not his own. The Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher felt something "odd" in his groin and alerted trainers while on the road earlier this month in Cincinnati. Two days later, there the 25-...
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Former race car driver John Andretti speaks during a press conference at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Indianapolis. John Andretti is in the fight of his life. He's battling stage four cancer. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 18, 2017 - 6:52 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — John Andretti can't shake the sound from his head. The haunting sound of a machine pumping toxic chemicals into his system as part of chemotherapy. "I wake up in the middle of the night and I sit and listen to this pump going and know this pump is poison," Andretti said. "I hear...
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Actor Charlie Hunnam poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'King Arthur The Legend Of The Sword'', in London, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
May 11, 2017 - 10:39 am
LONDON (AP) — Charlie Hunnam says he convinced director Guy Ritchie to cast him as King Arthur after the two bonded over marijuana — talking about it, not indulging in it. "I heard Guy Ritchie's 'King Arthur' and I thought, 'That's a brilliant idea,' and I just sort of saw it right away and wanted...
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Actor Charlie Hunnam poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'King Arthur The Legend Of The Sword'', in London, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
May 11, 2017 - 10:12 am
LONDON (AP) — Charlie Hunnam says as soon as he learned Guy Ritchie was making a King Arthur movie, he knew he wanted to be a part of it. The problem: Guy Ritchie didn't agree. The solution turned out to be marijuana — talking about it, not indulging in it. To change Richie's mind, Hunnam booked a...
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Actor Charlie Hunnam poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'King Arthur The Legend Of The Sword'', in London, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
May 11, 2017 - 10:11 am
LONDON (AP) — Charlie Hunnam says as soon as he learned Guy Ritchie was making a King Arthur movie, he knew he wanted to be a part of it. The problem: Guy Ritchie didn't agree. The solution turned out to be marijuana — talking about it, not indulging in it. To change Richie's mind, Hunnam booked a...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 27, 2017 file photo, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny poses for a photo after unknown attackers doused him with green antiseptic outside a conference venue in Moscow, Russia. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny wrote on Instagram on Tuesday May 9, 2017 that he has undergone eye surgery in Spain and that doctors expect the vision in his right eye to be restored in several months, after being attacked last month. (Evgeny Feldman/Pool Photo via AP, File)
May 10, 2017 - 7:02 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has undergone eye surgery in Spain after being attacked last month. Navalny suffered a severe chemical burn in his right eye last month when an attacker doused him with green antiseptic. Navalny's supporters identified the attacker as a pro-...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 27, 2017 file photo, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny poses for a photo after unknown attackers doused him with green antiseptic outside a conference venue in Moscow, Russia. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny wrote on Instagram on Tuesday May 9, 2017 that he has undergone eye surgery in Spain and that doctors expect the vision in his right eye to be restored in several months, after being attacked last month. (Evgeny Feldman/Pool Photo via AP, File)
May 10, 2017 - 6:13 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has undergone eye surgery in Spain after being attacked last month. Navalny suffered a severe chemical burn in his right eye last month when an attacker doused him with green antiseptic. Navalny's supporters identified the attacker as a pro-...
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May 10, 2017 - 4:55 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says that he has undergone eye surgery in Spain after being attacked last month. Navalny suffered a severe chemical burn in his right eye last month when an attacker doused him with green antiseptic a week ago. Navalny's supporters identified...
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In this Jan. 19, 2017, handout photo from the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, nurse Amanda Fritsch checks the catheter delivering a drug that kept Stuart Anders’ injured leg numb for three days. Called a nerve block, the non-addictive numbing treatment substantially cut the amount of opioid painkillers that Anders otherwise would have been prescribed for his shattered femur. (University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 5:18 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — A car crash shattered Stuart Anders' thigh, leaving pieces of bone sticking through his skin. Yet Anders begged emergency room doctors not to give him powerful opioid painkillers — he'd been addicted once before and panicked at the thought of relapsing. "I can't lose what I worked...
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In this April 18, 2017, photo, Soila Solano prepares to inject herself with insulin at her home in Las Vegas. Solano was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes six years ago. Casino owners and their employees’ unions are attempting to rein in soaring prescription drug prices in an attempt to control their own medical insurance costs. They and Democratic lawmakers backing the bill also hope it would cap what diabetics pay out of their own pockets for insulin. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 01, 2017 - 12:53 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Aiming to rein in soaring prescription drug prices, an unlikely Nevada coalition is trying to force pharmaceutical companies to disclose how they set insulin prices — and issue refunds to diabetics or their insurance companies if annual price hikes surpass inflation. Las...
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