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Regular use of low-dose aspirin comes with risk

Posted: 04/11/2016 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is releasing recommendations on taking aspirin to prevent heart disease and colorectal cancer, however the drug is not for everyone. NBC's Erika Edwards reports.

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Study shows bypass surgery extends survival rate

Posted: 04/05/2016 - Given the choice most people prefer to avoid surgery unless it's absolutely necessary, but a new study found people with heart disease could add a decade onto their lives by having bypass surgery.

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Nation's first HIV Positive organ transplant performed

Updated: 03/31/2016 - ohns Hopkins University says two HIV-positive patients are recovering well after one received a kidney and the other a liver from a deceased donor who also had HIV -- organs that ordinarily would have been thrown away.

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New study links caffeinated beverages to miscarriages

Updated: 03/24/2016 - A new study finds a woman may be more likely to have a miscarriage... If she and her partner drank more than two caffeinated beverages each day during the weeks leading up to conception.

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"Super Pill" blamed in nine deaths

Posted: 03/22/2016 - Florida's Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri says nine recent fatal overdoses were the result of a counterfeit Xanax tablet known as "Super Pills".

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Colonoscopies: Life-saving scans

Posted: 03/22/2016 - Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in America, and proper screening can help save lives.

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FDA moves to ban powdered surgical gloves

Updated: 03/22/2016 - Federal health officials are moving to ban most surgical gloves made with powder, a feature designed to make them easier to wear, but which actually poses health risks to patients.

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New Therapy Dog Trading Cards Unveiled

Updated: 03/21/2016 - Sparrow is unveiling trading cards today, not with the photos and statistics of baseball stars, but of some of the hospital's biggest helpers: the 13 therapy dogs that roam the halls.

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City Council Working On Medical Marijuana Regulations

Updated: 02/29/2016 - The City of Lansing took another step toward regulating medical marijuana shops Friday, but it wasn't a very big step. There's still a lot of discussion and paperwork to be done before the city can issue licenses to dispensaries.

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