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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

File photo of a facility where mammograms are performed. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

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

File photo of an obese person. (Photo by VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: Genetic Obesity May Prevent Depression

New genetic research has found that the genes thought to be contributing factors to obesity could have one benefit for the people carrying them – by acting as an inhibitor to genes that may cause depression.

11/21/2012

"Topeng Monyet" - The Masked Monkeys Of Indonesia

Monkey Missing in Lawrenceville

ATLANTA (WAOK)-People living in Lawrenceville, Georgia are keeping their eyes open for a 2 year old female rhesus monkey missing for about two weeks. The monkey had been part of a research project at Emory University’s […]

WAOK-AM–06/24/2011