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‘Cold caps’ may help breast cancer patients avoid hair loss: study

‘Cold caps’ may help breast cancer patients avoid hair loss: study

Using ‘cold caps’ to cool the scalp during chemotherapy sessions can help breast cancer patients avoid treatment-linked hair loss, a new study suggested.

American parents spend over 9 hours daily with screen devices: survey

American parents spend over 9 hours daily with screen devices: survey

American parents spend more than 9 hours daily with televisions, PCs and other screen devices, and still they claim to be role models for their kids when it comes to media use, a survey revealed.

Tomah VA hospital dentist resigned after exposing veterans to Hepatitis C, HIV

Tomah VA hospital dentist resigned after exposing veterans to Hepatitis C, HIV

The dentist who allegedly exposed hundreds of veterans at a Wisconsin VA hospital to serious infections like Hepatitis C and HIV has resigned, hospital officials announced.

2% of Washington D.C. population HIV infected: CDC

2% of Washington D.C. population HIV infected: CDC

Pointing to the growing HIV/AIDS crisis, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) said in its latest report that more than 13,000 people in Washington D.C. are infected by the deadly virus.

Researchers find new way to treat prostate cancer

Researchers find new way to treat prostate cancer

Suggesting a new method to fight back the growing disease of prostate cancer, a team of researchers cured a patient by shocking his tumor to death using large amounts of male hormone testosterone.

New apprenticeship scheme combines on-the-job training and degree

New apprenticeship scheme combines on-the-job training and degree

Marking a significant policy shift, the new apprenticeship scheme will allow teenaged trainee nurses to go straight into hospitals and other healthcare facilities to help care for patients.

Avian flu outbreak prompts the Netherlands to destroy 190,000 ducks

Avian flu outbreak prompts the Netherlands to destroy 190,000 ducks

In a desperate bid to prevent avian flu outbreak from spreading further, nearly 190,000 ducks were slaughtered at six farms in the Netherlands on Saturday.

Listeria risk prompts Sabra to recall hummus products

Listeria risk prompts Sabra to recall hummus products

A potential Listeria contamination risk prompted Sabra Dipping Co. to issue a voluntary recall for some of its hummus products and spreads, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration confirmed on Saturday.

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Obama creates ‘resilience area’ to protect Bering Sea ecosystem

U.S. President Barack Obama recently signed an executive order designating 112,300 square miles in Bering Sea as a “climate resilience” area to protect the maritime ecosystem for subsistence living of native tribes.

The Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience Area (NBSCRA), which spans from the Bering Strait to north of Bristol Bay, will...

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Hundreds of veterans possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitis C

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