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Dr. Roach: Itchy skin condition increases women's cancer risk Dear Dr. Roach: I'm a 72-year-old female recently diagnosed with lichen sclerosus of the vulva. The issue started about four years ago with a rash on my buttock, for which I used every over-the-counter medication available.
Yahoo! News | Oct 29, 2014 8:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UK charities group launches appeal for Ebola, first for a disease LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) launched an appeal to raise funds for the Ebola outbreak in west Africa on Wednesday, the first time the charities group has sought to raise money in response to a disease. The outbreak
Yahoo! News | Oct 29, 2014 08:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Preissle: 'You are not your cancer' When Athens resident Judith Preissle was diagnosed with breast cancer, her first instinct was to research the disease. Preissle's cognitive approached to her diagnosis was a natural one, she said.
Yahoo! News | Oct 28, 2014 7:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lack of family history doesn't mean breast cancer pass Having no family history of breast cancer doesn't mean you get a free pass from the disease. Brooke Thomas learned this lesson in August when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Yahoo! News | Oct 28, 2014 7:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Watkinsville woman credits early breast cancer diagnosis to annual mammograms Mammograms save lives. It's a fact Debbie Dolan knew, but said she didn't fully understand until she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012 following her annual mammogram.
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Study finds Vitamin D might ease asthma Catching some rays outside could be a simple solution to managing acute asthmatic episodes, according to a new study at Tel Aviv University.
Yahoo! News | Oct 28, 2014 5:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Diabetes monitoring tech focuses on sharing the care A remote, mobile device that wirelessly transmits patients' continuous glucose monitoring data to up to five caregivers has just been given FDA approval.
Yahoo! News | Oct 24, 2014 4:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hospital patients rarely wash their hands, may spread disease By Madeline Kennedy NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Although healthcare workers are urged to wash their hands often and hand sanitizer dispensers are everywhere in hospitals, patients are less scrupulous and may be contributing to the spread of hospital-acqui
Yahoo! News | Oct 22, 2014 9:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ebola FAQs: How disease is transmitted The latest facts, from transmission to potency to hospital care for the viral disease.
Yahoo! News | Oct 17, 2014 4:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Middle school aids Vista teen in cancer fight Melissa Lopez, 13, needs a bone marrow transplant and her teachers at Madison have stepped up to help
Yahoo! News | Oct 12, 2014 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend