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Some Birth Control Pills May Up Breast Cancer Risk

High-dose estrogen formulations linked to greater risk in women under 50, experts find.


Sports, Hot Weather Can Be Dangerous Combo

It's crucial to spot the early symptoms of heat-related illness, expert says.


Barbershops Join Fight Against High Blood Pressure in Black Men

Novel partnership detects "silent killer" in more than one-third of those tested, study reports.


Two Americans With Ebola Will Be Evacuated to United States

State Dept. says transfer to U.S. hospital will be done under strict protocols to ensure safety


Ebola Patient to Be Flown to U.S. for Treatment

Unnamed individual will be cared for in specially designed isolation unit, Atlanta hospital says


Many Doctors Recommend E-Cigarettes as Anti-Smoking Aid, Survey Finds

Two-thirds of physicians thought they could help smokers quit, and a third recommended them.


FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug

Jardiance works by boosting excretion of sugar from the kidneys, agency says.


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