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Breast Cancer Numbers Dip Most in Wealthy, Urban Areas

a shared story    381 weeks 5 days 22 hours 40 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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Trump vows to weaken U.S. media 'power structure' if elected

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By Emily Stephenson GETTSYBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump promised on Saturday to foil a proposed deal for AT&T Inc to buy Time Warner Inc if he wins the Nov. 8 election, arguing it was an example of a "power structure" rigged...(more) 

Study: Weightlifting helps breast cancer survivors

a shared story    374 weeks 6 days 10 hours 21 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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White substance found at Clinton office not hazardous: police

a shared story    5 hours 9 minutes ago
(Reuters) - Preliminary analysis has found that a white substance that prompted the evacuation of Hillary Clinton's campaign headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, was not harmful, police said on Saturday. The substance arrived through the mail at Clinton's campaign office in Manhattan, and was transported to...(more) 

Health insurance options limited after job loss

a shared story    408 weeks 5 days 23 hours 20 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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Study suggests a derivative of vitamin B9 improves language skills in autistic children

a shared story    6 hours 9 minutes ago
Folinic acid, a drug derived from folic acid (a synthetic form of vitamin B9), could improve autistic children's ability to communicate, according to a study published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry. Previous studies have shown that women who take folate supplements before conception and during pregnancy...(more) 

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a shared story    482 weeks 6 days 10 hours 12 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) 

High salt intake risky in people with heart disease

a shared story    252 weeks 6 days 10 hours 36 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    309 weeks 6 days 23 hours 19 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    452 weeks 3 days 10 hours 51 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    422 weeks 6 days 13 hours 38 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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Drunk for £1: British supermarkets sell beer for less than water!

a shared story    466 weeks 5 days 15 hours 19 minutes ago
Supermarkets are selling beer at a cheaper price than water, fuelling concern over their role in Britain's binge-drinking crisis. Despite repeated public health warnings, Tesco, Sainsbury's and Asda now offer lager at just 22p a can - less per litre than their ownbrand-mineral water and cola, and...(more) 

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