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Lumpectomy Plus Radiation May Beat Mastectomy for Early Breast Cancer

Study suggests 21 percent greater odds of survival after 10 years.


Dentistry Without the Drill? New Study Offers Hope

Tooth decay happens, but many cavities take years to develop and can be avoided, study shows.

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Meet Vincent, the Cat With the Titanium Legs

High-tech prosthetics are giving disabled shelter kitty new mobility, veterinary surgeons say.

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Jimmy Carter's Recovery Highlights Power of New Cancer Treatments

Specialized radiation, immunotherapy drug have removed signs of lesions on former president's brain.

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Get Your Flu Shot Before the Flu Is Widespread: CDC

Everyone 6 months and older should be vaccinated before holiday trips and gatherings, experts say.

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Playing Contact Sports in Youth May Raise Risk for Degenerative Brain Disease

Study suggests that vulnerability to CTE not limited to professional football players.

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Pollution From Coal Burning Most Damaging to Health, Study Finds

It's 5 times more dangerous for the heart than same-sized particles from other sources, researchers say.

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Sugar-Free Sodas and Candy Can Still Damage Your Teeth

But, researchers add that there are easy ways to prevent lasting harm.

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Buckle Up in the Backseat, Experts Advise

About 400 deaths a year might be prevented if more people wore rear seatbelts.

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Fitness in Youth Can Pay Off Decades Later: Study

The better 20-somethings performed on treadmill tests, the lower their odds for dying in middle age.

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Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight

Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say.

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Doctors' Group Urges Greater Use of Generic Drugs

Lower-cost options are usually just as safe and effective, experts say.

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Ah-Choo! Sneeze "Cloud" Quickly Covers a Room

Videos of sneezers show droplets are of varying sizes, move at high velocity.

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Kids Who Take ADHD Meds More Likely to Be Bullied, Study Finds

Odds rose even higher if child sold or gave away the drugs.

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Foods May Affect Each Person's Blood Sugar Differently, Study Suggests

Researchers say "one-size-fits-all" diet doesn't exist.