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Calcium Not a Major Factor in Kids'' Fat Mass Gain (12/26/2006, Reuters Health)

Microscopic Fat Bubbles Fight Cancer (01/04/2007, HealthDay)

Patients'' Lost Time Boosts Cost of Cancer Care (01/02/2007, HealthDay)

Cancer-Related Seizure Responds to Treatment (01/01/2007, Reuters Health)

Molecular Crosstalk Between Tumor and Surrounding Cells Marks Cancer Progression (01/01/2007, National Cancer Institute)

Research Uncovers New Clues to Cancer (12/28/2006, HealthDay)

Multipronged Strategy Subdues Cancer Pain (12/28/2006, Reuters Health)

Scientists ID Genes That Lose Expression in Solid Tumors (12/26/2006, HealthDay)

Researchers Find That a ‘Silent’ Gene Mutation Can Change the Function of an Anticancer Drug Pump (12/21/2006, National Cancer Institute)

Cancer Drug Attacks Tumours in Novel Way (12/20/2006, Reuters Health)

Cancer Risk Rises After Kidney Transplant (12/20/2006, Reuters Health)

Study Reveals How Common Painkillers Fight Cancer (12/15/2006, HealthDay)

Low-Protein Diet Might Reduce Cancer Risk (12/13/2006, Reuters Health)

Low Vitamin D Linked to Cancer Risk in Black Men (12/12/2006, Reuters Health)

A Year of Major Advances in Cancer Cited (12/08/2006, HealthDay)

High Protein Diets May Boost Cancer Risk (12/07/2006, HealthDay)

Tea Soothes Skin Damage Linked to Cancer Treatment (11/30/2006, HealthDay)

Some Stem Cell Transplant Recipients Face Long-Term Risk (11/27/2006, HealthDay)

Rheumatoid Arthritis Meds Won''t Up Most Cancer Risk (11/12/2006, HealthDay)

Firefighters at High Risk for Cancer (11/10/2006, HealthDay)

Gleevec: New Uses, New Warning (11/08/2006, American Cancer Society)

NCI Scientists Launch Spotlight on Molecular Profiling (11/07/2006, National Cancer Institute)

Precooking Fries in Microwave Cuts Suspected Carcinogen (10/31/2006, HealthDay)

Suicide Risk Doubles After Cancer Diagnosis (10/19/2006, HealthDay)

Communities Key to Lowering Cancer Risk (10/15/2006, HealthDay)

Parents'' Refusal of Cancer Therapy Raises Issues (01/02/2007, Reuters Health)

Microscopic Fat Bubbles Fight Cancer (01/04/2007, HealthDay)

FDA Approves First Generic Ondansetron Tablets, Orally Disintegrating Tablets and Oral Solution (12/27/2006, Food and Drug Administration)

Researchers Find That a ‘Silent’ Gene Mutation Can Change the Function of an Anticancer Drug Pump (12/21/2006, National Cancer Institute)

Cancer Drug Attacks Tumours in Novel Way (12/20/2006, Reuters Health)

Avastin Plus Chemo Benefits Lung-Cancer Patients (12/14/2006, HealthDay)

Chemo Plus Radiation Improve Breast Cancer Outcome (12/13/2006, Reuters Health)

3-Drug Regimen Is New Tool in Leukemia Fight (12/11/2006, HealthDay)

Study Offers More Clues to ''Chemo Brain'' (11/30/2006, HealthDay)

FDA Approves First Generic Ondansetron Injection (11/22/2006, Food and Drug Administration)

ACE Inhibitor May Protect Heart from Damage from Chemotherapy (11/13/2006, American Heart Association)

Cancer Combo Therapy Is Cost-Effective (11/07/2006, HealthDay)

Combo Treatment Helps Fight Early Breast Cancer (11/02/2006, HealthDay)

Parents'' Refusal of Cancer Therapy Raises Issues (01/02/2007, Reuters Health)

Childhood Cancer Survivors Face Long-Term Stroke Risk (11/07/2006, HealthDay)

