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Breast Cancer Numbers Dip Most in Wealthy, Urban Areas

a shared story    364 weeks 5 days 4 hours 39 minutes ago
Cases of invasive breast cancer in the United States have declined overall, but the decrease is significantly less marked in poor women who live in rural areas, possibly due to differences in the use of hormone therapy (HT), a new study suggests. 

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Rio doping lab expects to return to normal in July before Olympics

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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A laboratory in Rio de Janeiro suspended by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Friday that it expects to return to normal operations next month following a visit from a WADA technical committee, in time for the start of the...(more) 

Illinois deputies learn how to deal with mentally ill

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RIVER GROVE, Ill. (Reuters) - As law enforcement officers across the United States feel the heat about excessive use of force, dealing with the mentally ill was the training focus for Cook County sheriff's deputies this week.  

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THIS Is The Scary Stuff That Happens To Your Body During A Heat Wave

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For Teen Vogue, by Brittney McNamara.Photo: Getty ImagesTemperatures in some states are going to hit 120 degrees.This summer, some parts of the country could get so hot that not even a pool party will cool you down. In fact, the weekend will bring dangerous temperatures to...(more) 

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False positives likely triggered suspension of Rio doping lab :source

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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) likely suspended the credentials for a testing lab in Rio de Janeiro due to technical errors generating false positives, a source familiar with the decision said on Friday. (Reporting by Pedro Fonseca; Writing by Brad Haynes;...(more) 

Study: Weightlifting helps breast cancer survivors

a shared story    357 weeks 5 days 16 hours 20 minutes ago
Breast cancer survivors have been getting bum advice. For decades, many doctors warned that lifting weights or even heavy groceries could cause painful arm swelling. New research shows that weight training actually helps prevent this problem.... 

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Rio doping lab's credentials suspended ahead of Olympics

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By Tatiana Ramil and Brad Haynes SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the credentials of a testing laboratory in Rio de Janeiro that didn't conform with international standards, just over a month before the city hosts the Olympic Games. The decision,...(more) 

Health insurance options limited after job loss

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John Mathson had been paying about $550 a month to continue his health insurance coverage after the 63-year-old Eureka man got laid off in October after 39 years at the Evergreen Pulp mill. 

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Bug Spray Hacks: How to Avoid the Summer Bite

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Avoid pests this summer with these handy tips. 

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a shared story    465 weeks 5 days 16 hours 11 minutes ago
Although the lure of Big Sur is timeless, hopping in the saddle is a novel way to enjoy the spectacular scenery. At Molera Horseback Tours - one of the few companies that offer the service in Big Sur - riders of any experience level can go...(more) 

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5 Simple Steps To A Healthier Lifestyle

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CreditThe time is about right for a half year review and if your New Year health resolution didn't get past the first week of January, relax, let's try again. There are several things you can do to live a better lifestyle, from following a healthy diet...(more) 

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UK 'Leave' a final nail in the coffin for stalled U.S.-EU trade deal

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By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Britain's looming exit from the European Union is another huge setback for negotiations on a massive U.S.-EU free trade deal that were already stalled by deeply entrenched differences and growing anti-trade sentiment on both continents. With French and German officials...(more) 

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