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  • Early breast cancer may pose high risk for some women
    Early breast cancer may pose high risk for some women
    Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS, or stage 0 breast cancer) accounts for approximately 20% of breast cancers detected by a mammogram. A new study has found that chances of dying from these very early breast cancer are small, but the disease is...
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    Conservative talker: Clinton a national security risk, should end campaign
    On Tuesday, conservative talk show host Josh Bernstein told Examiner.com in an exclusive interview that Hillary Clinton is a national security risk and should end her campaign for the White House. Moreover, he said Congress should intervene and...
  • Garland Project Mineralization
    How do you pick the winner?
    Just think about the biblical story of David and Goliath. Seriously think about it. There are two people about to engage in mortal combat. One is clearly a mighty giant armed with a large club. The other is a scrawny kid with nothing more than a...
  • Chronic depression may double stroke risk reports new study
    Chronic depression may double stroke risk reports new study
    According to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, stroke and coronary heart disease are the two leading causes of death in the county. The agency also notes that the rate of depression has doubled in the past decade. Now, a new...
  • Study clarifies degree of breast/ovarian cancer risk among susceptible women
    Study clarifies degree of breast/ovarian cancer risk among susceptible women
    Not all women at increased risk for breast or ovarian cancer develop the malignancy. A new study of more than 31,000 women who have inherited mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes, investigators found that the level of risk for breast and ovarian...
  • Hormone replacement therapy and ovarian cancer risk
    Hormone replacement therapy and ovarian cancer risk
    A large new study evaluated the association between ovarian cancer risk and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) among menopausal women. The findings were published online on February 12 in the journal The Lancet. The study was funding by the Medical...
  • Stay safe while exercising outdoors
    Stay safe while exercising outdoors
    This article will discuss how to stay safe from risks such as extremes of weather, cars, dogs, and criminal encounters while exercising outdoors. Although exercising outdoors often can be more enjoyable than exercising inside, exercising outdoors...
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    Long-term hormonal contraceptive may increase the risk of a brain tumor
    According to the National Health Statistics Report revealed that 62% of women of reproductive age are currently using contraception. Hormonal contraceptives contain estrogen and progestin, or progestin to prevent pregnancy for most women.Oral...
  • Stressful jobs increase stroke risk
    Stressful jobs increase stroke risk
    Many have stressful jobs that can impact their quality of life. A new study has found that stress in the workplace can increase the risk of stroke. The findings were published online on January 6 in the journal Stroke by Scandinavian researchers...
  • Corn Futures Trading Pit
    Why do some futures contracts succeed and others fail?
    Professional Risk Manager’s International Association (PRMIA) Presents:Why Do Some Futures Contracts Succeed and Others Fail? Examining the Key Elements for the Success of Futures ContractsThis one hour webinar presented by Ms. Hillary Till...
  • The Gambler
    Ya got to know when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em
    The Gambler: Rated “R” (1 hour, 41 minutes)Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Brie Larson, Jessica Lange, John Goodman, Sonya WalgerDirected by: Rupert WyattAn updated remake of the 1974 James Caan film of the same name, this outing casts...
  • Firemen serious sleep apnea disorder affects safety and health risk
    Firemen serious sleep apnea disorder affects safety and health risk
    Within two seconds they could be driving a 72,000-pound truck. Serious sleep disorders affect firemen too. 37-percent of the firemen tested suffered from some form of sleep apnea which leads to other disorders like heart strain and chronic...
  • The straight scoop on Ebola from JAMA
    The straight scoop on Ebola from JAMA
    Major media attention has focused on the Ebola virus, with opinions ranging from “It’s no big deal” to “It might infect us all.” Obviously, neither extreme is an appropriate description. On October 7, the Journal of...
  • Contraceptive pill
    Does the pill higher your risk for breast cancer?
    Breast cancer risk associated with different oral contraceptive typesPast studies have examined oral contraceptives and breast cancer risk and have indicated that recent use slightly increases the risk for breast cancer however, most studies on...
  • Testosterone does not cause heart attacks in older men reports new study
    Testosterone does not cause heart attacks in older men reports new study
    Many older men consider taking testosterone with the goal of boosting muscle strength and sexual function; however, some avoid it because they are concerned of an increased risk of a heart attack. A new study of 24,000 Medicare patients reported...
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