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Health Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House celebrates 5 years Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House celebrates 5 years (Video)
The Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House has offered relief for families struck by tragedy of a hospitalized child. Wednesday, one father attended the house's anniversary event to thank the staff who helped his family five years ago.
Health Cheap drug greatly boosts prostate cancer survival Cheap drug greatly boosts prostate cancer survival
A cheap, decades-old chemotherapy drug extended life by more than a year when added to standard hormone therapy for men whose prostate cancer has widely spread, doctors reported Sunday.
Health Medicare coverage ban on sex-change surgery lifted Medicare coverage ban on sex-change surgery lifted
Transgender people receiving Medicare may no longer be automatically denied coverage for sex reassignment surgeries, a U.S. Department of Health and Services review board ruled Friday in a groundbreaking decision.