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  • New promise for migraine sufferers

    New promise for migraine sufferers
    Migraine disorder is an elephant in the room of medicine, says Dr. Andrew Charles, professor of neurology and director of the Headache Research and Treatment Program at UCLA. "All physicians — anybody in any kind of medical practice — knows...
  • Patients with prostate cancer have many options � from watchful waiting to robotic surgery, immunotherapy to physical therapy

    MIAMI The detection and treatment of prostate cancer is getting high tech. New sophisticated screenings, better tests for evaluating biopsied tissue and use of MRI-ultrasound fusion to accurately map prostate cancer are the latest advancements in...
  • 800-GET-THIN surgery centers sue insurer over Lap-Band payments

    800-GET-THIN surgery centers sue insurer over Lap-Band payments
    Ten Southern California surgery centers once affiliated with the defunct 1-800-GET-THIN advertising campaign are suing UnitedHealth Group Inc. to get reimbursed for hundreds of Lap-Band weight-loss procedures. The lawsuit comes amid federal and state...
  • Southeast Asia is polio-free, World Health Organization rules

    Southeast Asia is polio-free, World Health Organization rules
    WASHINGTON – The World Health Organization declared Southeast Asia polio-free Thursday, marking a global health milestone for India, where the disease accounted for nearly half of all worldwide cases just five years ago. The announcement comes...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Local Author's Novel Approach To Supporting The American Cancer Society

    Author Kourtney Heintz lost her dear friend to cancer before he graduated college. This year marks the 15th anniversary of his death. She's never forgotten the sound of his voice or the way he made her laugh. Understanding how many lives cancer impacts,...
  • Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy

    Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy
    As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...
  • Lice policy makes sense, though poorly delivered

    Lice policy makes sense, though poorly delivered
    The Broward School District, while changing its procedures for students with head lice, should also consider changing its procedures for how to release sensitive information to the public. In particular, district officials should do a better job of...
  • Plane disaster tests once-close relationship between China, Malaysia

    NANYANG, China Last October, as the U.S. budget meltdown was forcing President Barack Obama to abandon a key trip to Asia, China's top leader, Xi Jinping, seized on Washington's dysfunction and courted Malaysia with a big trade pact. "Our two countries...
  • 1 in 8 deaths linked to air pollution, World Health Organization says

    Air pollution kills about 7 million people a year and is linked to 1 in 8 deaths worldwide, according to a report released Tuesday by the World Health Organization. The finding more than doubles previous estimates “and confirms that air...
  • Guantanamo prison hit by TB scare over the summer

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba As the U.S. military was grappling with the long-running prisoner hunger strike last year, U.S. Army guards and other detention center staff were simultaneously shaken by a tuberculosis scare, the prison camps commander...
  • Orland Park considering e-cigarette restrictions

    Orland Park considering e-cigarette restrictions
    Orland Park officials are considering restricting use of electronic cigarettes, citing growing interest from vendors eager to sell the devices in local malls. "This needs to go in our no smoking ordinance. They're preying on our young population, and...