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What to Know About New Advice on Prostate Cancer Test

What to Know About New Advice on Prostate Cancer Test

By Lindsey Tanner | Apr 13
Should middle-aged men get routine blood tests for prostate cancer? An influential health panel that once said no now says maybe. It says certain men may benefit as long as they understand the potential harms.

Getting A Second Opinion from a Doctor Could Be A Lifesaver

Getting A Second Opinion from a Doctor Could Be A Lifesaver

Apr 10
A new study found that only 12 percent of patients seeking a second opinion at the Mayo Clinic got confirmation of their original diagnosis, and 21 percent received a "distinctly different" one.

Groups Sound Alarm on Lead Acetate in Men's Hair Dyes

Groups Sound Alarm on Lead Acetate in Men's Hair Dyes

Apr 9
Men's cosmetic products are raising concerns over a potentially harmful ingredient. Lead acetate can be found in Grecian Formula and Youthair hair dye products in the U.S.

Kentucky Paramedics Rush To as Many as 25 Drug Overdoses a Day

Kentucky Paramedics Rush To as Many as 25 Drug Overdoses a Day

Apr 4
More than 52,000 people died of a drug overdose in 2015, mostly from heroin and other opioids. Tony Dokoupil reports from Louisville, Kentucky, with a first-hand look at the desperate fight to save lives.

EPA Chief Refuses to Ban Controversial Pesticide

EPA Chief Refuses to Ban Controversial Pesticide

Apr 3
Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, is facing criticism over his decision not to ban a controversial farm pesticide.

Bust Those Junk Food Cravings!

Bust Those Junk Food Cravings!

By Tom Bonanti | Apr 2
Cravings of all kinds come from the central nervous system; they're a response to signals from the brain that something's missing.

House Calls for Homeless

House Calls for Homeless

Mar 31
Dr. Jim O'Connell is Boston's only doctor left still making house calls to the homeless.

Will Obamacare 'Explode,' As Trump Says?

Will Obamacare 'Explode,' As Trump Says?

Mar 27
House Speaker Paul Ryan says Obamacare will be the law of the land for the forseeable future.

Mental Makeover Month

Mental Makeover Month

By Jacob Glass | Mar 26
We must be very careful what we agree to, even mentally, because what we agree with, we are creating for ourselves. Just as there are no idle thoughts, there are no idle agreements, and that includes the next four years.

Workout: The Art of Aging

Workout: The Art of Aging

By Blake Beckcom | Mar 26
The way you see the aging process mentally, can be a big factor in your physical health.

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