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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 -0400

Those that contain high amounts of sugar trigger snacking later, study finds

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 -0400

In these young patients, joint inflammation caused by overactive immune system

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:00:00 -0400

To be 'purrfectly' safe, check with your vet first, suggests FDA

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Treatments vary, depending on severity of the condition

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Those involved in running, passing more vulnerable, study finds

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Global study shows blood glucose levels dropped significantly, and low rates of low blood sugar

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Artificial intelligence technology predicted 97 percent of malignancies in study

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Vaccine provides protection, but number of boys getting shots remains low, researchers say

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Higher death rate is largely due to insurance issues, but tumor types sometimes play a role, study finds

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Wait could be more than 6 weeks longer than those with private insurance, study says

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Discrepancy hurts black Americans more than whites, researchers say

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Discord more likely in second-generation families than recent immigrants, study finds

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

For choking or possible poisoning, poll finds many parents need an emergency refresher course

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Excess weight also ups risk for the heart rhythm disorder, study says

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

But adolescent health experts say there's no evidence to support that belief

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Sat, 14 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Common-sense rules will make Fright Night less scary

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:00:00 -0400

But study finds they tend to have more severe cases of the skin condition than white children

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

New survey finds too few are taking folic acid before pregnancy

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Certain behaviors, many associated with various genes, were linked to longevity in large study

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Americans employed in smaller businesses often lack insurance coverage, study finds

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Report highlights dramatic increase, notable trends

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

High drug costs in low-income countries are to blame, says new report

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

CDC stats show growing epidemic that means more illness and health care costs, health experts say

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

But researchers don't know what's driving these racial differences yet

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:00:00 -0400

A positive atmosphere prompts preschoolers to eat more fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Small study suggests it might boost memory, learning

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

To foster healing, keep communication open, constant and positive, expert suggests

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Study looked at varying populations across Africa

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Study found an hour in front of a light box helped ease depressive symptoms

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Study shows men enjoy twice as much leisure time on weekends as their wives do

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Newer treatments, early diagnoses are improving outcomes for women with the disease, experts say

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

It can trigger feelings of frustration, guilt and isolation -- for patients and those who love them

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:01:17 -0400

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Study confirms the effectiveness of one in particular

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Obesity appears to be the biggest threat

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:00:00 -0400

More people survive these brain attacks, but the health problems that cause stroke aren't going away

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Researchers caution that potential health concerns remain largely unknown

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Tobacco control policies help even heavy users with mental distress quit, researchers say

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Gentle movements may be a steppingstone to traditional exercise

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 09:36:00 -0400

United States is 15th out of 200 countries studied

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Women had similar outcomes whether they got the anesthetic or a 'dummy' placebo

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Scientists call for rigorous research to back up mindfulness marketing claims

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:12:17 -0400

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Study found young patients had better blood sugar control with insulin pump, but cost is higher

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

New proposal urges doctors to begin talking to parents when fair-skinned children are 6 months old

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Doctors say age remains a better indicator of a woman's 'reproductive potential'

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

These regimens raised the risk for disease relapse, study found

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Screening for early signs of both conditions should be done at birth, study suggests

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 09:56:00 -0400

Heart risk factors improve when married life is good, decline when it's not, study finds

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Mon, 09 Oct 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Men had more negative consequences by staying quiet

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Mon, 09 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

In study, binge drinking 6 times a month lowered chances of full-time employment later

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Mon, 09 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Implantable device stimulates breathing during sleep

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Mon, 09 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Many patients wrongly report a drug allergy, leading doctors to use inferior meds, study finds

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Mon, 09 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Many of these children can also suffer from illnesses such as autism and respiratory conditions, study says

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Mon, 09 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Aggressive surgery for breast cancer might cause women to miss over a month of work

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Sun, 08 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Infection makes it harder to manage diabetes, increases risk of complications, health experts say

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Fri, 06 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Men, working-age adults most at risk, CDC reports

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Fri, 06 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Though the virus is mainly spread by mosquitoes, it can be transmitted through blood transfusions

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Fri, 06 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Study found an unhealthy buildup of fat in the vital organ when men switched to high-sugar diet

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Fri, 06 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Drug users, the homeless most affected; county has launched vaccination effort

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Fri, 06 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

There's wide range of 'normal' growth and development for kids, pediatricians group says

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Fri, 06 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

50-somethings will face more challenges as retirement nears, study suggests

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Fri, 06 Oct 2017 09:58:00 -0400

