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  • MacArthur 'genius' tackles concussions in football

    MacArthur 'genius' tackles concussions in football
    Kevin Guskiewicz, one of the winners of the MacArthur Foundation award announced Tuesday, was long a thorn in the side of the National Football League. Since 1999, he has wired the helmets of about 700 college football players with accelerometers to...
  • Cheryl Holdridge dies at 64; popular Mouseketeer

    Cheryl Holdridge dies at 64; popular Mouseketeer
    Cheryl Holdridge, the beautiful blond actress who first gained fame as a Mouseketeer on TV's "The Mickey Mouse Club" in the 1950s, has died. She was 64. Holdridge died Tuesday at her home in Santa Monica after a two-year battle with lung cancer, said...
  • Hysterectomy risk

    Hysterectomy risk
    Women who have their healthy ovaries removed when they have a hysterectomy face a higher risk of death, including death from coronary heart disease and lung cancer, than women who keep their ovaries, according to new research. The finding, from a study...
  • Eyebrow Craniotomy; A New Approach to Brain Surgery

    Eyebrow Craniotomy; A New Approach to Brain Surgery
    LOS ANGELES --The science and art of neurosurgery is evolving and now patients diagnosed with brain tumors are benefitting! Thanks to new instruments and technology, neurosurgeons are being able to remove brain tumors in a whole new way. 74 year old...
  • Coming soon in the medical arsenal against cancer: vaccines

    Coming soon in the medical arsenal against cancer: vaccines
    It's a deceptively simple idea: What if doctors could recruit the body's own immune system to fight cancer? The complexities of the immune system have kept this from becoming reality, until now. Three cancer vaccines -- for prostate cancer, melanoma and...
  • Mammogram guidelines spark heated debate

    Mammogram guidelines spark heated debate
    A government panel's recommendation Monday that women under the age of 50 do not need regular mammograms set off a furious debate about the importance of the routine screening tool, leaving many women confused about how best to protect their health. In...