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Taking the Stairs a Better Pick-Me-Up Than Coffee

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:15:09 EST

A 10-minute climb can increase fitness and motivation, researcher says


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Chicken Patties Sold at Costco Recalled

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:14:35 EST

Foster Farms is recalling more than 131,000 pounds of breaded chicken patties sold in Costco stores because they could contain pieces of plastic.


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Drugs Involved in More Fatal Crashes Than Alcohol

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:15:19 EST

Study suggests deaths due to drugged driving are rising as states legalize pot and drug abuse grows


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'Brain Age' May Help Predict When You'll Die

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:15:13 EST

An 'older' mind is linked to signs of physical and mental problems, study contends


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Exercise Can Overcome the 'Obesity Gene'

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:15:11 EST

Physical activity appears to lower effects of key DNA linked to weight gain, study finds


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Are Gut Bacteria Linked to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:15:11 EST

Intestinal bacteria yield clues to the mysterious ailment, researchers say


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April 29 Is Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:15:13 EST

Safe disposal helps prevent unwanted meds from being abused, U.S. officials say


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Crossroads for Obamacare

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:15:10 EST

GOP efforts to replace the health law may affect consumer choice, premiums and protections


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Parkinson's Disease May Originate in Gut

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:15:18 EST

Swedish scientists find link through vagus nerve removal


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Grieving Friends Often Find Support Online

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:15:17 EST

Study shows social networks help bring solace, healing after loved one dies


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Oktoberfest Study Links Boozing to Heart Woes

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:15:15 EST

Munich researchers find 1 in 3 beer drinkers tracked at festival experienced abnormal heart rhythm


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Energy Drinks May Give the Heart an Unhealthy Jolt

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:15:14 EST

Popular beverages also affect blood pressure for hours, small trial shows


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Blood Test Predicts Lung Cancer's Return

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:15:14 EST

Unstable chromosomes quadruple a patient's risk of relapse, death within 2 years, researchers report


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Does Legal Medical Marijuana Spur Illicit Pot Use?

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:15:11 EST

Cannabis use disorder is also rising faster in states with legalization laws


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Women More Sensitive to Metal Joint Implants

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:15:08 EST

Researchers don't know if hormones or exposure to metals in makeup or jewelry may play a part


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Genes May Govern Your Risk for PTSD

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:15:10 EST

Link with the psychiatric disorder is more apparent for women, study contends


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Synthetic Mucus Could Battle Dangerous Bugs

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:15:10 EST

Researchers are working on lab-grown versions to control disease-causing bacteria


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FDA Warns 14 Companies on Bogus Cancer 'Cures'

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:15:15 EST

Warning letters issued for treatments sold without approval mainly on websites and in social media


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Opioid-Related Deaths Might Be Underestimated: CDC

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:15:13 EST

Death certificates from drug-linked infections may not label painkillers as possible cause


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'Mindfulness' Probably Won't Cure Your Back Pain

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:15:12 EST

But one specialist still isn't ruling out this complementary therapy


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Routine Tests Urged for Preeclampsia

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:15:10 EST

Expert panel recommends blood-pressure check at every prenatal visit


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Is a Low-Salt Diet Always Healthy?

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:15:08 EST

Study claims current guidelines are too restrictive when there's sufficient potassium intake


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Are You Raising an 'Emotional Eater'?

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:15:14 EST

Calming kids with food can start a vicious, fattening cycle, study says


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Mid-Life Exercise Could Jog Your Memory

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:15:09 EST

Combination of aerobic, resistance training best for boosting brain health, study finds


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Waist Size, Not Weight, May be Key to Life Span

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:15:15 EST

Even those who aren't overweight are at risk of death if they've got a paunch, researchers report


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Common Food Nutrient Tied to Risky Blood Clotting

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:15:11 EST

Gut bacteria reacts to compound in eggs and meat to produce chemical that ups heart disease risk, study says


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Walk Your Way to Better Brain Health?

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:15:13 EST

Impact of the foot provides a boost to blood flow, study says


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Frito-Lay Recalls Jalapeno Chips

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:39:23 EST

Frito-Lay is voluntarily recalling some of its Jalapeno Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeno Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips because salmonella may be in the seasoning.


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150-Year-Old Drug May Help Parkinson's Patients

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:15:15 EST

Study finds apomorphine cuts the time until levodopa kicks in for those with advanced disease


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Home Birth Safe for Some, But Not All, Women

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:15:12 EST

Certain factors make home delivery too chancy, pregnancy experts say


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Henrietta Lacks Film Highlights Research Issues

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:06:15 EST

The story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American cervical cancer patient whose tumor cancer cells changed the course of biomedical research, will debut on HBO.


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Do Diet Sodas Pose Health Risks?

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:15:16 EST

Study suggests -- but does not prove -- a possible link to stroke, dementia


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Immune Therapy Shows Early Promise Against MS

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:15:13 EST

First step was to test its safety in small trial of 6 people


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FDA: Don't Give Kids Meds With Codeine, Tramadol

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:15:11 EST

Agency strengthens warning labels on these medications to address dangers


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Could a Zap to the Brain Jog Failing Memory?

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:15:12 EST

Deep brain stimulation appears to help, but much more research is needed, scientists say


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White Wine May Do No Favors for a Woman's Skin

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:15:11 EST

Study suggests the drink, as well as liquor, are both tied to a higher risk for rosacea


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Study Cites Factors Linked to Suicide in the Young

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:15:14 EST

Researchers say interventions should come earlier in life for disadvantaged children


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Is Annual Eye Exam a Must for Type 1 Diabetes?

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:15:17 EST

An individual's level of risk for diabetic eye disease should guide how often they're screened, study says


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FDA Approves Device to Help Curb Cluster Headaches

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:15:14 EST

New technology stimulates a nerve in the neck to help ease the rare but painful syndrome


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Longevity Secrets of 'Super Agers'

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:53:19 EST

WebMD looks at characteristics that healthy 90 and 100-year-olds have in common.


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Could a Pill Put the Brakes on Aging?

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:53:04 EST

WebMD looks at efforts by researchers to find an anti-aging pill.


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