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A lumpectomy with IORT can add approximately 30 minutes to the total procedure time of 1 hour. However, IORT can often replace conventional external beam radiation treatment, reducing the time before the patient resumes normal activities.

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Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix May Help Women Sooner Than Men

Differences in brain's nicotine receptor system may explain gender gap, researchers say

Health Tip of the Day

Pillow Flight

To keep your back feeling fine on long airline flights, use a pillow, experts say. Place the pillow between your back and the seat, about four fingers above your belt.

Healthy Living

Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

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Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

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Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

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