Category Archives: WebMD

Immunotherapy brings new hope to cancer fight

Twenty-year-old Milton Wright III’s life seemed to finally be on track. After a lifetime of interruptions to his education, his football career, and his plans to join the Marines, he found his way. He had launched a modeling career and … Continue reading

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Will 3D printing revolutionize medicine?

Sydney Kendall lost her right arm below the elbow in a boating accident when she was 6 years old. Now 13, Sydney has used several prosthetic arms. But none is as practical — nor as cool, shed argue — as her pink, plastic, … Continue reading

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WebMD News Wire

The monthly news wire from WebMD Magazine — news you can use from the latest discoveries in science and health.

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In the No

Feeling overwhelmed? Get to know your limits It’s 9 p.m., and you’re still at work.  You couldn’t relax at home with unfinished work on your desk. And if you don’t get this done, your boss will be upset. At least … Continue reading

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Office space

Not hitting it off with your co-workers? You might need to take a step back. Whether it’s a co-worker who bulldozes us during staff meetings or shoots down every new idea, or several colleagues who make up a clique outsiders … Continue reading

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Sunscreen Safety: What to know

The low-down on controversial ingredients and recent changes to sunscreen labels Stocking up on sunscreen? We all know we’re supposed to wear it every day, rain or shine, to lower our risk of skin cancer and help prevent premature signs … Continue reading

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Stretching the truth about stretching

Does stretching help or hurt, and what’s the best way to do it? The benefits of a regular exercise routine are undisputed, but how to start that routine — literally what to do first — is far less clear. Should … Continue reading

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The Pill: The different types of birth control pills from triphasic to mini

‘The pill’ isn’t just one pill. It comes in many forms. Here are the options. Are you taking, or considering taking, a birth control pill? Nearly 12 million U.S. women do. And though you may simply call it “the pill,” … Continue reading

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Acupuncture may be effective for migraines

Experts Split on Whether to Recommend the Ancient Therapy Jan. 12, 2012 — Acupuncture helps reduce days with migraines and may have lasting effects, according to a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. In the study, almost … Continue reading

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Mammograms may cut breast cancer deaths in half

Dutch Study Shows That Regular Mammograms Do Save Lives, Particulary for Older Women Dec. 6, 2011 — Despite the controversies over mammograms, the bottom line is they still save lives in women aged 50 to 75. A new Dutch study … Continue reading

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