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What It Takes to Get Teens Moving

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Teen Health



More Patients Are Having a Say in Their Medical Care

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Talking With Your Doctor



Gulf War Illness, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Are Distinct Disorders

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:00:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Veterans and Military Health



Flu Shot Could Help Your Kid Avoid Hospital

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Immunization, Flu, Flu Shot



Poor Prognosis for Diabetic Foot Sores

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Complications, Diabetic Foot



Could New 'Brain Training' Program Help Prevent Dementia?

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Seniors' Health



Hey, Single Folk: Adopting a Dog Could Lengthen Your Life

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mental Health, Pet Health



Office Workers Don't Like Being Chained to Their Desks

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Risks of an Inactive Lifestyle, Occupational Health



Calm Parents Help Calm Kids with ADHD

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Parenting



Spare the Rod, Spur Better Behavior?

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:00:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Behavior Disorders, Child Development, Parenting



'Boomers' Doing Better at Avoiding Eye Disease of Aging

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:00:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Macular Degeneration, Seniors' Health



Many Hospice Workers Lack Their Own End-of-Life Directives

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Advance Directives, Health Occupations



Separating Side Effects Could Hold Key for Safer Opioids

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:50:42 -0500

Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse - (image)
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Opioid Abuse and Addiction



Air Pollution Exposure in Early Pregnancy Linked to Miscarriage, NIH Study Suggests

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:46:05 -0500

Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - (image)
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution, Miscarriage



CDC Wants America to Eat Its Fruits & Veggies

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Nutrition



New Hemophilia Treatment Stems Bleeding Episodes

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:15:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hemophilia



FDA Seeks to Speed Development of 'Regenerated' Organs for Medical Use

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Stem Cells



Hospital Midwives, Lower C-Section Rates?

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cesarean Section, Childbirth



Breathing Dirty Air May Raise Miscarriage Risk

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution, Miscarriage, Reproductive Hazards



Face It: Drinking, Smoking Takes Toll on Looks

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Skin Aging, Smoking



If Dad Has Depression, Kids Might Develop It, Too

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Parenting, Teen Mental Health



Kids Still Getting Risky Painkiller After Tonsillectomy

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines and Children, Pain Relievers, Tonsillitis



Obamacare May Have Helped More Americans Quit Smoking

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicaid, Quitting Smoking



One Type of Diet Can Add Years to Your Life

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Fats, Diets, Obesity



Cardiac Arrest Rare in Young Athletes but Tough to Predict

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cardiac Arrest, Sports Safety



U.S. Seniors Struggle More to Pay for Health Care Compared to Other Countries

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Insurance, Seniors' Health



Virtual Reality: a Helping Hand After Stroke

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Stroke, Stroke Rehabilitation



Pricey ER Tests for Chest Pain Often Unnecessary

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Chest Pain, Heart Health Tests



Study Untangles Disparity in Colon Cancer Survival Rates

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colorectal Cancer, Health Disparities, Health Insurance



Top Anti-Opioid Meds Are Equally Safe, Effective

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Opioid Abuse and Addiction



Is Low-Dose Aspirin Right for You After Surgery?

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Clots, Surgery



'Digital Pill' Tells Doctor When Patient Takes It

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:36:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines



FDA Warns of Herb Kratom's Opioid-Like Harms

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Herbal Medicine



Weighing Too Much or Too Little When Pregnant Can Be Risky

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pregnancy, Weight Control, Women's Health



America's Love Affair with Sugary Sodas Is Fading

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obesity



Is Too Much Time Online Raising Suicide Risk in Teen Girls?

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Suicide, Teen Mental Health



Swings in Blood Pressure Can Pose Long-Term Dangers

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Pressure Medicines, High Blood Pressure, How to Prevent High Blood Pressure



Middle-Aged and Impaired? More Common Than You Might Think

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Arthritis, Disabilities, Exercise and Physical Fitness



Commitment Is Key for Online Quit-Smoking Groups

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 16:00:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Quitting Smoking



Definition of High Blood Pressure Drops

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 16:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: High Blood Pressure



Want to Prevent Heart Disease? Go Nuts!

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: How to Prevent Heart Disease, Nutrition



Knowing Too Much about Your Genes Might Be Risky

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Mental Health



Obesity During Pregnancy May Lead Directly to Fetal Overgrowth, NIH Study Suggests

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:54:43 -0500

Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - (image)
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obesity, Pregnancy



Lunchtime H2O May Be Key to Curbing Kids' Obesity

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition, Drinking Water, Obesity in Children



Does Sex Really Trigger Cardiac Arrest?

