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Psoriasis Patients Needed For Study

Updated: 11/17/2011 - Here in the U.S. it’s estimated two out of every one hundred people have Psoriasis. There is no cure for the skin disorder. But there have been plenty of medical advancements over the years that can make Psoriasis more manageable. And there could be another treatment down the road with your help.

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Freshman 15 A Myth

Updated: 11/14/2011 - If you remember your first year of college, roommates, dorm parties, and declaring a major may come to mind. What about the ”Freshman 15?” That commonly held belief is actually a myth.

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1 in 10 Adults Could Have Diabetes by 2030

Updated: 11/16/2011 - The International Diabetes Federation predicts that at least one in 10 adults could have diabetes by 2030, according to its latest statistics.

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Pharmacies Accuse Pfizer of Antitrust Over Lipitor

Posted: 11/09/2011 - A group of California pharmacies are accusing Pfizer Inc. and a generic drug maker of conspiring to keep the price of cholesterol-fighting Lipitor artificially high.

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Understanding Robotic Surgery in Reno

Updated: 11/08/2011 - Regular people got to test out a medical tool that usually only surgeons and medical professionals get to touch.

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Babies on Obesity Path? New Sign May Offer Answer

Updated: 11/07/2011 - Researchers say there's a new way to tell if infants are likely to become obese later on: Check to see if they've passed two key milestones on doctors' growth charts by age 2.

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November is Diabetes Month

Updated: 11/04/2011 - Southern Nevada health officials are hoping to raise awareness about one of the most prevalent diseases in the country through November's American Diabetes Month.

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Light Drinking Linked to Slight Breast Cancer Risk

Updated: 11/02/2011 - A study suggests that women who drink just three alcoholic beverages a week face a slightly higher chance of developing breast cancer when compared to women who don't drink.

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Boys Should Get HPV Vaccine Too, Panel Says

Posted: 10/25/2011 - A government panel is recommending that young boys also get the controversial HPV shot. That's the vaccine now given to girls to prevent cervical cancer.

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JTNN to Hold Prescription Drug Round-Up

Updated: 10/25/2011 - Join Together Northern Nevada is working with the DEA and local law enforcement agencies to collect unused prescription medication.

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Saint Mary's Unveils Monitoring System Via Smartphone

Posted: 10/21/2011 - Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center has recently implemented an innovative patient monitoring solution, AirStrip OB™, which allows obstetricians to keep a closer eye on their labor and delivery patients.

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Wal-Mart Cuts Some Health Care Coverage

Posted: 10/21/2011 - Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the nation's largest private employer, is scaling back health care coverage for future part-time workers while raising premiums for some full-time workers.

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CA Company Recalls Bagged Salad Blends

Posted: 10/20/2011 - Taylor Farms Retail of Salinas, Calif., is voluntarily recalling 3,265 cases of various bagged salad blends that have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella.

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FDA Cites Dirty Equipment in Cantaloupe Outbreak

Posted: 10/19/2011 - Pools of water on the floor and old, hard-to-clean equipment at a Colorado farm's cantaloupe packing facility were probably to blame for the deadliest outbreak of foodborne illness in 25 years, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.

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25 Now Dead in Listeria Outbreak in Cantaloupe

Posted: 10/19/2011 - Twenty-five deaths in 12 states are now linked to listeria in cantaloupe, the deadliest known outbreak of foodborne illness in the U.S. in more than 25 years.

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Pink Glove Dancing for Breast Cancer

Updated: 10/12/2011 - October is breast cancer awareness month. There are all sorts of ways people are helping raise money for research and treatment. One ever has medical and support staff donning pink gloves and dancing.

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Four Loko Agrees to Change Labeling

Updated: 10/03/2011 - The makers of the alcoholic drink Four Loko have agreed to change its labeling after the Federal Trade Commission charged them with deceptive advertising.

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Bishop Manogue Soccer Teams Sponsor “Shot for a Cure”

Posted: 09/26/2011 - In recognition of breast cancer awareness month, Bishop Manogue soccer teams will be trading in their home team white jerseys for pink t-shirts during the October 8 soccer games against the North Valleys Panthers.

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