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Jul

20

Many Don't Tell Docs About Using Alternative Therapies for Pain

Although most said they'd let their physician know if asked, survey finds

Jul

16

Many Young Women Taking Up 'Very Light' Smoking, Study Finds

Defined as 5 or fewer cigarettes a day, the habit can still raise health risks, experts say

Jul

16

New Dumb-But-Deadly Trend: Sunburn 'Art'

Experts warn against the dangers of the increasingly popular practice

Jul

15

Radiation From Mammograms May Be Lower Than Thought

Variations in tissue type throughout the breast account for difference, study says

Jul

15

Breast Cancer Survivors Tend to Gain Weight: Study

And that could increase risk of cancer recurrence, as well as heart disease and diabetes, researchers say

Jul

14

Despite Benefits, Few U.S. States Mandate Cervical Cancer Vaccine

Immunization protects against sexually transmitted disease, certain cancers, health experts say

Jul

14

Too Much Sitting May Raise a Woman's Cancer Risk: Study

Effect was not seen in men, and held even after researchers factored out a lack of exercise

Jul

13

Cancer Survivors May Face More Challenges When Adopting

Study finds agencies may request potentially discriminatory personal information

Jul

09

No Change in Number of 'Living Wills' by U.S. Cancer Patients: Study

A second study finds many younger cancer patients still receive treatment, even as they near death

Jul

09

Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC

The foods help lower risk of illnesses such as obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes, expert says

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