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Study: Just One Alcoholic Drink Per Day Increases Breast Cancer RiskJust one alcoholic drink per day increases a woman’s risk of breast cancer, according to a major new report from the American Institute for Cancer Research.
No Fruit Juice For Children Before Age 1, Academy Of Pediatrics AdvisesThe American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends no fruit juice until a baby is one year old.
Does Your Child's School Allow Sunscreen?In many states, carrying sunscreen to school is not allowed. But what about in the tri-state area?
Digital Pathology Stands To Reduce Cancer MisdiagnosesThere will be more than 1.7 million cases of cancer diagnosed in the U.S. this year, but a shocking number of those cases are actually misdiagnosed.
Seen At 11: Promising Treatment Uses Patient’s Immune System To Fight CancerScientists are reporting unprecedented success with a new type of cancer treatment. It uses the patient's own immune system to fight the disease.
Teen’s Sudden Death Raises Caffeine Concern Among ParentsSoda, coffee, and energy drinks are popular with teenagers. And while caffeine may not necessarily be good for them, could it actually kill them?
Experts: There’s A Good Reason To Put Fat Back In Your DietLow-fat, no fat -- you've had those drummed into your head so often that you probably think that's the only way to lose weight and be kind to your heart.
Boy, 10, Turns Tragedy Into Opportunity With E's Battle Buddies CharityEthan Sandlofer is the founder of the charity E’s Battle Buddies. He raises money for rare cancers – which was the cause of his mother’s death.
Advice For Pregnancy Awareness Month, And A Walk Of Hope For The InfertileMay marks Pregnancy Awareness Month – focused on dedicated support for women planning to expand their family.
Seen At 11: ‘Hypnobirthing’ Advocates Claim Labor Can Be Pain And Drug FreeAsk almost any woman and they'll tell you that childbirth is a joyous, but painful experience.
‘Da Vinci Robot’ Provides Safer, Less Painful Breast Reconstruction For Cancer SurvivorsBut complications from radiation and their cancer surgery can make that reconstruction difficult.
Bellmore Teen Comes Out Of Coma, But Meningitis Concerns PersistA serious case of bacterial meningitis caused a Long Island teenager to collapse and go into a coma.

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