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New Research Shows 3-D Mammograms Increase Cancer Detection

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania used 3-D Mammography to screen more than 26,000 women, They found that cancer detection rates increased from 3.51 to 5.24 per 1,000 women.


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A New Way To Look At Heart Disease And Its Treatment

One of the most widely prescribed and effective drugs in the war against heart disease is about to become even more popular, because of new recommendations by the nation’s cardiologists.


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New Study Links Internet Exposure And Depression

The rate of suicide among young people is on the rise, and some are concerned the internet could play a part.


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Study: Prolonged Sitting Could Lead To Colon Cancer

According to a report in the American Association For Cancer Research, if you sit a great deal of the day, you have a greater risk of developing colon cancer.


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Some Simple Tips To Have Safer Surgery

A report says there are three things that can lead to better outcomes…


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Several Concerns Still Remain After NFL Concussion Settlement

A major concern, still, is that the NCAA has not picked up many of the same practices of the NFL.


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Chemicals Allegedly Used By Assad On Syrian Civilians Attack Nervous System

Nerve gas breaks down an enzyme that allows nerves to talk back and forth to through each other.


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Making Sure Your Breast Milk Is Safe

Many women choose to breastfeed, and when they do, they often have a very common question: Are medications that I take when I’m breastfeeding safe for the baby?


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Researchers Discover A New Tool For Spotting Cervical Cancer

Now, there is a report from a cancer conference in Chicago that there is a test to detect cervical cancer that’s inexpensive.


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Daylight Saving Time Could Have An Impact On Your Health

A study showed a small rise in heart attack rates the Sunday following the shift to Daylight Saving Time.


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Early Menopause Possibly Linked To Certain BRCA Gene Mutations

These are the genes that are associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer and breast cancer.


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Study: Smokers Lose 10 Years Of Life Expectancy

According to a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine smokers loose at least 10 years of life expectancy compared to non-smokers.


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Are You A Cyberchondriac?

According to a Pew Research Center study, 72-percent of us went online to find health information in the past year.


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Study Finds About 12% Of Teens Have Thought About Suicide

Suicide is known to be the third leading cause of death among teens.



Change In Lifestyle This Time Of Year Can Lead To “Holiday Heart Syndrome”

Medical experts warn this holiday season can land you in the emergency room if you are not careful, even people who are otherwise healthy.





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