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First melanoma blood test to spot skin cancer early

First melanoma blood test to spot skin cancer early

Australian researchers have developed an experimental blood test they say is the first blood test capable of detecting melanoma - an aggressive form of skin cancer - in its early stages with a high degree of accuracy. High risk individuals, she explained, are those who have pale skin, large number of moles and a family history of skin cancer . "So, although a blood test to find skin cancer earlier is certainly exciting, research in this field still has hurdles to overcome", she said.


Sarasota man dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating raw oysters

Sarasota man dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating raw oysters

The name of the restaurant was not released. Though such infections are rare-only about 205 U.S. cases per year, according to the CDC-the Florida Department of Health notes that exposure is most common from May to October, when the saltwater the bacteria inhabits is warmest.


Putin chides Trump's opponents, calls summit a success

Putin chides Trump's opponents, calls summit a success

McFaul drew an outpouring of support on Twitter Wednesday after it was announced that Trump was mulling the offer to let Russian Federation interview him. Both presidents said after the Helsinki summit that a big step forward had been taken. The Magnitsky Act targets certain Russian officials and business leaders linked to human-rights abuses with sanctions.


Get 2 Portillo's hot dogs for only $5 this week

Get 2 Portillo's hot dogs for only $5 this week

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Maryland Among Worst States For Retirement — Bankrate Survey

Maryland Among Worst States For Retirement — Bankrate Survey

The cost of living is among the most important factors due to the fact that a comfortable retirement is affordable, while health care quality also matters as you get up in age. NY was the worst - not a huge surprise given the state's high cost of living, high taxes, and the lower quality of health care. In South Dakota - one of the most tax-friendly states in the USA - residents pay no personal income tax, and the median rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $565, according to data from ...


The Health Insurers Squawk

The Health Insurers Squawk

In announcing the funding cuts, CMS said in a news release that navigators "failed to enroll a meaningful amount of people" on the federal marketplace and "not almost enough to justify the millions of federal dollars spent on the program".