July 21, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Senator McCain Faces a Tough Cancer Foe

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, July 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Sen. John McCain faces an uphill battle fighting the aggressive cancer discovered in his brain last week, experts say. The cancer, glioblastoma, is the most common malignant tumor that originates in brain cells, as opposed to

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July 21, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness
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An ‘Active’ Workstation Won’t Lower Your Job Performance

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, July 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Companies needn’t worry that job performance will suffer when employees use “active” workstations that come with potentially distracting treadmills, bikes or ellipticals. New research shows that most of the thinking skills needed to get

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July 21, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness
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Is Running Backward Good Exercise?

Ask the experts? At my gym, I often see people working out backward on StairMasters and StepMills. Yesterday, I even saw someone running backward on the treadmill. Why do people do this? Is there some added benefit to working out backward? Doctor’s response There are a number of reasons why

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July 21, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Laser Therapy Shows Promise Against Eye ‘Floaters’

Latest Eyesight News THURSDAY, July 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A laser treatment can reduce spots in people’s vision known as “floaters,” a new study finds. “Floaters often arise as the vitreous — a gel-like substance that fills the eye — contracts and pulls away from the back of the

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July 21, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health
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Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Dead at 41

Chester Bennington, the lead singer of the rock band Linkin Park, has died at age 41 in what is being investigated as a possible suicide. Latest Mental Health News The death was confirmed by Brian Elias, the chief of operations for the Los Angeles County coroner’s office, The New York

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July 21, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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MRI Approved for Young Infants in Intensive Care

Latest Neurology News THURSDAY, July 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) device designed to scan the heads and brains of newborns in intensive care units has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. MRIs use strong magnets and radio waves to create detailed

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