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Be Aware of What You Share Online About Your Kids

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:15:20 EST

New review offers parents advice on how to be more careful with postings that could affect their children

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Pediatricians: Kids Need 'Media Use Plan' From Parents

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:15:18 EST

Suggestions include no screen time for those under 18 months, not using media as 'soothing tool'

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Cartilage From Nose Used to Repair Bum Knees

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:15:23 EST

In small trial, patients were able to grow new cartilage in the joint

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Mediterranean Diet, Caffeine May Be Good for Your Eyes

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:15:21 EST

Study found both were linked to lower risk of leading cause of blindness

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Is It Really True That Chocolate May Be Good for You?

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:15:19 EST

A component in cocoa seems to help control blood sugar and inflammation, but there's a caveat

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CDC Sets Florida Testing Zone for Pregnant Women

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:15:27 EST

Latest recommendation covers more than the two areas in Miami-Dade where local transmission is occurring

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Monitoring, Not Treatment, May Be Better for Some Prostate Cancer Patients

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:15:25 EST

In Sweden, 90 percent with very low risk disease choose this option instead of immediate treatment, researchers report

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Some Mexican Ceramics Can Serve Up Lead Poisoning

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:15:23 EST

Canadian woman's illness highlights danger from glazes with high lead levels, doctors say

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Clinton, Trump Differ on Medicare at Debate

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:49:14 EST

At their final presidential debate, Hillary Clinton says she'd keep Medicare and Social Security solvent with "smarter decisions," and Donald Trump says a booming economy would preserve the programs.

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'Fake Pills' May Help Ease Back Pain

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:15:20 EST

Patients knew they were taking a placebo and still obtained relief, study finds

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Digesting Meat Ups Risks for Some Heart Patients

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:24:37 EST

Those with narrowed leg arteries and high levels of the byproduct had higher odds of dying early, study suggests

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Clots May Be the Cause of Fainting in Some Elderly

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:20:06 EST

But doctors don't often suspect pulmonary embolism, researchers say

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Exercise May Help People With Memory Loss

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:15:28 EST

But effects only lasted as long as activity continued, study found

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This May Be Risky Soon After Weight-Loss Surgery

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:15:13 EST

A suitable interval, plus proper nutrition, key to ensuring healthy mom and baby, study finds

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Sleep Can Affect Male Fertility

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:15:10 EST

Study found too little or too much shuteye linked to reduced chance of pregnancy

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Marijuana May Lower Bone Density

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:15:11 EST

Study finds heavy users have lower bone density than cigarette smokers

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Better Way to Treat Seniors' Ankle Fractures?

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 19:15:11 EST

'Close contact casting' might help many avoid surgery, study suggests

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More Low-Income Kids Need Dental Sealants: CDC

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:15:23 EST

Treatments protect against most cavities -- reducing pain and dental costs

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CDC Updates Spending Plans to Combat Zika

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:15:21 EST

Some goals: prepare states for future outbreaks, and track virus' effects on the unborn

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Mouth and Gut Germs May Be Linked to Migraines

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:15:19 EST

People who get the severe headaches have more nitrate-reducing microbes, researchers say

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Are Vegetarian Diets Heart-Healthier?

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:23:08 EST

Study finds no significant difference in 10-year cardiovascular risk, but one expert is skeptical of research

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'Ghost Pepper' Burns Hole in Man's Esophagus

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:15:12 EST

San Francisco patient spent 23 days in hospital after eating super-hot pepper in contest

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AFib Patients May Not Always Need Blood Thinners

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:15:12 EST

If episodes of atrial fibrillation are brief, the risk of stroke is low, specialists say

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Have Type 2 Diabetes? Try Walking After Eating

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:15:10 EST

Study found it lowered blood sugar levels more than other exercise, particularly if done after dinner

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Sleep Apnea May Boost Risk for Post-Op Problems

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:15:28 EST

Certain patients should be checked for the disorder before having surgery, researchers say

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Statins Often Interact With Other Heart Drugs

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:15:23 EST

Doctors, patients should be aware of risky combinations, heart group says

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Fewer Cervical Cancer Tests After HPV Vaccine?

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:15:18 EST

Less testing could reduce risk of false positives and save money, researchers say

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Obesity More Common Among Teens With Autism

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:15:15 EST

Addressing problem behaviors with food or TV may combat excess weight, researchers suggest

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Fertility Treatments, Older Moms and Birth Defects

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:15:12 EST

In vitro fertilization cut the rate in half for women over 40, study finds

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Caffeine, Irregular Heartbeat and Heart Failure

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:15:10 EST

Stress test didn't show short-term changes after coffee drinking

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Just Diagnosed: ADHD Later in Life

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:58:32 EST

If you're in your 50s or older and you learn you've got ADHD, find out what kind of treatment and strategies for daily living can help you.

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Research Sheds Light on Why People Who Lose Weight Gain It Back

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:22:15 EST

New research shows that people who lose weight get really hungry -- more than anyone had ever expected that they might.

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Zika Infection May Bring Future Immunity: Study

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:15:22 EST

Individuals, and large part of populations, may be protected against future epidemics, scientists say

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MS Drug Used Early May Reverse Some Disability

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:15:16 EST

But significant side effects remain an issue for Lemtrada, researcher says

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Florida Officials Announce New Zika Zone in Miami

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:15:35 EST

News comes just weeks after another neighborhood was declared free of virus after aerial spraying to kill mosquitoes

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More Evidence Linking Obesity to Liver Cancer

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:15:32 EST

And type 2 diabetes more than doubles the odds, researchers say

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Genetic Subtypes of Crohn's Disease Identified

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:15:28 EST

Findings may help explain why the inflammatory bowel condition is so tough to treat, researchers say

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Officials Warn Some Seniors to Switch to Medicare

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 07:45:08 EST

The government is sending emails and letters to some seniors to warn them that if they are eligible for Medicare and stay on the health law's exchange, they will have to repay any subsidies they receive and if they miss their Medicare enrollment opportunity, they will face a life-long penalty.

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Breast Cancer Deaths Continue to Decline in U.S.

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 19:16:54 EST

And the disparity between black and white women is narrowing, CDC says

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Possible Heart Surgery Device Contamination: CDC

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 19:15:17 EST

Patients who experience night sweats, fever, weight loss, fatigue, muscle aches should seek medical care

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1 in 5 U.S. Young Adults Uses Hookah

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 19:15:11 EST

Misperceptions abound that it's safer than cigarettes, researchers say

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This Prostate Cancer Therapy May Up Dementia Risk

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 13:15:18 EST

Study found chances doubled, but did not prove androgen deprivation caused damage to brain

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'Doc, This Election's Killing Me!'

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 13:15:16 EST

More than half of Americans report stress as Clinton, Trump battle for the White House

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Another Study Questions Mammography Screening

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 23:15:30 EST

But cancer and radiology specialists take issue with findings, say one study unlikely to change guidelines

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