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  1. Remarkable advances in technology have made it possible for medical teams at major centers such as UCLA to save the lives of patients who in years past would have had little to no chance for survival...
  2. Bug bites and stings usually cause momentary alarm, temporary discomfort and pain, but no serious or lasting health problems. However, some bites or stings may result in serious infections that...
  3. Kidney disease is common in many of us as we get older, but we may not even know that we have it. It is the 9th leading cause of death in the U.S. and affects more than 26 million Americans – one in...
  4. The risk of developing diabetes increases as people grow older, heavier and less active; about 20 percent of the population between the ages of 60 and 74 has diabetes. Older individuals with diabetes...
  5. As the Baby Boomers age, knees and hips are blowing at record rates. Surgery is a salvation for many, but in this era of cost containment, is the price tag too high?
  6. Despite major advances in screening and early detection, colon cancer still accounts for about 9 percent of all cancer deaths. Rare before the age of 40, colon cancer incidence begins to increase...
  7. Oh, the irony: The flood of hormones that are notoriously so problematic for teens can be just as troublesome in their paucity much later in life. Hormone therapy (HT) in the 1990s was considered a...
  8. A test for genetic biomarkers may supersede repeat biopsies
  9. Although legally permitted to drive in the US, people with partial central vision loss (blind areas) in both eyes, due to stroke, or other types of traumatic brain injury, may have difficulty in...
  10. A spa debut and new health programming yield powerful results at three Southwestern resorts.

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