Skip to main content.

RIP Steve Jobs: Apple CEO Had Rare, Slow-Growing Form of Pancreatic Cancer

RIP Steve Jobs: Apple CEO Had Rare, Slow-Growing Form of Pancreatic Cancer

Picture of Barbara Feder Ostrov


steve jobs, pancreatic cancer, reporting on health

Steve Jobs:

WebMD's Daniel J. DeNoon answers questions about the rare and slow-growing form of pancreatic cancer that led to the Apple CEO's Oct. 5 death. Alice Parks of Time offers a primer on pancreatic cancer.

Health Disparities: The nation's poorest people receive care from the worst hospitals, according to new research published in the journal Health Affairs. Most of those hospitals are in the South.

DES Legacy: New research suggests that children of mothers who took the now-discredited drug DES to prevent miscarriage may suffer from a host of health problems related to the drug, including breast cancer and infertility, Marilynn Marchione reports for the Associated Press.

Latino Health: Could the so-called immigrant paradox, in which immigrant Latinos in the United States are healthier and live longer than their U.S.-born counterparts, be due to lower smoking rates among Latinos?

Dental Health: As one Florida county votes to remove fluoride from its municipal water supply, consumers wonder whether the tooth-strengthening chemical is safe. Yes, in small doses, reports Wendy Koch for USA Today.

Want more from Reporting on Health? Join us, sign up for our newsletter, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

Photo credit: Apple.com

CONNECT WITH THE COMMUNITY

Follow Us

Facebook


Twitter

CHJ Icon
ReportingHealth