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Many People Who Drink a Lot Aren’t Alcoholics: CDC

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter
THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Most people who drink to excess or binge drink are not alcoholics, a new U.S. government …

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Mastectomy Rates Rising Among Women Eligible for Lumpectomy

(HealthDay News) — When confronted with early stage breast cancer, surgical removal of the tumor alone (lumpectomy) — which conserves the breast — can be …

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3-D Model of Heart May Help Surgeons Fix Defects

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Being able to examine a 3-D model of the heart may boost surgeons’ ability to treat patients born …

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Blue-Eyed People May Face Higher Melanoma Risk

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) — New research suggests that genes tied to blue eyes and red hair could put people at …

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Calorie-Tracking Apps May Not Help You Lose Weight

By Randy Dotinga
HealthDay Reporter
(HealthDay News) – Millions of Americans use smartphone apps that help them track how many calories they consume each day, but a new …

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Young Children, Energy Drinks a Dangerous Mix

By Kathleen Doheny
HealthDay Reporter
(HealthDay News) — The potential dangers of energy drinks, those highly caffeinated beverages that promise to stave off sleepiness, are well known, but …

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