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  • For the first time, scientists have successfully grown human lungs in a lab at the University of Texas Medical Branch.
  • For the first time, scientists have successfully grown human lungs in a lab at the University of Texas Medical Branch.
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medical research, health & food
  • A probiotic supplement to support digestive tract health is seen in an undated photo.
  • Researchers say that a new study reveals gut bacteria may help determine whether a person is fat or thin.
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health, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • A new technique is giving some type 1 diabetes patients back their lives without the need for a transplant.
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health, health care, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
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  • Traditional biopsies are blind, meaning doctors randomly remove pieces of the prostate in hopes of locating a tumor.
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  • Technology that's been used for other ailments now holds new promise for people with low back pain.
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health, health care, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • The ongoing government shutdown is putting some critical medical research on indefinite hold.
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medical research, health care, health, budget, national news, rudabeh shahbazi
  • Egg-freezing has more and more young, healthy women considering options that postpone parenthood.
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medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • Surgeons aren't able to get entire brain tumors removed. Now doctors can light up the tumor to see it better than before.
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health, cancer, health care, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • Acne in children is a skin issue dermatologists say they're treating more often than ever before.
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medical research, children's health, healthy living, denise dador
  • A new study says middle-aged women who have a drink a day are more likely to stay healthy than those who dont drink.
  • There are signs indicating who might be genetically predisposed to alcoholism.
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medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • Experts estimate nearly 1 in 3 Americans has hypertension, or high blood pressure. The key is taking an active role.
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health, health care, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • A controversial technique to create embryos using DNA from three people may soon be allowed in Britain.
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medical research, health & food
  • Researchers find robots can help kids with autism learn how to pay attention and develop other crucial skills.
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health, children's health, technology, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • Walkers and runners dress up in tutus and participate in the Entertainment Industry Foundation Revlon Run/Walk for Women in Exposition Park on Saturday, May 11, 2013.
  • Nearly 30,000 people turned out for the 20th annual EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women in Los Angeles. See photos.
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medical research, cancer, women's health, health, community activity, in your community
  • Crowds filled the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum at Exposition Park for the Entertainment Industry Foundations Revlon Run/Walk for Women on Saturday, May 11, 2013.
  • The EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women on Saturday drew cancer survivors as well as those honoring the memories of loved ones.
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cancer, women's health, health, medical research, community activity, in your community, elex michaelson
  • A cancer survivor of 24 years talks to Eyewitness News at the Entertainment Industry Foundations Revlon Run/Walk for Women on Saturday, May 11, 2013.
  • A cancer survivor of 24 years talked about her journey at the EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women on Saturday.
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women's health, cancer, health, medical research, community activity, in your community
  • Eyewitness News anchor Ellen Leyva speaks at the Entertainment Industry foundations Revlon Run/Walk for Women on Saturday, May 11, 2013.
  • Eyewitness News anchor Ellen Leyva spoke about the importance of the EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women on Saturday.
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women's health, cancer, health, medical research, community activity, in your community
  • Crowds filled the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum at Exposition Park for the Entertainment Industry Foundations Revlon Run/Walk for Women on Saturday, May 11, 2013.
  • The EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women on Saturday drew cancer survivors as well as those honoring the memories of loved ones.
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women's health, cancer, health, medical research, community activity, in your community
  • Participants pose for a photo at the Entertainment Industry Foundation Revlon Run/Walk for Women in Exposition Park on Saturday, May 12, 2012.
  • Nearly 40,000 people turned out for the 19th annual Revlon Run/Walk for Women in Los Angeles in L.A. See the photos.
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medical research, cancer, women's health, health, community activity, in your community
  • Cancer researchers say the general public may able to help them in their search for a cure for cancer.
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cancer, medical research, health & food
  • About 90 percent of pregnant women in the United States take at least one medication. There's conflicting info online.
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health, medical research, health care, technology, women's health, children's health, healthy living, denise dador
  • There's a new nanoscale MRI that is so precise it can pinpoint your molecules.
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health, medical research, health care, technology, healthy living, denise dador
  • Cars are shown in this undated file photo of Southern California.
