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Better Efforts Could Help Rid the U.S. of Hepatitis B, C:...

Plus, 90,000 fewer deaths would occur by 2030, study authors estimateImproved prevention, screening and treatment could help eliminate hepatitis B and C as serious...

High Doses of Vitamin D Fail to Cut Cancer Risk, Study...

Taking triple the daily recommendation didn't lower risk in older women, but larger trials are underwayHigh doses of vitamin D supplements may not lower...

Fewer Successful Malpractice Claims in U.S., But Higher Payouts

Tort reform laws may help explain findings, researchers sayThe rate of paid medical malpractice claims in the United States has declined significantly, dropping nearly...

How Doctors Decide to Treat a Ruptured Achilles

Your health and activity level influence recommendation for or against surgeryWhether your doctor recommends surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon may depend partly on...

Is MRI the ‘Mammography’ of Prostate Cancer Screening?

Scanning might reduce unneeded biopsies and overtreatment, study suggestsMRI screening might greatly reduce overdiagnosis and overtreatment of prostate cancer in older men, a preliminary...

Many Talks on End-of-Life Wishes End in Confusion, Study Shows

Just 3 out of 10 accurately understood what their loved one wantedYou've filled out a living will, and designated a surrogate to make medical...

Daily Glass of Beer, Wine Might Do a Heart Good

But drinking more may be bad news for your cardiovascular system, researchers sayHaving a drink each day may help protect a person's heart against...

Helping Cancer Caregivers Help Themselves

Loved ones must find time to address their own needs in order help others, social workers adviseWhen people are diagnosed with cancer, it's easy...

‘Heads Up’ Football Program Tackles Concussion Danger in Kids

Players learn safer moves, reducing head injury rate and recovery time, study suggestsA concussion prevention program that teaches young football players safer ways to...

A Warming Planet Might Mean More Diabetes

Study found a link between increases in temperature and more cases of the blood sugar diseaseThe effects of climate change are far-reaching, but new...
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