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Hookah Bar Lights Up Nightlife In San Jose

Hookah: Not A Safer Option

Cancer specialist says smoking hookah is just as dangerous as cigarettes.

05/31/2013

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Ill. Gov. Quinn To Decide on Tanning Ban For Minors

“I think the government also knows better than Mom and Dad on cigarettes,” says State Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston), “It’s the same kind of cancer-causing substance.”

05/21/2013

"The Tree Of Life" Premiere - 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival

Surgeon: Jolie’s Breast Cancer Gene Mutation Is Rare

Dr. Julie Margenthaler says the BRCA gene is quite rare, affecting just one or two in every 1,000 people, but there are some warning signs.

05/15/2013

Washington University in Saint Louis

Local Cancer Research Could Have Effect on Treatment

One day we may no longer treat cancers according to which organ they hit – like breast cancer or liver cancer – but instead “start defining diseases by their genetic fingerprint.”

05/03/2013

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TIAM Weekend: Musician Rich Amsinger & Blood Conference

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Gateway Chapter will be hosting a Blood Cancer Conference

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–04/28/2013

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Illinois Doctors Ask for Medical Marijuana Legalization

Nearly 250 physicians are calling on Illinois lawmakers to legalize the use of marijuana for patients with serious illnesses.

04/16/2013

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American Cancer Society Seeks St. Louisans For Study

The goal is to gain insight into more of the environmental and lifestyle factors that contribute to cancer.

04/04/2013

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SLU Researchers Hope To Treat Cancer With Common Vegetable

Bitter melon is a vegetable and a staple of diets in India and China.

04/02/2013

Healthcare

Study: No Cancer Cluster Discovered in St. Louis County

Many residents of the area quickly dismissed a Missouri agency’s study which found no evidence of cancer cluster.

03/20/2013

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Study: Sitting In Workplace Ups Chronic Disease Risk

A Kansas State University researcher is adding to a growing body of research showing the health risks of spending a lot of time on your duff.

02/20/2013

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