Health Tip: Stay Active After a Heart Attack
(HealthDay News) -- Having a heart attack shouldn't put an end
to an active lifestyle.
Health Tip: Identifying Pinkeye
(HealthDay News) -- Conjunctivitis is an eye infection commonly
called pinkeye. It's very common and is spread easily.
Racial Disparities Still Seen in Use of Breast Cancer Treatments
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Black women with breast
cancer are less likely than their white peers to benefit from
improved surgical techniques used to treat their disease, according
to a new study.
10 Years of Tamoxifen Better Than 5: Study
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5 (HealthDay News) --Taking the breast cancer
drug tamoxifen for a decade, instead of the standard five years,
further reduces the long-term chances of recurrence and risk of
dying from the disease, new British research suggests.
New Drug Regimens May Slow Advanced Breast Cancer
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental cancer
drug may delay the progression of some advanced breast cancers,
while a double dose of an existing cancer drug could help women
live longer, according to separate studies reported Wednesday.
Is a Breath Test for Colon Cancer Possible?
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5 (HealthDay News) -- If colon cancer screening
was as easy as taking a breath, more people might do it. Now, a
small pilot study suggests such a test could be developed.
Smoking Might Make Hangovers Worse
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5 (HealthDay News) -- If you feel especially
hung over after a night of drinking, you may have to blame more
than the booze: New research suggests that smoking while drinking
may worsen hangovers.
Sperm Counts Dropping for French Men: Study
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Men in France may not be
quite as virile as they once were, with a new study suggesting
average sperms counts have dropped over the past few decades.
Health Highlights: Dec. 5, 2012
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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