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6 On Health: New procedure for open-heart surgery patients

KFDM News - A new medical procedure that's saving the lives of patients who are too sick for regular open-heart surgery.

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6 on Health: Changing lives with custom prosthetics

6 on Health:Acupuncture for pelvic pain

6 On Health: Assessment to gage Alzheimer's risk

6 On Health: Doctors removing tumors without leaving scars

6 On Health: Help for mental health patients through video-conferencing

6 on Health: Save your heart through your wrist

6 on Health: Steps to prevent prostate cancer

6 On Health: Doctors working on vaccine to stop melanoma

6 On Health: Ways to help autistic children develop social skills

6 On Health: Children with diabetes helping to manage their own healthcare

6 on Health: Preemie Privacy: Better for Baby

6 on Health: Stem Cells For Diabetes

6 On Health: Premature births

6 On Health: New therapy to treat Type 1 diabetes

6 On Health: Doctor says what you're eating could be preventing a pregnancy

6 on Health: Voms Test For Concussion

6 on Health: New drug for lung cancer

6 On Health: Doctors using adults stem cells to cure disease

6 On Health: Living donor liver transplants

6 On Health: Self-injury cases; what experts say about the behavior

6 On Health: New Breast Cancer Treatment

6 On Health: An Avocado A Day

6 On Health: Irritable bowel syndrome future treatment

6 On Health: Children suffering from Graves disease; condition sometimes hard to diagnosed

6 On Health:Therapy that's helping stroke patients with speech

6 on Health: Kidney Stones in Children

6 On Health: Faster Stress Test For Hearts

6 On Health: Sleep drunkenness condition

6 On Health: New clinical trial for cancer patients

6 On Health: Is veganism for you?

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6 On Health: Tips to keep your athletes healthy

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6 on Health: Knowing the signs of a stroke

6 on Health: Saving Sal

6 On Health: New technology increasing odds for couples to have a family

6 On Health: How treatments for childhood kidney cancer are affecting patients as they get older

6 On Health: Link between kidney disease and heart problems

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6 on Health: Art For Conception

6 On Health: Doctors have new way to predict shoulder and elbow injuries

6 On Health: Doctors working to help cancer patients suffering from heart disease caused by cancer medication

6 On Health: Newly FDA-approved device for epilepsy patients

6 on Health: Help for sleepy teenagers

6 on Health: New treatment for brain tumor patients

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6 On Health: Diagnosing breast cancer through molecular testing

6 On Health: Six foods packed with sodium

6 On Health: Impact of Vitamin D on cancer

6 on Health: Too much sweet in what you eat

6 on Health: Infections from Prostate Biopsies

6 On Health: New breast reconstruction after double mastectomy

6 On Health: Doctors testing new treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia

6 On Health: New treatment for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

6 on Health: Regenlite Laser for Skin Inflammation

6 on Health: Sleep Apnea in Kids

6 on Health: Raising awareness about sepsis

6 On Health: New technology helps woman to walk again

6 On Health: Sushi growing in popularity among children; Learn what age they can eat raw seafood

6 on Health: Physical Therapy For Infertility

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6 On Health: New drug for melanoma patients

6 On Health: New device to help stroke patients

6 On Health: New treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

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6 on Health: Difference between Strep or something else

6 On Health: Wearable technology helping patients

6 On Health: See how doctors aggressively fighting prostate cancer

6 On Health: Antibiotic resistant infections

6 on Health:Snakelike robotic device fighting cancer

6 on Health: Limb Transplant Gel

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6 On Health: Doctors using different method to deal with knee pain

6 On Health: New paralysis study involving stem cells giving patients hope

6 on Health: Platelet Bioreactor

6 On Health: Stem Cells Reverse MS

6 On Health: Aquatherapy

6 On Health: Spotting Schizophrenia

6 On Health: Reasons not to go the cheap route for cosmetic procedures

6 On Health:Proton Therapy For Kids

6 On Health: Teens and Sports

6 On Health: New surgery for patients suffering from choking-related condition

6 On Health: Seven minute workout to get body you desire

6 On Health: Woman suffering from cystic fibrosis needed two transplants

6 on Health: New warnings for moms-to-be

6 On Health: Mystery Disease: Fingernails Tell All

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6 On Health: Artifical kidney for dialysis patients

6 On Health: Open Wide, Dental Myths Debunked

6 On Health: Allergic to allergy medicine

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6 On Health: Doctors using new surgical device to perform hysterectomies

