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Newport Independent - Newport, AR
Updated at 10:06 AM

Q: My mom’s doctor recommended radiation therapy for her cancer. Is this safe?A: Over a century ago, soon after X-rays were discovered in 1895, radiation therapy was first used to treat cancer. Since that time there have been huge developments in this treatment modality, and radiation therapy is now used as treatment, most often as a supplement surgery, chemotherapy and other cancer treatments, for about 50 percent of all cancer patients.

Updated at 9:59 AM

About one year ago, Taylor Swift began teasing fans on social media that things were going to change. She posted a video on Instagram where she pushed the number 18. Two days later she tweeted an image of 5:00 p.m. The following day was a screenshot...

Updated at 9:56 AM

Remember “Demolition Man,” the old Sylvester Stallone sci-fi movie set in a future where all restaurants are Taco Bell? (It was kind of a dystopia.)Well, in a way, we’ve reached that point. We live in a world where all movies are now PG-13.

Updated at 9:51 AM

Bathtubs are back! (Not that they ever really left.) While it’s true that many folks enjoy the ease of hopping into a shower stall for their morning ablutions, you are still likely to find at least one tub in just about every American home. And...

Updated at 9:30 AM

So says Chris Buck, who directed "Frozen" and "Tarzan," both Disney movies. Earlier this week, Buck said:

Updated at 9:22 AM

A "Straight Outta (Somewhere)" meme generator created by Beats by Dre to help promote "Straight Outta Compton," the upcoming film about the rap group N.W.A., has quickly...

Posted at 10:10 AM

Three more women came forward at a press conferenceWednesday to claim that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them...

Updated at 8:16 AM

A court sketch artist is apologizing for less-than-flattering renderings of Tom Brady during Wednesday's Deflategate hearing.

Posted at 9:10 AM

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