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Physical Therapy Equals Surgery for Carpal Tunnel

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:15:08 EST

Conservative approach should be the first option, researcher says

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Almost 1M Pounds of Breaded Chicken Recalled

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:15:47 EST

The chicken was recalled over concerns about the possibility of bits of metal in the product

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Obesity May Not Compromise Knee Surgery Success

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:28:09 EST

Results similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people

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Want Cheap and Healthy Meals? Cook at Home

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:24:21 EST

Study finds homemade fare is typically better for you than restaurant food

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Curtis Stone on Fatherhood and Fighting Hunger

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:59:09 EST

For those who love to cook -- and for many who don't -- chef Curtis Stone whets appetites for inventive recipes and entertaining TV.

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Many Dialysis Patients May Not Need Colonoscopies

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:15:11 EST

Study finds that a limited life span offsets the benefits of the screening test

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Most Cancers Caused by Random DNA Copying Errors

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:15:11 EST

While habits, environment can be key to the disease, chance plays huge role as well, scientists report

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Many Kids With Diabetes Missing Out on Eye Exams

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:15:14 EST

Those with type 2 disease should see eye doc right away, while type 1 patients can wait 5 years

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Older Mothers May Raise Better-Behaved Kids

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:15:13 EST

Tendency of moms to mellow with age may play role in children having fewer social, emotional problems

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Cancer Survivors and Pregnancy Complication Risk

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:15:10 EST

Findings emphasize the importance of counseling these women, before and during pregnancy

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Daily Glass of Beer, Wine Might Do a Heart Good

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:15:10 EST

But drinking more may be bad news for your cardiovascular system, researchers say

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Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:15:07 EST

Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain

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8 Ways to Boost Your Fertility

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:00:50 EST

Trying to get pregnant? Pay attention to simple things -- diet, timing of sex, even your lubricant -- and you may conceive faster.

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Could Fading Sense of Smell Mean Death Is Closer?

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:15:17 EST

Study found association -- but don't panic if your sniffer is no longer up to snuff

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Drug No Better Than Placebo for Sciatica

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:15:16 EST

Pregabalin, commonly known as Lyrica, didn't help patients with acute sciatica in study

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Brain 'Rewires' to Work Around Early Blindness

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:56:45 EST

These differences appear to boost hearing, smell and touch, researchers say

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9 Deaths From Breast Implant-Linked Cancer: FDA

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:39:25 EST

The disease is most likely to occur with textured implants that have a pebbly surface rather than a smooth one, the FDA says

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FDA OKs Parkinson's Add-On Drug

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:15:11 EST

Xadago is taken during 'off' periods when symptoms escalate

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Heart Drug Digoxin May Raise Death Risk for Some

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:15:09 EST

Those with irregular heartbeat are especially vulnerable right after starting the medicine, researcher says

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Football Program Tackles Concussion Danger in Kids

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:15:10 EST

Players learn safer moves, reducing head injury rate and recovery time, study suggests

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Autism Greatly Boosts Risk of Drowning

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:15:14 EST

Swimming lessons are essential -- even before other therapies, researcher says

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Do Energy Drinks Plus Alcohol Equal More Injuries?

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:37:06 EST

Studies indicate a higher rate of injuries when the two are combined

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A Warming Planet Might Mean More Diabetes

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:15:08 EST

Study found a link between increases in temperature and more cases of the blood sugar disease

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GOP Scraps Individual Mandate, Sets Up New Penalty

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:45:13 EST

The penalty would affect people buying insurance who had a lapse in coverage of more than 63 days over a year. A surcharge of 30 percent would be attached to their premiums for a year.

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Obesity in Youth Tied to Liver Cancer Risk in Men

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:15:10 EST

Fatty deposits in the organ, along with diabetes, can raise the risk, researchers and specialists say

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Supplements Won't Curb Men's Dementia Risk

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:15:16 EST

Brain expert says it's unlikely that any one nutrient would be a 'silver bullet'

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Steroid Shots Don't Help Long-Term Low-Back Pain

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:15:14 EST

Pain reduction aimed at reducing disc inflammation doesn't last, study finds

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New Hepatitis C Drugs Might Eliminate the Disease

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:15:12 EST

But not everyone responds completely to the medicines and cost remains a big obstacle, researchers say

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Big Drop in Number of U.S. Babies Born With HIV

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:20:59 EST

Case numbers fell steeply between 2002 and 2013, but even more could be done, experts say

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Prostate, Hair Loss Drugs Not Tied to Suicide Risk

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:15:20 EST

However, medications like Propecia, Proscar may be tied to depression, study finds

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Edamame Recalled Due to Listeria Threat

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:15:12 EST

Possible listeria contamination triggered the edamame recall

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Blue Wilderness Dog Food Recalled

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:12:14 EST

The food may have elevated levels of naturally-occurring beef thyroid hormones

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'Sesame Street' Introduces First Character With Autism

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:54:07 EST

The children's program is sharing a positive message of inclusion by welcoming Julia, a muppet with autism, to the cast.

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Pradaxa Beats Warfarin After AFib Procedure

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:15:15 EST

Fewer bleeding problems reported among 'ablation' patients who took the newer blood thinner

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Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:15:14 EST

But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study finds

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Remote Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:15:11 EST

Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

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New Drugs May Beat Statins, But Price Is High

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:15:10 EST

Repatha, inclisiran lowered cholesterol levels even further, but first costs about $14,000 a year to take

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Are Blood Thinners Overused in AFib Patients?

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:15:10 EST

Those with low stroke risk might not benefit, new study contends

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Eating for Two Often Doesn't Mean a Healthier Diet

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:15:16 EST

Many pregnant women don't meet national nutritional guidelines, U.S. study finds

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Marketside Pizzas Recalled Over Possible Listeria

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:15:14 EST

More than 21,000 pounds of frozen Marketside Extra Large Supreme Pizzas are recalled

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Pot-Laced Goodies Can Poison a Child

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:15:13 EST

These pastries and candies pose serious risks to kids, physicians warn

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Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:15:17 EST

Cessation programs help reduce the rate of complications and costs, researchers say

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Opioid Dependence Can Start in Just a Few Days

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:15:16 EST

Prescribing narcotic painkillers for 3 days or less may lower chances of addiction, study finds

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Overweight Pets Face Health Woes, Too, FDA Says

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:15:13 EST

More than half of dogs, cats in the Land of Plenty weigh too much

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