Key Panel Recommends Routine HPV Vaccination For Boys

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The latest study to look at cellphone safety found no increased risk of brain cancer.

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Hair stylists already spend a lot of time staring at the back of people's heads. Researchers thought: Why not train them to check for suspicious lesions and other signs of skin cancer while they're at it?

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Arlene Kalley and her daughter Leila, who support the use of Avastin for breast cancer, hold a banner outside the National Mall in Washington in June.

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Chicago attorney Tom Hayward suffered a raging infection after a prostate biopsy. He had to be hospitalized, but has since recovered.

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Influential Panel Gives Thumbs Down To Routine Prostate Cancer Test

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A study should help men facing prostate cancer treatment get a better sense of how good their sexual function will be down the road. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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The scientists who sequenced the marijuana plant say they hope the next generation of pot will have stronger therapeutic compounds. JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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