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Science Daily
Expert opinion on how to address the skyrocketing prices of cancer drugsNot without significant tradeoffs that could reduce patients' access to some ca
Expert opinion on how to address the skyrocketing prices of cancer drugs
Science Daily / Posted 11 hours ago
Not without significant tradeoffs that could reduce patients' access to some cancer medications, says physician, cancer researcher and health economist Dr. Scott Ramsey in a JAMA Oncology editorial. Ramsey, director of the Hutchinson Institute for... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
A good weight loss program is hard to find online(Reuters Health) - Looking for weight loss programs online might not work very
A good weight loss program is hard to find online
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
(Reuters Health) - Looking for weight loss programs online might not work very well for people who want a bricks-and-mortar place to go for support shedding excess pounds, a small U.S. study suggests. Fewer than one in 10 websites gave enough... Read more
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The Huffington Post
5 Foods That May Help Lower Your Cancer RiskBrussels Sprouts, Kale, Any Variation on the Current Cauliflower Craze The key
5 Foods That May Help Lower Your Cancer Risk
The Huffington Post / Posted 4 days ago
Brussels Sprouts, Kale, Any Variation on the Current Cauliflower Craze The key thing they have in common: They're cruciferous vegetables This class of veggies is consistently linked with a lower risk of colon cancer, says Johanna Lampe, PhD, RD,... Read more
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examiner.com
Are you getting enough water in your dietA tip for health is to start your morning with a nice cool glass of water. As s
Are you getting enough water in your diet
examiner.com / Posted 6 days ago
A tip for health is to start your morning with a nice cool glass of water. As soon as you awaken go grab that 8 oz glass of water. The average human body is 75% water. Our brain is 75% water. Our bones are 22% water. Our muscles are 75% water. Did... Read more
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examiner.com
Requiem for a Heisman trophy: Cleveland Browns ready to jettison Johnny ManzielWas it poetic justice that on Groundhog Day 2016, the Cleveland Browns saw thei
Requiem for a Heisman trophy: Cleveland Browns ready to jettison Johnny Manziel
examiner.com / Posted 8 days ago
Was it poetic justice that on Groundhog Day 2016, the Cleveland Browns saw their shadow, even if Punxsutawney Phil did not? Without question, Johnny Manziel certainly saw his own shadow, but more likely he is anything but unhappy about the situation,... Read more
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Mashable
Cancer "Moonshot" initiative raises questions about what it means to cure cancerAlexis Devaney was unaware of the large tumor growing in her body until a frien
Cancer "Moonshot" initiative raises questions about what it means to cure cancer
Mashable / Posted 8 days ago
Alexis Devaney was unaware of the large tumor growing in her body until a friend of the family pointed out a peculiar lump in her back during a visit. A few scans and biopsies later, she was informed that she had thyroid cancer. She was 12-years-old... Read more
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Market Watch
Lifestyle gets blame for 70% to 90% of all cancersVIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images Do most people who get cancer simply have bad
Lifestyle gets blame for 70% to 90% of all cancers
Market Watch / Posted 8 days ago
VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images Do most people who get cancer simply have bad luck? Or is cancer something they might be able to prevent? A new study suggests the latter. The study, whose results were recently published in Nature, revealed that it... Read more
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KTVB Boise
High drug prices mean you can't afford your medications? There's help | KTVB.COMPatients suffering from painful, sometimes life-threatening diseases often find
High drug prices mean you can't afford your medications? There's help | KTVB.COM
KTVB Boise / Posted 10 days ago
Patients suffering from painful, sometimes life-threatening diseases often find the struggles hardly end when the treatments are over. Co-payments and other out-of-pocket costs for drugs, on top of the bills for the uncovered portion of doctor and... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
High drug prices mean you can't afford your medications? There's helpPatients suffering from painful, sometimes life-threatening diseases often find
High drug prices mean you can't afford your medications? There's help
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 10 days ago
Patients suffering from painful, sometimes life-threatening diseases often find the struggles hardly end when the treatments are over. Co-payments and other out-of-pocket costs for drugs, on top of the bills for the uncovered portion of doctor and... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
High drug prices mean you can't afford your medications? There's helpPatients suffering from painful, sometimes life-threatening diseases often find
High drug prices mean you can't afford your medications? There's help
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 10 days ago
Patients suffering from painful, sometimes life-threatening diseases often find the struggles hardly end when the treatments are over. Co-payments and other out-of-pocket costs for drugs, on top of the bills for the uncovered portion of doctor and... Read more
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First Coast News
High drug prices mean you can't afford your medications? There's helpPatients suffering from painful, sometimes life-threatening diseases often find
High drug prices mean you can't afford your medications? There's help
First Coast News / Posted 10 days ago
Patients suffering from painful, sometimes life-threatening diseases often find the struggles hardly end when the treatments are over. Co-payments and other out-of-pocket costs for drugs, on top of the bills for the uncovered portion of doctor and... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
High drug prices mean you can't afford your medications? There's helpPatients suffering from painful, sometimes life-threatening diseases often find
High drug prices mean you can't afford your medications? There's help
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
Patients suffering from painful, sometimes life-threatening diseases often find the struggles hardly end when the treatments are over. Co-payments and other out-of-pocket costs for drugs, on top of the bills for the uncovered portion of doctor and... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
High drug prices mean you can't afford your medications? There's helpPatients suffering from painful, sometimes life-threatening diseases often find
High drug prices mean you can't afford your medications? There's help
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 10 days ago
Patients suffering from painful, sometimes life-threatening diseases often find the struggles hardly end when the treatments are over. Co-payments and other out-of-pocket costs for drugs, on top of the bills for the uncovered portion of doctor and... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study provides new insights into breast cancer metastasisIt has long been thought that cancer metastasizes, or spreads, when a single ca
