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Mammogram Decision Hinges on Patient-Doc Talk, Ob-Gyn Group Says June 22, 2017

Updated guidelines say average-risk women can start screening at age 40

Tissue Testing Can Spot Zika at Birth: CDC June 22, 2017

Just 1 in 10 possible cases actually proved positive, report says

Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors June 22, 2017

Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

Big Gap in Cancer Deaths Between Rich, Poor Countries June 22, 2017

Poorer nations need greater access to effective health care and prevention programs, researchers say

Many Doctors Silent on Cost of Cancer Care June 22, 2017

Topic is often ignored, even though 'financial toxicity' is a growing concern, researcher says

When Is Risk Highest for Women With Breast Cancer Gene Mutations? June 20, 2017

Study narrows down peak times, possibly aiding in preventive treatment decisions

Could Certain Hair Dyes, Relaxers Raise Breast Cancer Risk? June 20, 2017

Study findings differ by race, but one expert says they're inconclusive

Many Chronic Illnesses Linked to Suicide Risk June 20, 2017

Odds 9 times higher for people with traumatic brain injury, study suggests

Childhood Chemo May Have Lasting Effects on Memory June 20, 2017

Study found timing of treatment seemed to play a role

Seniors Get Good Results From Herniated Disc Surgery June 16, 2017

Age is no reason to avoid the operation, Norwegian researchers report

Many Tanning Salons Defy Legal Age Limits on Users June 16, 2017

Some also make false claims about the health effects of tanning, researchers find

Are U.S. Teens Now as Inactive as 60-Year-Olds? June 16, 2017

The lack of exercise more evident among females than males, study says

Mission to Mars Would Double Astronauts' Cancer Risk June 15, 2017

Deep space travel exposes cells to radiation and heavy ions, researchers say

'Couch Potatoes' May Face Higher Risk of Kidney, Bladder Cancers June 15, 2017

Researchers say get moving, and point to national exercise guidelines

Centenarians Often Healthier Than Younger Seniors: Study June 15, 2017

They have less chronic disease than those in their 80s and 90s, researcher says

Have Scientists Created a Safe, Sun-Free Tan? June 14, 2017

Experiment unlocks a way to tan without harmful UV exposure, which could help prevent skin cancer

Health Tip: Help Prevent Skin Cancer June 14, 2017

How to protect your skin

Cardiac Arrest? Someday, Drones May Come to Your Rescue June 13, 2017

Like something from a science fiction movie, the machines can fly in carrying life-saving equipment

Sticky Brain 'Plaques' Implicated in Alzheimer's Again June 13, 2017

Researchers believe these substances form in early stages of the memory-robbing disease

Stay Safe as Summer Temps Soar June 12, 2017

ER physician offers advice on avoiding heat health problems

Asian Women Less Likely to Get Follow-up After Abnormal Mammogram June 12, 2017

Language, cultural barriers may prevent them from receiving needed care, study authors say

With Summer Sun Comes Heightened Skin Cancer Risk June 11, 2017

Doctor shares tips for prevention, recognition

Depression Can Slow Hospital Patients' Recovery: Study June 09, 2017

Screening for the mood disorder is important for successful healing, psychiatrist says

Fido May Be a Fit Senior's Best Friend June 09, 2017

Study finds walking a dog helps older people meet goals for moderate to vigorous exercise

Is Full Lymph Node Removal Always Needed for Melanoma? June 08, 2017

Survival was just as long for those who had less extensive surgery, large study finds

More Cancers Caught in Wealthy People June 07, 2017

Those with more money more likely to be screened, researchers report

Excess Alcohol May Speed Muscle Loss in Older Women June 07, 2017

After menopause, frequent drinkers had four times the risk of sarcopenia, study found

U.S. Liver Cancer Deaths Have Doubled Since 1980s: Study June 07, 2017

It's now fifth-leading cause of cancer death in men and No. 8 among women

Persistent Pain May Lead to Memory Troubles June 06, 2017

Study even suggests link between chronic aches and dementia risk

Publicly Funded Cancer Trials Gained Americans 3 Million More Years June 06, 2017

Study looked at data stretching from 1956 and 2016

Can Drug Company Perks Sway Cancer Docs' Prescriptions? June 06, 2017

Even relatively small payments seemed to make a difference, researchers report

Gene-Based Therapy May Thwart a Tough Blood Cancer June 05, 2017

Researchers attempt to turn immune cells into unerring killers of multiple myeloma cells

Gene-Targeted Drugs Fight Advanced Lung Cancers June 05, 2017

Medications show promise for non-small cell type

Cancer Drug Helps Some Kids With Rare Type of Leukemia June 05, 2017

Dasatinib prolonged survival in chronic myeloid leukemia patients, study says

Pregnancy Doesn't Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return June 05, 2017

Research involving more than 1,200 survivors shows childbearing has no effect on recurrence

Reporting Symptoms Online to Docs Helps Cancer Patients Live Longer June 05, 2017

Study found technology works because it cuts lag time between problems and care team's response

Drug Helps Fight Breast Tumors Tied to 'Cancer Genes' June 05, 2017

Lynparza may offer a new treatment for women with advanced BRCA-related disease, researchers say

Experimental Gene-Targeted Drug Hits Cancer Where It Lives June 05, 2017

But the gene flaw is rare, affecting less than 1 percent of typical cancers, researchers say

Drug Extends Lives of Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer: Studies June 05, 2017

Findings could 'change clinical practice overnight,' leading oncologist says

Childhood Cancer Survivors Now Living Healthier Lives June 02, 2017

Could be due to changes made years ago in treatments children receive, researchers say

Is One Round of Radiation Enough for Spine Pain in Cancer Patients? June 02, 2017

Study suggests it works as well as a full week of treatments

Conquering One Big Cancer Side Effect: Fear June 02, 2017

Three new therapy programs provide much-needed psychological support, researchers report

Dark Skin No Shield From Deadly Skin Cancer June 02, 2017

Death rates from melanoma are higher for people of color, skin expert says

Drug Xeloda Prolongs Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients May 31, 2017

It cut risk of relapse, death by 30 percent over 5 years, trial found

Depression Often a Precursor to Falls in Elderly People May 26, 2017

But study found proper dose of psychiatric drugs might erase that danger

Warming Climate, More Sleepless Nights? May 26, 2017

Poor and elderly will feel the heat the most, study predicts

Scientists Report Progress on Genetic Test for Anal Cancer May 26, 2017

But research is still in early stages

Health Tip: Exercise Your Brain Every Day May 26, 2017

Here's what seniors can do

Kidneys From Deceased Diabetics Might Ease Organ Shortage: Study May 25, 2017

More than 100,000 people are on the U.S. kidney transplant wait-list

2 Doses of HPV Shot Enough to Prevent Genital Warts: Study May 24, 2017

Findings back up new CDC recommendations for kids

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