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File photo of a breast implant. (Photo by GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Breast Implants Hinder Cancer Detection, Increase Death Risk

A new study has found that breast implants increase a woman’s chances of dying from cancer.

05/02/2013

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Breast Cancer Diagnoses Could Cause PTSD In Patients, Researchers Find

A new study has found that a significant portion of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder after finding out the devastating news.

03/03/2013

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Advanced Breast Cancer Edges Up In Younger Women

Advanced breast cancer has increased slightly among young women, a 34-year analysis suggests. The disease is still uncommon among women younger than 40, and the small change has experts scratching their heads about possible reasons.

02/27/2013

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Researchers: At Least 13,000 Cancer Deaths Per Year Are Preventable

New research indicates that an estimated 13,000 deaths caused by cancer could be prevented each year – at the very least.

02/04/2013

Graphic health warnings on tobacco products are more effective in deterring smokers than text-only messages, a new study finds. (Photo by FDA via Getty Images)

Study: Graphic Health Warnings On Tobacco More Powerful Than Text

Graphic photos of health consequences on tobacco products are more effective than text warnings in deterring smokers from continuing the habit.

01/17/2013

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Man Finds Cancer After Shaving Head In Support Of Wife Battling Disease

A man discovers he has cancer after shaving his head in support of his wife who is also battling the disease.

10/22/2012

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. So in honor of the cause, Larry Tinsley thought it would be appropriate to spotlight this disease that affects so many women and t heir families. So today on […]

WAOK-AM–10/21/2012

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Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette Peddler

It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.

10/16/2012

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Opinion: Republicans Advances War On Women

Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.

06/29/2012

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The Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure Foundation Cuts Grants To Planned Parenthood For Its Breast-Cancer Program

Talk show host, Alison Slade was the special guest on Rob Redding News Review as Rob took a break to go on his book tour. Today, she hit on the debate between Planned Parent Hood […]

WAOK-AM–02/02/2012

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