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- A friend recently told me about Inflammatory Breast Cancer. It sounded terrible, is it something I should be concerned about?
- I've heard that free breast and cervical cancer screenings are available for some women. Where can I find out if I'm eligible?
- I stopped taking hormone replacement therapy after I read it could increase my risk of breast cancer. Will my risk return to normal now?
- I saw a warning on the Internet that underarm antiperspirants and deodorants may cause breast cancer. The warning said that these products contain harmful substances, which can be absorbed through the skin or enter the body through nicks caused by shaving. Is this true?
- My husband says that a person's chance of developing cancer is simply a matter of fate. What does the National Cancer Institute say?
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- Can I take vitamin B-12 to help prevent mosquito bites? What about garlic? I've heard that some foods help repel bugs.
- Have you ever heard of a person not sweating enough? My face turns red and stays that way thirty minutes after I get out of the sun. I've had this problem all my life, and people always ask me if I'm alright. I drink only water and lots of it, but is there something else that can be done?
- What is this new immunization my doctor wants to give my baby? My last child didn't get it, should he?
- I have recently heard that Missouri ranks #3 in the number of smokers. This doesn't seem right. Can you tell me the truth about smoking in Missouri?
- Stroke runs in my family. I have heard that there is a simple test that I can use to determine if someone is having a stroke. Is that true?
Last update: Wednesday, November 26, 2008