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  • A drop in pressure

    A drop in pressure
    Getting high blood pressure is the easy part — 76 million Americans already have it. But lowering it back down again doesn't have to be tricky either. Talk to your doctor and see if trying some of these ideas throughout the day can get you back on...
  • Science tackles your tan

     
    Breaking news for fake-bakers! Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have recently isolated the enzyme that keeps pasty people pasty, and are developing a cream that would block the enzyme which blocks melanin production. This breakthrough can...
  • UF announces Rinker chair to advance cancer research

     
    The University of Florida College of Medicine has announced the appointment of Dr. Paul Okunieff  as the Marshall E. Rinker Sr. Foundation and David B. and Leighan R. Rinker chair. The chair was established last year with a 10-year pledge of $1.2...
  • Stanley Cup finals: Boston destroys Vancouver, 8-1, in Game 3

     
    The Stanley Cup finals took a turn toward ugly with a detour through frightening in Game 3 on Monday, as a vicious hit by Vancouver defenseman Aaron Rome sent Boston winger Nathan Horton to the hospital on a stretcher and......
  • Stanley Cup finals Game 3: Bruins' Horton moving extremities at hospital after ugly hit by Aaron Rome

     
    A late and vicious hit by Vancouver defenseman Aaron Rome to the head of Boston winger Nathan Horton dominated the scoreless opening period at TD Garden. The only question after the severity of Horton's injuries is how severe Rome’s punishment......
  • LV HEALTH: What is lacking in the treatment of breast cancer?

     
    The study, which evaluated more than 1,000 breast cancer survivors showed that many of them experience significant social and emotional problems that are not adequately addressed by the current standard of care....
  • Adele: Surgery successful, prognosis good, her doc says

     
    Adele's surgery: Singer Adele had surgery on her vocal cords and is expected to make a full recovery. The doctor who did Adele's surgery had Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler as a patient in 2006....
  • 5 Things It's Good To Know: ADHD & Substance Abuse, Indian Citizenship, Cyberbullying, Pyramid Scheme...

    5 Things It's Good To Know: ADHD & Substance Abuse, Indian Citizenship, Cyberbullying, Pyramid Scheme...
    1. New Pyramind Scheme: Pyramid tossed, dinner plate is new U.S. meals plan The pyramid guide to healthy eating that many Americans grew up with has been scrapped, and in its place the Obama administration is serving a dinner plate icon sliced up by...
  • Drug That Treats Breast Cancer Found To Prevent It, Study Shows

    Drug That Treats Breast Cancer Found To Prevent It, Study Shows
    CHICAGO (KTLA) -- Doctors and patients have a new tool to prevent breast cancer: A drug that is already approved for the treatment of the disease. Women who are at high risk for breast cancer that is fueled by the hormone estrogen could reduce their risk...
  • Aromasin Cuts Risk Of Breast Cancer In Some Groups

    Aromasin Cuts Risk Of Breast Cancer In Some Groups
    The estrogen-blocker Aromasin was found to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer by 65 percent in post-menopausal women at high risk for breast cancer, researchers said on Saturday. A late-stage trial of 4,560 post-menopausal women who were at...
  • How to stop persistent anal itching

    How to stop persistent anal itching
    Q: What's the best treatment to relieve anal itching? A: Anal itching is common and can be intense. Doctors call it pruritus ani. Usually there is no specific medical cause. Itching arises because the anus is a very sensitive area and a dirty area....
  • Proton therapy is fulfilling its promise

    The best-kept secret in cancer treatment is gaining widespread attention in part from local news at Hampton University. When the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute officially opened in October, it put proton therapy on the map not only in...