January 20, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Skin Cancer Cream Linked to 5 Dog Deaths: FDA

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Jan. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Five dogs have died from exposure to a skin cancer cream prescribed for people, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Ingesting very small amounts of the drug — fluorouracil topical cream USP 5% (5-FU) — can sicken or

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January 20, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu

Health Tip: Feeling Under the Weather?

Latest Cold and Flu News (HealthDay News) — Even if you’re sick with a cold or the flu, don’t neglect your teeth, the American Dental Association reminds us. The group offers these suggestions: Don’t ever share your toothbrush, especially if you’ve been sick. It’s usually not necessary to get a

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January 20, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Brain-Training May Help Ease Ringing in the Ears

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News THURSDAY, Jan. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) — An online program that “trains” the brain may help people cope with the constant ringing in the ears called tinnitus, a small study suggests. People with tinnitus can have poorer working memory, deficiencies in attention, and

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January 19, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Concussion Symptoms and Testing

Concussions among kids are increasing When talking about Title IX, the discussion centers on the increased participation of girls in sports and that’s a good thing, but there may be a statistic that is less exciting. While football is king in causing sports head injuries in young athletes, girls’ soccer

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January 19, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Know the Risks, Warning Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Women need to be aware their risk for ovarian cancer increases with age. Half of all cases affect women age 63 or older, according to specialists at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. However, the center reminds all women to

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January 19, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Could Grilled, Smoked Meats Lower Survival After Breast Cancer?

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Research has suggested that diets high in barbecued, grilled and smoked meats could increase the risk of breast cancer. Now, a new study finds these cooking methods may also lower survival after a breast cancer diagnosis.

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