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February 25, 2016

4 Tips to Help You Ski or Snowboard With Arthritis

Smart tips for skiers and snowboarders for dealing with arthritis on the slopes. When the snow starts falling, mountains are the first thing that come to […]
February 25, 2016

Training The Immune System To Fight Cancer Has 19th-Century Roots

Jimmy Carter attributed his cure from advanced melanoma to immunotherapy, a therapy that traces back to the initial idea of a 19th-century doctor. A novel immunotherapy drug is credited […]
February 25, 2016

Why Some Prisons are Spending Millions on a Pricey New Drug

Of the 3.5 million Americans with hepatitis C, one-third are in prison. Curing hepatitis C in the prison population could result in infection rates plummeting. An […]
February 25, 2016

Pensioner with Multiple Sclerosis completes 20 year rowing odyssey around the world

An older man with multiple sclerosis achieves his goal of “rowing” the circumference of the world on an indoor rowing machine. A pensioner living with Multiple […]
February 24, 2016

If You’re a Baby Boomer, Get Tested for Hepatitis C

Nearly 3 million Americans have chronic hepatitis C, but many don’t know they have it. Baby Boomers are at higher risk. Screening tests are important. If you’re […]
February 24, 2016

HIV and Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis: There is a Connection

People who are infected with HIV might have a decreased risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS). Recently, researchers had discovered that HIV infection might decrease the risk of […]
February 24, 2016

Scientists Ponder the Prospect of Contagious Cancer

Scientists explore whether cancerous cells can travel from person to person, evolving into more dangerous forms as they travel. For all its peculiar horror, cancer comes with […]