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Many patients do not participate in cancer studies

[ad_1] Study Shows Doctors Often Fail to Tell Patients About Ongoing Clinical Trials By Denise MannWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD February 11, 2011 – It is estimated that only 2% to 4% of adults newly diagnosed with cancer participate in clinical trials, even though there are …

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American travelers seek more details about Zika

[ad_1] Latest news on infectious diseases THURSDAY, Feb. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) – The Zika virus outbreak is not preventing Americans from visiting other countries, but many travelers want more information on the virus, according to a new investigation. The online survey of 300 U.S. citizens who have taken international …

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Pandemic hits hospitals hard, including their results

[ad_1] By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY February 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) U.S. hospitals are expected to lose billions again in 2021, leaving them in dire financial straits as the COVID-19 pandemic ravages the industry for a second year. Hospitals could lose $ 53 billion to $ 122 billion in …

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New duct tape test for melanoma

[ad_1] Study shows test using special tape to collect cells can detect early melanoma By Salynn BoylesWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD Feb. 11, 2011 – An experimental, non-invasive test that relies on special adhesive tape to collect cells from suspicious skin lesions can accurately identify early …

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Essential masks to stop COVID in gyms, studies show

[ad_1] By Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY February 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) If you think it’s safe to exercise without your mask in a gym during the pandemic, two new government reports show you were wrong. The coronavirus outbreaks at fitness centers in Chicago and Honolulu last summer were likely …

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Teething makes babies cranky, but not sick: review

[ad_1] By Amy NortonHealthDay reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) – Teething can make babies miserable, but it rarely causes fevers above 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit, or any other sign of illness, according to a new review. The analysis, published online February 18 in the journal Pediatrics, found that more …

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As climate change extends allergy season, pollen travels further

[ad_1] By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY February 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) If you suffer from the itching, sneezing, and wheezing of seasonal allergies, you are probably painfully aware that the pollen season starts earlier and lasts longer than ever before. It’s a result of climate change, and new research …

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Investigation: Asthma control is still poor

[ad_1] 1 in 4 asthma patients seek emergency treatment By Salynn BoylesWebMD Health News Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD February 18, 2010 – Asthma patients know more about controlling their disease than ten years ago and have better drugs to do it. But a new national survey finds little decline …

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