Health stories for March 13, 2013
UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for March 13, 2013 -
Not smoking is the best thing you can do for your heart, but there's a new concern for people who try to stop, weight gain.
New research shows patients who quit smoking gained six pounds on average, but also had a reduced risk for heart disease.
Researchers also say people who never smoked have a 70% less chance of a heart attack or stroke than smokers.
Most women diagnosed with ovarian cancer are not getting adequate care.
According to a new study, poor care leads to missing out on treatments that could add a year or more to a patient's life.
Cancer specialists say the reason is because not enough doctors and hospitals have expertise dealing with ovarian cancer.
The best treatment is extensive surgery followed by chemotherapy.
Only a third of the patients in the study got that kind of care.
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