6 On Health: Potential alternative treatments to be studied to help combat ALS

6 On Health: Blood Cleansing Biospleen Attacks Sepsis

6 On Health: Learning: Make It Stick

6 On Health: Focused Ultrasound: Heating Up Brain Tumors

6 On Health: Doctors use MRI to help detect prostate cancer earlier

6 On Health: Doctors using robotic surgical equipment for better results

6 On Health: Easier fix for bad backs

6 On Health: Boutique Medicine: Pay as you go healthcare?

6 On Health: Anthrax being used to fight cancer

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6 On Health: The key to looking and feeling younger

6 On Health: New therapy is motivating patients using art

6 On Health: Marathon Heart

6 On Health: Doctors try to find cure for mysterious disease

6 On Health: New treatment for non-alcoholic liver disease

6 On Health: How to avoid heart problems

6 On Health: Scanning the brain: Unraveling Autism

6 On Health: Helping Adults With Autism Thrive

6 On Health: Acute viral myocarditis -- sudden death cases

6 On Health: A chemical in broccoli sprouts may help autism patients

6 On Health: Newer and safer ways to repair aneurysms

6 On Health: Treating Austim in babies

6 On Health: ECMO: Saving Hearts

6 On Health: Work toward advances in brain surgery

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6 On Health: How simple surgery repairs martial arts competitor's arm

6 on Health: A blood pressure medication could help with Parkinson's

6 On Health: Paper Test for Ebola

6 On Health: New app could help psychosis patients from relapsing

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6 On Health: Doctors testing new way to treat peripheral arterial disease

6 On Health: Vaccine to treat HPV virus, which causes cancer

6 on Health: Carbon Back Rods for Scoliosis

6 On Health: LVAD Helps Heart

6 On Health: New research may one day help Alzheimer's patients

6 On Health: Have high cholesterol? Doctor explains how to lower cholesterol without taking statins

6 On Health: New treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis

6 on Health: Prostate Cancer: What's Your Risk?

6 On Health: Brain Path For Tricky Tumors

6 On Health: Gene Therapy: Hope For The Blind?

6 On Health: Stopping NEC In the NICU

6 On Health: Preventing and treating osteoporosis

6 On Health: Robotic Spine Surgery

6 On Health: Stroke Care on the Go

6 On Health: What you need to know about Ebola verses the flu

6 On Health: Do you have sinus problems? Learn about a new treatment

6 On Health: Gastric pacemake to the rescue

6 On Health: Stem Cells: A Weapon for Huntington's?

6 On Health: FDA approves melanoma drug that's yielding impressive results

6 On Health: Unusual treatment for seizures when nothing else would work

6 on Health: Bounce back from stomach bug with probiotics

6 On Health: Cancer Gene: Medicines next big thing?

6 On Health: Sleep apnea in women

6 On Health: News drugs to treat deadly lung disease

6 On Health: Futuristic, smart home for elderly residents

6 on Health: Thyroid cancer in children

6 On Health: Apostherapy: Shoes for Pain

6 On Health: New technology helping with pressure on the brain

6 On Health: Detecting lung cancer early through new screening method

6 On Health: More younger adults developing cataracts

6 on Health: Five natural remedies for gerd

6 On Health: Posture shirt helping back muscles

6 On Health: Children with fatty-liver disease

6 On Health: Thoracic outlet syndrome often misdiagnosed

6 On Health: Hip resurfacing vs hip replacement

6 On Health: Fetal surgery for Spina Bifida babies

6 On Health: Healthy Holiday Eating

6 On Health: New drug may help some female cancer patients to remain fertile

6 On Health: Eating dark green foods for good health

6 on Health: Special hospital uniforms could help to fight the spread of infections

6 On Health: Creative coping improves cancer recovery

6 On Health: Alzheimer's Hope

6 On Health: New way to detect melanoma skin cancer

6 On Health: Lymphedema treatment giving patients hope

6 on Health: Treating the blood cancer multiple myeloma

6 on Health: Concussions; the female factor

6 On Health: Chronic Inflammation and Prostate Cancer

6 On Health: Blood transfusions helping children in sickle cell silent stroke cases

6 On Health: Another treatment for eye cancer; doctors saving patients' eyesight

6 On Health: New treatment could slow progress of liver disease

6 on Health: Ortho-K -- contact lens treatment that reshapes the eye

6 on Health: Genome Project legacy: advancements in gene therapy

Stem Cells to Repair Broken Chromosomes

6 On Health: New therapy successfully treating HIV

6 On Health: New technology to treat macular degeneration

6 On Health: Researchers to soon test therapy on patients with progressive blindness condition

6 on Health: Nov. 3, 2014 New gene therapies for Hemophilia

6 On Health: British study on Daylight Savings time and children's health

6 On Health: Death cafes popping up across the country

6 On Health: New hair replacement procedure

6 on Health: Ancient Chinese are of cupping may help you.

