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New tool makes age just a number for cancer patients

Updated: 06/20/2012 - More than half of patients diagnosed with cancer are older than 65. Some of them are in great shape, others are frail. A new tool is helping doctors successfully treat older cancer patients.

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Attacking monster clots

Updated: 06/18/2012 - A blood clot as long as a toddler, that's what one man had inside his body.

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Stopping seizures with a pen

Updated: 06/15/2012 - Every two minutes someone in the US dies from a neurological emergency. In fact, seizures are one of the most common reasons for ambulance runs. Now a new simple device could help save time and lives.

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Helping kids seizures go away

Updated: 06/14/2012 - It's what happens when too many brain cells start firing all at the same time. Nearly ten percent of Americans have a seizure at some point in their lives. But for kids finding relief can be a special challenge.

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Detecting what surgeons leave behind

Updated: 06/13/2012 - Every day they're used to soak up blood during thousands of surgeries across the country. But in one in 1,500 surgeries, sponges disappear, left inside patients' bodies.

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At-home test could help detect colon cancer

Updated: 06/12/2012 - Colon cancer touches the lives of 150,000 people in the U.S. each year and is the second leading cancer killer. While one of the deadliest, it is also one of the most preventable, if caught early. Now a new test could help save thousands from it.

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New hope for children with cerebral palsy

Updated: 06/07/2012 - More than 760,000 children and adults are living with cerebral palsy. But now, for the first time, doctors are studying a treatment that has the potential to stop the disorder in its tracks.

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Keeping mans best friend pain free

Updated: 06/06/2012 - As our pets age, it's tough to watch them get sick with diseases like we do. Now an easy non-invasive laser treatment could do the trick to keeping them pain free.

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Underground critters could be the key to aging and cancer

Updated: 06/04/2012 - Getting old and getting cancer. These are two things a many people worry about and many scientists are trying to fight. Unique critters called naked mole rats could be the key to preventing both.

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New treatment helping women remove cellulite

Updated: 06/01/2012 - Creams, special clothing, even coffee grinds! 80-percent of women past puberty have cellulite and many have tried just about everything to get rid of it.

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Battling teeth sensitivity

Updated: 05/30/2012 - Summer is practically here and for many people that means more sweet frozen treats.But teeth sensitivity can have you screaming for ice cream, in pain.

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New device to diagnose irregular heart beat

Updated: 05/29/2012 - It may look just like a big Band-Aid, but this new device is helping doctors better diagnose heart problems, and get their patients the treatment they need.

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Mystery diseases: NIH program is real-life "House"

Updated: 05/25/2012 - Imagine living with a rare disease, or one that had no name. That's the case for an estimated 30 million Americans. Now, the National Institutes of Health Undiagnosed Diseased program digs for a diagnosis where others have failed to find one.

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New procedure saving lives and limbs for melanoma patients

Updated: 05/24/2012 - May is Melanoma Awareness Month and as summer creeps closer it's important to protect your skin. People diagnosed with meta-static melanoma in their arms or legs can't always protect their limbs from the cancer and can lose them.

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Parkinson's dance: Dancing away symptoms

Updated: 05/23/2012 - Studies show dance meets many, if not all the recommended components of exercise programs designed for Parkinson’s patients.

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