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Study: Aspirin Can Help Treat And Prevent Cancer

We know that aspirin is very effective in helping fight cardiovascular disease, but according to a new report in the journal The Lancet, aspirin can also be used to help prevent and treat cancer.


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Cancer Cases On The Decline In America

By Dr. Brian McDonough PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – There’s good news from the American Cancer Society. Cancer cases and cancer deaths have dropped in much of the United States. It is the lowest we’ve seen since […]


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Report: Most Medical Students Don’t Know When Hand Washing Is Necessary

Only 33 percent — a third of the students — correctly identified the five situations that require hand hygiene.


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Study: Flu Shots Are Only About 59% Effective In Adults

If you’re somebody who likes medicine to be perfect, you are not going to be happy by a report in the journal The Lancet. The report looked at flu vaccine and finds it’s only about 59-percent effective in adults who receive it.



Study: Pre-Hypertension Significantly Increases Risk Of Stroke

According to the report, if the top blood pressure number, the systolic number, is in the range of 120 to 129 the risk of stroke increases by 22-percent. When that number climbs to 130-139, the risk increases to 79-percent.



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