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Hey, Fellas, Olive Oil And Nuts Tied To Prostate Cancer Survival – OPB News

Health | Food NPR | June 10, 2013 3:45 p.m. Show Hide Article Extras Sometimes, it doesn’t take a major diet overhaul to get significant health benefits. Small changes can be helpful, too. This seems to be the take-home message…

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Dare you give your son the cancer sex talk? – Telegraph.co.uk

To recap: about 15 types of HPV, which is sexually transmitted, are linked with the risk of cancer – be it oral, cervical, vaginal, anal or penile. Disturbingly, of the 6,000 throat cancers diagnosed annually, between 25 and 35 per…

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Woman sues berry maker for giving her hepatitis A – natmonitor.com

Hepatitis A outbreaks in the U.S. are relatively rare. An Arizona woman, Karen Echard, is suing Townsend Farms, maker of the frozen berry blend recently implicated in a hepatitis A outbreak, MyFox Phoenix reports. At risk of losing her job, facing…

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Avandia’s Future Still Bleak? – MedPage Today

Register Today Earn Free CME Credits by reading the latest medical news in your specialty. Sign Up 39707 By Kristina Fiore, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Published: June 07, 2013 An FDA panel recommendation to loosen restrictions on the controversial diabetes drug…

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Obama’s Remarks on Health Care and Surveillance – New York Times

The following is a transcript of President Obama’s remarks about the health care overhaul and response to a question about electronic surveillance in San Jose, Calif., as provided by the White House: MR. OBAMA: Good morning, everybody. It is wonderful…

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Researchers Develop Treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Voice of America

Researchers have developed a possible treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder, a mental condition characterized by increased anxiety, depression and problems with memory triggered by witnessing a traumatic event.  Scientists say the drug potentially could be given to someone immediately following…

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Komen cancels 3-Day walk in District, six other cities in 2014 – Washington Post

The Susan G. Komen foundation canceled its signature 3-Day walk in Washington and six other cities next year, slashing the number of the fundraising events by half, as participation continues to drop more than a year after a funding controversy…

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Komen 3-day race cancelled in Tampa for 2014 – MiamiHerald.com

TAMPA, Fla. – A race organized across major U.S. cities every year to raise money for breast cancer awareness, will not return to Tampa Bay in 2014. Organization officials for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day told the Tampa Bay Times…

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Vegetarians May Live Longer – TIME

Peter Cade / Getty Images Email Print Share Facebook Tumblr LinkedIn StumbleUpon Reddit Digg Mixx Delicious Google+ In one of the largest studies to date, researchers from Loma Linda University in California report that vegetarians outlast meat-eaters. Among a group of 70,000…

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Poisonings in children linked to adult medications – CBC.ca

Rates of child poisonings from prescription medications are rising as prescription drug use among adults increases, pediatricians in Canada and the U.S. say. In Monday’s issue of the journal Pediatrics, researchers compare monthly poisonings among children and teens to the…

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