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Your Health Podcast: From Wii P.E. To Changes In Cancer Diagnosis

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Your Health Podcast: From Wii P.E. To Changes In Cancer Diagnosis

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Your Health Podcast: From Wii P.E. To Changes In Cancer Diagnosis

Your Health Podcast: From Wii P.E. To Changes In Cancer Diagnosis

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On this week's podcast we hear about needle biopsies, a less costly and less invasive alternative to surgical biopsies for breast cancer. National Cancer Institute hide caption

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On this week's podcast, we get up off our couch, put away our video controllers, and ask, "Just how sporty is Wii Sports?"

Special guest Nancy Shute visits to explain which popular "active" video games actually help kids get real exercise, and describes some new technology making its way into elementary school gyms.

Plus we discuss a new drug for lupus, and an experimental treatment for cancer (in mice) that uses tiny, tiny diamonds.

And we hear two stories about changes in cancer diagnosis. Doctors are questioning one of the warning signs for prostate cancer. And women are opting for less invasive breast cancer biopsies.

You can find the podcast at the bottom of the page under the podcast heading. To subscribe to the Your Health podcast click here.

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