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Health and Medical

  • Patients’ reports can aid prostate cancer treatment

    CHICAGO (AP) – Men with early-stage prostate cancer face a dizzying quandary over which treatment to ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:23 pm
  • Your kids won't be the death of you yet – they might actually help you live longer

    Sometimes – a lot of times – it feels as if being a parent is shaving years off your life, but a new ...
    March 13, 2017 - 10:26 pm
  • Cancer rates dropped during the recession. That’s not necessarily a good thing

    As the country plunged into recession between 2008 and 2012, something unexpected happened: An earli ...
    March 8, 2017 - 10:51 pm
  • A bad diet is hard to live with

    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica} CHICAGO (AP) – Gorging on bacon, ...
    March 8, 2017 - 9:34 am
  • Morrison Community Hospital offers highly regarded Rehabilitation Center

    After an illness or injury, patients can benefit from the services provided by a Rehabilitation Center.  Generally, physical, occupational, and speech ...
    March 7, 2017 - 9:14 am
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