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Cancer Cases Expected to Increase

Posted: 05/01/2009 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene report, the number of U.S. cancer cases will jump 45% in the next two decades -- especially bad news for older adults and minorities.

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Botox Warning Label

Posted: 05/01/2009 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene report, botox and similar injections must now carry a bold warning label.

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Air Pollution Dangers

Posted: 04/30/2009 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene report, according to a new report, more than 186 million Americans live in areas with dangerous levels of air pollution.

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Pain Killer Warnings

Posted: 04/30/2009 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene report, over-the-counter pain relievers like Tylenol and Advil will soon carry bolder warnings.

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Recession Weight Gain

Posted: 04/30/2009 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene report, the recession that's shrinking workers' paychecks may also be expanding their waistlines.

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Genetic Link to Autism

Posted: 04/29/2009 - Researchers have found the first common genetic link to autism.

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Swine Flu Update For Tuesday Afternoon 4/28/09

Updated: 04/28/2009 - Here's a Swine Flu update for Tuesday afternoon, April 28, 2009. According to The Associated Press, a U.S. health official said at least five people are hospitalized with swine flu in the United States and deaths are likely.

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ADHD Tests

Posted: 04/28/2009 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene report, a new study suggests children taking medicine for attention deficit disorder are better test takers than unmedicated kids with the disorder.

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Alfalfa Sprouts Salmonella

Posted: 04/28/2009 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene report, health officials are telling people to avoid eating raw alfalfa sprouts because they could be contaminated with salmonella.

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Prostate Test Guidelines

Posted: 04/28/2009 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene report, a leading doctors' group has issued new guidelines for prostate tests.

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Third Reported Case of Swine Flu in TX

Updated: 04/27/2009 - CIBOLO, Texas (AP) - Another case of swine flu has been confirmed in Texas - the third in the state and 41st in the country

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Swine Flu Precautions You Can Take

Updated: 04/27/2009 - WASHINGTON (April 27, 2009)--The acting head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people can best protect themselves against the swine flu threat by taking precautions they were taught as children.

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Bea Arthur Obit

Posted: 04/27/2009 - Rue McClanahan remembers"Golden Girls" co-star Bea Arthur as a kind and caring person.

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Preventative Mastectomies

Posted: 04/27/2009 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene report, the rates of preventative mastectomies are on the rise.

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Kids with Arthritis

Posted: 04/27/2009 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene report, kids with arthritis may be more at risk for fractures.

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Vitamin D & Asthma

Posted: 04/27/2009 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene report, low levels of vitamin D may be linked to severe asthma in children.

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Gov Perry Order Antiviral Meds for Swine Flu

Posted: 04/27/2009 - AUSTIN (April 25, 2009)—Gov. Rick Perry Saturday asked the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for 37,430 courses of antiviral medications from the Strategic National Stockpile as a precaution after three cases of swine flu were confirmed in Texas

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U.S. Life Expectancy

Posted: 04/24/2009 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene report, U.S. life expectancy is at an all time high. A new report found babies born in 2006 have a record life expectancy of nearly 78 years -- up about a third of a year.

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Breastfeeding Benefits

Posted: 04/24/2009 - In a St. Joseph Health Scene report, breastfeeding may benefit a mom long after her baby grows up.

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