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New studies may make it easier to choose prostate cancer treatment
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New studies may make it easier to choose prostate cancer treatment

March 21st, 2017 | by Contributor
CHICAGO — Men with early-stage prostate cancer face a dizzying quandary over which treatment to choose, but two new studies on side effects may make those decisions a bit easier. The research bolsters evidence that sexual...
Genetically modified mosquito use considered in Houston
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Genetically modified mosquito use considered in Houston

March 21st, 2017 | by Contributor
Officials are considering releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in Houston as part of the fight against the insects known to carry diseases such as the Zika virus. The Houston Chronicle reports that Harris County, Texas,...
Will new drugs eliminate hepatitis C for good?
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Will new drugs eliminate hepatitis C for good?

March 21st, 2017 | by Contributor
Newer treatments for hepatitis C appear to eliminate the virus in the vast majority of those taking oral antiviral medications, raising the hope that this disease might someday be eradicated in the United States. The oral...
Report predicts “troubling” shortage of doctors
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Report predicts “troubling” shortage of doctors

March 20th, 2017 | by Contributor
Will Americans be vying for doctor’s appointments and experiencing longer waits for medical care and surgery in the years ahead?  A new report by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) predicts that a...
Woman dies after Brazilian butt lift surgery goes wrong
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Woman dies after Brazilian butt lift surgery goes wrong

March 20th, 2017 | by Contributor
Authorities in Florida are investigating the death of a 25-year-old Missouri woman who died after undergoing a cosmetic procedure known as a Brazilian butt lift at a Miami-area surgery center. Ranika Hall, a mother of a...
Former 49ers great says he has ALS and suspects football caused it
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Former 49ers great says he has ALS and suspects football caused it

March 20th, 2017 | by Contributor
Former 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark, perhaps best known for “The Catch,” posted a somber note on social media Sunday announcing he was diagnosed with ALS, CBSSports.com’s Will Brinson...