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Americans, Mostly Women, Spent 12 Billion on Plastic Surgery Last Year

Americans last year spent the largest amount on plastic surgery since the the Great Recession of 2008, according to one report. More than 11 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed by board-certified plastic surgeons, dermatologists and otolaryngologists in the United States, totaling more than $12 billion for the first time since the recession.

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New Test Could Sharply Reduce Lung Cancer Biopsies

When a suspicious lesion shows up in the lungs on a CT scan, the first thing your doctor wants to know is whether it's cancerous. A specialist will pass a long, thin bronchoscope into your airway in the hope of grabbing a few cells of the growth so they can be examined under a microscope.

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Using New Habits Against Compulsive Behavior

Body-focused repetitive behaviors — compulsive hair-pulling, nail-biting, skin-picking, and other behaviors that target body tissues — affect an estimated 1 percent to 5 percent of the population, though some studies have found that as many as 15 percent of college students reported severe nail-biting.

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Water, What You Need To Know About Keeping Hydrated

Water: We are what we drink, so here's some advice on hydrating wisely. If you live in a city, there might be pharmaceuticals in your water. The best way to tell if you are well hydrated is to check your urine.

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