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Long-Term Study From Harvard Finds Benefits Of Mammograms May Be Overstated

One of the largest reviews to date finds that mammograms do save lives, but not as many as people believe. That benefit comes with some risks of its own, the study found.

04/01/2014

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Study Finds Increased Rate Of 3 Types Of Cancer Among 9/11 Recovery Workers

The most comprehensive study on whether the toxins in the air at ground zero after 9/11 are linked to cancers is unlikely to end the debate over health questions.

12/18/2012

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HealthWatch: Fish Oil And Alzheimer’s Disease

Every 70 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer’s – and as the population ages, that number will go up. Finding a cure to the disease has never been more important, but one prominent natural therapy may not actually be beneficial.

11/02/2010

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Pre-Emptive Surgery Fights Cancer Before It Starts

A new trend has some women fighting cancer before it starts.

08/31/2010