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Four out of five firefighters nationwide are overweight or obese, and roughly half of all firefighters who die in the line of duty each year are killed by heart attacks. Now a group of firefighters is trying to change that with a fitness program called 555 Fitness.






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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is offering a clinical trial examining the investigational treatment known as ONC201 in patients with solid tumors whose cancer no longer responds to standard...
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After five years of follow-up, a majority of asymptomatic, benign thyroid nodules exhibited no significant change in size, or actually decreased in size, and diagnoses of thyroid cancer were rare...
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A higher intake by postmenopausal women of the natural antioxidant lycopene, found in foods like tomatoes, watermelon and papaya, may lower the risk of renal cell carcinoma, a type of kidney cancer.
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Chemotherapy often shrinks tumors at first, but as cancer cells become resistant to drug treatment, tumors can grow back.
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Scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center may have discovered why some brain cancer patients develop resistance to standard treatments including radiation and the chemotherapy...
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Modern biology has attained deep knowledge of how cells work, but the mechanisms by which cellular structures assemble and grow to the right size largely remain a mystery.
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Dartmouth study finds costly US cancer care may provide less value than previously thoughtDespite sharp increases in spending on cancer treatment, cancer mortality rates in the United States have...
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A protein that helps embryonic stem cells (ESCs) retain their identity also promotes DNA repair, according to a study in The Journal of Cell Biology.
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Cavities in preschoolers appear to be declining and fewer young children have untreated dental decay, federal health authorities reported on Thursday.
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