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Glioblastoma is typically discovered after a patient seeks medical attention for neurological symptoms that have come on suddenly, such as headaches or vision changes. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Warning Signs

Glioblastoma Patients Suffer Headaches Most brain cancers start elsewhere in the body, but one particularly aggressive and uncommon form – glioblastoma – originates in the brain itself. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) was recently diagnosed with the disease, which was also blamed for
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Blood clots block veins and cause swelling and pain. Sometimes they travel to the lungs and can cause death. (Photo: Shutterstock)

DVT

Many Treatments Can Mitigate Blood Clots When people talk about blood clots, they usually aren’t referring to whether their skinned knee will clot before the blood soaks through their Band Aid. That is the good side of clotting. Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, however, is the bad
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Pain in the Back

Taking Control of Back Pain About 80 percent of the population will experience at least one significant episode of back pain in their lifetime. When it happens, most people first want to know how to feel better, then how to prevent a recurrence. Dr. Mark Knaub, chief of adult
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