Study provides new insights into breast cancer metastasis
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
It has long been thought that cancer metastasizes, or spreads, when a single cancer cell escapes from the original tumor, travels through the bloodstream and sets up shop in distant organs. However, a growing body of evidence suggests that these bad... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
New Miss Washington USA crownedSEATTLE -- A new Miss Washington USA was crowned Saturday night. Keffler is al
New Miss Washington USA crowned
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 11 days ago
SEATTLE -- A new Miss Washington USA was crowned Saturday night. Keffler is also involved in another police investigation regarding the stabbing of her boyfriend, former Seattle Sounders player Marco Pappa. Schmidt, who is from Bellevue, says she... Read more
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The Scientist
The MycobiomeAt a workshop held at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) last September on
The Mycobiome
The Scientist / Posted 11 days ago
At a workshop held at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) last September on the role of human microbiota in infectious disease, I was disheartened not to hear a single talk on the fungal community—the mycobiome. Disheartened, but not surprised.... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New NCCN Guidelines published for Vulvar CancerIt is estimated that more than 5,000 cases of Vulvar Cancer were diagnosed in t
New NCCN Guidelines published for Vulvar Cancer
News-Medical-Net / Posted 16 days ago
It is estimated that more than 5,000 cases of Vulvar Cancer were diagnosed in the United States in 2015, and approximately 1,000 women died from the disease. In order to provide comprehensive, up-to-date clinical treatment guidelines for this rare... Read more
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Newswise
#HPV Vaccine Expert From @FredHutch Available to Discuss HPV Consensus Statement on Vaccination Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — Today 69 top U.S. cancer c
#HPV Vaccine Expert From @FredHutch Available to Discuss HPV Consensus Statement on Vaccination
Newswise / Posted 16 days ago
Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — Today 69 top U.S. cancer centers, including Seattle's Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, issued a... Read more
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Newswise
#Smoking Expert Available to Discuss #JAMA Study Comparing Nicotine Patch, Varenicline and Combo Nicotine Replacement Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — Fred Hutchinson Cancer Res
#Smoking Expert Available to Discuss #JAMA Study Comparing Nicotine Patch, Varenicline and Combo Nicotine Replacement
Newswise / Posted 17 days ago
Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center psychologist Dr. Jonathan Bricker is... Read more
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Newswise
New Study Links Cancer's Financial Burden To Mortality Rates: Author Available Available for logged-in reporters only A new study conducted by researchers
New Study Links Cancer's Financial Burden To Mortality Rates: Author Available
Newswise / Posted 18 days ago
Available for logged-in reporters only A new study conducted by researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has found that the financial toxicity resulting... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Dorothy Hamill pushes for breast cancer tests, awarenessDorothy Hamill was dubbed America’s sweetheart when she won Olympic gold in fig
Dorothy Hamill pushes for breast cancer tests, awareness
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 19 days ago
Dorothy Hamill was dubbed America’s sweetheart when she won Olympic gold in figure skating in 1976, but for the past few years she has been so worn out she couldn’t make it onto a rink. Breast cancer surgery, radiation and six years of medication... Read more
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Science Daily
Research on worms reveals how the brain compensates for sensory loss and points to its early evolutionary rootsThe human brain has the remarkable capacity to respond to sensory loss by boost
Research on worms reveals how the brain compensates for sensory loss and points to its early evolutionary roots
Science Daily / Posted 21 days ago
The human brain has the remarkable capacity to respond to sensory loss by boosting the remaining functioning senses. Through a compensation mechanism in the brain, known as cross-modal plasticity, some senses are enhanced following the loss of other... Read more
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PhysOrg
This smartphone technology 3-D maps your meal and counts its caloriesNutriRay3D combines laser mapping technology with a smartphone app to estimate
This smartphone technology 3-D maps your meal and counts its calories
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
NutriRay3D combines laser mapping technology with a smartphone app to estimate the calories and other nutritional content on a plate of food. Credit: University of Washington How many calories are on the plate of food you're about to eat? You could... Read more
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The Scientist
Week in Review: January 11–15FLICKR, DEAN HOCHMANBabies born with a specific immune phenotype appear more li
Week in Review: January 11–15
The Scientist / Posted 28 days ago
FLICKR, DEAN HOCHMANBabies born with a specific immune phenotype appear more likely than infants without it to develop food allergies a year later, researchers from Australia and China showed in Science Translational Medicine this week (January 14).... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Spokane oncologist failed to pass board examsSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - State investigators contend a Spokane oncologist lied abo
Spokane oncologist failed to pass board exams
The Kitsap Sun / Posted a month ago
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - State investigators contend a Spokane oncologist lied about his failure to pass medical board exams and falsified his certification status as he continued to treat cancer patients. Dr. Rajeev Rajendra has several months to... Read more
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The Scientist
Finding Enhancers with CRISPRCrystal Structure of Cas9 bound to DNAWIKICOMMONS, CAS9 WIKI PROJECTWhile sever
Finding Enhancers with CRISPR
The Scientist / Posted 1 months ago
Crystal Structure of Cas9 bound to DNAWIKICOMMONS, CAS9 WIKI PROJECTWhile several groups are working to apply the CRISPR/Cas9 system for clinical purposes, some are using the tool to address fundamental questions about biology. Reuven Agami, a... Read more
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Newswise
Nutritional Researcher @FredHutch Who Helped Shape New U.S. #Dietary Guidelines Available for Interviews Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — Marian Neuhouser, Ph.D., R
Nutritional Researcher @FredHutch Who Helped Shape New U.S. #Dietary Guidelines Available for Interviews
Newswise / Posted 1 months ago
Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — Marian Neuhouser, Ph.D., R.D., a nutritional epidemiologist and member of the Public Health... Read more

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