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March 15, 2016

The Cost of a Cure: Part 2

There are now cures available to those infected with the hepatitis C virus. However, the treatment cost can be quite high. There is finally hope for […]
March 15, 2016

Many Older Americans May Get Unneeded Breast, Prostate Cancer Screenings

Not all screenings for breast and prostate cancers may be necessary. Many older Americans are unnecessarily screened for breast and prostate cancer, which can lead to […]
March 15, 2016

Obesity Raises Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

There may be a connection between being overweight at a young age and a higher risk of MS. It’s known that being overweight can lead to various […]
March 14, 2016

What Are the 4 Types of Multiple Sclerosis?

The autoimmune disease multiple sclerosis develops when the body destroys the myelin sheath around the nerves of the spine and brain. Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease where […]
March 14, 2016

The Cost of a Cure: Part 1

Approximately 3.5 million Americans are infected with the hepatitis C virus, including many veterans, and there is a cure available. It could be the biggest story […]
March 14, 2016

More women with cancer in one breast are having double mastectomies. That might not be a good idea. 

A growing trend of women with cancer in one breast getting a double mastectomy does not appear to bring longevity or quality of life benefits. For […]
March 11, 2016

Broccoli may reverse damage, prevent cancer in liver 

Eating broccoli several times per week cuts the risk for liver cancer and reverses damage to the liver. Eating broccoli three to five times per week has […]