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More evidence prostate tests overdiagnose cancer

Posted: 03/11/2009 - As many as two of every five men whose prostate cancer was caught through a PSA screening test have tumors too slow-growing to ever be a threat, says a new study that raises more questions about the controversial tests.

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Tests could find ovarian cancer early

Posted: 03/11/2009 - Doctors screening women for ovarian cancer were able to pick up the disease about two years earlier than normal, according to a British study published Wednesday.

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Study: Economic gloom hits men harder than women

Posted: 03/10/2009 - Recessions gripping economies around the world will hit men harder than women as job insecurity threatens an inherent sense of masculinity, damaging mental health, a British researchers said this month.

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HEALTHBEAT: What's the best medicine -- really?

Posted: 03/10/2009 - Think your doctor knows which drug - or surgery or even diagnostic test - works best? Think again. Half the time, there's little if any good evidence comparing one to another. And one of medicine's little secrets is that brand-new drugs don't have to work any better than cheap old ones to be approved for sale.

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Baby bottle companies to stop using BPA

Posted: 03/06/2009 - Connecticut’s attorney general says six companies have agreed to stop manufacturing baby bottles that contain Bisphenol-A, a chemical some studies suggest may be harmful to infants.

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Finding genes that make teeth grow all in a row

Posted: 03/06/2009 - Ever wonder why sharks get several rows of teeth and people only get one? Some geneticists did, and their discovery could spur work to help adults one day grow new teeth when their own wear out.

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Smell of rotten eggs arousing for men

Posted: 03/06/2009 - A hen swaggers over a crate of eggs in the farm hall of Walter Hoehne, egg producer and head of the organic farmer association CW Oeko Ei GmbH on March 20, 2008 in Vohburg, Germany.

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Recall: Alfalfa Sprouts Now a Culprit of Salmonella

Updated: 03/04/2009 - Just as the danger of tainted peanut butter has finally subsided, another salmonella outbreak -- but this time Nebraska health officials say alfalfa sprouts are the culprit.

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Fewer kids have high lead levels than 20 years ago

Posted: 03/02/2009 - In a stunning improvement in children's health, far fewer kids have high lead levels than 20 years ago, new government research reports - a testament to aggressive efforts to get lead out of paint, water and soil.

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FDA Warned Syringe Producer of Serious Problems

Posted: 02/26/2009 - Federal regulators warned a syringe manufacturer of "several significant violations" in its quality control system two years before its needles triggered an outbreak of bacterial infections that prosecutors say led to at least five deaths and hundreds of illnesses.

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Bay Medical Construction Update

Updated: 03/27/2009 - In December of last year Bay Medical Center broke ground on a 60 million dollar project to upgrade the hospital and its equipment.

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Inspection reports from peanut plant varied widely

Posted: 02/02/2009 - A Georgia health inspector who toured the peanut butter plant now at the center of a national salmonella outbreak noted only two minor violations in October. Less than three months later, federal inspectors found roaches, mold, a leaking roof and other sanitation problems.

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Feds may make health insurance easier after layoff

Posted: 02/02/2009 - It will get vastly cheaper for most people to keep health insurance after losing a job if the government's stimulus plan becomes law. Some nickel and dime cuts in health coverage for the poor will be reversed, too. Geek jobs in medicine will grow.

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Study: Kids, Fast Food and Asthma

Posted: 01/29/2009 - A new study from the University of Alberta released Thursday found a connection between children eating fast food and asthma.

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