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Heating Up Breast Cancer

In one study, 66 percent of cancer patients who had hyperthermia and radiation had their breast cancer tumors shrink completely compared to just 42 percent who had only radiation.

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Healthbeat: Holding in sneezes & cognitive motor skills

In this Healthbeat we discuess the health problems associated with holding in a sneeze and the age at which cognitive motor skills begin to fade.

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Lasers Targeting Epilepsy

Lasers Targeting Epilepsy

More than two million adults in the U.S. have epilepsy; 150,000 more will develop the condition each year.

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Lawmaker addresses 'Minority Cancer Awareness Month'

Lawmaker addresses "Minority Cancer Awareness Month"

A San Antonio lawmaker addressed the public Tuesday on a serious health issue affecting minorities: cancer.

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Bye bye biopsy

New technique for biopsies are less painful and invasive.

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Cancer patient says she beat odds with positive attitude

Even when she was diagnosed with a rare, aggressive cancer, a San Antonio woman said she was always determined not to let it get her down.

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Weekend Warriors: Train like Olympians

More and more Americans are on a quest to get fit—biking, running, swimming, and even competing in marathons and triathlons.

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Advancements in prosthetics help local veterans

Advancements in prosthetics help local veterans

A San Antonio company is making the journey a little easier for veterans with prosthetic needs.

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Predicting Bad Hearts

Every year, more than 700,000 Americans have a heart attack. And 600,000 die of heart disease.

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Healthbeat: Apple health benefits & kids weight training

In this Healthbeat we discuss the many health benefits of eating apples and the saftey of kids weight training programs.

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    Leslie's Diary

    Follow KSAT 12 News anchor Leslie Mouton in her fight against breast cancer by reading her online diary entries.

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What screening tests should women have?

Click here to see which screening tests women should have done to take precautions with their health.

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Which painkiller is right for you?

People often talk about taking aspirin to treat minor aches and pains, but other over-the-counter drugs may work better.

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Journals can help track your body

Keeping track of your body's statistics can help keep you healthy. But you shouldn't follow the numbers every day.

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What is heart disease?

We've all heard the term "heart disease," but do you know what it really means? Learn more about the disorder.

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Smart phones help breast cancer patients

Breast cancer patients may go weeks without seeing a doctor. Technology can help them stay in touch.