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Latest Cancer News By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 4, 2021 (HealthDay News) A first-of-its-kind study suggests that slow-growing breast cancers can be treated with a highly targeted tumor-freezing technique, eliminating the need for invasive surgery. Testing to date suggests that the technique is effective among women over 60 diagnosed with relatively low-risk breast
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Latest Cancer News By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 5, 2021 As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, breast cancer experts realized space in operating rooms and hospitals could become scarce. That meant rethinking standard care, to provide the best way to treat patients under these suddenly restricted conditions. One of the new ideas: Reverse the
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Latest Heart News By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 4, 2021 Many people take fish oil to protect their heart, but a new study suggests that prescription versions may raise the risk of a common heart rhythm disorder. At issue are prescription-strength omega-3 fatty acids, which are naturally found in fish oil. The medications
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Latest Eyesight News SATURDAY, May 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) As children begin to return to their favorite sports, parents need to ensure that their youngsters use protective eyewear, a leading group of eye specialists says. Nearly 30,000 people suffer sports-related eye injuries every year in the United States, but 90% of emergency room visits for
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Latest Lungs News By Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed a ban on menthol cigarettes, a move that the agency has tried before and one that public health experts and civil rights groups have pushed for years. Menthol cigarettes have been marketed
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Latest Coronavirus News By Ernie Mundell and Robin Foster HealthDay Reporters FRIDAY, April 30, 2021 (HealthDay News) In a sign that the coronavirus pandemic is beginning to ebb in America, a new analysis finds the seven-day average of new COVID-19 deaths in the United States has hit its lowest point since last October. As of
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Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, April 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) The Biden administration has eased guidelines for prescribing a crucial addiction treatment drug, just as a new study reveals one in five U.S. pharmacies refuses to dispense the medication, called buprenorphine. “Buprenorphine is a vital, lifesaving medication for people with opioid use disorder, but improving
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