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Knee Replacements on the Rise

The number of Americans having their knees replaced has skyrocketed, and older adults are getting into bicycling, but that’s leading to more injuries. 103 more words

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Wasp, Scorpion Venom Could Help In Fighting Cancer, Researchers Say

(CBS) — When we hear scorpion or wasp, most of us cringe at the thought of getting stung and that painful–sometimes deadly– venom, but some researchers believe that venom can actually save lives by fighting cancer. 345 more words

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British scientists say they’ve developed a blood test for breast cancer that could predict a relapse of the disease months before tumors start forming again. 226 more words

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Patients With Several Prescriptions Find Comfort In 'PillPack'

BOSTON (CBS) — Twenty percent of Americans take five or more prescription drugs and managing all of those medications can be a nightmare.

However, a new service takes all the pain out of the process, making patients’ lives much easier. 377 more words

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False Positive Screenings Cause Health Issues

A false-positive screening on a mammogram can lead to additional health problems, according to a new Swedish study. 61 more words

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