Childhood Cancer Treatments Have Long Lasting Ill Effects (10/11/2006, HealthDay)

Patients'' Lost Time Boosts Cost of Cancer Care (01/02/2007, HealthDay)

Fatigue Harms Cancer Patients'' Quality of Life (12/21/2006, Reuters Health)

Cancer Pain May Be Undertreated in Elderly (12/12/2006, Reuters Health)

Study Offers More Clues to ''Chemo Brain'' (11/30/2006, HealthDay)

Colder Weather Brings a Silent Killer (11/05/2006, HealthDay)

Cardiac Device May Be Less Effective in Blacks (12/20/2006, Reuters Health)

EMS Protocol Reflecting New Resuscitation Guidelines May Improve Survival from Cardiac Arrest (12/12/2006, American Heart Association)

New Test Predicts Best Candidates for Defibrillators (11/15/2006, HealthDay)

Chest Gear May Not Protect Young Athletes from Deadly Blows (11/13/2006, American Heart Association)

Caregiver Mental Health Affects Kids'' Asthma Care (12/15/2006, Reuters Health)

Methamphetamines May Be Toxic to Blood Vessels (12/26/2006, HealthDay)

Community Doctors Can Perform Carotid Stenting (12/14/2006, HealthDay)

Surgery Better than Stents at Stroke Prevention (10/18/2006, HealthDay)

Vision Problems among Those over 40 Costly (12/11/2006, HealthDay)

Celiac Disease Raises Tuberculosis Risk (10/17/2006, HealthDay)

Smoking, High HPV Levels Could Spell Cervical Cancer (11/17/2006, HealthDay)

HPV Test Beats Pap Smear for Women Over 40 (11/03/2006, HealthDay)

Fetal Oxygen Test Fails to Deliver (11/22/2006, HealthDay)

FDA Approves First Test to Screen Blood Donors for Chagas Disease (12/13/2006, Food and Drug Administration)

NIAID Scientists Identify Human Protein That Helps Chickenpox and Shingles Virus Spread (10/19/2006, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

Child Abuse Raises Risk of Later Depression (01/02/2007, Reuters Health)

New Studies Shed Light on Circumstances Associated with Violent Deaths (12/18/2006, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Childhood Trauma Ups Risk of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (11/07/2006, HealthDay)

Behavioral Problems Common in Mentally Retarded Children (10/24/2006, HealthDay)

Keep Sugary Drinks out of Sippy Cups (01/01/2007, HealthDay)

Stem Cell Technique Could Help Kids Avoid Root Canal (12/21/2006, HealthDay)

Fish Oil Supplements During Pregnancy Boost Kids'' Hand-Eye Coordination (12/21/2006, HealthDay)

Obese Kids More Likely to Have Low Self-Esteem (12/25/2006, Reuters Health)

Diabetes Drug Halts Weight Gain in Kids Taking Antipsychotics (12/01/2006, HealthDay)

Study Indicates a Way to Stem Weight Gain in Children Treated with Antipsychotic Medications (12/01/2006, American Psychiatric Association)

Higher IQs Protect Kids from Traumatic Events (11/10/2006, HealthDay)

Antidepressants Lower Kids'' Suicide Risk (11/01/2006, HealthDay)

Study Links Antidepressant Prescriptions to Lower Suicide Rates in Adolescents (11/01/2006, American Psychiatric Association)

Helping Children Celebrate Halloween: Tips for Parents and Families (10/19/2006, American Psychiatric Association)

Impact of Soda in Childhood Seen in Adolescence (12/29/2006, Reuters Health)

Program Boosts Bone Health of Lean Teen Girls (12/18/2006, Reuters Health)

Fast Food Inside Hospitals Fuels Concern (12/04/2006, HealthDay)

Researchers Suggest Making School Breakfasts Free for All (11/03/2006, HealthDay)

Low-Cal Drinks Help Teens Trim Down (10/15/2006, HealthDay)

