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New Technology Uses Breath To Detect Deadly Diseases

Something as simple as your breath could be the most accurate diagnostic tool for everything from asthma to cancer.

09/17/2014

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CVS Stops Tobacco Sales 1 Month Early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

09/03/2014

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At-Home Test For Colon Cancer Coming Soon

The Mayo Clinic is the first in the country to offer a new, at-home screening test for colon cancer.

08/27/2014

Jim Kelly waves to the crowd during introductions during the Class of 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Fawcett Stadium on August 2, 2014 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jim Kelly’s Final Score

Word dripped down this week that Jim Kelly’s cancer is gone. But what does that mean? Is it gone today only to make its interminable, terminal march back to his enervated frame? Or is it really gone, as in he won?

08/22/2014

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Schilling Blames Chewing Tobacco For Mouth Cancer

Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling has revealed that he is battling mouth cancer and he blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.

08/20/2014

Hyundai Hope On Wheels will award Connecticut Children's Medical Center with the $75,000 Hyundai Young Investigators Clinical Award

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presenting Award To Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Children with cancer will be decorating a Hyundai Santa Fe model during a ceremony later today at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford as the car maker awards the hospital’s Dr. Natalie Bezler a $75,000 grant for her work studying the effects of health literacy on a patient’s prognosis.

08/14/2014

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Cancer Patients Can Get ‘Chemo Brain'; Treatment Available

Dr. Meyer says up to sixty percent of patients undergoing treatment for all types of cancers can develop chemo brain to some degree.

08/01/2014

New research suggests antioxidants do nothing to prevent cancer and, in some cases, may make the disease worse. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Antioxidant Supplements Don’t Fight Cancer

New study suggests antioxidants may make some cancers worse.

07/22/2014

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Forum On Medical Marijuana Today

SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (AP) – Pharmacists and physicians from throughout Connecticut are gathering to learn more about medical marijuana. The first Medical Cannabis Symposium in the state was being held Wednesday at the Aqua Turf Club […]

06/25/2014

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Study: Not Eating Red Meat May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

According to a new study, young women who eat less red meat may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer later in life.

06/13/2014

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