August 18, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu
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Health Tip: Flu Season is Around the Corner

Latest Cold and Flu News (HealthDay News) — For many people basking in the warmth of summer, the flu season may seem like a distant memory. Truth is, the start of the next one is only a month or two away. The U.S. Veterans Administration reminds us about the possible

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August 18, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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New Treatment Approved for Deadly Blood Cancer

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration on Thursday approved the anti-cancer drug Besponsa (inotuzumab ozogamicin) to treat B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). B-cell ALL is a rapidly growing cancer that occurs when the bone marrow makes too many B-cell lymphocytes,

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August 18, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Alternative Medicine Alone as Cancer Treatment Linked to Lowered Survival

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — People who choose alternative medicine over traditional cancer treatments for curable cancers have a higher risk of dying early, researchers report. “We now have evidence to suggest that using alternative medicine in place of proven cancer therapies results in worse

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August 18, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Get Ready, Safely, for the Great American Eclipse

Latest Eyesight News FRIDAY, Aug. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — One of the biggest celestial events of a lifetime — a total solar eclipse — is heading towards millions of Americans on Monday. But what’s the safest way for your eyes to view it? The total eclipse — the first

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August 17, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Can a Blood Test Detect a Range of Cancers Earlier?

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A new genetic blood test might pave the way for detecting early stage cancers that often prove fatal when caught too late, a new study suggests. The test scans blood for DNA fragments released by cancerous

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August 17, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health
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naloxone (Narcan, Evzio, Narcan Nasal Spray)

Prescription Drug Abuse Slideshow: Facts and Statistics OTC and Prescription Drug Abuse Slideshow Pictures Health Risks of Alcohol Abuse Slideshow Pictures What is naloxone (Narcan)? How does it work (mechanism of action)? Naloxone is a man-made opioid antagonist, which means that it blocks the action of opioid medications such as

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