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Debate surrounds new prostate-cancer treatment

CyberKnife radiosurgery -- which uses narrow beams of radiation to kill several types of cancer -- is marketed as a less invasive, more convenient way to treat prostate cancer, a pitch that has proved convincing for about ...

dateAug 07, 2009 in Cancer
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Business CEOs call for raising retirement age

An influential group of business executives is pushing a plan to increase the full retirement age to 70 for both Social Security and Medicare and to partially privatize the health insurance program for older Americans.

dateJan 16, 2013 in Business
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Doctors brace for possible big Medicare pay cuts

(AP) -- Breast cancer surgeon Kathryn Wagner has posted a warning in her waiting room about a different sort of risk to patients' health: She'll stop taking new Medicare cases if Congress allows looming cuts in doctors' ...

dateNov 13, 2010 in Health
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