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Published: Thu, 25 May 2017 12:08:18 EST

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CBO: 23 Million Would Lose Insurance Under Bill

Thu, 25 May 2017 01:15:28 EST

While premiums may lower over the long-term, many Americans would face much higher out-of-pocket costs


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Compound in Pot Eases Severe Form of Epilepsy

Wed, 24 May 2017 17:15:21 EST

Cannabidiol not associated with the 'high' of marijuana, researchers report


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Sleepless Nights Could Pose Heart Risk Dangers

Wed, 24 May 2017 17:15:19 EST

Less than 6 hours a night doubled chances of dying from heart disease, stroke, study suggests


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Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer Shows Promise

Wed, 24 May 2017 15:15:21 EST

Scientists aim for earlier detection, when tumors are treatable


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FDA OKs First Cancer Drug by Genetic Type

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:15:16 EST

Keytruda is targeted to specific cancers with specific DNA that can arise in multiple sites


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Thick Middle May Raise Risk of Some Cancers

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:15:14 EST

Where fat is carried is as strong a predictor as BMI, research suggests


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What Is Coercive Control in an Abusive Relationship?

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:51:00 EST

omestic abuse is not limited to battered women’s syndrome. Some people use menacing psychological methods to absolutely rule over their partners. It’s called coercive control. Learn the warning signs and what to do if you suspect it.


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Could Chocolate Guard Against an Irregular Heartbeat?

Tue, 23 May 2017 19:15:11 EST

13-year study finds lower odds for atrial fibrillation in people eating moderate amounts of the treat


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Suicide Risk Rises After Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Tue, 23 May 2017 17:15:15 EST

Doctors, loved ones need to be on the lookout for distress and depression, cancer specialist says


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Checking Patient History May Curb Opioid Abuse

Tue, 23 May 2017 15:15:09 EST

Sharpest declines seen in states like New York with strict rules for doctors


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3 Lifestyle Factors Can Lower Breast Cancer Odds

Tue, 23 May 2017 09:15:09 EST

Stay trim, exercise and cut back on drinking, review findings suggest


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Could 'Safer' Filtered Cigarettes Be More Deadly?

Mon, 22 May 2017 13:15:13 EST

New report suggests they're tied to rising rates of an aggressive lung cancer


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Nathan and Curtis Hot Dogs recalled

Mon, 22 May 2017 12:01:51 EST

A company is recalling more than 200,000 pounds of Nathan and Curtis hot dogs after metal objects were found in the packages.


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Botulism Outbreak Caused by Nacho Cheese Sauce

Mon, 22 May 2017 09:15:26 EST

California Botulism Outbreak Caused by Nacho Cheese Sauce Seizures of Fentanyl-Containing Drugs More Than Double: DEA


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Cut Calories, Lengthen Life Span?

Mon, 22 May 2017 09:15:19 EST

Study found middle-aged adults who reduced their intake showed slower biological aging


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No Fruit Juice Before Age 1, Pediatricians Say

Mon, 22 May 2017 09:15:13 EST

Plus, they support limits for older kids and doing away with sippy cups for toddlers


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Antibiotics Fail in 1 in 4 Adult Pneumonia Cases

Sun, 21 May 2017 17:15:10 EST

Patients typically helped by other means, but levels of drug resistance are concerning, researchers say


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How One Town Hopes to Cure Alzheimer's

Fri, 19 May 2017 15:42:05 EST

A doctor in the town of Columbus, GA, hopes to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease by testing all its seniors.


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Women Aren't Better at Reading People's Faces

Fri, 19 May 2017 13:15:18 EST

Study found men were just as good at gauging others in social settings


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Study Refutes Viagra-Melanoma Link

Fri, 19 May 2017 09:15:16 EST

Data shows no connection between impotence drug and deadly skin cancer, after all


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Suicide by Insulin?

Thu, 18 May 2017 19:15:09 EST

Self-harm and suicidal behavior may not always be obvious in people with diabetes


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Century-Old Technique May Help Infertile Couples

Thu, 18 May 2017 17:15:16 EST

In study, flushing fallopian tubes with an oil allowed 40 percent of couples to achieve pregnancy


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U.S. Pool-Linked Infection Doubles in 2 Years

Thu, 18 May 2017 15:15:09 EST

Cryptosporidiosis can cause weeks of watery diarrhea, CDC warns


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Drink Water, Fight Fat?

Thu, 18 May 2017 09:15:15 EST

When you have it in place of beer or sugar-sweetened soda it helps, study finds


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Brain Scans Spot Where Fear and Anxiety Live

Thu, 18 May 2017 09:15:13 EST

Unusually large 'striatum' is linked to inability to cope with uncertainty, research shows


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Was It Love at First Smell?

Thu, 18 May 2017 09:15:08 EST

Sight isn't the only sense involved in attraction to others, new research says


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Could a Weight-Loss Surgery Lead to Alcohol Abuse?

Wed, 17 May 2017 17:15:21 EST

Patients who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass appear more likely to develop drinking problem, study says


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Are Nuts Good Medicine for Colon Cancer Survivors?

Wed, 17 May 2017 17:15:13 EST

Survival benefits seen when combined with healthy diet and exercise, researchers say


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Gene Therapy Might Mend Badly Broken Bones

Wed, 17 May 2017 15:15:10 EST

Animal experiments suggest this may be a potential alternative to bone grafts, researchers say


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Some Lead Poisoning Tests May Be Faulty

Wed, 17 May 2017 13:15:14 EST

But the majority of tests are unaffected, U.S. officials say


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Diabetes Drug Gets FDA Warning Due to Amputation Risk

Wed, 17 May 2017 13:15:12 EST

Canagliflozin tied to a doubling of amputations of legs, feet, agency says


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Just 2 Weeks on the Couch Can Trigger Decline

Wed, 17 May 2017 13:15:09 EST

Constant daily activity vital to optimal health, lifestyle experts say


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Know the Signs of Dry Drowning and Secondary Drowning

Wed, 17 May 2017 12:30:34 EST

WebMD explains how to recognize the warning signs of dry drowning and secondary drowning, which can happen hours after your child has left the pool.


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'Healthy Obese' May Be a Myth

Wed, 17 May 2017 09:15:19 EST

Higher risk for heart problems detected in new study


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Is the AIDS Epidemic Winding Down in the U.S.?

Wed, 17 May 2017 09:15:15 EST

Infection rate could be as low as 12,000 people a year by 2025, researchers report


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Your Doctor's Age Might Affect Your Care

Tue, 16 May 2017 19:15:08 EST

Study found older patients' hospital survival was slightly higher when their physician was younger


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Mouse Gives Birth to Pups Using 3-D Printed Ovary

Tue, 16 May 2017 17:15:16 EST

Breakthrough might someday lead to similar organs for infertile women, researchers say


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Why Are ADHD Medicines Controlled Substances?

Tue, 16 May 2017 14:47:15 EST

Many ADHD drugs are closely regulated. WebMD tells you what that means -- and how it affects your prescription.


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Heart Health Might Be a Matter of Geography

Tue, 16 May 2017 13:26:57 EST

U.S. counties where cardiovascular death rates are high or low sometimes sit side-by-side, study finds


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Houston, You Have a 'Superbug'

Tue, 16 May 2017 13:15:13 EST

Researchers don't know why strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is affecting this one U.S. city


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ADHD Medications and Scary Side Effects

Tue, 16 May 2017 10:13:34 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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