Give A Helmet with that Tricycle, CDC Urges (12/27/2006, Reuters Health)

A Checklist for Avoiding Common Holiday Dangers (12/21/2006, HealthDay)

For Holiday Toys, Think Safety First (12/19/2006, HealthDay)

Health Tip: Beware of Poisonous Holiday Plants (12/05/2006, HealthDay)

Choosing Safe Christmas Toys Isn''t Child''s Play (12/03/2006, HealthDay)

School Bus Injuries Much More Common than Thought (11/06/2006, HealthDay)

Keep Your Kids Safe and Sound This Halloween (10/28/2006, HealthDay)

Helping Children Celebrate Halloween: Tips for Parents and Families (10/19/2006, American Psychiatric Association)

Mom-Made Hormone Shields Baby During Birth (12/15/2006, HealthDay)

Epidural during Birth May Negatively Affect Breast-Feeding (12/11/2006, HealthDay)

Fetal Oxygen Test Fails to Deliver (11/22/2006, HealthDay)

Technology for Monitoring Fetal Oxygen During Labor Offers No Apparent Benefit (11/22/2006, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

Drug-Induced Labor Carries Risk of Rare but Dangerous Complication (10/20/2006, HealthDay)

Major Changes in 2007 Pediatric Vaccine Schedule (01/03/2007, Reuters Health)

Malaria Vaccine Primes Victims’ Blood to Eliminate Parasite from Mosquitoes (12/18/2006, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

Wide Variation Seen in Kids Given Flu Shots in US (12/14/2006, Reuters Health)

Studies Support Flu Vaccine''s Effectiveness (12/13/2006, HealthDay)

Flu Vaccine Safe for Babies and Toddlers (10/24/2006, HealthDay)

Whooping Cough Making a Comeback In U.S. (10/12/2006, HealthDay)

Long Delays Found in Making Homes Lead-Safe (01/03/2007, Reuters Health)

Health Insurance Bridges Gap for Poor Families (01/03/2007, Reuters Health)

Major Changes in 2007 Pediatric Vaccine Schedule (01/03/2007, Reuters Health)

Guidelines Help Diagnose Severe Meningitis (01/02/2007, Reuters Health)

Impact of Soda in Childhood Seen in Adolescence (12/29/2006, Reuters Health)

More U.S. Kids Developing Kidney Stones (12/28/2006, HealthDay)

Climate Change May Relieve Children''s Eczema (12/28/2006, Reuters Health)

U.S. Public Health Campaign Gets Kids off the Couch (12/28/2006, Reuters Health)

Scuba Dive May Affect Kids'' Lung Function, Briefly (12/28/2006, Reuters Health)

Video Game Injuries a Holiday Hazard (12/28/2006, HealthDay)

Virtual Reality Soothes Young Burn Patients (12/28/2006, HealthDay)

Increased Exposure Tames Childhood Egg Allergy (12/26/2006, HealthDay)

Divorce May Raise Children''s Eczema Risk (12/21/2006, Reuters Health)

Bungee Cord Backpack Lightens the Load (12/20/2006, Reuters Health)

Colazal Sanctioned for Pediatric Colitis (12/20/2006, HealthDay)

Blood Pressure Often Higher in Boys Than Girls (12/04/2006, HealthDay)

Sleep Problems Can Strike Preschoolers, Too (11/30/2006, HealthDay)

Tonsillectomy May Prevent Recurrent Strep Throat in Kids (11/21/2006, HealthDay)

Eye Tests Predict Later Vision Trouble for Preemies (11/17/2006, HealthDay)

Flu Drug Tamiflu May Cause Odd Behavior in Children (11/13/2006, HealthDay)

Clogged Arteries Showing Up in Kids (11/12/2006, HealthDay)

Kids'' Smoking, Drinking Linked to R-Rated Movies (11/06/2006, HealthDay)

Antibiotics Only Help with Some Ear Infections (10/20/2006, HealthDay)

