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From South Texas Comprehensive Cancer Centers
I sneeze, my competition gets a cold and their competition has pneumonia, and we all receive broad spectrum antibiotics!
The advanced technology in our community is amazing and puts Corpus Christi on the map time and time again. (More)
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Posted 8:07 PM 12/6/2012
Dec. 6, 2012 -- Women now have one more reason to eat their fruits and veggies.
A new study suggests that women with higher levels of carotenoids (nutrients found in fruits and vegetables) have a lower risk of breast cancer -- especially cancers that are harder to treat and have a poorer prognosis.
Posted 8:31 AM 12/6/2012
Dec. 6, 2012 -- Widely used UV nail lamps are highly unlikely to cause skin cancer, even if used weekly for 250 years, a new study suggests.
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Posted 6:10 PM 12/5/2012
Dec. 5, 2012 -- It's never too late to start reaping the benefits of a heart-healthy diet.
A new study shows older people with established heart disease who ate the most heart-healthy diet rich in fruits, vegetables, fish, and nuts had a much lower risk of dying or having another (More)
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Posted 4:01 AM 12/5/2012
Dec. 5, 2012 -- A breath test similar to the one used to determine when a driver has had too much to drink shows promise as a screening tool for cancer.
In a new study from Italy, researchers were able to identify patients with colorectal cancer with an accuracy of over 75% by analyzing samples of their breath.
Posted 10:06 PM 12/3/2012
Dec. 3, 2012 -- People exposed to higher levels of certain germ- and weed-killing chemicals may also be more likely to develop food allergies, a new study shows.
The chemicals are called dichlorophenols (DCPs). They are created by the breakdown of common pesticides, including chlorinated chemicals used to purify drinking water. They also turn up in (More)
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Posted 7:49 PM 12/3/2012