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Study: Annual mammograms could save 1000s of lives

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:15:15 EST

Study based on computer analysis has limitations; false positives a concern


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Too Many Babies Still Placed on Stomach to Sleep

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:15:12 EST

Pediatric experts recommend infants always sleep on their backs to avoid SIDS


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Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's: Study

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:15:08 EST

Researchers say proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec not linked to dementia


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Zika May Not Last in Semen as Long as Thought

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:15:15 EST

Men should still follow CDC guidelines and use condoms for at least 6 months, health experts say


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Could City Lights Raise Breast Cancer Risk?

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:15:06 EST

Study found link between ambient light and higher odds in young, smoking females, but more research needed


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Fatty Foods May Up Cancer Risk in Thinner Women

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:15:15 EST

Plant-based diet could help avoid malignancies, study suggests


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Alternative Cancer Therapy Linked to Earlier Death

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:15:08 EST

There's not much research into these therapies, study authors said


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Plague: Scary But Rare

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:29:28 EST

This article looks at the plague, it's symptoms, how it is transmitted and how it is treated.


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Powerful New Cholesterol Med Won't Harm Memory

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:15:06 EST

Study findings on Repatha are 'reassuring,' but expert wants longer follow-up


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Can a Blood Test Detect Cancers Earlier?

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:15:20 EST

Researchers move 'a step forward,' assessing DNA fragments for colon, breast, ovarian and lung tumors


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Study Finds Options to Opioids After Knee Surgery

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:15:12 EST

Non-drug approaches that may work include acupuncture and electrotherapy, review finds


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FDA Recalls Liquid Pharmaceutical Products

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:15:09 EST

Concerns over possible bacterial contamination that could cause severe infections in patients prompted the move


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Americans Injuring Themselves Grooming Pubic Hair

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:15:09 EST

Study finds cuts, burns and infections send many to doctor, some to the ER


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Fatal Opioid ODs on the Rise Among U.S. Teens

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:15:08 EST

And heroin led to the most deaths among 15- to 19-year-olds, CDC says


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Less Sleep May Raise Child's Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:15:16 EST

It found link -- but no proof -- between less slumber and risk factors for blood sugar disease


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A Little Drinking Might Lengthen Your Life: Study

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:15:11 EST

But researchers stress too much alcohol can increase risk of early death


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Antidepressant Use Jumps 65 Percent in 15 Years

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:15:08 EST

Women nearly twice as likely to use the drugs as men, CDC report finds


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Givers Really Are Happier Than Takers

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:15:08 EST

Even small acts of generosity trigger a brain boost, study finds


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'Fat But Fit' a Myth?

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:15:14 EST

Extra weight linked to extra risk, even if blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol all normal


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Air Purifiers May Help the Smog-Stressed Heart

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:15:10 EST

Small Chinese study found lower stress hormone levels in those who used indoor air cleaners


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Marijuana May Help Ease Nerve Pain

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:15:09 EST

But evidence for using pot to treat other types of pain or post-traumatic stress remains inconclusive


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More Depressed Pregnant Women Smoking

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:22:14 EST

More than 1 in 3 smoke, compared to 1 in 10 who aren't depressed, U.S. survey finds


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Product Alert: Amazon Warns Of Bad Eclipse Glasses

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:32:28 EST

The online retailer pro-actively emailed costumers who might have bought glasses that aren't safe for viewing next the Aug. 21 eclipse.


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Zika Virus Tied to Neurological Woes in Adults

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:15:11 EST

35 infected people were hospitalized with such conditions in Brazil during last year's outbreak


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ER Rates Soar as Toddlers Ingest Pot, Study Finds

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 07:20:58 EST

Accidental intoxication rose 133 percent in a decade; U.S. experts call findings highly relevant


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Technology Improves Access to Birth Control

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:26:35 EST

New companies and agencies such as planned parenthood are offering women birth control through apps and websites.


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'Smart' Underwear May Help Prevent Back Pain

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:15:16 EST

With just a tap, wearable device eases stress, fatigue on lower back muscles, researchers say


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Opioid Overdoses & Deaths Flooding U.S. Hospitals

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:15:13 EST

Medical costs jumped more than $30,000 per patient in less than 10 years, study finds


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How Safe and Effective Is Your Sunscreen?

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:15:11 EST

One out of three may not offer the right protection, study suggests


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Trump To Declare Opioid Crisis National Emergency

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:02:00 EST

President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national emergency and said the administration would dedicate money and time to fight it.


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5 Deaths Reported After Balloon Obesity Treatments

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:15:48 EST

Five people who had a balloon system put into their stomach to treat obesity have died since 2016, the FDA warns.


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Only About One-Third of Americans Use Condoms: CDC

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 13:15:11 EST

They aren't the best method of birth control, but they do help prevent STDs, health experts say


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Artificial Sweeteners Trick the Brain: Study

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 13:15:07 EST

Sugary taste can cause a heightened metabolic response, researchers say


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For Drivers, Hands-free Can Still Be a Handful

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 09:15:10 EST

Complex commands are more distracting than talking on your cell, safety experts say


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Is Pot Linked to Blood Pressure Deaths?

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 09:15:08 EST

Study suggests so, but heart expert questions the finding


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ADHD Medications and Scary Side Effects

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 19:58:32 EST

Side effects from ADHD medications are rarely dangerous, but they are unsettling. Knowing how to respond will ease your mind.


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During Eclipse, 'Your Eye Can Scorch'

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 16:33:49 EST

The Aug. 21 eclipse will be visible across most of North America. Learn here how to watch it safely.


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CDC Warns of Uptick in Cyclospora Infections

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 14:02:30 EST

The CDC is warning of an increase in infections from Cyclospora, a parasite that causes watery diarrhea and other symptoms.


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Alcohol Use, Abuse on the Rise in U.S.

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 13:15:13 EST

Women and older adults among those drinking more, study finds


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