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Breast Cancer Numbers Dip Most in Wealthy, Urban Areas

a shared story    250 weeks 3 days 11 hours 32 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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Reports of e-cigarette injury jump amid rising popularity, U.S. data show

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By Toni Clarke WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Complaints of injury linked to e-cigarettes, from burns and nicotine toxicity to respiratory and cardiovascular problems, have jumped over the past year as the devices become more popular, the most recent U.S. data show. Between March 2013 and March 2014,...(more) 



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British consumer watchdog to test for lamb meat substitution

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(Reuters) - Britain's Foods Standards Agency (FSA) said it will begin a new round of tests on lamb takeaway meals from restaurants across the UK after the consumer watchdog found evidence of cheaper substitutes such as beef and chicken. The FSA said local authorities were being...(more) 



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FSA to test for lamb meat substitution

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(Reuters) - The Foods Standards Agency (FSA) said it will begin a new round of tests on lamb takeaway meals from restaurants across the UK after the consumer watchdog found evidence of cheaper substitutes such as beef and chicken. The FSA said local authorities were being...(more) 



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Should drug firms make payments to doctors?

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Does it matter that drug firms give doctors money and gifts? 



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California makes it harder for insurers to deny autism treatment

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By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - California on Wednesday made it harder for health insurers to deny or delay coverage of key interventions for children with autism, the latest in an ongoing series of actions by U.S. states to help families obtain the expensive therapies....(more) 




Study: Weightlifting helps breast cancer survivors

a shared story    243 weeks 3 days 23 hours 13 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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New Jersey mother charged with driving teens into Delaware River

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By Dave Warner (Reuters) - A New Jersey mother of three teenagers was charged on Wednesday with attempted murder and endangering the welfare of children after allegedly driving her minivan into the Delaware River with them inside, authorities said. Joann Smith, 49, is accused of driving...(more) 




Health insurance options limited after job loss

a shared story    277 weeks 3 days 12 hours 12 minutes ago
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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New kind of trial aims to speed cancer drug development

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By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists and drugmakers are pioneering a new kind of clinical trial that changes the way cancer drugs are studied, potentially cutting both the time and cost of bringing them to market. Instead of testing one drug at a time, a...(more) 



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A BEACH RIDE TO REMEMBER

a shared story    351 weeks 3 days 23 hours 4 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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AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young takes leave due to illness

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AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young will take a break from the Australian hard rock group he founded because of ill health, the band said in a statement on Wednesday. The pioneering group dispelled speculation that they would disband after Young, 61, took his leave, saying "the band...(more) 



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