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Breast Cancer Death Rate Continues Decades-Long Decline

But mortality rate remains substantially higher for black women


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6 Ways to Be Good to Your Knees

Things you can do to keep these critical joints healthy and pain-free

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More Sleep May Be Critical for Those With Chronic Diseases

A new study shows how less than 6 hours can raise heart attack, stroke and cancer risk

Medical Breakthroughs

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How Cancer Care Will Change in the Next Decade

From 'liquid biopsies' to precision medicine to immunology, advances to benefit older patients

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Cutting-Edge Tech to Change Older Lives Now

From robotic clothing that makes walking easier to a visor that diagnoses stroke


The Next Frontier in Alzheimer’s Research

Eye scan diagnosis, light and sound training and gene editing show promise

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