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Study: Popular Heartburn Drug Might Raise Your Risk Of Premature DeathThis is just the latest of many studies linking PPIs to adverse side effects, including hip fractures, kidney disease, infections, dementia and esophageal cancer.
Gel Could Protect Prostate Cancer Patients From Side Effects Of RadiationThere was good news Monday, for the hundreds of thousands of men trying to decide which treatment to undergo after a diagnosis of prostate cancer.
Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Still Cause Weight GainResearchers who examined 37 studies involving more than 400,000 people say no-calorie sweeteners may still cause weight gain. 
New Device Could One Day Lead To More Viable Organs For Life-Saving TransplantsRather than putting an organ on ice, the machine pumps oxygen-rich blood, nutrients and medications through the liver to keep it working and warm.
FDA Panel Approves Immunotherapy Program To Fight CancerA Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has just unanimously recommended the approval of the first-ever living drug to fight leukemia.
Experimental Blood Test Could Detect Pancreatic Cancer EarlyPancreatic cancer will strike 53,000 Americans this year, and sadly, most of them will die within a year. But an experimental blood test may be able to detect the lethal disease at an early stage.
Woman’s ‘Mental Health Day’ Request Takes Social Media By StormImagine asking your boss for a mental health day instead of a sick day? What would the reaction be?
Lyme Disease Very Treatable If Caught Early, Experts SayYou wouldn't think the tiny critter could cause so much trouble, but if you get bitten by one carrying the Lyme bacterium you could become one of the more than 300,000 people in the United States who get Lyme disease each year.
Drinking Coffee May Help You Live Longer, Studies SuggestTwo new studies found consuming more coffee -- either caffeinated or decaf -- could lower your risk of death.
Gillibrand Calls On Trump To Fund Search For Lyme Disease VaccineNew York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is now calling on the federal government to fully fund research that will help combat the threat.
Gyms Offering Fitness Programs Designed For People With DisabilitiesStaying active is critical for many patients left disabled by life-changing accidents or by a painful health disorder.
Salmonella Strain Could Hold Key To Beating Cancer; Researchers SayBacteria typically blamed for serious food poisoning is now being used to fight cancer.

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