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New imaging tool could help women prevent breast biopsies

The device, which doesn't use radiation, looks like an ultrasound wand, and uses a combination of laser light and sound waves to generate images of the breast instantly


Study finds women who adopt healthy lifestyle could cut...

A new Swedish study found that adopting five simple lifestyle habits can cut a woman's risk of stroke by more than 50 percent.


Miami Children's Hospital introduces new comprehensive...

The new program is offered through Miami Children's Hospital and its eight outpatient centers in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.


Study raises concerns about use of statin drugs

Since their introduction in 1987, the use of statin drugs has increased more than 10 fold.


Several types of flu shots available to patients ahead of...

Those without insurance can receive flu shots at stores like Winn Dixie that have generic drug programs. The flu shots cost $25-$45


How to treat varicose veins without surgery or laser therapy

More than 40 million Americans suffer from varicose veins, which can be both unsightly and painful


Low-carb diet better than low-fat diet, researchers say

After a year, study results showed people on a low-carbohydrate diet had greater decreases in weight, fat mass, and other cardiovascular disease risk factors than those on a low-fat diet


Less invasive approach to treating osteoporosis

About a million men and almost 5 million women over the age of 50 suffer from osteoporosis


Pediatricians, adult doctors work together to treat...

40,000 babies are born with heart problems each year in the U.S.


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