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  • Book donations for Judith's Reading Room will be collected at Northampton Area High School

    Northampton Area High School is collecting books for Judith's Reading Room.
  • Web-based info may not increase cancer screening

    Web-based info may not increase cancer screening
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Offering women information on colon cancer screening via the web does not get them to take up screening any more effectively than printed materials, according to a new study. "It's disappointing that the web didn't have more...

    Longer waits for breast cancer patients on Medicare

    Longer waits for breast cancer patients on Medicare
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with a new diagnosis of breast cancer who are covered by Medicare are waiting longer and longer to get treatment, according to a new nationwide study. Researchers found that between 1992 and 2005, the average waiting...

    Baruch Blumberg dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner who discovered hepatitis B virus

    Baruch Blumberg dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner who discovered hepatitis B virus
    Dr. Baruch Blumberg, who received the 1976 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discovering the hepatitis B virus, which causes severe liver disease and cancer, and who later developed the vaccine that protects against it, has died. He was 85....

    Breast Cancer Testing: When to share results?

    Breast Cancer Testing: When to share results?
    In July of 2009--Maria Baker's life was turned upside down when she was diagnosed with breast cancer-- but a follow-up genetic test showed she didn't carry the mutated gene that could be passed along to her children Dillon and James. Even though the test...