6 on Health: Miniature device monitors heart health

6 on Health: Students and physical fights at school

6 On Health: Facts about sleep and your health

6 On Health: New ways to treat super bugs in hospitals

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6 On Health: New FDA-approved treatment for wrinkles

6 On Health: Preventing testicular cancer from becoming fatal

6 On Health: An alternative to open-heart surgery

6 On Health: See how researchers are improving diagnosis for thyroid cancer

6 On Health: Ankle replacement surgery becoming increasingly more common

6 On Health: Children who suffer from asthma may be able to live symptom free

6 On Health: Once a cure, now a culprit -- later effects of infant cancer treatment

6 On Health: New procedure for removing polyps

6 On Health: Questions answered about knee replacement surgery

6 On Health: Removing brain tumors with laser surgery rather than traditional surgery

6 on Health: Aligning teeth faster

6 on Health: Keeping hearts running without pacemakers

6 On Health: Reconstructing breasts following cancer treatment

6 On Health: Mobile Apps saving lives

6 On Health: How blood clots affect children

6 On Health: Young people can suffer strokes

6 On Health: See procedure doctors using to help with knee pain

6 On Health: How doctor's are fixing abnormal heart rhythms in child patients

6 On Health: Big business in helping people lose weight

6 On Health: Alice in Wonderland syndrome

6 On Health: You could be suffering from ADHD and not know it

6 On Health: Laser treatment helping to fight skin cancer

6 On Health: New procedure helping patients with painful hand condition

6 On Health: After losing her young son, a mother on a mission to keep other children from drowning

6 On Health: Doctors believe choline could prevent mental illness

6 On Health: Are you eating the best super foods?

6 On Health: New treatment for prostate cancer patients

6 On Health: New treatment for progressive brain cancer

6 On Health: Plastic surgery becoming more popular among senior citizens

6 On Health: 3D movie glasses helping brain surgeons as they perform operations

6 On Health: Unlocking the mysteries of autism

6 On Health: New approach could change the way doctors predict transplant rejection

6 on Health: new methods to treat super bugs

6 On Health: Experimental therapy to fight melanoma

6 On Health: Fighting cancer with the right food and medical treatment

6 On Health: Finding a cure for the common cold

6 On Health: Health disparities

6 On Health: Deep brain stimulation for Dystonia, a neurological disorder

6 On Health: Physical rehab going high tech

6 on Health: Recognizing the signs of a stroke

6 On Health: New study may help scientists find treatment for Alzheimer's disease

6 On Health: Medical malls growing across the country

6 On Health: Brain tumor surgery made easier for doctors and patients

6 On Health: Special procedure to help overweight patients suffering from a certain condition

6 On Health: New procedure for open-heart surgery patients

6 On Health: A look at patients under age 60 with congestive heart failure

6 on Health: Hospitals reducing blood transfusion rates during heart surgeries

6 On Health: Treating acid reflux/gerd

6 On Health: Playgrounds can be stressful for children with autism

6 On Health: New way doctors are treating atrial fibrillation

6 On Health: Some newborns not given vitamin K suffer brain bleeds

6 On Health: New procedure for lengthening limbs to avoid hip problems

6 On Health: Doctors using movie special effects techniques to help in patients' recovery

6 On Health: Average American consumes 156 lbs of sugar a year

6 On Health: Does your pet have allergies? What you can do

6 On Health: Doctors anticipate more child sports injuries

6 on Health: A better way to preserve lungs for transplant

6 on Health: Young cancer patients dealing with stress, anxiety, depression may be relief through animal therapy

6 on Health: Early detection screening recommendation for lung cancer

6 On Health: Program helps youth with autism find jobs

6 On Health: Surgery that's helping Type 2 Diabetes patients

6 On Health: Are some taking skin rejuvenation to the extreme?

6 On Health: Protecting children from dehydration and other illnesses during summer months

6 on Health: Do you think you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome?

6 On Health: How doctors are treating sleep disorders

6 On Health: How technology is helping kids deal with asthma

6 On Health: How doctors are restoring patients' vision

6 On Health: Doctors helping teens with concave chest

6 On Health: New treatment for ovarian cancer

6 On Health - Doctors helping teens with concave chests

6 On Health - Researchers studying bionic hand

6 On Health: How robots are helping doctors with child delivery complications

6 On Health: Scientists working to predict next big outbreak of West Nile virus


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