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CDC Prepares for Next Year's Flu Season

Posted: 04/20/2007 - Over 200 million Americans are recommended to get a flu shot including children and the elderly, pregnant women and people with chronic medical conditions.

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Side Affects of Cancer Treatment May Last Years

Updated: 04/20/2007 - Cancer patients can go through years of treatment that includes chemotherapy and radiation. What is still unknown is the long term effect those cancer treatments will have.

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Drinking Daiquiri’s In Moderation Is Good For Your Heart

Updated: 04/20/2007 - Here is something to think about if you plan on having a drink this weekend. While too much alcohol can have a negative effect, drinking in moderation can boost your health especially if you have a daiquiri.

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Weekends On The Playground Could Stop Child Obesity

Updated: 04/20/2007 - Weekend access to school playgrounds may be a solution to the rising obesity epidemic in children. In a recent study researchers measured the body fat of 15 hundred adolescent girls, and combined that information with their access to playgrounds and athletic facilities over the weekend.

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Magnetic Tool Helps Give Images Of The Brain

Updated: 04/20/2007 - A new tool is allowing doctors to look inside a patient's brain like never before. A quick test checks the success of brain surgery that removed a dangerous cyst on Beverly Kaspar's brain.

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Neck Botox Is Becoming More Popular

Updated: 04/19/2007 - Botox helps smooth out unwanted wrinkles and lines on your face. Now it is also being used to treat those pesky wrinkles on the neck.

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Leukemia Patients Have New Hope

Updated: 04/19/2007 - There is new hope for leukemia patients. It is an old drug that may work wonders when given the right way.

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Flu May Be Linked to Heart Attack

Updated: 04/18/2007 - High cholesterol and blood pressure are known risk factors for heart attack, however, having the flu may be a factor as well.

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Insulin Producing Cows

Updated: 04/18/2007 - Scientists in Argentina say they have cloned four cows that are capable of producing human insulin in their milk.

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Research Fights Pancreatic Cancer

Updated: 04/18/2007 - Reasearchers and the University of Pittsburgh experiment with a vaccine that may help pancreatic cancer.

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Aspirin May Prevent Cancer

Updated: 04/18/2007 - An Aspirin a day could keep cancer away, but do not expect your doctor to start recommending the drug just yet.

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Bird Flu Preparation

Updated: 04/18/2007 - While there have been no reported cases of the disease here in the U.S, thye government prepares a vaccine for a possible "Bird Flu" pandemic.

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Behavioral Changes Could Prevent Heart Disease

Posted: 04/17/2007 - New research could help young people change their behavior before it is too late. People between 18 and 30, with elevated risk factors, are two to three times more likely to develop calcium deposits in the arteries, a usual predictor of heart disease.

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Menopause Triggers Cholesterol Changes

Posted: 04/16/2007 - Dr. William James Howard of Washington Hospital Center says menopause triggers a number of hormonal changes that are not completely understood.

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Exercising Now Will Help Later

Posted: 04/13/2007 - Researchers encourage young adults to exercise now to avoid high blood pressure later.

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