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Immunotherapy Drug Boosts Survival With Bladder Cancer

MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) An immunotherapy drug significantly improved survival in patients with the most common type of bladder cancer, according to a new study. About 550,000 new cases

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Flu Plus COVID Doubles Death Risk

By Robin Foster and E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporters TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2020 While health officials worry about a potential “twindemic” of COVID-19 and the flu

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Is an Early Form of Breast Cancer More Dangerous Than Thought?

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) Women diagnosed with an early, highly treatable form of breast cancer still face a higher-than-normal

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CDC Removes New Coronavirus Guidelines Just Days After Posting Them

Latest Prevention & Wellness News TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) — New U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website guidelines suggesting that the new coronavirus

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Guard Yourself Against the Health Dangers of Wildfire Smoke

MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) As the smoke left by wildfires in California and Oregon continues to linger, people exposed to it need to take steps to protect themselves, an expert says. In

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1 Woman in 5 With Migraine Avoiding Pregnancy: Study

MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) Many women with severe migraines don’t want to get pregnant because of concerns about their headaches, a new study finds. Migraine, one of the world’s

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Middle-Aged Americans Report More Pain Than Seniors

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) Middle-aged Americans are living with more physical pain than older adults are — and the problem

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Fall Risk Rises Even in Alzheimer’s Early Stages

MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) In older people a fall can sometimes be a sign of oncoming Alzheimer’s disease, even in the absence of mental issues, new research suggests. Although falls

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Too Much or Too Little Sleep Bad for Brains

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2020 Everyone needs sleep, but too little or too much of it might contribute to declines in thinking, a new study suggests. Too

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Young Women May Face Greater Stroke Risk Than Young Men

FRIDAY, Sept. 18, 2020 (American Heart Association News) Young women are more likely than their male peers to have a stroke, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed a claims

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