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Doctor: Take The Fight To Ebola

October 15, 2014 – 9:16 AM |
Ebola

By Karen Rizzo, MD
Many of us suspected that there would be a day when Ebola would arrive in the United States and indeed it has.  …

Smoking Leads to 14 Million Major Medical Conditions in U.S.

October 13, 2014 – 4:01 PM |
smoking

By Brad Broker
Smoking cigarettes is sort of like launching a nuclear bomb inside your body.

“Cigarette smoking has been found to harm nearly every organ and …

Low Vitamin D May Lead to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

October 11, 2014 – 11:05 AM |
vitamin D

By Alan Lyndon
A new study finds that low levels of vitamin D can lead to aggressive forms of prostate cancer.
“This study adds to the growing …

New once-a-day pill for hepatitis C wins FDA OK

October 10, 2014 – 5:30 PM |
FDA hepatitis

By Matthew Perrone
AP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials have approved a daily pill that can cure the most common form of hepatitis C …

How Should Men Decide About Testing For Prostate Cancer?

October 9, 2014 – 2:48 PM |
prostate cancer

By Brad Broker
Most men overestimate the value of early screening for prostate cancer.
Prostate cancer is the number 1 diagnosed cancer in men and the second …

New Artificial Hand Gives Amputees Sense of Touch

October 9, 2014 – 9:00 AM | One Comment
limb

By Lauran Neergaard
AP Medical Writer 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are moving closer to an artificial hand that can feel: Implanted electrodes allowed some amputees to tell …