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  • Mammography false alarms linked with later tumor risk

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Women whose screening mammograms produce false alarms have a heightened risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer years later, but the reason remains mysterious, researchers say.
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    HPV vaccine The department of health provides free HPV vaccine for both males and females ages 9 to 26 at the following clinics. Call to make an appointment. •Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, SW, Glen Burnie, 410-222-6633 •Parole...

    Lawyers, not doctors, push medical pot: My Word

    This November, Florida voters will decide the fate of Amendment 2, which would allow marijuana to be recommended for medical purposes. If passed, this amendment would be enshrined in the state's constitution, and essentially, Florida could not turn back....

    Runway 5K postponed until fall, Relay For Life will go on as planned

    Runway 5K postponed until fall, Relay For Life will go on as planned
    South Florida runners won't be the first to christen the new Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport runway after all. Four days before the airport was scheduled to welcome thousands for the Inaugural Runway 5K, the event was canceled Tuesday...

    Cancer screenings common among older, sick Americans

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Despite potential risks and limited benefits, many Americans are still screened for cancers toward the end of their lives, according to a new study. Up to half of older people in the U.S. received cancer screenings even...