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Published: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:28:21 EST

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8 Things You Didn't Know About Twins

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:17:50 EST

Can you guess which state has the highest rate of twin births?


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9 Parents of Twins Share Their Best Advice

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:44:03 EST

We asked what they would tell other parents before bringing two bundles of joy into the world.


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Gender Doesn't Dictate Perspiration Rate

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:15:33 EST

Instead, your size and shape influence how the body releases heat and cools down, study finds


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'Superbug' Infections Striking More U.S. Kids

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:15:29 EST

Antibiotic-resistant germs no longer confined to hospitals, study warns


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Can Depression Up Odds for Psoriatic Arthritis?

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:15:25 EST

Mood disorder may increase inflammation throughout the body, researcher says


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More Than 500,000 Toddler Swings Recalled

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:53:53 EST

Injuries to children are prompting the recall of 540,000 Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug'n Secure pink toddler swings


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Support For Health Law Grows, Leaving Republicans In A Bind

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:45:28 EST

As GOP lawmakers struggle to find a replacement for Obamacare, public support for the health law grows and a majority of Americans say they don’t want fundamental changes to Medicaid.


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Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:15:18 EST

Mental health woes may trigger chronic fight-or-flight response, researchers suggest


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Could Parkinson's Disease Raise Stroke Risk?

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:15:16 EST

Or is the link the other way around? Study finds a connection, but cause-and-effect isn't clear


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Belly Fat vs. Being Overweight in Older Women

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:15:34 EST

While a few extra pounds doesn't up death risk, weight around the middle does, study contends


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NHL Veterans Pledge Their Brains to Research

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:15:30 EST

Donations will be used to study CTE, other conditions linked to repetitive head trauma


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Longevity Recipe: 10 Fruit, Veggie Servings Daily

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:15:28 EST

Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and early death


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Over 400,000 Toy Frogs Recalled for Injury Hazard

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:15:19 EST

Moose Toys says it's recalling hundreds of thousands of Little Live Pets Lil Frog toys and Lil Frog Lily Pad toys due to an injury hazard.


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Too Many Stroke Victims Don't Get Clot-Buster Drug

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:15:41 EST

Minorities, women, seniors on Medicare, rural residents less likely to be diagnosed in time for tPA


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Virus and Heart Disease, Diabetes in Some Women

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:15:38 EST

CMV associated with increased chances of metabolic syndrome in those of normal weight


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Can an Apple a Day Keep COPD Away?

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:15:32 EST

See which fruits, veggies may be linked to lower risk of lung disease in smokers, study suggests


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More Evidence Ties Gum Health to Stroke Risk

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:15:25 EST

Study shows increasing risk of brain blockage with more severe gum disease


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Dentists at the Front Line in Diabetes Epidemic

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:15:20 EST

Severe gum disease can signal undiagnosed case of blood sugar disease


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Lower Back Disk Surgeries May Benefit All Ages

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:15:18 EST

But older people have a higher risk of minor complications, study finds


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Does Zika Harm Male Fertility?

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:33:16 EST

The CDC is working with a fertility clinic in Puerto Rico to determine if men infected by Zika have lower sperm counts or lower sperm function after infection


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Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age?

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:15:26 EST

Diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking may set you up for Alzheimer's, research suggests


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Race May Play Role in Recurrent Stroke

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:15:20 EST

Study found black seniors at higher risk for subsequent attack compared to whites


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Insights on Tumor Growth Lead to New Treatments

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:45:47 EST

Find out how the latest research on how tumors grow is giving doctors new tools to treat cancer, including targeted therapy and immunotherapy.


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Off-Label Antidepressants Common; Evidence Lacking

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:26:13 EST

One-third are prescribed for conditions like pain or migraine with little scientific backup, study says


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ACL Tears on the Rise Among Kids, Especially Girls

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:15:28 EST

Sports that involve cutting or pivoting are the riskiest, doctors say


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After Stroke, 'Blue' Light May Help Beat the Blues

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:15:27 EST

Akin to sunlight, it could ward off depression during rehab, study finds


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U.S. Life Expectancy May Rise to Over 80 by 2030

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:15:17 EST

But other developed countries expected to have even bigger longevity gains, study says


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No, Your Cat Isn't a Threat to Your Mental Health

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:15:15 EST

Study designed to allay fears that kitty poop parasites raise odds for schizophrenia, other disorders


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Many Younger Cancer Survivors Can't Afford Meds

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:15:15 EST

Skipping doses or drugs altogether can be dangerous, U.S. researchers warn


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Congressional Group Gives Bipartisan Support to Vaccine Safety

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:15:13 EST

Letter comes in response to President Trump's reported support for anti-vaccine groups


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Former Teen Heartthrob David Cassidy Has Dementia

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:47:48 EST

Cassidy says both his grandfather and his mother struggled with dementia in their final years


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Testosterone Therapy May Have Benefits, Risks

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:15:30 EST

While trials show it boosts bone density and lowers anemia risk, heart risks also seen


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Breast Cancer Survivors' Powerful Ally: Exercise

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:15:28 EST

Those who worked out were about 40 percent less likely to die from disease, review suggests


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Brain Chip Helps Paralyzed 'Type' With Their Mind

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:15:27 EST

Researchers report patients showed fastest speeds seen yet in such experiments


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Vomiting Syndrome on the Rise in Heavy Pot Smokers

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:22:28 EST

Experts are trying to figure out why more heavy marijuana users are getting a rare illness that causes vomiting and abdominal pain.


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The Short- and Long-Term Prognosis for Obamacare

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:15:17 EST

The law still stands despite IRS decision to process tax returns without insurance status


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Kids of Older Moms Score Higher on Thinking Tests

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:15:25 EST

Children with younger moms once had the advantage, but that trend has reversed, study finds


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Tired of the Ups and Downs of Yo-Yo Dieting?

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:15:21 EST

'Coaching' sessions seemed to help keep the weight from coming back, study found


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Does Mercury in Fish Play a Role in ALS?

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:15:19 EST

Certain types of seafood may be linked to the fatal disorder, early research suggests


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Same-Sex Marriage Laws Tied to Fewer Teen Suicides

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:15:27 EST

Perceived acceptance may benefit gay, lesbian and bisexual teens, study suggests


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Kids' OD Risk Rises When Opioids Left Out at Home

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:15:20 EST

Odds of overdose more than double if parent takes powerful narcotic instead of milder pain med, study finds


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Stem Cell Transplants May Help Some With MS

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:15:16 EST

Review found younger patients fared better over 5 years, though some deaths reported


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Is My Penis Too Small?

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:30:08 EST

Even normal-size men may suffer small-penis syndrome -- fear that their penis is too small -- and seek unproven penis-lengthening treatments. But some men do suffer micropenis or inconspicuous penis.


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Norovirus Closes Schools, Spreads Misery

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:10:31 EST

Norovirus and other stomach viruses have been closing schools and causing misery this winter.


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Is Surgery Always Needed for Kids' Appendicitis?

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:26:41 EST

Review found many with inflamed appendix were fine with antibiotics alone, but more research needed


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