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Fire Your Doctor

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SEATTLE (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- It can be easier to stay with a doctor you don't like than to take the time to find a new one, but firing a doctor that isn't right for you can be the best medicine.

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Miracle Needle

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GLENDALE, Ariz. (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- It's a medical breakthrough a doctor created in his basement. Now, it could save thousands if not millions of people's lives. The needle uses electric currents to cut the skin and the area around nerves. It stops bleeding without scarring deep tissue and causing more damage during neurosurgery.

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Green Tea: Wonder-Drink?

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TAMPA, Fla., (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- For centuries, the Chinese have sipped green tea. Now, Americans are catching on to the second most popular beverage in the world. Studies are adding up, and researchers are backing the idea that green tea could protect you from Alzheimer's disease, fight cancer, lower cholesterol, and even help you lose weight.

Green Tea: Wonder-Drink?

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Beating the Odds: Prayer (Part 3 of 3)

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ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- Prayer can liven up a room or quiet an entire congregation. But can it save lives? Research shows more than half of Americans pray for their health. But the age-old debate over religion and science rages on in the medical world. Should we be spending money on clinical trials that involve prayer?

Beating the Odds: Prayer (Part 3 of 3)

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Beating the Odds: Second Opinions (Part 2 of 3)

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ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- So many diseases. So many treatment options. How do you know your doctor made the right diagnosis and suggested the right treatment for you? Most of the time, you don't. That's why second opinions are so important.

Buying a car, finding a realtor, or remodeling your home ... Chances are you would ask more than one person for advice before making these choices.

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Beating the Odds: Miraculous Recoveries (Part 1 of 3)

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ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- Now, you see it ... Now, you don't. For centuries, so-called "medical miracles" have fascinated the greatest minds in medicine. Magicians can make objects disappear, but can our bodies make tumors go away?

Alice Epstein says hers did. Epstein's doctor said she had only a couple of months to live after her kidney cancer spread to both lungs.

Beating the Odds: Miraculous Recoveries (Part 1 of 3)

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Women and Heart Health

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PHOENIX (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- Nearly one out of every two women you know will die of heart disease. Yet doctors say too many women don't pay attention to the early signs.

Woman have more tolerance for pain then men, however, women may be so tough they underestimate the danger they're in.

Women and Heart Health

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Positive Pushing: Career (Part 3 of 3)

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ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- You've shelled out thousands of dollars for your kids' college education. Now that they've graduated, they're living under your roof, eating your food. It's the boomerang generation! So what should you do to get the kids out of the house and land their dream job before everyone goes crazy?

Positive Pushing: Career (Part 3 of 3)

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Positive Pushing: Sports (Part 2 of 3)

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ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- The atmosphere is charged, the stakes are high, and the adrenaline is pumping. Parents push. And coaches push. The kids try harder and harder. The result? Sometimes a win ... But all too often, burned-out minds and bruised bodies! What happens when parents, coaches or even the children themselves, push too hard to win?

Positive Pushing: Sports (Part 2 of 3)

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Positive Pushing: School (Part 1 of 3)

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PALO ALTO, Calif. (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- Football games ... first dates ... final exams. It's no longer enough to just go to class; you have to be at the top of the class. Eighty percent of high school students are applying to 20 percent of the nation's universities. Increased competition sends many kids and their parents into panic mode. How can you tell if you're being a positive influence or overly pushy?

Positive Pushing: School (Part 1 of 3)

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Breakthrough for MS

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DALLAS (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- Multiple sclerosis can leave its victims unable to move and in constant pain. It's an autoimmune disease that wreaks havoc on the central nervous system. In some cases, no treatment works. Now, a new therapy stops the disease's progression and gets patients out of bed and back on their feet.

Breakthrough for MS

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Medicinal Mushrooms

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SEATTLE (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- It's not the kind of mushroom you'd want to eat with your dinner, but it may be the strongest kind to help fight cancer thanks to new research that focuses on the powerful fungus.

Medicinal Mushrooms

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Drug-Free Help for ADD

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PHOENIX (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- They are three letters parents are terrified to hear: ADD -- attention deficit disorder. One child out of 20 in this country has been diagnosed with it. The first line of treatment is medication, but the side effects can leave your children lethargic. Now, kids can control their emotions without drugs.

Drug Free Help for ADD

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Early Alzheimer's Detection

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NEW YORK (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- Everyone has memory loss from time to time, but for some, that memory loss can be a sign of early Alzheimer's disease. Now, there's a new way to detect the earliest signs of this debilitating disease in healthy people so they can get the most out of therapy.

Early Alzheimer's Detection

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Fatigue Fix

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome are debilitating conditions that leave patients exhausted, unable to sleep and severely limit their ability to live normally. Here's one doctor who has a unique approach to help patients get their lives back.

Fatigue Fix

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The Sting of Back Pain: Three Promising Treatments

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ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- Back injuries cost Americans more than $80 billion a year. They're the second-most-common reason people visit a doctor. But there are new ways to take the sting out of back pain.

The Sting of Back Pain: Three Promising Treatments

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The Sting of Back Pain: Do You Really Need Back Surgery?

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LEBANON, N.H. (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- According to the North American Spine Society, 22 percent of Americans have difficulty driving because of back pain; 31 percent have difficulty just lying in bed; and 32 percent say they can't lift heavy objects because of chronic pain in their back.

The Sting of Back Pain: Do You Really Need Back Surgery?

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The Sting of Back Pain: Ten Questions You Need to Ask Before Surgery

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ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- Whether you're sitting, standing, walking or jogging, your spine is constantly supporting your weight. With all that wear and tear, it seems only natural that most of us will develop back pain at some point in our lives. When the pain doesn't go away, many people turn to surgery. And as experts reveal, there are the 10 important questions you need to ask your back surgeon before you take the plunge.

The Sting of Back Pain: Ten Questions You Need to Ask Before Surgery

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