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Hair Stylists and Barbers Could Be Weapons in War Against Skin Cancer

A new study reveals hair stylists and barbers are excellent detectors of skin cancers on the scalp, neck and face, areas often difficult to see by others.

Two hundred stylists and barbers in Houston, TX were surveyed, and researchers found that although few of them had been formally trained to spot cancer, more than half had already found cancerous moles or lesions on clients.

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Study Shows TV Can Hinder the Development of Children Under 2

Pediatricians and development experts have strongly urged parents, once again, to limit the amount of television their young children watch.

The American Academy of Pediatrics released a recommendation to all parents of children under 2 years old Tuesday. It stressed that any time spent in front of a video screen provides no educational benefits for children under age 2 and can even delay development by leaving less time for important interaction and play.

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Parents Warned Against Using Bumper Pads in Cribs

In its latest guidelines for doctors, the American Academy of Pediatrics is advising against the usage of bumper pads in cribs, saying they may increase the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS.

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Mom with Cancer Dies to Save Unborn Baby [VIDEO]

A selfless mother has died to save her unborn baby.

The woman was diagnosed with a life-threatening form of cancer and refused chemotherapy so that her child could be born, even though it meant she would die.

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Know The Risks Of Breast Cancer – It Could Save Your Life

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and I've made it my mission to do what I can to encourage our listeners to gain knowledge about the disease - it could just save your life.

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Supplements Could Be Linked to Increased Risk of Death in Women

Vitamins are said to be good for you. According to a new study from the University of Minnesota, however, that may not always be the case.

Researchers reviewed the cases of 38,000 women over a 19-year period and found that those who took supplements had about a 2.4 percent increased risk of death over those who didn’t, which could be related to the compounds supplements contain — compounds that can be toxic in higher amounts and have a detrimental effect on those who use them long-term.

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Study Says Women on the Pill Choose More Stable Partners

New research suggests women on birth control pills tend to choose men they feel will be more stable relationship partners over guys who may be better looking or sexier.

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British Prime Minister David Cameron Considers Implementing ‘Fat Tax’

Citing a desire to avoid soaring health costs and shortened life expectancies, British Prime Minister David Cameron will consider introducing a “fat tax” similar to one recently introduced in Denmark.

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Helpful Tips To Prevent The Flu

It's that time of year again- time to bust out the fall clothes, watch the leaves change, curl up on the couch with the family watching Sunday afternoon football, and break out the pumpkins and scarecrows. The

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Breast Cancer Facts And Myths [VIDEO]

The month of October is dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness, and I've been sharing stories, facts and information to get the word out. This year alone, breast cancer is estimated to affect 230,480 women and 2,140 men. Deaths are estimated at 39,520 for women and  450 for men. These are alarming numbers. But as I say, knowledge is power! So, this month I encourage you to make a pledge to take at least one step to educate your self on this deadly disease.

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‘Bras On A Fence’ – Breast Cancer Awareness [VIDEO]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and I just had to share with you this great story that I saw on KLTV this morning. This is an inspiring story about a brave breast cancer survivor  doing her part to educate others about this deadly disease!

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Addiction Vaccines Will Potentially Cure Nicotine and Drug Dependencies

Scientists in San Diego are developing new vaccines that will potentially cure addictions, allowing cigarette and drug abusers to kick their habits with a simple injection.

Dr. Kim D. Janda, a Scripps Research Institute professor, is one of the leading experts, having made addiction vaccines his main priority for the past 25 years. “We view this as an alternative or better way for some people,” he tells The New York Times in reference to rehab programs.

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