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In Cancer Prevention Month, AICR Launches Free Program for Weight Loss, Better Health, and Cancer Prevention

In Cancer Prevention Month, AICR Launches Free Program for Weight Loss, Better Health, and Cancer Prevention

Feb 24
For individuals working to lose weight, the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is launching a weight-loss program to help people develop lifelong health habits.

State Lawmakers Channel Grief Into Fight Against Opiods

State Lawmakers Channel Grief Into Fight Against Opiods

By Kyle Potter | Feb 24
In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation's deadly opioid-abuse crisis, drawing on tragic personal experience to attack the problem.

Montana Officials Alarmed As They Fight Surge in Meth Use

Montana Officials Alarmed As They Fight Surge in Meth Use

By Bobby Caina Calvan | Feb 24
Panelists at a drug summit convened Saturday by the Montana Legislature said resources are being strained because of a widening prevalence of the drug.

Examining The Link Between Diabetes, Autoimmunity and Heart Disease for American Heart Month

Examining The Link Between Diabetes, Autoimmunity and Heart Disease for American Heart Month

Feb 23
In recognition of American Heart Month in February, Dr. Chad Larson looks at some largely unknown facts about heart disease and its indirect link to autoimmune disease.

Actress Marlee Matlin Honored with Morton E. Ruderman Award for Lifelong Activism for People with Disabilities

Actress Marlee Matlin Honored with Morton E. Ruderman Award for Lifelong Activism for People with Disabilities

Feb 23
Thirty years after Marlee Matlin was first deaf actor to win a major Oscar, Boston's Ruderman Family Foundation honors her with annual award of $100,000.

Will Adding Friendly Bacteria to Skin Lotion Ward Off Germs?

Will Adding Friendly Bacteria to Skin Lotion Ward Off Germs?

By Laura Neergaard | Feb 22
Bacteria live on everyone's skin, and new research shows some friendly germs produce natural antibiotics that ward off their disease-causing cousins. Now scientists are mixing the good bugs into lotions in hopes of spreading protection.

'Menopause The Musical' Partners with Natl. Breast Cancer Coalition

'Menopause The Musical' Partners with Natl. Breast Cancer Coalition

Feb 22
GFour Productions has proudly joined forces with The National Breast Cancer Coalition by donating 100 percent of proceeds from Hot Flash Fans sales of "Menopause The Musical."

Tips for Re-Thinking Eating for Better Heart Health

Tips for Re-Thinking Eating for Better Heart Health

Feb 20
February is a Heart Health Month, making it the perfect time to find ways to re-think what we eat in order to help lead us to better heart health.

Chemo Cold Caps

Chemo Cold Caps

Feb 19
A pair of new studies on cold cap therapy in the Journal of the American Medical Association gives hope to breast cancer patients.

Are Face Transplants Still Research, Or Regular Care?

Are Face Transplants Still Research, Or Regular Care?

By Marilynn Marchione | Feb 19
Is replacing a severely disfigured person's face with one from a dead donor ready to be called regular care, something insurers should cover? Mayo Clinic has raised that question by doing the first U.S. face transplant that's not part of research.

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