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Interview: Alliance For Lupus Walk Heads To NYC

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Pop star Selena Gomez made headlines this week when she told Billboard Magazine she has lupus.

Gomez said she went through chemotherapy to help treat it and is currently in remission. 92 more words


How to Do Breast Self-Exams

SATURDAY, Oct. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Breast self-exams that might help detect breast cancer should be done once a month, a doctor recommends.

Women should do the self-exams about seven to 10 days from the beginning of their menstrual cycle, or about the same time each month if they no longer have periods, advised Dr. 259 more words

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Study: Lower nicotine levels in cigarettes may help smokers quit

KIMT News 3 – Some are calling it a landmark study as researchers show how scaling back on nicotine levels, could help smokers quit smoking altogether. 241 more words

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Making Halloween less tricky for children with autism

(ABC27) – Walk into a classroom at The Vista School in October, and you’ll see the typical Halloween decor. But unlike other schools, these aren’t just decorations; they’re subtle and purposeful lessons. 312 more words


Less invasive approach to treating burn scars

STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Michelle Lopez has lived with painful burn scars for almost eleven years from third and four degree burns. She explained, “My burns consist from the top of my head to the bottom of my waist.” 356 more words


Seen At 11: Internet Symptom Searches Could End In A Misdiagnosis

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Just about all of us do it, head to the internet to search for a diagnosis for an ache, pain, or sniffle. 401 more words


Why 3-day weekends are good for you

A glorious three-day weekend has arrived for (most) “knowledge workers,” that euphemistic term for those of us who spend our days hunched over a keyboard, eyes locked for hours at a time on the screen ahead. 704 more words