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2014/07/19 23:15
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Are vitamin supplements safe? Do vitamins work? Are they necessary? Do they contain dangerous impurities? And, is what’s on the label actually in the vitamin? Lately, newspaper headlines have...
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2014/07/17 10:08
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Bulges in body's major blood vessel can cause potentially lethal ruptures, blood clots An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a potentially life-threatening condition: If the body's major blood vessel...
2014/07/14 16:25
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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Testicular cancer rates are increasing more than three percent per year among young Hispanic men, at a time when rates among non-Hispanic white men are remaining steady,...
2014/07/14 06:26
2014/07/14 06:26
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Mammography screening of healthy women reduces deaths from breast cancer by about 28 percent, according to a new study. This latest research, published online in BMJ (British Medical Journal), is...
2014/07/12 18:05
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Like many working moms, Hope Bott of Orlando usually put her family's health needs ahead of her own, said the wife and mother of three boys. So when a mobile-mammography bus pulled up to her workplace...
2014/07/08 22:06
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Port Hueneme, Calif. - There is probably not one of us who hasn't sat in a doctor's office and heard the doctor say that we need one or more medical tests. A 2013 study by the Centers for Disease...
2014/07/03 08:36
2014/07/03 08:36
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Southwest Florida obstetricians and gynecologists are cautioning women not to be so quick to remove pelvic exams from their annual checkup routine, even after a medical organization said some women...
2014/07/01 14:33
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Yearly mammography screenings for women ages 40 to 59 do not reduce breast cancer deaths, even though they make a diagnosis of illness more likely, according to a long-term study of nearly 90,000...
2014/06/27 17:21
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Today is National HIV Testing Day. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts nearly one in six Americans who are living with HIV don't know they have it. The CDC also says these people...
2014/06/24 20:34
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It was in 1928 that scientists first discovered pap smears — a procedure in which a doctor can scrape cells from a woman’s cervix, look at them under a microscope and identify cancer, or the start of...
2014/06/24 14:48
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More and more people are getting tested for vitamin D deficiency, but the value of the tests remains too murky to make them part of routine medical care, an influential advisory group says. There...
2014/06/20 23:06
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Dear Doctor K >> I'm a healthy 50-year-old woman. Do I need to take a multivitamin/mineral supplement? Dear Reader >> Following the news on supplements is like watching a pingpong match. One study...
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