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March 26, 2017 - 13:03 pm
(LONDON) -- In an effort to improve survival rates of patients, the cancer research charity Cancer Research UK has launched a major study to find efficient and effective treatment for individual tumors according to a BBC News report. The study is called the PRECISION-Panc project. Researchers at...
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March 25, 2017 - 18:03 pm
(NEW YORK) -- It's been 16 years since Audra McDonald had a baby. Now at age 46, the "Beauty and the Beast" star has a second baby and a first with her husband and fellow Broadway star Will Swenson. The couple welcomed daughter Sally James last October. McDonald said she has changed as a mother...
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March 25, 2017 - 17:03 pm
(NEW YORK) -- What if your health coverage was more like a gym membership? Shellee Enfinger and her husband support their family of five by paying $250 per month for health coverage. She said with direct primary care or "membership medicine" she can text her doctors, who are available 24-7...
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March 25, 2017 - 01:03 am
HAYS, Kan. (KNSS) – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment issued an emergency suspension order Thursday of a Hays day care center operated by Tandra Kay Reif. The licensee contacted authorities Tuesday regarding problems with a 5-month-old infant. The infant was flown to Children’s Mercy...
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March 24, 2017 - 13:03 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- For years, Justin Cho's family thought they simply had a happy kid who liked to laugh, even when nothing funny happened. "Ever since he was an infant he would giggle and it would be very short lived, anywhere between 2 to 5 seconds," Justin's father, Robert Cho, said on the UCLA...
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March 24, 2017 - 09:03 am
(NEW YORK) — Julianne Hough hopes being vocal about her struggle with endometriosis will help more women feel comfortable talking about their own experiences. In an interview with People , she talked about her diagnosis. "When I was 15, I had symptoms of endometriosis, but I had never heard of it,...
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March 24, 2017 - 09:03 am
(NEW YORK) -- Taking birth control pills has previously been associated with several non-contraceptive benefits. But now, a new study shows the pill can help protect women from certain cancers for decades after a woman stops taking it. "This latest study reinforces what we have known for decades,"...
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March 24, 2017 - 04:03 am
(NEW YORK) — The white working class in the U.S. has bucked a global trend of improved mortality rates in recent years as a host of factors including suicide, opioid addiction and alcohol-related liver disease have increasingly claimed lives. A new report published in the Brookings Papers on...
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March 23, 2017 - 18:03 pm
(NEW YORK) -- More women who were diagnosed with cancer as teens or young adults are surviving -- and many are having children of their own. But their path isn't always easy. A new study published on Thursday in JAMA Oncology finds women who survived cancer between 15 and 39 years old may have an...
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