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FEB 04, 2016 - Shape

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Why Women Are Putting Pot In Their Vaginas

Lifestyle›Mind and BodyIt may help relieve PMS symptoms—but is it safe and effective? Pot: You can smoke it, drink it, vape it, and eat it. But have you ever considered putting it in your vagina? If the internet is to be believed, it's an actual thing some women are doing now—all in the name of PMS. (But how will you ...

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FEB 02, 2016 - Yahoo! News

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Fertility issues for cancer patients can also bring legal headaches

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Reproductive technology has made it easier for cancer survivors to start families despite being infertile after treatment, but some patients may still find their future parenthood plans dashed by legal complications, says a group of U.S. doctors and lawyers. Some tumors, and many types of chemotherapy and radiation, can leave cancer patients infertile. Often, ...

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JAN 31, 2016 - Yahoo! News

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An ethical way to choose which kids get chemo during a shortage?

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - When chemotherapy is in short supply, doctors should choose kids to receive treatment based on which patients have the best odds of being cured by the drugs, argues a group of oncologists. Shortages of life-saving cancer medicines for children are frequent and can complicate typical treatment protocols, creating substantial ethical challenges, the doctors write ...

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JAN 29, 2016 - Yahoo! News

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FDA approves Eisai's drug Halaven for type of soft tissue cancer

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Eisai Co Ltd's drug derived from sea sponge for a rare type of soft tissue cancer. The drug, Halaven, was approved for use in patients who have undergone chemotherapy with drugs derived from a type of bacteria, the FDA said on Thursday. Halaven, derived from a marine sponge called Halichondria okadai, ...

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JAN 27, 2016 - Health Canal

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Chemotherapy may benefit subgroup of stage-2 colon cancer patients

A small subset of colon cancers lacks the CDX2 protein — a hallmark of colon tissue maturation. Patients with these cancers may benefit more than others from chemotherapy.

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