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Back pain Do I really need a CT scan or an MRI to make a diagnosis? Generally, if you are looking for the best treatment and a plan to follow through with treatment, then a scan may be your best first step. 2. What are my treatment options? Can I start with … Full News […]

Fighting lung cancer: Faster image processing for low-radiation CT scans

Fighting lung cancer: Faster image processing for low-radiation CT scans ANN ARBOR—A new $ 1.9 million study at the University of Michigan seeks to make low-dose computed tomography scans a viable screening technique by speeding up the image reconstruction from half an hour or more to just five minutes. The advance … Full News here – […]

On Average, 171 Health Insurance Advertisers Bid On Same Top Keywords In

On Average, 171 Health Insurance Advertisers Bid On Same Top Keywords In … Health insurance advertisers spent more than $ 103 million on Google AdWords in the U.S. in the first half of 2014. A new report from paid search insights firm, AdGooroo, looked at desktop text ad activity on 6,003 health insurance-related keywords. Full […]

Viagra Increased Risk For Melanoma?

Viagra Increased Risk For Melanoma? The current ED medications belong to a class of drugs known as PDE-5 inhibitors. They enhance blood flow to the spongy tissues in the penis, which creates an erection. Other medications include tadalafil (Cialis), vardenafil (Levitra), and avanafil … Full News here – Read more on Legal Examiner

Accurate test for aggressive prostate cancer steps closer with genetic study

Accurate test for aggressive prostate cancer steps closer with genetic study "Being able to say, with such certainty, that a patient is nearly guaranteed to see a recurrence of his prostate cancer means that doctors and patients can elect to be more aggressive in treating the cancer, knowing that the benefits likely outweigh … Full […]

CHARITY EVENTS

17 September 2014

CHARITY EVENTS The pink carpet event will feature food and an opportunity for survivors to be recognized, celebrate life and feel a sense of community by gathering with others who have been impacted by breast cancer, the press release says. All proceeds from the … Full News here – Read more on SouthFlorida.com (blog)

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Cancer research and other medical funding is hurt by Congress's budget games

16 September 2014

Cancer research and other medical funding is hurt by Congress's budget games WASHINGTON, D.C. – Cancer survivors, their relatives, physicians and supporters will fan across Capitol Hill today to urge Congress to do something it has no intention of doing right now: Providing substantially more money for cancer research … Full News here – Read […]

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FAQ: Children's Health Insurance Program's Future Is Unclear Under The Health

16 September 2014

FAQ: Children's Health Insurance Program's Future Is Unclear Under The Health … The Children's Health Insurance Program, a joint federal-state program known as CHIP, has helped cut in half the number of uninsured children since being enacted less than two decades ago, but its future is in doubt due to limited funding in the … […]

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Cost of Employer Health Coverage Shows Muted Growth

16 September 2014

Cost of Employer Health Coverage Shows Muted Growth But others believe the downshift can also be credited to changes in health coverage and the health-care system, such as higher deductibles. This year's employer survey showed that the average general deductible for single coverage was $ 1,217, compared … Full News here – Read more on Wall […]

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NIH Wants Safety, Efficacy of Viagra, Epogen and Other Drugs Tested in Children

16 September 2014

NIH Wants Safety, Efficacy of Viagra, Epogen and Other Drugs Tested in Children NIH announced on 25 August 2014 that it has released its latest PLNPT for 2014 reflecting 17 categories of elevated need. The list includes 88 priority therapeutic areas, including several new ones like sildenafil (Viagra), epogen, fluconazole … Full News here – […]

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Everybody Has a Story: Green Bank family of teen with cancer makes every

16 September 2014

Everybody Has a Story: Green Bank family of teen with cancer makes every … “Our whole world turned upside down in a matter of a half hour,” she said of the day Logan had a CAT scan and the doctors at Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania told them what he had. “Honestly, it still seems like […]

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Police: Man Climbed Street Light, Attacked Another Man

16 September 2014

Police: Man Climbed Street Light, Attacked Another Man Robert Petrillo, 20, was taken to Physician's Specialty Hospital for a CT scan and told by medical staff he had a concussion, according to the report. He also had a swollen face and got a cut on his nose during the altercation. He was hit about 20 […]

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How Health Insurance Works – Medical Informer Video

16 September 2014

When I consider purchasing an individual health insurance plan for myself or my family, do I have any financial obligations beyond the monthly premium and an… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Using Light Energy to Kill Mesothelioma Cancer Cells

16 September 2014

Using Light Energy to Kill Mesothelioma Cancer Cells A clinical trial at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center will start using light energy to kill cancer cells in patients with malignant mesothelioma. Doctors at that cancer center have successfully used the treatment on patients with … Full News here – Read more on Asbestos.com

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Women getting cosmetic surgery to show off perfect midriff in crop tops

16 September 2014

Women getting cosmetic surgery to show off perfect midriff in crop tops We saw this style in the 1990s of high-waisted trousers and Spice Girl inspired crop tops which have made a comeback this year. The obsession to show-off their midriff has resulted in an increasing number of young women going in for cosmetic surgery […]

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GW nixes health insurance option, avoids $1 million tax burden

16 September 2014

GW nixes health insurance option, avoids million tax burden GW traded in a more expensive employee health care plan to avoid paying nearly $ 1 million in additional taxes, and will now offer a cheaper plan to ease faculty concerns about rising costs. That new plan is the first "high-deductible" plan the … Full News […]

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Aspirin's Health And Beauty Hacks: 6 Little-Known Uses For The Common Pain

16 September 2014

Aspirin's Health And Beauty Hacks: 6 Little-Known Uses For The Common Pain … When we have a splitting headache or our body starts to ache, we head straight to the medicine cabinet and reach for a bottle of aspirin to alleviate our pain. While pain relievers can provide us with temporary relief from fever, aches, […]

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Watching the watchers

16 September 2014

Watching the watchers Some smaller data brokers also compile lists of more sensitive information, such as men who suffer from erectile dysfunction, women who have bought porn or adult products in the last six months, or high school students who are gay. But data gathering … Full News here – Read more on Harvard Gazette

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ER Visits And Hospitalizations For Asthma On The Rise

16 September 2014

ER Visits And Hospitalizations For Asthma On The Rise Ava Passley covered her nose and giggled as Dr. Jacob Hen walked into an examination room at his pediatric pulmonology office in Trumbull recently. Ava, 3, of Bridgeport, knows what to expect from a visit with Hen, having dealt with asthma since she was 1. Full […]

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Aspirin may reduce the risks of reoccurring blood clots

15 September 2014

Aspirin may reduce the risks of reoccurring blood clots Dallas, Texas – Aspirin may be a promising alternative for those who can't take long-term anticoagulant drugs that prevent clots from reoccurring in the veins, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. In a … Full News here – Read more on […]

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