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Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer
Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade

Breast Cancer Is Not One Disease, Experts Say
New focus on tumor subtypes could help patients, according to medical groups

Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds
Vitamin K thought to slow deterioration

Scientists Sniff Out Origins of Body Odor
Discovery could lead to more targeted ways to keep offensive smell at bay

New Research Tightens Childhood Paralysis-Enterovirus D68 Link
Lab tests confirm half of cases in recent outbreak tied to specific virus strain

Gestational Diabetes Drug Might Raise Babies' Complication Risk
Study links glyburide to more infant intensive care and respiratory distress

Equal Numbers of Males, Females Are Conceived: Study
Researchers think more female embryos die than male embryos, which contradicts traditional thinking

U.S. Kids Getting Fewer Daily Calories From Fast Food
But one-third still eating it every day, study finds

Synthetic Pot Linked to Kidney Injury
Researchers report on two studies that showed kidney damage in those who used the drug

Migraine, Carpal Tunnel May Be Linked
Patients with one are more than twice as likely to have the other, study says

U.S. Pediatricians Remain Opposed to Random Drug Tests in Schools
Helping students avoid substance problems is preferred approach

Could an Apple a Day Help Keep the Pharmacist Away?
Study finds no effect on doctor visits, but a slight decrease in need for prescription meds

Milliliter-Only Dosing Recommended for Kids' Meds
Using metrics, not teaspoons, reduces medication errors, American Academy of Pediatrics says

Fecal Transplant Treats Serious, Recurrent Intestinal Infection
Experimental procedure helps people with C. difficile, small study shows

Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study
These items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than unprocessed foods, researchers say

Progress in Battling Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Experimental vaccine and cancer drug each slow disease progression, researchers find

Young People At Risk of Second Injury After Knee Surgery
Study finds repeat problems common after early ACL repair

Stiff Shoulder No Reason to Delay Rotator Cuff Surgery: Study
Adding special procedure during operation loosened joint, reduced risk of re-tears

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Wash hands before handling your lenses

Health Tip: Are Wisdom Teeth Causing Problems?
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