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White House Pushes for Passing of Health Bill

White House Pushes for Passing of Health Bill - The President's final push on health care reform may be creating a big rift with Democrats in Congress, Fox News' Doug Luzader reports. Courtesy of Fox News. [Wall Street Journal - Health Videos]

Cancer society casts more doubt on prostate tests (AP)

Cancer society casts more doubt on prostate tests (AP) -

Graphic shows incidence rates for prostate cancer between 1975 and 2006 and highest death rates from prostate cancer by race between 2001 andAP - Months after experts discounted the importance of routine mammograms and Pap smears for many women, the American Cancer Society is warning more explicitly than ever that regular testing for prostate cancer is of questionable value too, and can do men more harm than good.


[Yahoo! News: Health News]

News Hub: A Genetic Test for Weight Loss?

News Hub: A Genetic Test for Weight Loss? - A study suggests a test will tell you which kind of diet is best for weight loss. WSJ Deputy Editor Stefanie Ilgenfritz has more. [Wall Street Journal - Health Videos]

A Cheek Swab to Choose Your Diet Plan? (HealthDay)

A Cheek Swab to Choose Your Diet Plan?
(HealthDay)
- HealthDay - WEDNESDAY, March 3 (HealthDay News) -- Wondering if you'd do better to cut carbs or fats to lose weight? A DNA test using a cheek swab may reveal which approach would work best for you, new research suggests. [Yahoo! News: Health News]

Obama Outlines Health-Care Proposal

Obama Outlines Health-Care Proposal - President Obama outlines his three-part proposal for health-care reform in an address at the White House. Courtesy Fox News. [Wall Street Journal - Health Videos]

Oldest Epilepsy Drug Best for Children (HealthDay)

Oldest Epilepsy Drug Best for Children
(HealthDay)
- HealthDay - WEDNESDAY, March 3 (HealthDay News) -- A landmark comparison of three drugs widely used against the most common form of childhood epilepsy finds the oldest to be the most effective. [Yahoo! News: Health News]

Newer Blood Test Predicts Diabetes, Heart Disease (HealthDay)

Newer Blood Test Predicts Diabetes, Heart Disease
(HealthDay)
- HealthDay - WEDNESDAY, March 3 (HealthDay News) -- The newer hemoglobin A1C test predicts diabetes as well as the traditional fasting blood sugar test, but it beats that old standard in predicting a patient's future risk of heart disease and stroke, new research shows. [Yahoo! News: Health News]

AM Report: Health Battle Lines Drawn

AM Report: Health Battle Lines Drawn - President Obama will speak today on the state of the health reform bill, as Republicans and some Democrats continue to oppose it, John Bussey tells the News Hub panel. [Wall Street Journal - Health Videos]

News Hub: New Doubts About Daily Aspirin Use

News Hub: New Doubts About Daily Aspirin Use - Medical experts say some people should think twice before taking aspirin daily. WSJ's Anna Mathews discusses these new findings with Kelsey Hubbard. [Wall Street Journal - Health Videos]

Interval training can cut exercise hours sharply (AP)

Interval training can cut exercise hours sharply (AP) -

A woman exercises in a gym in central London, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010.  (AP Photo/Sang Tan)AP - People who complain they have no time to exercise may soon need another excuse. Some experts say intense exercise sessions could help people squeeze an entire week's workout into less than an hour. Those regimens — also called interval training — were originally developed for Olympic athletes and thought to be too strenuous for normal people.


[Yahoo! News: Health News]
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