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Aspirin Users With Common Genes May Get Less Colon Cancer

Researchers have identified common genetic traits that may explain how aspirin can help protect against colon cancer.

03/17/2015

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Doctors Ignore Advice On Sore Throats, Bronchitis

Repeated warnings that antibiotics don’t work for most sore throats and bronchitis have failed to stop overuse: Doctors prescribed these drugs for most adults seeking treatment at a rate that remained high over more than a decade, researchers found.

10/03/2013

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Harvard Study: Women Abused As Children At Higher Risk Of Having Child With Autism

The study from Harvard School of Public Health published in the Journal of the American Medical Association says women who experienced physical, emotional or sexual abuse as children are more likely to have a child with autism than women who were not abused.

03/20/2013

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5 Things Doctors And Patients Should Question

When your doctor recommends a test, do you question it? If the answer is no, then maybe you should.

04/04/2012