Daily Focus

Dying with dignity

SINGAPORE — When 28-year-old Christopher Hawkes succumbed to a four-year battle with cancer in August, he did so in his own bed, surrounded by his family, partner and six pet...

Guidelines for stroke prevention updated

CLEVELAND — New tools for preventing strokes include new blood-thinning medications to reduce the risk of stroke among people with atrial fibrillation (an abnormal heart rhythm...

Diabetes fuels rise in TB

LONDON — Cases of tuberculosis (TB) are set to accelerate worldwide unless action is taken to curb diabetes, a chronic condition that weakens the immune system and triples the...

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