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Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer's Return

Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer's Return

Study found DNA-based screen was more than 90 percent accurate in predicting recurrence

Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer's Return

Study found DNA-based screen was more than 90 percent accurate in predicting recurrence

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Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer's Return

Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer's Return

Study found DNA-based screen was more than 90 percent accurate in predicting recurrence

Younger Adults Hit Hardest This Flu Season

Although H1N1 strain predominates, previous exposure prevented pandemic

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Younger Adults Hit Hardest This Flu Season

Younger Adults Hit Hardest This Flu Season

Although H1N1 strain predominates, previous exposure prevented pandemic

Study Links Casual Marijuana Use to Changes in Brain

The brain regions are tied to motivation, emotion and reward, researchers say

Obesity Linked to Increased Odds of Losing Baby, Study Finds

Weight counseling should start before pregnancy, expert says

Certain Thyroid-Related Diseases May Vary by Race

Study looked at Graves', Hashimoto's thyroiditis among U.S. military personnel

Brain Scans Might Spot Potential for Recovery From Coma

Right now misdiagnosis is common, so a better technology is needed, experts say

Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study

More nitrogen dioxide from exhaust fumes, power plants could mean increased deaths from heart disease, researchers say

Family Dog Can Help Kids With Autism

The bond between child and pet can also be a 'bridge' to interaction with others, study suggests

FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug

Tanzeum is injected once a week and appears to help control blood sugar levels, agency says

Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health

Osteoporosis rates rose among people with breathing disorder, study found

Too Little Vitamin D May Add to Obesity's Burden

Study suggests severely overweight people are slowed down by low 'sunshine vitamin' levels

Mother's Pregnancy Weight Gain May Influence Child's Obesity Risk

Study found that either too few or too many added pounds upped child's odds for being overweight

Easter Lilies Toxic for Cats, FDA Warns

Nibbling a few leaves, licking pollen off fur can cause kidney failure, veterinarian warns

Gene Variant May Double Alzheimer's Risk for Women: Study

Effect wasn't nearly as pronounced among men, researchers say

Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths

Deaths from stroke also fell in the 8-year study from England

Nearly 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Now Have Diabetes: Study

Researchers found a nationwide rise of the disease since late 1980s, and a parallel rise in obesity

Taking Blood Thinners With Certain Painkillers May Raise Bleeding Risk

People using warfarin or Xarelto should avoid aspirin, ibuprofen and other NSAIDs, study finds

As African Ebola Outbreak Spreads, Hopes for Vaccine Remain Years Away

There are promising avenues of research, but sporadic nature of outbreaks makes testing difficult

Feed a Spouse, Starve an Argument?

Study using voodoo dolls suggests irritable partners should grab a snack before speaking