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A worker removes a scorpion from a plastic container for venom extraction to produce homeopathic medicine Vidatox at LABIOFAM in Cienfuegos

Worth The Sting: Cuba’s Scorpion Pain Remedy

By Rodrigo Gutierrez and Sarah Marsh HAVANA (Reuters)  Once a month for the last decade, Pepe Casanas, a 78-year-old Cuban farmer, has hunted down a scorpion...
Delivering a baby increases - then lowers - risk of breast cancer: study

Delivering A Baby Increases – then Lowers – Risk of Breast...

By Gene Emery (Reuters Health)  Having a baby temporarily increases the risk of breast cancer by about 80 percent compared to the risk in women who...
A woman comes out from a mobile cancer detection unit after her mammography examination during a free medical check-up camp in a slum area in Chandigarh

Canadian Doctors Urge Women to Weigh Pros and Cons of Breast...

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  When it's unclear whether the potential benefit of breast cancer screening outweighs the possible harms, doctors should encourage women to make...
Breast cancer survivors may have lingering mental health effects

Breast Cancer Survivors May Have Lingering Mental Health Effects

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Breast cancer survivors may be more likely to experience anxiety, depression, sleep troubles and other mental health issues than women who...
Scientist prepares protein samples for analysis in a lab at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton

Can Better Cancer Care Lower Company’s Health Costs?

By Beth Pinsker NEW YORK (Reuters)  When companies try to tackle rising healthcare costs, shifting more of the burden to employees is increasingly the strategy of...
Cancer diagnosis tied to increased suicide risk

Cancer Diagnosis Tied to Increased Suicide Risk

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Despite improved survival rates for many cancers, a diagnosis can still be very distressing and may raise a patient's risk of...
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