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Sunbed users get melanoma at a younger age

Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer with the strongest increase in incidence in the last decade, and the incidence rates have never been as high as in 2014 (www.kreftregisteret.no). Now there are about 2,000 ...

Jan 13, 2017
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IVF success rates 'misleading'

Success rates advertised on the majority of IVF clinic websites are highly misleading, even if published in good faith, because they can cherry-pick their results, according to a new study.

Jan 12, 2017
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Philippines to offer free contraceptives to poor

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered government agencies to ensure free access to contraceptives for 6 million women who cannot obtain them, officials said Wednesday, in a move expected to be opposed by the dominant ...

Jan 11, 2017
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Updated HPV vaccine recommendations endorsed

As national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV) remain low, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has again united with the 68 other National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers in ...

Jan 11, 2017
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Hospitals in Medicare ACOs reduced readmissions faster

Hospitals in Medicare Accountable Care Organizations outpaced non-ACO hospitals in reducing the rate at which patients discharged to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) needed to return to the hospital, according to a new study ...

Jan 09, 2017
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