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Aspirin shows promise for colon cancer patients

Men and women who were diagnosed with colorectal cancer and began regular use of aspirin had a lower risk of overall and colorectal cancer death compared to patients not using aspirin, according to a study in the August 12 ...

dateAug 11, 2009 in Cancer
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Study: Riskier surgeries for back pain raise costs

(AP) -- A study of Medicare patients shows that costlier, more complex spinal fusion surgeries are on the rise - and sometimes done unnecessarily - for a common lower back condition caused by aging and arthritis.

dateApr 06, 2010 in Other
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