  • Is there a connection between traffic pollution and higher rates of cancer in children?
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health, medical research, health care, children's health, women's health, cancer, ucla, healthy living, denise dador
  • To keep kids alive waiting on the transplant list, doctors may use artificial pumps. Some are way too big.
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health, medical research, health care, children's health, healthy living, denise dador
  • A new dissolving stent releases medication into the blood vessel, then disappears after the artery heals.
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health, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • Many don't realize how serious food allergies are and how quickly they can escalate into severe, even fatal, reactions.
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health, medical research, food, healthy living, denise dador
  • An FDA report finds fatal overdoses from painkillers are rising. But there's hope for people struggling for sobriety.
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health, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • With sales of vitamin D at an all-time high, Consumer Reports put vitamin D to the test.
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health, medical research, consumer reports, healthy living, denise dador
  • Kalydeco has reduced the number of pills people living with cystic fibrosis need to take from 20 to one a day.
  • A new treatment has reduced the number of pills people living with cystic fibrosis need to take from 20 to one a day.
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children's health, health, health care, medical research, health & food, denise dador
  • Kalydeco has reduced the number of pills people living with cystic fibrosis need to take from 20 to one a day.
  • A new treatment has reduced the number of pills people living with cystic fibrosis need to take from 20 to one a day.
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children's health, health, health care, medical research, health & food
  • A new study shows that chelation therapy may be some benefit for heart patients.
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health, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • A new study suggests that too much 'good' bacteria in your digestive system may increase your risk for obesity.
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health, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • Thanks to new technology, freezing eggs for future use is a growing trend among some women.
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health, health care, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • A rare heart defect in kids used to be lethal. But now parents are learning it doesn't have to be that way.
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children's health, health, health care, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • Pancreatic cancer is often difficult to diagnose, especially at its earliest stage.
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health, medical research, cancer, healthy living, denise dador
  • We exercise, we eat right in the hopes of staying healthy for as long as possible. How long do you want to live?
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health, medical research, fitness, healthy living, denise dador
  • Long hospital stays are tough for everyone, but it can be especially hard on young patients.
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health, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • A University of California team has developed a tool to help predict senior citizens' 10-year survivability rates.
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health, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • While we've heard all about the bad things beer can do to our bodies, in moderation it could do some good too.
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health, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • Chemotherapy and marrow transplants help fight cancer, but a matching donor is needed. Stem cells may offer a solution.
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health, health care, medical research, cancer, healthy living, denise dador
  • There are growing concerns that antibiotic resistance is leading to more 'super' bugs that can't easily be treated.
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health, health care, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • A block of moldy cheese is seen in this file photo.
  • Licking the cooking spoon, double-dipping and the five-second rule are food habits that can make you and others sick.
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scientific study, health, exercise, medical research, food and recipes
  • A man and a woman are shown sitting in this undated file photo.
  • Whether it is work, traffic or even downtime, we are sitting more than ever before and it's taking a toll on our health.
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health, exercise, scientific study, medical research, food coach, lori corbin
  • A man and a woman are shown sitting in this undated file photo.
  • Whether it is work, traffic, or even downtime, we are sitting more than ever before and it's taking a toll on our health.
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scientific study, health, exercise, medical research, food and recipes
  • A local doctor has developed a bone-marrow injection designed to regenerate knee cells.
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medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • A new Consumer Reports analysis suggests some cancer screening tests may be unnecessary.
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health, consumer reports, cancer, health care, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • A soldier who lost all his arms and legs serving in Iraq rolled his own wheelchair into a Tuesday news conference.
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medical research, health & food
  • Scoliosis spinal curvature can be improved with surgeries and metal rods, but something simple could cure it for some.
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health, children's health, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • A new bionic suit is helping paralyzed patients walk. The technology is now available in Southern California.
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health, medical research, technology, healthy living, denise dador
  • An X-ray shows a brain aneurysm in this undated photo.
  • Women are at a higher risk for aneurysms. Researchers are looking at how a major change in a woman's life could be to blame.
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health, medical research, healthy living, denise dador