Pharmacy Deserts | Another Way Your Address May Affect Your Health

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Communities without access to drugstores can have a profound impact on well-being. You may have heard of food deserts – communities that lack access to fresh produce and other healthy foods. Now researchers in Chicago have found another type of desert, one that could play a...

U.S. cancer survival rates improving

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The proportion of people surviving years after a cancer diagnosis is improving, according to a new analysis. Men and women ages 50 to 64, who were diagnosed in 2005 to 2009 with a variety of cancer types, were 39 to 68 percent more likely to be alive five years later, compared to...