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How workplace misery can make you sick

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 08:00:45 GMT

Two new studies give insight into how a negative work environment can affect your personal life and health.(image)


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This might be how stress and heart attacks are linked

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 23:30:54 GMT

Scientists have long known that stress can influence your heart health, but exactly how this relationship takes place has been something of a mystery -- until now.(image)


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How to fight 'time famine' and boost your happiness

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:51:09 GMT

Ashley Whillans' summer started with what she calls "time famine."(image)


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5 ways for women to protect their heart health

Mon, 25 Jan 2016 21:00:58 GMT

The chances you'll die from heart disease are good -- too good.(image)


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You saw the eclipse -- so should you see the eye doctor?

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 05:36:07 GMT

Are you concerned about your vision, or your child's, after watching Monday's total solar eclipse, even if you wore protective glasses? You're not alone. Google searches for "my eyes hurt" and "eyes hurt eclipse" spiked immediately after the celestial event.(image)


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Eclipse baby shares her name with solar event

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:08:52 GMT

On the day everyone across the country was transfixed by the celestial marvel that was the solar eclipse, a baby was born.(image)


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Schools are grappling with teacher shortages

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:45:54 GMT

Public schools in 48 states and the District of Columbia report teacher shortages in math for the 2017-18 school year, according to the DOE. Forty-six states report shortages in special education, 43 in science and 41 in foreign languages.(image)


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Boy with heart transplant dies on first day of school

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 08:02:34 GMT

Peyton West's parents would never have thought that his first day of school this year was going to be his last.(image)


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High doses of vitamin B tied to lung cancer risk, study says

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 05:32:36 GMT

Men who took high doses of vitamin B6 and B12 supplements had a higher risk of lung cancer, and the association was highest among current smokers, according to a study published Tuesday.(image)


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Interior Dept. halts study into Appalachian mining technique's likely health hazards

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 01:46:15 GMT

The Trump administration has halted a study of the health effects of a common mining technique in Appalachia, which is believed to deposit waste containing toxic minerals in ground waters.(image)


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Neighborhoods with more light have higher breast cancer risk

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:05:51 GMT

A new study from Harvard has found greater risk of breast cancer in women who live in neighborhoods that have higher levels of outdoor light during the night.(image)


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More children will suddenly be diagnosed with high blood pressure

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:37:26 GMT

More children and teens are likely to be categorized as having abnormal blood pressure during their annual wellness visits, based on new recommendations released Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics.(image)


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Most moms aren't putting babies to sleep safely

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:59:43 GMT

Despite a 23-year campaign urging that babies be put to bed on their backs, only 43.7% of US mothers report that they both intend to use this method and actually do so all the time, according to a new study.(image)


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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417 million in talcum powder case

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:26:27 GMT

On Monday, a jury awarded a California woman $417 million because she developed ovarian cancer and had used Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder for decades. The award includes $70 million in compensatory damages and $347 million in punitive damages.(image)


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Why whiskey tastes better with a little water

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:53:20 GMT

If anyone has suggested adding a little water to your whiskey, you may want to give it a try. Rather than watering it down, the addition may act as a flavor enhancement, and we now know the science behind it, thanks to a new study.(image)


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Is coconut oil healthy?

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:50:43 GMT

According to a recent survey, 72% of Americans think coconut oil is a healthy food.(image)


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Why teen pregnancy prevention funding is going away

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:58:21 GMT

The Trump administration is cutting current teen pregnancy prevention programs, due to "poor evaluation results." Yet many researchers, program directors, youth advocates, and city health officials argue otherwise.(image)


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When a mom makes her child sick

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:32:20 GMT

"I never saw it coming," said Susan, whose family requested that we not use their last names.(image)


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Caregiver convicted of rape in nursing home

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 17:30:56 GMT

At first, no one believed them when they said the charming, well-liked aide in the nursing home where they lived had raped them. Now he's going to prison.(image)


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White nationalists see a new enemy in pursuit of 'racial purity': Science

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:12:42 GMT

A recent study found that white nationalists use genetic tests to prove their "whiteness," but when they get unfavored results, they find ways to reinterpret or dismiss the science completely.(image)


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Using emoticons in work emails make you look incompetent

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:58:26 GMT

Pro tip: Keep the smiley faces out of your work emails, or else the person receiving the message may think you're incompetent.(image)


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Are probiotics safe?

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:09:04 GMT

How exactly has our understanding of probiotics changed over time? Here's a look at probiotics' steady rise in popularity, from Europe to America, and where health experts now stand on their benefits.(image)


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Ten-year-old rape victim gives birth in India

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:22:16 GMT

A ten-year old rape victim who was denied an abortion has given birth in northern India.(image)


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Alternative cancer therapies double risk of death

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:08:40 GMT

Patients who chose alternative therapies to treat a common, curable cancer instead of opting for the recommended medical treatment double their risk of death, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.(image)


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Father, son 9/11 first responders die of cancer months apart

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:24:04 GMT

In 2001, Robert Alexander and his father Raymond were 9/11 first responders. Now, the men have died less than a year apart from cancer related to ground zero, their family says.(image)


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Family farm is heaven on earth for dying dogs

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:17:45 GMT

Michele Allen has had many dogs over the years. But a 13-pound shelter dog with heart problems and bad teeth changed her life forever.(image)


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Asthma, on rise in older adults, tends to be ignored

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:19:31 GMT

In early June, Donna Bilgore Robins stood on a patio in Beaver Creek, Colo., under a crystal-clear blue sky and tried to catch her breath.(image)


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Awkward! The tough transition to middle school

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:05:36 GMT

There is a reason why when people post pictures of themselves during their middle school years on Facebook for "Throwback Thursday," we all stop and take notice.(image)


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