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Gene Test Can Tell Who Needs Chemo, Who Doesn't

98% of 'low-risk' breast cancer patients who didn't get chemo were alive 5 years on

(Newser) - Chemotherapy is "not pretty," a breast cancer survivor tells the AP —so a new study on women with early-stage breast cancer is encouraging, claiming a gene test can parse out patients who may be able to skip chemo because it won't ultimately provide much, if any,... More »

Woman Plagued With Stuffy Nose—for 18 Years

Loyola doctors finally give Illinois woman a good night's sleep

(Newser) - Ever have a stuffy nose you couldn't seem to shake? Now imagine that it lingers for 18 years, and you'll have a sense of Illinois resident Nadia Campbell's misery. "I used to wake up at night literally every hour to blow my nose because there was... More »

Law School Rankings May Be Revised to Stop 'Gaming'

Schools hide weaker students to boost stats

(Newser) - Some US law schools have been caught manipulating programs to climb college rankings in US News & World Report, the Wall Street Journal reports. Institutions boost their performance statistics by channeling first-year students with lower test scores and grades into part-time programs that aren't considered in the rankings. The magazine... More »

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