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 07:00:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cardiac Arrest, Sexual Health



Healthier Diet, Less Salt: the Recipe to Beat High Blood Pressure

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 07:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: DASH Diet, High Blood Pressure, How to Prevent High Blood Pressure



Obesity to Blame for Epidemic of Knee Dislocations, Complications

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dislocations, Knee Injuries and Disorders, Obesity



Sleep Apnea May Boost Alzheimer's Risk

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Seniors' Health, Sleep Apnea



Does Your Pet Have a Weight Problem? Here's How to Tell

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 07:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pet Health



Smog May Harm Your Bones, Too

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 07:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution, Osteoporosis



Know the Signs of Ovarian Cancer and Your Risks

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 17:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Ovarian Cancer



Low-Fat Diet May Cut Pancreatic Cancer Risk for Overweight Older Women

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 16:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Fats, Pancreatic Cancer, Women's Health



1 in 5 Americans Still Uses Tobacco, Gov't. Reports

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: E-Cigarettes, Smokeless Tobacco, Smoking



Menus with Calorie Counts Seem to Be Paying Off

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Food Labeling, Nutrition



Switching to Whole Grain Foods Could Trim Your Waistline

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carbohydrates, Metabolic Syndrome, Weight Control



Childhood Spanking Could Heighten Adult Mental Health Woes

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Mental Health, Parenting



Doctors Prescribing Too Many Opioids After Nose Jobs

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Opioid Abuse and Addiction, Pain Relievers, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery



'Old' Lungs May Be Good Transplant Options

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Lung Transplantation



HPV Vaccine Linked to Drop in Cases of Rare Childhood Disease

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: HPV, Immunization, Voice Disorders



A Dangerous New Twist on Cyberbullying

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 07:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bullying, Internet Safety, Self-harm



Risk of Breast Cancer's Return Can Linger for Decades

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 17:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Cancer--Living with Cancer






Daytime Wounds May Heal Faster Than Nighttime Ones

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Wounds and Injuries



Genes May Explain Why Some Don't Respond to Bipolar Drug

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bipolar Disorder, Genes and Gene Therapy, Medicines



Some Guys Can't Stay Away from Tanning Beds

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Men's Health, Tanning



Will This Year's Flu Shot Be as Weak as Last Season's?

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Flu, Flu Shot, H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)



Your Friends May Be Key to A Healthy Aging Brain

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mental Health, Seniors' Health



These Foods May Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Nutrition, Rheumatoid Arthritis



What Really Works to Fight a Stubborn Cough?

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cold and Cough Medicines, Common Cold, Cough



IUD May Lower Cervical Cancer Risk

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 17:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Control, Cervical Cancer, HPV



Waiting Even a Month to Remove Melanoma Can Be Deadly

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 17:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Melanoma



West Nile's Long-Term Bite: Impact on Brain May Last Years

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 16:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: West Nile Virus



Getting Self-Driving Cars on The Road Soon Might Save Lives

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Motor Vehicle Safety



Here's Why You 'Space Out' After Too Little Sleep

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Healthy Sleep



It's 'Buyer Beware' When Purchasing Medical Pot Extract Online

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Marijuana



Opioids Not the Only Answer for Pain Relief in The ER

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Emergency Medical Services, Pain Relievers



Helping Children Cope When a Mass Tragedy Strikes

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 16:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Mental Health, Parenting



Gun Injuries Getting More Severe, Experts Say

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0500

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Gun Safety, Wounds and Injuries



Could a Common Blood Thinner Lower Cancer Risk?

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Thinners, Cancer



Older Women Can 'Walk Away from The Grim Reaper'

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise for Seniors, Women's Health



Why Many Breast Cancer Patients Short-Circuit Their Treatment

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Mental Health



Doctor Burnout: a Big Health Threat in U.S.

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Fatigue, Health Occupations, Mental Health



How Safe Are Your Drinking Glasses?

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Lead Poisoning



With Cigarettes Out of Favor, Many U.S. Teens Also Shun Pot

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Marijuana, Smoking and Youth



Eat Well, Age Well

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Healthy Aging, Healthy Living, Nutrition



About Half of Americans Get Health Care in ER

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 17:00:00 -0400

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Emergency Medical Services, Health Facilities, Health Statistics



Cord Blood Therapy for Cerebral Palsy Shows Promise

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 16:00:00 -0400

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cerebral Palsy, Stem Cells



Are Stents Really Useless After Chest Pain? Cardiologists Not Sure

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0400

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Angina, Coronary Artery Disease, Heart Attack



New Finding Hints At Clue to Dementia

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia



Nursing Home Often Only Option for Single Men After Stroke

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0400

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Men's Health, Stroke, Stroke Rehabilitation



Are You Sure That's What the Doctor Said About Your Leukemia?

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 17:00:00 -0400

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Talking With Your Doctor



Kidney Failure Declining Among U.S. Diabetics: CDC

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 16:00:00 -0400

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetic Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure



Patients' Gut Bugs May Play Role in Cancer Care

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 16:00:00 -0400

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Cancer Immunotherapy



Are Artery-Opening Stents for Chest Pain a Waste of Time?

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0400

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Angina, Angioplasty, Coronary Artery Disease



Sugary Drinks Could Break Your Heart

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0400

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carbohydrates, How to Prevent Heart Disease, Metabolic Syndrome



Treeless Tropics, More Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes?

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0400

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mosquito Bites



What Exercise Regimen Is Best for Healthy Weight Loss in Seniors?

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0400

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise for Seniors, Weight Control



Climate Change May Bring 'Browner' Waters, More Disease

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0400

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Climate Change, Drinking Water, Water Pollution



Even Advanced Breast Cancer Patients Gain from Exercise

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0400

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Exercise and Physical Fitness