Sleepless Children at Higher Obesity Risk (10/19/2006, HealthDay)

Smoking and Driving Never Mix (10/19/2006, HealthDay)

Cholesterol''s Role in Parkinson''s Remains Elusive (12/28/2006, HealthDay)

Popular Supplement Fails to Lower Cholesterol (12/27/2006, Reuters Health)

Longevity Gene Also Keeps the Mind Sharp (12/26/2006, HealthDay)

Moderate Exercise Can Improve Women''s Cholesterol (12/26/2006, Reuters Health)

Raising ''Good'' Cholesterol Levels Still a Worthy Goal (12/11/2006, HealthDay)

Huntington''s Disease Linked to High Brain Cholesterol (12/08/2006, HealthDay)

Statin Users Risk Heart Attacks by Stopping Treatment (12/07/2006, HealthDay)

Doctors Divided Over Loss of Experimental Cholesterol Drug (12/04/2006, HealthDay)

Pfizer Stops All Torcetrapib Clinical Trials in Interest of Patient Safety (12/03/2006, Food and Drug Administration)

Statins Cut Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke in Those Without Heart Disease (11/28/2006, HealthDay)

Cholesterol Control Boosts Lymphoma Survivors'' Outcomes (11/09/2006, HealthDay)

Statins Could Aid Heart Failure Patients (10/31/2006, HealthDay)

Study Questions Value of Lower Cholesterol Targets (10/12/2006, HealthDay)

Childhood Trauma Ups Risk of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (11/07/2006, HealthDay)

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Campaign Launched (11/03/2006, HealthDay)

Male Circumcision Greatly Reduces HIV Risk (12/13/2006, Reuters Health)

Adult Male Circumcision Significantly Reduces Risk of Acquiring HIV (12/13/2006, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

Scientists Discover How Maternal Smoking Can Cause Cleft Lip and Palate (01/03/2007, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)

FDA Proposes Rules Overhaul to Expand Availability of Experimental Drugs (12/11/2006, Food and Drug Administration)

Patients in Trials Often Forget Risks (12/08/2006, HealthDay)

Journal Retracts Fraudulent Oral Cancer Studies (11/02/2006, HealthDay)

FDA Calls Food from Cloned Animals Safe (12/28/2006, HealthDay)

Colonoscopies Should Last at Least 6 Minutes (12/13/2006, HealthDay)

"Statin" Heart Drugs Don''t Cut Colon Cancer Risk (01/02/2007, Reuters Health)

Insurance Doesn''t Cure Health-Care Disparities (12/21/2006, HealthDay)

Medicare Coverage of Colorectal Screening Helps Early Detection (12/19/2006, HealthDay)

Colonoscopies Should Last at Least 6 Minutes (12/13/2006, HealthDay)

Hour of Daily Exercise Cuts Bowel Cancer Risk (12/11/2006, Reuters Health)

Combined Imaging Improves Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis (12/05/2006, HealthDay)

Colon Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise (11/27/2006, HealthDay)

Colon Cancer Screening Rates Rising (11/13/2006, HealthDay)

Colon Cancer Screening Is Saving Lives (10/26/2006, HealthDay)

Red Wine May Cut Risk of Colorectal Cancer (10/23/2006, HealthDay)

Shoo, Achoo! Exercise Keeps Colds at Bay (10/26/2006, HealthDay)

Hole in Heart Worsens Sleep Apnea (12/20/2006, Reuters Health)

Amniotic Stem Cells Offer Hope Against Congenital Heart Defects (11/14/2006, HealthDay)

Smoking While Pregnant Boosts Baby''s Heart Defect Risk (11/14/2006, HealthDay)

Viagra Helps Protect At-Risk Newborns (11/02/2006, HealthDay)

Botox Shots May Relieve Constipation (12/15/2006, Reuters Health)

''Smoker''s Cough'' Strong Predictor of Lung Disease (01/04/2007, HealthDay)

NHLBI and CMS Launch Large Study of Home Oxygen Therapy for COPD (11/20/2006, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)

