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Six Confirmed Cases Of SARS-Like Coronavirus In Middle East

Posted: 11/23/2012 - A patient from Qatar has been confirmed with a new type of coronavirus, but it has shown no signs of being easily transmitted like the related virus that caused the 2003 global SARS outbreak, Germany's national health institute said Friday.

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New Study Questions Yearly Mammograms

Posted: 11/21/2012 - A new study suggests mammograms find some tumors that wouldn't be a problem, but must be treated as doctors don't know which ones are harmless. Researchers say mammograms also fail to catch some dangerous tumors. The American Cancer Society says the study should "be viewed with caution."

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"Doctor Dogs" Being Trained To Sniff Out Ovarian Cancer

Posted: 11/21/2012 - Dina Zaphiris, a pet owner and dog trainer from West Hills, Calif., is working with researchers at the Pine Street Foundation to teach dogs how to detect ovarian cancer from a person's breath.

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Study: Sex Outranks Other Joys Of Life

Posted: 11/21/2012 - Researchers at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand have found out that sex not only brought adults the most pleasure, but it made them the happiest, had the most meaning and engaged them the most out of a list of everyday activities.

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FDA Approves New Type Of Flu Shot

Posted: 11/21/2012 - The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new flu vaccine for adults that is not egg-based, although it hasn't yet been tested on people with egg allergies.

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Pennsylvania Teen Battles "Sleeping Beauty Syndrome"

Posted: 11/19/2012 - Nicole Delien is a 17-year-old from North Fayette, Pa. near Pittsburgh. Her mom Vicki told CBS station KDKA in Pittsburgh that her daughter sleeps 18 or 19 hours a day, only to wake up to eat in a sleepwalking state that she doesn't remember.

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Miss America Contestant To Undergo Double Mastectomy

Updated: 11/19/2012 - Allyn Rose, a 24-year-old who will represent Washington D.C. during the January 12 Miss America competition, told People last Friday that she is a carrier of a gene that led to the breast cancer that killed her mother when she was only 16.

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Topeka School Combats Tobacco Use

Updated: 11/12/2012 - Christ the King students were among local students who, throughout the week, will create "living billboards" to mark the 37th American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout.

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