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Women with a medical history of breast or ovarian cancer often fail to test for inherited genetic changes

Women with a medical history of breast or ovarian cancer often fail to test for inherited genetic changes

Study: More than 80% of women at risk for breast, ovarian cancer have not taken simple genetic test

Study: More than 80% of women at risk for breast, ovarian cancer have not taken simple genetic test

New vaccine could offer protection against opioid combinations

New vaccine could offer protection against opioid combinations

Home visits help new parents overcome tough histories, raise healthy children

Home visits help new parents overcome tough histories, raise healthy children

Sedentary time linked to increased risk of death for frail, inactive older adults

Sedentary time linked to increased risk of death for frail, inactive older adults

Lowering nicotine levels, use of e-cigarettes and raising cigarette prices associated with smoking cessation

Lowering nicotine levels, use of e-cigarettes and raising cigarette prices associated with smoking cessation

Pork products associated with carrying hepatitis E virus in Britain

Pork products associated with carrying hepatitis E virus in Britain

Review of kidney cancer incidence in California signals end of a trend

Review of kidney cancer incidence in California signals end of a trend

Older smokers more likely to quit with increase in cigarette prices, study finds

Older smokers more likely to quit with increase in cigarette prices, study finds

FDA provides panel of human plasma samples to evaluate serological tests for detecting Zika infection

FDA provides panel of human plasma samples to evaluate serological tests for detecting Zika infection

Fruit flies' pheremones reveal sexual attractiveness of females

Fruit flies' pheremones reveal sexual attractiveness of females

New Global Burden of Disease study estimates vast impact of asthma and COPD

New Global Burden of Disease study estimates vast impact of asthma and COPD

Opioid crisis strains foster care system; programs aim to keep kids with mom

Opioid crisis strains foster care system; programs aim to keep kids with mom

Study identifies link between e-cigarette and tobacco use in school children

Study identifies link between e-cigarette and tobacco use in school children

Greater use of firearms linked to higher suicide rates in rural areas

Greater use of firearms linked to higher suicide rates in rural areas

New study finds way to improve health, lower costs among Medicaid, uninsured patients

New study finds way to improve health, lower costs among Medicaid, uninsured patients

Study explores effects of occupational, lifestyle risk factors on nurses' health

Study explores effects of occupational, lifestyle risk factors on nurses' health

Children need to be up-to-date on immunizations before heading back-to-school

Children need to be up-to-date on immunizations before heading back-to-school

Gun sellers join forces to curb suicide-by-firearm, rampant in rural areas

Gun sellers join forces to curb suicide-by-firearm, rampant in rural areas

FDA approval provides new, targeted treatment option for adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell ALL

FDA approval provides new, targeted treatment option for adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell ALL