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Hipsters Beware: Skinny Jeans Could Cause Nerve Damage

Jun 25
New research claims skinny jeans can put the squeeze on your health. Australian experts reported that a woman couldn't walk after wearing a pair of tight denims all day. Should this be a major concern for everyone fashionable hipsters.

Doctors Propose Tool to Help Gauge the Value of Cancer Drugs

By Marilynn Marchione | Jun 24
The pushback against soaring cancer drug prices is gaining steam. A leading doctors group proposed a formula to help patients decide if a medicine is worth it - what it will cost them and how much good it is likely to do.

AIDS Monument Receives $500,000 Matching Gift from Cedars-Sinai

By EDGE | Jun 22
The Foundation for a National AIDS Monument, a non-profit organization building an HIV/AIDS Monument to memorialize, by name and likeness, those who died as a result of HIV/AIDS, today announced a $500,000 gift from Cedars-Sinai.

Curcumin and Boswellic Acids Prevent Colorectal Cancer

By EDGE | Jun 22
Colorectal cancer is one of the most common causes of cancer-associated mortality worldwide, but by using both curcumin and boswellic acids, the two amplify each other to fight it.

Is it Better for Families to Watch TV Together?

Jun 20
The average American home has three televisions and access to 189 channels. That's a stark difference from the '50s when only three networks ruled the airwaves -- the benefits of watching television as a family.

Doctor is In: New App Brings Medical Care to Your Phone

Jun 19
The number of people using their phones and computers to connect with a doctor is skyrocketing. Eight-hundred thousand online patient consultations are expected this year, and that number could double in 2016.

Senator Probes Retailers on Dubious 'Brain' Supplements

By Matthew Perrone | Jun 18
A high-ranking Senate Democrat is probing retailers and online companies about sales of dubious dietary supplements, especially those promising seniors protection from memory loss, dementia and other age-related problems.

CVS Gets a Makeover

By Tom Murphy | Jun 18
CVS drugstores that quit tobacco sales last year are now getting health and beauty makeovers and a shot of ethnic diversity in some cases to attract customers who want more than a prescription refill.

What is Trans Fat?

Jun 18
The FDA is phasing out artificial trans fats from the food supply, but people should limit their intake of saturated fats, too, which can also cause heart disease.

Life or Death Battle Against Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Jun 18
As a Georgia mom fights for her life against flesh-eating bacteria, another woman who survived a similar devastating infection shares her story. Despite multiple amputations, Aimee Copeland is reaching out to helping others. Melinda Roeder reports.

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