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Many not getting recommended annual cancer screenings

(WIAT) — The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently published data that showed many adults in the United States aren’t getting the recommended screenings for cancer annually. 354 more words


Keeping Children Safe Around Dogs

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates half of all children 12 years-of-age and under have been bitten by a dog. Seventy nine percent of fatal dog attacks are on children.  511 more words

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Natives Speak Out Against Violence

NEVADA – Carol Williams has carried a deep pain in her heart. When she was young, The Native American Fallon resident saw her mother, Julie Mae Potts Williams, die because of domestic violence. 129 more words


Alzheimer's May Be Caused by Misfiring Immune System, Study Suggests

New research suggests that deprivation of an amino acid called arginine may contribute to Alzheimer’s disease — a finding that could help usher in new treatment strategies for patients suffering from the debilitating illness. 190 more words

Malaria Prevention: Are those pesky parasites a thing of the past?

If you have ever traveled to a developing country from a developed one, you know that the chances are high that you will have to take precautions. 371 more words

Taking a long shot: How vaccines are saving lives, not endangering them


With the recent measles outbreak spreading across the nation, the unprecedented lack of vaccinated individuals has fuelled the issue. 686 more words

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Should Your Child Be Vaccinated?

To moms who are hesitant to vaccinate their children against the measles, mumps and rubella, trust me when I tell you, I’m also guilty of having the same doubts. 595 more words