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The Birth Control Pill May Raise Your Risk Of Breast Cancer

By Dr. Dave Hnida

DENVER (CBS4) – For years, doctors have been concerned about the effect of birth control pills on the development of breast cancer. 428 more words


Hormonal Birth Control Still Increases Women's Risk of Breast Cancer, Study Finds

Birth control can increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer by up to 38%, depending on how long she has taken it, a new study finds. 552 more words


There are new migraine drugs on the way, for the first time in decades

Scientists are drawing closer to developing new breakthrough drugs that could not only quell migraines when they hit, but prevent them from happening in the first place. 427 more words

A tattoo is not a legal document

According to a recent letter in the New England Journal of Medicinedoctors at Florida’s University of Miami Hospital had to decide whether an unconscious patient’s “Do Not Resuscitate” tattoo should be honored: 372 more words

'Do Not Resuscitate' Tattoo Left Florida Doctors Wondering Whether to Keep Man Alive

Picture this: A man is admitted to the hospital, unconscious, with a history of serious health problems and a high blood alcohol level. He has no identification and no family with him. 482 more words


Man with 'do not resuscitate' tattoo creates confusion for doctors

Doctors in Florida faced an ethics conundrum when an unresponsive patient was wheeled into the emergency room with a tattoo that read “DO NOT RESUSCITATE” — along with a signature — across his chest. 480 more words


Another Reason Not to Eat Cookie Dough and Cake Batter: Uncooked Flour May Have E. Coli

Think twice before licking that spoon as you prepare cake batter or cookie dough for holiday treats. Salmonella from raw eggs is no longer the only concern in baking. 434 more words