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Therapeutic Vaccine Promising Against a Leukemia

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:15:23 EST

Made by combining immune cells, cancer cells, it's kept some study patients in remission for nearly 5 years


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What's in Tobacco Smoke? Many Americans Don't Know

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:17:29 EST

Surveys show misunderstandings about safety of filters are also common


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Excess Sweating May Affect Your Mental Health

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:15:20 EST

People with hyperhidrosis seem to have higher rates of anxiety and depression, study finds


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Cigarettes Aren't Cool, California Teens Say

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:15:21 EST

But kids still don't see nicotine as addictive and may opt for e-cigarettes instead


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Rare Infant Seizure Disorder Often Missed

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:15:15 EST

Parents, doctors may not recognize infantile spasms early enough to prevent brain damage, study finds


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Baby Boomers Going to Pot

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:15:13 EST

Americans 65-plus more than doubled their use of marijuana over 8 years, study finds


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Pot Derivative May Curb Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:15:11 EST

Cannabidiol lowered frequency, severity of seizures in trials, but without a 'high'


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Patient Safety May Drop During Doc Rotations

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:22:19 EST

Study suggests patient care info might not be relayed to new team, boosting risk of in-hospital death


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Many Americans Skip the Dentist Due to Cost

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:15:19 EST

Researchers say finding highlights need to overhaul dental insurance


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Missing 1 Hour of Sleep May Double Car Crash Risk

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:17:48 EST

Too little shut-eye can equal alcohol in terms of impairment behind the wheel, traffic safety group warns


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U.S. Doctors Still Over-Prescribing Drugs: Survey

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:15:16 EST

More than 1 in 4 say antibiotics are given when the drugs will likely do no good


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Normal BP in Clinic May Mask Hypertension

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:15:18 EST

Young, lean patients can have high blood pressure that's not caught during regular exams, study finds


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C-Sections May Be Causing Evolutionary Changes

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:15:16 EST

Surgical delivery might be widening gap between baby's size and mother's pelvis, researchers say


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Regular Drinkers, Irregular Heartbeat?

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:15:17 EST

Even moderate amounts of alcohol may contribute to atrial fibrillation, study suggests


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'Superbug' Gene Spotted on U.S. Pig Farm

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:15:15 EST

Study suggests potential resistance to a last line of antibiotics for humans


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Some Football Players Have Worrisome Heart Effects

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:15:11 EST

Study suggests college linemen have higher blood pressure, thickening of heart wall


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Men More Likely to Use Marijuana Than Women

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:16:54 EST

Researchers suggest 2007 recession may have spurred rise in pot use among men with low incomes


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Just 1 Cigarette a Day Can Be Deadly: Study

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:15:15 EST

Light smokers still faced an increased risk of early death


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Scientists Discover More Clues to Stuttering

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:15:13 EST

MRI shows involvement of brain areas controlling speech, attention and emotion


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11 Percent of Stroke Survivors Struggle With Epilepsy

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 15:15:11 EST

Study found those who suffered more brain damage were more likely to have seizures afterwards


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Another Miami Neighborhood Now Zika-Free

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:15:14 EST

Only one area in South Miami Beach still considered an active zone for local transmission of the virus, officials say


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'Halo' Effect Common After Lasik Eye Surgery

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:15:10 EST

But post-op problems typically clear up over time, specialist says


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More Doctors Willing to Hide Mistakes, Survey Says

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:14:56 EST

Seven percent of doctors say it's OK to hide a clinical mistake that harms a patient, and 14% say "it depends," according to a new survey.


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Mice May Be Key to Kids' Asthma Attacks at School

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:15:14 EST

Study suggests, but can't prove, that rodent allergens could play a role


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Low-Carb Diet May Aid Your Metabolism

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:21:16 EST

Cutting back on sweets helps, while exercising before meals may not, small study finds


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24-Hour Shifts Can Play Havoc With the Heart

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:15:16 EST

Small study found lack of sleep affected blood pressure, heart rate in healthy volunteers


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2 Out of 3 Depressed Teens Benefit From Therapy

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:15:13 EST

Early treatment of depression may lower risk of future episodes of mood disorder, study finds


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Can Time Outdoors Reduce Nearsightedness?

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:16:29 EST

More exposure to sun's UVB rays linked to lower risk of eye condition in study


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Pradaxa May Beat Warfarin After Bleeding Episode

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:15:18 EST

Research also shows that resuming any anticoagulant is still safer than stopping the drugs in these cases


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Could Low Vitamin D at Birth Mean Higher MS Risk?

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:15:16 EST

Perhaps, but researchers aren't ready to recommend routine supplementation during pregnancy


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Americans Divided Over Organic, GM Foods: Poll

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:15:13 EST

Their opinions aren't driven by politics or income, researchers say


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After Cancer, Higher Risk of Severe Heart Attack

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:22:12 EST

Cardiologists, oncologists must work together, researcher says


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Docs Seeing More Multidrug Resistant HIV Patients

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:15:14 EST

People resistant to older medication also have problems with newer drug, study finds


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Could White Wine Boost Your Melanoma Risk?

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:15:13 EST

Large study ties a daily glass to a slightly elevated rate of the deadly skin cancer


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'Magic Mushroom' Chemical Eases Cancer Despair

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:15:11 EST

Hallucinogenic drug psilocybin relieved depression, anxiety quickly and lasted for months, studies found


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Vegetarian Diets Good for People and the Planet

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:20:39 EST

These food plans are safe at all stages of life, nutrition group says


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Some GOP Voters Skittish On Full Repeal, Poll Finds

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:45:25 EST

Trump backers expressed support for some of the health law’s consumer protections, such as allowing young adults to stay on their parents’ insurance until age 26.


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This May Help Type 2 Diabetics Control Blood Sugar

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:15:16 EST

Study counters notion that vigorous exercise is key to battling the illness


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Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Blood Clots

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:15:13 EST

Risk peaks in the first 6 months of hormone treatment, but overall odds are low, study finds


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U.S. to Ban Smoking in Public Housing

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:15:18 EST

Agencies have 18 months to implement smoke-free policies


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Chef Ernest Quansah Tells How He Cured His Type 2 Diabetes

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:20:17 EST

When a chef was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, he got serious about changing his habits and living healthier. Here's his story.


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