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News 9 MD: Simple procedure helps GERD patients Video included

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Acid Reflux Disease, a condition commonly known as GERD, affects about one-third of Americans. It can cause pain, coughing, heartburn - and can even lead to cancer. In today's News 9 MD, a simple procedure More>>

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News 9 MD: Breath tests could detect underlying diseases Video included

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With most diseases, an early diagnosis means a better prognosis… but sometimes it's difficult, painful and expensive to test for illnesses. Now, there's a new way to spot a variety of conditions, and all it takes is your breath. More>>

News 9 MD: Low radiation chest CT scans may decrease lung cancer mortality rate Video included

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Each year, lung cancer kills half of those diagnosed. That's more people than breast, prostate and colon cancers combined.  Unlike these other cancers, there's no medical agreement on early detection More>>

News 9 MD: Study shows pet therapy may help childhood cancer patients Video included

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More than 13,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year, and many of them have to endure painful treatments that trigger stress, anxiety and depression. Researchers are studying a drug-free, inexpensive More>>

News 9 MD: Lung in a Box technology revolutionizing transplant process Video included

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Each year, about 1,400 lung transplants are performed in the US. The traditional way to transport lungs for surgery involved putting them in a cooler with ice. Now, there's a better way to preserve these More>>

News 9 MD: New technology can help stop seizures Video included

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Epilepsy is a chronic neurological condition that affects more than two-and-a-half million Americans. Uncontrollable seizures plague their lives and the only treatments were drugs and major surgery... but there are new therapies are on the horizon. More>>

Guest: Doctor Clint Streetman discusses Minimally Invasive Surgery in Columbus Video included

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Doctor Clint Streetman, a surgeon with Columbus Regional Medical Group, visited the WTVM studio this afternoon to talk about a community lecture he will be giving on minimally invasive surgery. Streetman More>>

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