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Breast Cancer Numbers Dip Most in Wealthy, Urban Areas

a shared story    282 weeks 1 hour 41 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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Celebrity song to aid fight against Africa Ebola crisis tops UK charts

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LONDON (Reuters) - Band Aid 30's reworked version of "Do They Know it's Christmas", a song intended to raise money to fight the spread of Ebola in Africa, went straight to the top of Britain's single charts on Sunday, the Official Charts Company said. The track...(more) 



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Pregnant Egyptian woman dies of H1N1 swine flu: health ministry

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CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian woman who was six months pregnant has died of H1N1 swine flu, five days after being admitted to hospital, a health ministry spokesman said on Sunday. The 31-year-old woman, who was not named, was admitted on Nov. 18 with flu-like symptoms...(more) 




Study: Weightlifting helps breast cancer survivors

a shared story    275 weeks 13 hours 22 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.... 




Health insurance options limited after job loss

a shared story    309 weeks 2 hours 21 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. 




US looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak

a shared story    6 hours 10 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster.... 



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A BEACH RIDE TO REMEMBER

a shared story    383 weeks 13 hours 13 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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U.N. worker leaves French hospital after Ebola recovery

a shared story    8 hours 10 minutes ago
PARIS (Reuters) - A U.N. health worker was discharged from a French hospital on Sunday and left the country after recovering from Ebola, the French Health Ministry said in a statement. The U.N. worker, whose name and nationality have not been disclosed, had been flown to...(more) 




High salt intake risky in people with heart disease

a shared story    153 weeks 13 hours 37 minutes ago
Americans' salt intake is a major issue among health experts, with controversy lingering over how much salt is too much. A new study suggests that clarification on this question is sorely needed, especially for people with existing heart disease. The study looked at sodium excretion in the...(more) 




CT scan study promising for lung cancer detection

a shared story    210 weeks 1 day 2 hours 20 minutes ago
Compelling new evidence suggests that annual CT scans on certain high-risk patients could cut lung cancer deaths by 20 percent - a finding that may lead to the first screening test for the country's deadliest cancer. 




The new strain of parvo: Deadly new canine disease, or just another Internet rumor?

a shared story    352 weeks 4 days 13 hours 52 minutes ago
If you've read a dog-related e-mail list, Internet forum or blog in the last week, or spent any time in a dog training class, dog park or at a dog show, you've probably heard about a deadly new strain of canine parvovirus that's sweeping the United...(more) 



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Health officials fear spread of lung-destroying pneumonia

a shared story    323 weeks 16 hours 39 minutes ago
Health authorities have detected the emergence of a rare but deadly lung-destroying form of pneumonia, sparked by the combination of a skin infection and the common flu. The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 22 deaths among children last year from the dual infection. Numbers from...(more) 



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