U.S. Lung Disease Care Not Measuring Up (11/20/2006, HealthDay)

Inhaled Corticosteroids Reduce Death in Patients with COPD (11/13/2006, American College of Chest Physicians)

Many COPD Patients Going Without Tests (10/27/2006, HealthDay)

Viagra Helps COPD Patients Control Pulmonary Blood Pressure (10/25/2006, HealthDay)

Drug Combo Gives New Hope against Lung Disease (10/23/2006, HealthDay)

Acid Reflux Adds to COPD Complications (10/12/2006, HealthDay)

Race, Gender Influenced Reaction to 9/11 (12/28/2006, HealthDay)

Training for Terrorism-Related Conditions in Hospitals: United States, 2003-2004 (12/11/2006, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

''Virtual 9/11'' Brings Ground Zero Survivors Real Healing (11/20/2006, HealthDay)

Transfusions Blamed for Deaths After Bypass (01/02/2007, Reuters Health)

Anticoagulant-Antidote Pairing Passes 1st Human Safety Test (11/13/2006, HealthDay)

Unique Anticoagulant-Antidote Combo Proves Safe in First Human Use (11/13/2006, American Heart Association)

Smoking Linked to Cognitive Decline in Heart Patients (11/12/2006, HealthDay)

"Off-Pump" Bypass Surgery Associated with Reduced Occurrence of Stroke and Other Complications (10/25/2006, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)

Breathing Training Benefits Heart-Surgery Patients (10/17/2006, HealthDay)

Stopping Aspirin Abruptly Risky for Heart Patients (12/27/2006, Reuters Health)

Smoking-Damaged Arteries Heal After Quitting (12/13/2006, Reuters Health)

Coated Stents Should Stay on Market, U.S. Advisers Say (12/08/2006, HealthDay)

Drug-Coated Stents Don''t Boost Death Risk, U.S. Advisers Say (12/07/2006, HealthDay)

Medicaid Patients Receive Poorer Cardiac Care (12/05/2006, HealthDay)

Risk of Death or Heart Attack with Drug-Eluting Stents Appears Lower with Longer Use of Anti-Clotting Treatment (12/05/2006, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)

Blood Transfusions Won''t Help All Heart Patients (11/15/2006, HealthDay)

Doctors Debate the Merits of Drug-Coated Stents (11/13/2006, HealthDay)

Drug-Coated Angioplasty Balloons Keep Arteries From Reclosing (11/13/2006, HealthDay)

Effect of Diabetes Drugs Tested on Atherosclerosis (11/13/2006, American Heart Association)

Clogged Arteries Showing Up in Kids (11/12/2006, HealthDay)

Genie in a Bottle: Making Sense of Cosmeceuticals (10/18/2006, American Academy of Dermatology)

''Smoker''s Cough'' Strong Predictor of Lung Disease (01/04/2007, HealthDay)

Depression Often Seen with Chronic Cough (12/12/2006, Reuters Health)

Gene-Engineered Cows Resist Mad Cow Disease (01/01/2007, Reuters Health)

ICU Expense Doesn''t Affect Length of Stay, Death Risk (12/01/2006, HealthDay)

Taping Doctors'' Conversations Helps Parents of Newborns in Intensive Care (11/30/2006, HealthDay)

Computers a Boon to ICU Respiratory Care (10/16/2006, HealthDay)

Bowel Disease Linked to Pregnancy Problems (12/29/2006, Reuters Health)

Gene Could Point to Crohn''s, Colitis Treatments (10/26/2006, HealthDay)

Combined Imaging Improves Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis (12/05/2006, HealthDay)

Milk May Be Pleasant Alternative for CT Scans (11/29/2006, HealthDay)

New Breast Scanner Rivals Mammograms (11/27/2006, HealthDay)

CT Scans Aid Facial Reconstruction (11/22/2006, HealthDay)

Immune Proteins Give Clues to Cystic Fibrosis (11/03/2006, HealthDay)

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