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Study: Most Breast Cancer Patients Who Have Double Mastectomy Don’t Need It

Researchers found 70 percent of women who had both breasts removed were not at an elevated risk for cancer.

05/22/2014

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Study: Kids’ Injuries From Swallowing Magnets Increasing

A new study has found that the number of children who have suffered a serious injury after swallowing a magnet has increased.

05/19/2014

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CDC: Man Who Met First MERS Patient Now Has Virus

Health officials say an Illinois man has apparently picked up an infection from the only American diagnosed with a mysterious Middle East virus.

05/17/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

Swimming pools are a much greater danger to black children and teens than they are to other kids, a new government study shows.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study: Young Black Children Drown At Far Higher Rates

Swimming pools are a much greater danger to black children and teens than they are to other kids, a new government study shows.

05/16/2014

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Study: Nearly 5,000 Go To ER Yearly Due To Pool Chemicals

According to a new study, nearly 5,000 people visit an emergency room annually as a result of injuries from pool chemicals.

05/15/2014

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CDC: Syphilis Reaches Highest Level Since 1995, Steady Rise In Gay And Bisexual Men

Health officials say syphilis has reached its highest level since 1995 with the increase all in men.

05/09/2014

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Running Tough Mudder? Beware Not To Ingest The Water

Many people these days are participating in ‘tough mudders’ to stay fit in a fun way. But they may want to practice keeping their mouths shut.

05/07/2014

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Study: Helmets Not Helpful For Babies With ‘Flat Head’ Syndrome

According to a new study, special helmets are ineffective in treating some babies who developed a flat area on their head from lying in the same position for long periods of time.

05/05/2014

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Study: Newspaper Reports Of Suicides Linked With Some Teen Suicide Clusters

According to a new study, newspaper reports of suicide may have an impact on the initiation of some teenage suicide clusters.

05/05/2014

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