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Paying for bone marrow

Updated: 11/16/2012 - This year more than 130,000 Americans will be diagnosed with a serious blood disorder. Many of them will need a bone marrow transplant to survive.

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Study to find out if GAPS diet can cure autism

Posted: 11/15/2012 - The Atkins Diet, South Beach Diet and Weight Watchers all claim to help people fight the fat. But one mother said another unique diet cured her daughter from a disorder that hits one in 88 kids.

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Saving strangers through social media

Updated: 11/07/2012 - About 6,000 people died waiting for an organ transplant last year, and tens of thousands more are on the waiting list right now. But how far would you go to help a friend? What about a stranger?

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Health tips for the aging man

Updated: 10/31/2012 - Ladies, think for a moment about the men in your life. Are they reluctant to go to the doctor for routine tests? Afraid of what they might discover?

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New technologies revolutionize colonoscopies

Updated: 10/30/2012 - It's a test that can save lives, but a lot of people are afraid of getting it done, or uncomfortable about how the screening is performed. But there are new technologies that could calm people's fears and revolutionize colonoscopies.

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Childhood strokes going undetected

Posted: 10/29/2012 - For the first time in decades, reports show that while the elderly are suffering fewer strokes, strokes among younger populations, even children, are on the rise.

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Dying with dignity

Updated: 10/26/2012 - While many people have heard of hospice care, it is typically something that most try not to think about. The service is intended to ease pain and other symptoms associated with terminal illnesses, but there are many myths surrounding hospice.

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Instant Intervention: Probing Hearts In Real-Time

Updated: 10/25/2012 - The crucial moments after a person has heart surgery can mean the difference between life and death. Now a first of its kind device is helping doctors monitor heart patients like never before.

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Minimally invasive procedure rescues drowning hearts

Updated: 10/23/2012 - One in 1000 people will develop it at some point in their life and many times it strikes a person in their 30's or 40's. The problem causes the heart to literally drown or suffocate to death.

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A "Peek" at Parkinson's: The new diagnostic test

Updated: 10/19/2012 - In its early stages Parkinson’s disease is not easy to diagnose. But one test that's been in development for a decade could change how we look at the disease.

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Saving babies with early detection of Sepsis

Updated: 10/18/2012 - One in four babies will develop Sepsis, but often by the time doctors spot it in newborns it can be too late. Now there is an infection detection device that is saving these young lives.

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Using cancer to fight cancer: The new vaccine

Updated: 10/10/2012 - Measles, mumps and the flu, these are just a few of the ailments that may come to mind when you think about vaccines. But now a new therapeutic vaccine 15 years in the making could make cancer kill itself.

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Beats for better health

Updated: 10/04/2012 - What's your favorite song? What artist gets you pumped up? Who do you listen to when you fall asleep?

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Three allergy myths busted

Updated: 10/02/2012 - Your skin, your nose, your digestive system, allergies can affect them all. Sufferers will try just about anything to get relief, but some might be wasting their time.

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Robots, web cameras, help promote exercise

Updated: 09/28/2012 - The statistics do not lie: US citizens are slackers when it comes to physical fitness. The CDC reports that only 20%t of Americans over 18 meet aerobic and strength-training guidelines. Now, technology could change that.

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Men getting their mojo back

Updated: 09/26/2012 - We've heard of menopause, hormones go crazy, sending women into hot flashes and mood swings. But did you know the same things happen to the opposite sex?

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Underage drinking: Tips for "the talk"

Updated: 09/24/2012 - With students back to school for about a month, and tailgating and party season in full swing, this could be the perfect time to talk to your kids about the dangers of underage drinking. Here is some helpful advice on how to deal with the touchy subject.

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