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`Personhood' Effort Still Alive After MS Defeat

Updated: 11/09/2011 - Abortion opponents say they might revive their defeated "personhood" ballot initiative in Mississippi. They also say they're still pursuing life-at-fertilization ballot initiatives in six other states -- Florida, Montana, Ohio, Oregon, Nevada and California.

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Hit Reset On Cancer Screening: 'Tests Not Perfect'

Posted: 11/07/2011 - Some tumors grow too slowly to be a threat, and others grow too quickly to be fought. Therefore, a new study says the type of cancer has more to do with survivability than does early detection.

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Hot Or Not - Does A Tan Make You More Attractive?

Updated: 11/03/2011 - Now that it's getting colder, it can be tempting for you or your teen to want to hit the tanning bed to keep some of that summer glow. But this new study may have you thinking twice about the reason your kids are hitting the tanning bed.

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Light Drinking Linked To Breast Cancer Risk

Posted: 11/02/2011 - Whether sipping beer, wine or whiskey, women who drink just three alcoholic beverages a week face slightly higher chances for developing breast cancer compared with teetotalers, a study of more than 100,000 U.S. nurses found.

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Light Drinking Linked To Slight Breast Cancer Risk

Posted: 11/01/2011 - A study suggests that women who drink just three alcoholic beverages a week face a slightly higher chance of developing breast cancer when compared to women who don't drink.

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FDA Backs Vytorin For Kidney Disease Patients

Posted: 10/31/2011 - The Food and Drug Administration says Merck's cholesterol drug Vytorin helps reduce heart attack, stroke and related problems in patients with kidney disease, a potential new use for the blockbuster drug.

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FDA: Studies Do Not Tie Chantix To Psych Problems

Posted: 10/24/2011 - The FDA says Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix wasn't tied to psychiatric problems, according to the results of two studies. The results are not final, however.

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Study: More False Alarms With Annual Mammograms

Updated: 10/17/2011 - A new study shows that annual mammograms could lead to more extra tests that women don't need. The rate of false alarms goes down when women get screening every other year instead.

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CDC: Self-Reported Drunk Driving Is Down

Posted: 10/04/2011 - Health officials say drunken driving has fallen 30 percent in five years, and last year was at its lowest mark in nearly two decades.

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Cantaloupe Listeria Outbreak Now In 25 States

Updated: 10/12/2011 - Illnesses in half of the states in the nation have now confirmed illnesses related to Colorado-grown cantaloupe. The listeria outbreak has grown to include 116 confirmed illnesses and 23 deaths.

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