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Media reports may paint overly optimistic view of cancer

Newspaper and magazine reports about cancer appear more likely to discuss aggressive treatment and survival than death, treatment failure or adverse events, and almost none mention end-of-life palliative or hospice care, ...

Mar 16, 2010
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Former inmates have increased risk of high blood pressure

Young adults who have been incarcerated appear more likely to have high blood pressure and left ventricular hypertrophy, an enlarging of the heart muscle that is a common consequence of hypertension, according to a report ...

Apr 13, 2009
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Study compares exercise regimens for obese older adults

Sedentary, obese older adults appear to improve their functional abilities and reduce insulin resistance through a combination of resistance and aerobic exercises, according to a report in the January 26 issue of Archives of ...

Jan 26, 2009
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