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New Advancement Uses Body's Own Immune System To Fight Cancer

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A new treatment is giving hope to patients who have run out of options. It’s a scientific advancement that uses the body’s own immune system to fight cancer. 281 more words

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HPV Vaccine Safe For Adult Women

The HPV vaccine protects women from cervical cancer, but it was thought to only be safe for young girls until now.

A new study in Europe found no serious safety concerns for women who received the vaccine. 57 more words

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Yoga Therapy Helping Some Kick Their Addiction

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Yoga, known to help relieve stress, relax the mind and body, is now an addition to traditional therapies, helping addicts on their road to recovery. 314 more words

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Doctors Warn Taking Selfies Helping Spread Lice Among Children

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Doctors are warning that taking selfies is helping spread lice among children.

The tiny bugs are spread by head-to-head contact, so infestations increase when children are in close proximity to each other. 216 more words

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HealthWatch: Stress Bad For Gut, Walking Can Help You Live Longer

BOSTON (CBS) – There’s growing evidence that your gut health is closely tied to your overall health. In fact, bacteria and other organisms that live in your gut may affect your weight, your immune system, even your risk of disease. 262 more words

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Effects Of Air Pollution On Pregnancy, Later In Life

Air pollution may not only be affecting you, but also your unborn child.

A new study looked at mothers who were exposed to air pollution during pregnancy. 77 more words

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FDA Approves Gene Therapy Tested In Boston To Treat Adults With Lymphoma

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS/AP) — U.S. regulators on Wednesday approved a second gene therapy for a blood cancer, a one-time, custom-made treatment for aggressive lymphoma in adults. 585 more words

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