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How diet affects breast cancer risk

New research shows how some diets can potentially increase the risk of breast cancer.


Planned Parenthood, Florida reach agreement over abortions

Planned Parenthood says three of its clinics can resume performing first-trimester abortions after reaching an agreement with state health officials.


Latest advancement in at-home heart monitoring

Also in Thursday's healthcast, researchers say Hepatitis C may be on the rise.


Researchers study smartphone interactions with...

A recent European study found that there is a rare chance of interference between smartphones and implantable devices.


New study shows milk chocolate may prevent cardiovascular...

Also in Thursday's Healthcast, Dr. Ari Soffer takes a look at a newly approved medication that could bring new hope for patients suffering from heart failure.


Medication may revolutionize high cholesterol management

Some doctors say patients can profit from alternative therapies instead of statins to manage high cholesterol.


Study finds people diet better when someone else picks...

A new study finds people lose more weight when they allow someone else to choose their diet.


How to diet, detox safely and effectively

Health experts say it's vital to do a detox with proper supervision and to avoid potentially risky side effects.


Lariat procedure reduces risk of clots for Atrial...

Right now, the procedure is reserved for a-fib patients who cannot tolerate blood thinners.


FDA says people should not take aspirin to prevent heart...

The Food and Drug Administration says people should not take aspirin to prevent a first heart attack because the risks are greater than the benefits.


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