WASHINGTON — Federal health officials have identified vitamin E acetate in the lung fluids of 29 people sickened in the outbreak of dangerous vaping-related lung injuries. The discovery is a “breakthrough” that points to the oil as a likely culprit in the outbreak that has sickened more than…

EARLIER THIS YEAR, “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. After his initial treatment, the cancer aggressively reappeared. Now he says he’s come to terms with the fact that the five-year survival rate is around 10%.

MULTI-TALENTED vaudevillian Jimmy Durante (1893-1980) often made fun of his oversized nose calling it his “schnozzola.” He loved to declare “the nose knows” — it was one of his signature phrases — but he probably didn’t have a clue that the nose might know a bit too much if you’re sleep deprived.

CLEVELAND — Inside the plaintiffs’ war room, bleary-eyed, caffeinated lawyers worked on what would be one of the most important cases of their careers — the first bellwether trial in the national opioid litigation against the country’s biggest drug companies. Their rented office space across…

A FEW YEARS after undergoing hip and knee replacement surgeries, Jane Fonda launched an exercise DVD for aging baby boomers. The former queen of workout videos is now dedicated to helping herself and others thrive after surgery by making sure they stay active and don’t pack on pounds.

Dorothy Twigg was living on her own, cooking and walking without help until a dizzy spell landed her in the emergency room. She spent three days confined to a hospital bed, allowed to get up only to use a bedside commode. Twigg, who was in her 80s, was livid about being stuck in a bed with s…

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