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Exercise Cure: Working Out Cuts Cancer Risk in Half, Study Shows
A landmark new research project, analyzing the medical records of about 70,000 cancer patients, provides the strongest evidence yet that exercise slashes the risk of dying from the deadly disease.

In fact, cancer patients who exercise regularly are almost ...

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Eating fried potatoes linked to higher risk of death, study says
How your spuds are cooked is key to your health. People who eat fried potatoes two or more times a week double their risk of an early death compared to those who avoid them, a recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found.


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5 common causes for hair loss in teenage girls
If you’re an aging adult, you've probably come to terms with and have started to accept that you’re slowly losing your hair. On the other hand, what if you are a teenage girl, losing her precious hair at the prime of her life? Hair loss in teenage girls can...

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Want to Lose Weight? Weigh Your Food for a Week
Journalism professor Michael Easter is weighing new eating habits.

The 6’1" tall Las Vegas resident was hardly overweight at 185 lbs. But Easter, who spends his mornings running the canyon trails outside the city, was suffering from knee pain, and thought ...

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Hope for first drug against lymphedema
Many cancer patients, especially those who've undergone breast cancer treatment, experience painful, swollen limbs, a condition called lymphedema.

Now researchers say they've found an underlying mechanism that could eventually lead to the first drug therap...

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9 prostate cancer myths, debunked
After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in men. In 2017, the American Cancer Society estimates about 161,360 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed and about 26,730 men will die from it.

The good news is that survival r...

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Texans' David Quessenberry returns to practice after completing cancer treatment
Lineman David Quessenberry joined the Houston Texans for practice on Tuesday after spending nearly three years away from the game of football while undergoing treatment for non-Hodgkins T lymphoblastic lymphoma. “When I finished my intensive treatment I fel...

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One cancer is linked to highest suicide risk
Suicide is more common among cancer patients, but a new study suggests people suffering from lung cancer are at a higher risk than those who struggle with other forms of the disease. For the study, researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College/New York Pre...

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The Truth About Hair, Skin and Nails Supplements
There’s no shortage of products on the market that are claimed to thicken hair, remove wrinkles, and fix dry, brittle nails. Among these are a slew of dietary supplements, some topping $100.

But can a pill restore your hair, skin, and nails? Here's what th...

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Happy Memorial Day
Join us in thanking all of our veterans for their service to our country! Wishing everyone a safe Memorial Day #veterans
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