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CVS Stops Tobacco Sales 1 Month Early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

09/03/2014

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At-Home Test For Colon Cancer Coming Soon

The Mayo Clinic is the first in the country to offer a new, at-home screening test for colon cancer.

08/27/2014

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Keidel: Jim Kelly’s Final Score

Word dripped down this week that Jim Kelly’s cancer is gone. But what does that mean? Is it gone today only to make its interminable, terminal march back to his enervated frame? Or is it really gone, as in he won?

08/22/2014

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Cancer Patients Can Get ‘Chemo Brain'; Treatment Available

Dr. Meyer says up to sixty percent of patients undergoing treatment for all types of cancers can develop chemo brain to some degree.

08/01/2014

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Study: Not Eating Red Meat May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

According to a new study, young women who eat less red meat may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer later in life.

06/13/2014

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Study: Wealthy And Impoverished Get Different Types Of Cancer

A new study shows the level of poverty or wealth in an area may affect the types of cancers people get.

05/28/2014

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Study Finds Obesity Can Have Negative Effect On Young Breast Cancer Patients

A new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.

05/16/2014

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Lawsuit: Correctional Facility Left 73-Year-Old Woman In Solitary Confinement For 34 Days

A new lawsuit says New Mexico officials left a 73-year-old grandmother in solitary confinement for nearly five weeks and deprived her of needed cancer medication.

12/02/2013

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Study: Chemical BPA May Raise Risk Of Miscarriage

New research suggests that high levels of BPA might raise the risk of miscarriage in women.

10/21/2013

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Mom Faces 95 Charges In Alleged Child Cancer Hoax

A 36-year-old Mesquite woman has been arrested after police say she falsely claimed her 7-year-old son had cancer and tried to profit from the scheme.

09/24/2013

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