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Matt Kenseth's son to join dad at Joe Gibbs Racing

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Matt Kenseth's son to join dad at Joe Gibbs Racing
Alex ButlerCHICAGO, April 17 (UPI) -- The 21-year-old son on Matt Kenseth will follow his dad's tire treads June 20 in Chicago.

Hawkins' fast feet torching cyberspace

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Hawkins' fast feet torching cyberspace
Alex ButlerCLEVELAND, April 17 (UPI) -- The Cleveland Browns have a new look this year, but it wasn't garb grabbing the internets attention this Thursday.

A-Rod homers twice, leads New York Yankees over Tamp Bay Rays

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A-Rod homers twice, leads New York Yankees over Tamp Bay Rays
Alex Rodriguez belted a pair of long home runs, then came through with a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning to lift the New York Yankees to a 5-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays.

Marte helps Pittsburgh Pirates down Milwaukee Brewers

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Marte helps Pittsburgh Pirates down Milwaukee Brewers
Starling Marte hit a two-run home run and scored twice as the Pittsburgh Pirates grabbed a 6-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers in the opener of a three-game set.

Campaign begins in Arizona to make recreational marijuana legal

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Campaign begins in Arizona to make recreational marijuana legal
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - Advocates for legalizing marijuana launched a petition campaign in Phoenix on Friday seeking a ballot measure that could make Arizona the fifth U.S. state to allow possession, cultivation and consumption of small amounts of pot for recreational use. Supporters have until July of next year to obtain the signatures of 150,642 registered voters in the politically conservative state in order to get their initiative placed on the November 2016 ballot, election officials said. Following ... more


Evidence grows that melanoma drugs benefit some lung cancer patients

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(European Society for Medical Oncology) A subset of lung cancer patients can derive important clinical benefits from drugs that are more commonly used to treat ... more

Smokers underestimate risks of a few cigarettes

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(European Society for Medical Oncology) Many people still dangerously underestimate the health risks associated with smoking even a few cigarettes a day, despite decades of ... more

Cancer and chemobrain: Cancer diagnosis affects cognitive function

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(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) Breast cancer patients often display mild cognitive defects even before the initiation of chemotherapy. A new study by Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich researchers now ... more

Tumor registry at LSU Health New Orleans earns top NCI honors

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(Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) The Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program of the National Cancer Institute awarded First Place to the LSU ... more

One in 4 advanced lung cancer patients started on firstline treatment before EGFR test results available

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(European Society for Medical Oncology) Almost one in four patients (24 percent) with advanced lung cancer in Europe, Asia and the US are not receiving ... more
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The business of death: a qualitative study of financial concerns of widowed older women

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Background: The feminisation of ageing and increasing number of widowed women in contemporary society has significant implications. Older women are at risk of poor health, ... more

5-Aminolevulinic-acid-based fluorescence spectroscopy and conventional colposcopy for in vivo detection of cervical pre-malignancy

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Background: Sensitized fluorescence diagnostics are based on selective accumulation of photosensitizer in the tissue where carcinogenesis has started. The present study compared topical 5-aminolevulinic acid ... more

Health literacy as a moderator of health-related quality of life responses to chronic disease among Chinese rural women

published Tue, Apr 14 2015 19:00 GMT
Background: Chronic disease is the leading global health threat and impairs patients’ health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Low health literacy is linked with chronic diseases ... more

Decision support for chronic pain care: how do primary care physicians decide when to prescribe opioids? a qualitative study

published Tue, Apr 14 2015 07:00 GMT
Background: Primary care physicians struggle to treat chronic noncancer pain while limiting opioid misuse, abuse, and diversion. The objective of this study was to understand ... more

Gene polymorphisms in RANKL/RANK/OPG pathway are associated with ages at menarche and natural menopause in Chinese women

published Mon, Apr 13 2015 07:00 GMT
Background: Age at menarche (AAM) and age at natural menopause (AANM) have been shown intimately associated with woman’s health later in life. Previous studies have ... more