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Can heart attack damage be reversed?

Like re-charging a battery, the infusion of new cells seems to trigger the body to produce new tissue: new muscle and blood cells.

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The dangers of niacin

Doctors have been prescribing Niacin for decades but new research suggests Niacin may contribute to early deaths.

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Veterans waiting longer for cancer care

The researchers found that waits from cancer diagnosis to surgery were longer at VA centers for all cancer types when compared with waits fo…

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Hundreds sickened

Hundreds of people are sick after swimming in a lake in Washington.

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3D mammograms helping to save lives

New 3D mammography gives a better image than a traditional mammogram and especially helps detect cancers in women with dense breast tissue.

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Best hospitals ranked for 2014

The yearly analysis specifically looks at the best medical centers for patients with life-threatening or rare conditions.

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Playing games boosts your brain volume

Middle-aged people who were avid game-players (think crosswords, checkers, cards) tended to have bigger brains than people who did not play …