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Study: Good news on the cancer front

Posted: 10/15/2007 - Cancer death rates are dropping faster than ever, according to a new report. Scientists presenting the annual "Report to the Nation" on cancer say the turning point came in 2002.

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Racing for a cure

Updated: 10/04/2007 - When a family member is diagnosed with cancer, it can be especially painful on kids.

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The future of medicine

Posted: 10/04/2007 - A new medical technique in Michiana is changing the way doctors look at surgery.

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Bush to veto children's health legislation today

Posted: 10/03/2007 - There will be no television lights or radio microphones present today when President Bush vetoes a popular children's health insurance plan OK'd by Congress last week.

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Study suggests possible links between panic, heart attacks

Posted: 10/02/2007 - A study of more than 3,000 older women finds that those who reported at least one full-blown panic attack during a six month period were three times more likely to have a heart attack or stroke over the next five years than those who didn't report a panic attack.

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State reports 1st West Nile death for 2007

Posted: 09/19/2007 - State health officials say a Floyd County resident has died from the West Nile virus, the first reported death from the mosquito-borne illness this year.

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Elderly at highest risk for suicide

Posted: 09/19/2007 - The elderly are the highest risk population in the country for suicide. But few suicide-prevention programs target them. Advocates say that's because of scarce funding and lack of concern for older Americans.

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Study: 1 in 4 teens say access to meth easy

Posted: 09/19/2007 - According to a new study, almost 25 percent of teenagers say it would be "very easy" or "somewhat easy" to gain access to methamphetamine. The survey was conducted by The Meth Project, a nonprofit anti-drug group.

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HPV vaccine helps protect young women

Posted: 08/23/2007 - There is another vaccine to help protect girls from some sexually transmitted diseases and even cervical cancer, and has been in the making for years.

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City wide drug tests

Posted: 08/22/2007 - Scientists can give entire cities drug tests by examining what people flush down their toilets.

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Sleep has major impact on children

Posted: 08/22/2007 - Sleep can impact everything from behavior to grades and new research suggests more and more children are having trouble sleeping.

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