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Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says

Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening every 2 years for all after 50

Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening every 2 years for all after 50

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Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says

Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening every 2 years for all after 50

Many Smokers Try to Quit After Cancer Diagnosis

But majority don't succeed in kicking the habit, study found

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Many Smokers Try to Quit After Cancer Diagnosis

Many Smokers Try to Quit After Cancer Diagnosis

But majority don't succeed in kicking the habit, study found

Adults With Congenital Heart Trouble Need Follow-Up, Experts Say

New American Heart Association guidelines outline health care strategies for these patients

Medical Groups Issue Guidelines for Treating First Seizure

Epilepsy medication recommended to help stave off second attack

Immune-Focused Drugs Show Promise Against Melanoma

Keytruda, Yervoy and other medications harness immune cells to target cancers, experts say

'Tamper-Proof' Narcotic Painkiller May Be Curbing Abuse: Study

Number of prescriptions, overdoses dropped, but heroin overdoses went up

U.S. Breast Cancer Cases Could Rise 50 Percent by 2030

Elderly women will account for growing proportion of cases, study predicts

Treating Sleep Apnea May Help Those With Heart Rhythm Disorder

Researchers recommend sleep disorder screening for patients with atrial fibrillation

Black Women More Likely to Have Dense Breast Tissue, Study Shows

Finding may help explain greater breast cancer risk in this population, researchers say

Income May Affect Survival After Lung Cancer Surgery

Study also finds education level, hospital linked to odds of death in month after operation

FDA Warns of Bogus Botox

Doctors should closely examine wrinkle-reliever packaging

Antibiotics May Be Overused in Many Neonatal ICUs, Study Finds

Big variation seen in prescribing rates, despite little difference in infection rates

Pets Can Spread Infections to People: Review

Vet offers tips on how to protect vulnerable household members

Drug Shows Early Promise for Advanced Lung Cancer

Keytruda is already approved to treat melanoma

Aspirin May Help Ward Off Gastro Cancers, Study Finds

But experts caution against starting to take it every day in hopes of preventing disease

Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies

Finding suggests that 'Western' lifestyle may be driving diseases like asthma, diabetes, obesity

California Declares Measles Outbreak Over

But, health officials say risk still exists for those who aren't vaccinated against the disease

Spring Allergy Season Could Be a Bloomin' Nightmare

Doctors predict a shorter but rougher stretch of coughing, sneezing and wheezing

U.S. Boy's Death Highlights Rare Mosquito-Borne Infection

Researchers identify lethal strain of La Crosse virus in Tennessee patient