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As Mammograms Became Widespread, Breast Tumor Size Shrank

As Mammograms Became Widespread, Breast Tumor Size Shrank

After American women began to adopt annual mammography screening in the 1980s, a very healthy thing happened: the average size of newly discovered breast tumors got smaller.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The Dynamic Duo: Calcium and Vitamin D

The Dynamic Duo: Calcium and Vitamin D

Your need for calcium gets a lot of attention, but your body can't use it without its partner, vitamin D, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Thursday, April 05, 2018
Fit Middle-Aged Women May Fend Off Dementia Later

Fit Middle-Aged Women May Fend Off Dementia Later

You may spend a lot of time working out, but there's a fitness reward you might not expect: better memory in your senior years.
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Keep Working to Protect Your Brain After a Mild Stroke

Keep Working to Protect Your Brain After a Mild Stroke

Work may be good medicine for the brains of people who suffer mild strokes, a new study out of Israel suggests.
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Pets Good Medicine for Those Battling Mental Ills

Pets Good Medicine for Those Battling Mental Ills

Can the adoring gaze of a dog or the comforting purr of a cat be helpful to people with mental illness? Absolutely, new research suggests.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
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