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'Debulked Woman': Ovarian Cancer's Grim Reality

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What Will Make The Food Desert Bloom?

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Karen Lindsfor, a professor of radiology and chief of breast imaging at the University of California, Davis Medical Center, examines the mammogram of a patient with heterogeneously dense breast tissue. Lindfors is among those doctors who say there was insufficient evidence to support the idea that additional screenings would detect cancers earlier. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Studies Reignite Mammography Debate For Middle-Aged Women

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To Predict Dating Success, The Secret's In The Pronouns

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Nonprofit Hospitals Faulted For Stinginess With Charity Care

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Closure Of Chicago Mental Health Clinics Looms

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How Buffett's Cancer Is Shaping National Dialogue

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A New Stage Play Tackles Athletes And Head Injuries

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