Health Beat

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For people with port wine stain birthmarks, laser surgery is one way to soften the appearance. Treatment can be uncomfortable, and in the past, some doctors recommended waiting until a child was a few years old and could better tolerate anesthesia. New improvements to laser devices mean for some, the earlier the better.

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When someone is seriously burned, he or she faces a number of health challenges. In order to close the wound, doctors graft skin from other parts of the body, creating more wounds and increasing the risk of infection. Now, a new system helps patients regenerate new skin.

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Seventy-eight percent of Americans say they feel stressed out at work, and when you're stressed, your heart rate increases and your blood pressure rises. If you suffer from chronic stress, you're at higher risk for heart attacks, stroke, obesity, depression, and the list goes on and on, but now, there may be a solution -- a stress vaccine that could take away your stress before it starts.

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Overall, cancer deaths in the United States have gone down for the past two decades, thanks in part to immunotherapy and specialized therapies, but those life-saving treatments sometimes come with a cost.

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People with allergies or asthma may be at risk for developing nasal polyps: tiny, grape-like sacs that block nasal passages, making it tough for a person to smell or taste. Now, a new procedure restores the senses by getting rid of non-cancerous polyps without the need for surgery.

Life Lessons

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Some experts are estimating that 40% of the world’s jobs will be replaced by artificial intelligence within 20 years. That's why lifelong learning is more vital than ever.

A new poll found that more than half of Americans with full-time jobs daydream about leaving at least once in a while.