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Mammograms, self-examinations save lives

Breast cancer is expected to kill nearly 40,000 women in the U.S. this year, while another 207,000 will be diagnosed with the disease. With early detection, however, breast cancer has one of highest survival rates – nearly 90 percent of women dia Read More

Male breast cancer is no myth

Though rare, breast cancer in men does occur. It accounts for less than 1 percent of all new breast-cancer cases in the U.S., but each year about 400 men die from it. Read More

Too sweet for your own good? Probably

Too much sugar is blamed for a variety of health problems including diabetes and obesity. Medical professionals advise us to enjoy added sugars in “moderation,” but how much is too much? Read More

Expand your lungs' health, function through exercise

We all realize that working out is an important way to protect against heart disease, obesity and hypertension, but exercise can also play a role in contributing to your lung health, according to doctors at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Read More