Annual bills for this early onset disease twice as high as for Alzheimer's, study says

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Up to 12 hours seems to be OK, study suggests

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Dashboard 'infotainment' systems can keep attention off the road for 40 seconds

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Treatment-related worries might make you feel sick

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Babies born at 2.2 pounds or less normally face higher risk of adult psychological issues

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

3 factors predicted when infant was at low risk of serious infection called sepsis

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Scientists say DNA from long-extinct species plays role in humans today

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

In study, treatment put brakes on the deadly neurological illness in most patients for 2 years

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

But study was small, more research is needed

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

But researchers can't prove a cause-and-effect connection

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Insulinomas provide genetic maps for making insulin, researchers say

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Attending an exciting game can double the heart rate of spectators

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 09:43:00 -0400

Impact on drunk driving rate varied city to city, study found

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Wed, 04 Oct 2017 21:00:00 -0400

But blood cancer experts call for more research

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Wed, 04 Oct 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Study didn't find same link in men

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Wed, 04 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

In the future, identifying which drug works best might take minutes rather than days, research suggests

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Wed, 04 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Disturbing normal sleep patterns is the main culprit, nutritionists say

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Wed, 04 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

But experimental treatment only tested in monkeys so far, researchers say

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Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Infants should always be put to sleep on their back on a firm, bare surface

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Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Danish research suggests more support needed for workers

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Tue, 03 Oct 2017 20:00:00 -0400

CDC says Campylobacter bacteria can be transmitted by handling dogs

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Tue, 03 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Newer class of drugs can interact with multiple medications, researchers report

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Tue, 03 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Losing weight might lower the risk, researchers say

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Tue, 03 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

But advances in care may not have helped black women as much as whites, report finds

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Tue, 03 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

'Uncontrollable drug prices' play a major role in U.S. health-care crisis, researcher says

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Tue, 03 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Though the rate remains low, study shows it doubled between 2001 and 2015

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Tue, 03 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Researchers develop 13-point assessment

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Tue, 03 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Intensity of exercise didn't matter, and benefit leveled off after 2 hours of activity, study finds

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Mon, 02 Oct 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Dispersant chemicals may have triggered symptoms among workers, study says

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Mon, 02 Oct 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Survey of hospitals finds most doctors don't have access to outside health records

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Mon, 02 Oct 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Hospital discharges tied to the illicit drug are rising as those from prescription painkillers fall

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Mon, 02 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Psychiatrists urge parents to stress to young concertgoers that events like Las Vegas shooting remain rare

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Mon, 02 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Forgoing morning meal may reduce cardiac health and boost odds for diabetes, study suggests

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Mon, 02 Oct 2017 16:00:00 -0400

But more research needed because study participants were all white, and wealthier than most Americans

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Mon, 02 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Underlying conditions could prolong recovery, researcher says

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Mon, 02 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Goal is to only perform one procedure, skin cancer specialist says

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Mon, 02 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Fewer important primary care appointments, more ER visits, study finds

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Sun, 01 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Data on youth and high school competitors show minimal amounts

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Sat, 30 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Geriatrics specialist offers tips to avoid injuries

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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Up to 50 percent of homicides in the United States involve drinking, researchers say

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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

The most common cancer in the United States

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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Don't use these devices in your home, garage or any enclosed space

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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Genetic test might one day diagnose the disease before symptoms occur, researchers say

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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

When oldest female child has the disorder, risk is raised for younger siblings, especially boys: study

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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

More than 3.9 million Americans died from COPD over last 35 years, new data shows

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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Long-term study suggests inability to identify scents may be early sign of problems

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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

It may be potentially dangerous, researchers say

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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

But the readmission is usually for a different problem, study finds

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Timely vaccination can prevent three-quarters of cases in newborns

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

New methods could be used along with older control techniques, such as bed netting

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

U.S. health officials say this season could be a tough one

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Mouse study suggests one genetic mutation in 2013 unleashed its ability to attack developing fetal brains

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

American Heart Association says meditation may help, but don't forgo traditional medicine

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Device eliminates need to prick finger to measure blood sugar levels

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Study found they were less likely to receive surgeries involving multiple artery grafts

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Scans showed areas with decreased connectivity

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Insurers and high copays limit use of PCSK9 inhibitors, study says

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Caffeine has no impact, says long-term trial that reverses earlier findings

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Wed, 27 Sep 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Doctors expect this will become new standard for people with mantle-cell lymphoma

