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When VJ Sleight’s breast cancer returned last year, she wondered if the unusual recurrence – 23 years after her original diagnosis -- had anything to do with the controversial hCG diet that she had repeatedly followed. The near-starvation...
CW33 NewsIn July of 2009--Maria Baker's life was turned upside down when she was diagnosed with breast cancer-- but a follow-up genetic test showed she didn't carry the mutated gene that could be passed along to her children Dillon and James. Even though the test...
Stuart Powell welcomes new body shop manager Brian McQueary brings 21 years of experience to Stuart Powell in repair of all makes and models. During that time, McQueary gained six years of experience as an insurance adjuster, and is I-CAR Platinum...
Dr. Baruch Blumberg, who received the 1976 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discovering the hepatitis B virus, which causes severe liver disease and cancer, and who later developed the vaccine that protects against it, has died. He was 85....
McClatchy Tribune NewspapersCyberKnife radiosurgery -- which uses narrow beams of radiation to kill several types of cancer - is marketed as a less invasive, more convenient way to treat prostate cancer, a pitch that has proved convincing for about 3,000 men over the last six years....
Los Angeles TimesRates of rectal cancer in people younger than 40, although low, have been rising steadily for the last 20 years for reasons that are mystifying scientists, researchers said Sunday. Both colon cancer and rectal cancer are thought to share the same risk...
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U.S. News & World ReportYou probably saw the recent headline: Colonoscopy may not be as effective as previously thought at preventing colorectal cancer, which killed an estimated 50,000 people last year. But whether the procedure cuts the risk of getting and dying from colon...
Allentown State Hospital, 1600 Hanover Ave., Allentown, 610-740-3200 Central Montgomery Medical Center, 100 Medical Campus Dr., Lansdale, 215-368-2100, www.cmmc-uhs.com Doylestown Hospital, 595 W. State St., Doylestown, 215-345-2200, www.dh.org...
Of The Morning CallPennsylvania is a great place to live and raise a family, but economic woes are dragging down the state's quality of life, many residents believe. One quarter of the population frets about losing a job in the next year, especially women and workers...
LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF BUCKS COUNTY GENERAL ELECTION GUIDE This non-partisan Voters' Guide was compiled by the League of Women Voters of Bucks County. The candidates listed are those whose names appear on the official ballot for the November 6th...
Allentown State Hospital, 1600 Hanover Ave., Allentown, 610-740-3200 Central Montgomery Medical Center, 100 Medical Campus Dr., Lansdale, 215-368-2100, www.cmmc-uhs.com Colonial Intermediate Unit 20, 6 Danforth Dr., Easton, 610-252-5550. Partial...
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