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Stem cells may heal hearts

Updated: 02/10/2014 - The most dangerous heart attack is known as a STEMI. It is when the artery in the heart completely blocks blood flow. Every minute counts when it comes to surviving a STEMI. Now, a patient's own stem cells could hold the key to recovery.

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Researchers working to repair damaged hearts

Updated: 02/03/2014 - Five-million Americans are living with heart failure and 715,000 will have a heart attack this year. Now, scientists are working on a new way to repair those damaged hearts.

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Knowing what to look for on food labels

Posted: 01/31/2014 - Many phrases line the labels of the food we eat and serve our families every day, from reduced fat to multigrain. However, not everything you put on the table is what you think it is.

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New treatment relieves patient's pelvic pain

Updated: 01/24/2014 - Millions of people suffer from urological problems. Today, a Michigan doctor has pioneered a treatment that could be the solution these patients need.

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Fast track for fast FDA approval

Updated: 01/23/2014 - In 1996, the FDA established the Humanitarian Device Exemption, or HDE, for medical devices.

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Stem cells to cure sickle cell

Updated: 01/21/2014 - Sickle cell is a serious disease that causes pain, anemia, infection, organ damage, and even stroke. It is the most common inherited blood disorder in the U.S.

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Mind-controlled prosthetics offer more mobility

Updated: 01/17/2014 - There are two million people with amputations in the United States. For many of these patients, prosthetic devices offer greater mobility. Now, researchers are testing the next generation of these devices.

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New hope for breast cancer patients

Updated: 01/16/2014 - Triple negative breast cancer accounts for about 15 percent of all new breast cancer cases in the United States, but it leads to 25 percent of all breast cancer deaths.

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Woman has rib removed to relieve pain

Updated: 01/15/2014 - It is a condition that causes pain, numbness, and tingling in the shoulder and arms. We are talking about thoracic outlet syndrome or TOS for short.

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School running: Keeping kids moving

Updated: 01/13/2014 - Administrators in charge of school budget cuts have opted to axe physical education instead of academic programs.

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