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Wed, 27 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Recommended pneumococcal shot taken by little more than half, CDC report shows

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Wed, 27 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Even high readings in the last trimester linked to greater odds, study found

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Wed, 27 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Dipstick strip can diagnose the difference between Zika and dengue fever in a critical time frame

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Wed, 27 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Certain surgeries require longer prescriptions, researchers say

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Wed, 27 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Ability to use less fresh blood could help ease shortages

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Wed, 27 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Draft recommendations from influential U.S. panel now await public review

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Wed, 27 Sep 2017 11:00:00 -0400

About one-third of stage 3 patients alive after 5 years, a development called promising by oncologists

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Tue, 26 Sep 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Dosing adjustments for warfarin can be more precise, researchers say

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Tue, 26 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Contact sports is a leading reason why, study contends

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Tue, 26 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Annual report shows more than 2 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis reported in 2016

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Tue, 26 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Mood disorder seen in 1 in 200 new moms with no psychiatric history

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Tue, 26 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Brain disease caused by repeated concussions can only be diagnosed after death at this point

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Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Re-analysis of stats from earlier study shows new estimate of DNA impact

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Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Patients who receive these prescriptions are less likely to progress to long-term use, study shows

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Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

'It only takes a little to lose a lot' is slogan for the multi-pronged media effort

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Women are also underrepresented, researchers find

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Swedish study finds those who quit the daily low-dose pill face a more rapid risk of cardio woes

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

But patient is only 'minimally conscious,' study author says

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Parents need to keep weapons locked up, limit exposure to media violence, experts say

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Majority of patients report more tolerable experience than they expected

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Preventive breast cancer surgeries rose after the actress publicized her decision

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Mental health screening at start of and during cancer treatment is vital, study author says

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

But patients in Washington state say doctors provide little information about the drug

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Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Dermatology expert offers advice on tick removal and avoiding them in the first place

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Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Failure to plan is the number one mistake

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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Riders should think about toxic exposures, not just injuries: study

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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

No reason to delay this type of birth control after having a baby

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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Added stress may interfere with daily activities, study suggests

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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Think of walking to work or cleaning as low-cost preventive medicine

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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Study finds many patients can manage self-testing, but one doctor questions its value

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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

As little as two times a week seemed to make a difference over long term

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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Study finds link between so-called particle pollution and renal function

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:00:00 -0400

But dose of pain-killing drugs often too high, researchers say

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

'It's OK to let your kids see you sweat,' researcher says

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

In certain donors, iron deficiency might need to be addressed long term, study finds

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Employer-based insurance forked over the money for special care, treatment of birth defects, study says

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

CDC report finds unventilated air around pools can become toxic

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Study finds two disease-carrying species could thrive in three-quarters of the country

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Inner-city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

But experts stress Singulair also has lifesaving benefits

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Researchers think chronic inflammation in gastrointestinal tract may be driving force

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Kids typically see images that boost the drinking culture, study finds

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Activities enjoyed when younger are often continued, but lots of men take up walking as they age

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:55:00 -0400

Patients 77 pounds slimmer on average 12 years after gastric bypass, study finds

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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:00:00 -0400

It could soon become the best delivery system in remote areas, researcher says

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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

The nicotine may cause adrenaline levels to spike, study finds

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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

That could take a toll on child's development, researchers say

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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

But study didn't prove a cause-and-effect relationship

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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Combination strategy fully protects lab monkeys, studies find

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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Warning signs often confused with other conditions

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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

It's a common problem, but one easily solved with long-term follow-up

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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

But shedding pounds may bring them back to normal, researcher says

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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:36:00 -0400

Doctors must start treating addiction, expert says

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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Fewer are killed in states that mandate that firearms be removed when restraining orders filed

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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Bone weaknesses seen in those with blood sugar disease

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Younger, minority Americans are most often affected, research shows

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Researchers say greater risk of behavior issues, depression in those who played tackle before age 12

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Emotional burden is steep, study shows, but vets can help owners cope

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

But stress may trigger the reverse, researchers report

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:00:00 -0400

They're often postponing traditional 'milestones' to growing up, study suggests

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:00:00 -0400

They're more likely than boys to return to play, research shows

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:00:00 -0400

The burgeoning practice isn't discussed in medical schools, research shows

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:00:00 -0400

Practices to avoid

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:00:00 -0400

Bystanders often get distracted by a non-life-threatening issue, research shows

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:33:00 -0400

'Bullets' bought online may be contributing to ocular injuries

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