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Most women with smaller breast cancer tumors can safely skip chemo, study finds
New findings show women with early stage breast cancer can avoid chemotherapy. Researchers now say most women with smaller tumors can safely skip the treatment and avoid side effects like fatigue and nausea. Amna Nawaz learns more from Dr. Larry ...
New flu vaccine only a little better than traditional shot
A newer kind of flu vaccine only worked a little bit better in seniors this past winter than traditional shots, the government reported Wednesday. Overall, flu vaccines barely worked at all in keeping people 65 and older out of the hospital, with ...
Man awarded $18.4 million in lawsuit over canceled HIV test
BOSTON (AP) — A federal jury has awarded $18.4 million in damages to a man who said in a lawsuit that two doctors failed to test him for HIV, which allowed the virus to progress to AIDS. The Boston Globe reports the jury ruled Monday in favor of 48 ...
How Separation From Parents Affects Children
The amount of worry moms like me have had about sleep-training and the effects such "cry-it-out" methods could have on our children is immense. We've consulted pediatricians, read 200-page books, preemptively defended our plans on Facebook, and ...
Tips on avoiding mosquitoes this summer
Mosquitoes, the itching and biting pests of summer, want their next meal to be you. But there are ways to combat them, according to county health officials, master naturalists and the CDC. Prevention is key in avoiding mosquitoes. “A mosquito's life ...
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'Transsexualism' removed from World Health Organization's disease manual
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The World Health Organization removed “transsexualism” from the International Classification of Diseases, a diagnostic manual of illnesses used by most countries around the world. The change was announced earlier this week as part of the newest version ...
15 Best and Worst Keto Diet Foods
After seeing countless transformation photos on Instagram, you've finally decided to give the keto diet a try. Great! You know you'll be cutting back on carbs, but what else should you avoid—and more importantly, what exactly should you be eating? In ...
6 ways to make a fasting diet work for you
They ate less overall even though they could eat to their heart's content during the eating window. But they tended to become full pretty quickly, Varady noted. “I find one of the benefits of fasting is that it helps people get in touch with their ...
Laser pointer burns hole in boy's retina
(CNN) A 9-year-old boy in Greece permanently injured his left eye when he repeatedly gazed into a laser pointer's green beam, doctors say. Examination revealed a large hole in the macula, a small area in the retina that helps with discerning detail in ...
34-year-old man charged after knowingly infecting his girlfriend with HIV
A 34-year-old man charged with aggravated assault for knowingly infecting his girlfriend with HIV has been sentenced to prison. According to court documents, Karim Zakikhani's then-girlfriend noticed a considerable drop in weight, was sick often and ...