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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Study found link between ambient light and higher odds in young, smoking females, but more research needed

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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:58:00 -0400

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia

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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Plant-based diet could help avoid malignancies, study suggests

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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Infections most common for kids who skip steps or ignore rules for sleeping, swimming

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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Study suggests multi-episode viewers can end up sleepless and fatigued

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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Online visits saved patients more than two hours and 100 miles of driving, study found

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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Study compares 'on-' and 'off-pump' procedures

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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Online training aims to make sure those hospitalized get treatment to prevent dangerous blood clots

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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Calcium, iron and folate may be shortchanged when morning meal is missed

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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:00:00 -0400

In poorer countries these respiratory illnesses too often go undiagnosed and untreated, report finds

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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:00:00 -0400

But smaller future outbreaks are likely, scientists warn

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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Study findings on Repatha are 'reassuring,' but expert wants longer follow-up

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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Researchers move 'a step forward,' assessing DNA fragments for colon, breast, ovarian and lung tumors

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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Outpatient prescriptions for spinal and orthopedic disorders identified as common triggers

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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Non-drug approaches that may work include acupuncture and electrotherapy, review finds

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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Concerns over possible bacterial contamination that could cause severe infections in patients prompted the move

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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Study finds cuts, burns and infections send many to doctor, some to the ER

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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Researchers find link between kids' sleep, stress hormones and academic performance

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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Study found heightened odds for dangerous clots that travel throughout body

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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Study finds lower blood sugar, reduced need for medication

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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

It found link -- but no proof -- between less slumber and risk factors for blood sugar disease

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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

But researchers stress too much alcohol can increase risk of early death

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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Women nearly twice as likely to use the drugs as men, CDC report finds

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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Even small acts of generosity trigger a brain boost, study finds

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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:16:13 -0400

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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 21:00:00 -0400

But evidence for using pot to treat other types of pain or post-traumatic stress remains inconclusive

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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Study suggests reasons for pained knees go beyond the usual suspects -- obesity and aging

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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

More than 1 in 3 smoke, compared to 1 in 10 who aren't depressed, U.S. survey finds

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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Standing exercises better than sitting ones for preserving walking skills, study finds

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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

In a study that'll give you paws, researchers find no mental or physical benefit from a household friend

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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

35 infected people were hospitalized with such conditions in Brazil during last year's outbreak

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Sat, 12 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Start by washing your hands and then prepare food carefully, emergency room doctor advises

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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Voice coaching appears to help swallowing and breathing, study finds

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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 18:25:39 -0400

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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Study suggests lack of variation in cortisol levels could be linked to ills like inflammation, cancer

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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Experimental therapy shows interaction between cannabidiol and clobazam

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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

When kids are grown, quality of life is the same as for parents of babies born full-term

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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

One out of three may not offer the right protection, study suggests

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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Medical costs jumped more than $30,000 per patient in less than 10 years, study finds

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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Many doctors worry about skin damage during radiation, but new research found no such effect

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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 21:00:00 -0400

And, the worse the kidney problems, the greater the odds of the heart condition, researchers say

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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Risk was doubled among men who did electrical work, and tripled among bricklayers, study finds

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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

3.4 million people live with the disorder, government researchers say

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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

They aren't the best method of birth control, but they do help prevent STDs, health experts say

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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

1 in 6 insured patients spends one-third of their income on bills related to treatment, U.S. study finds

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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Virus a common cause of diarrhea among children, study authors report

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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

They're four times more likely to need more time in intensive care, three times more likely to be readmitted

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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:12:52 -0400

Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - From the National Institutes of Health
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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:10:20 -0400

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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Test will be most useful in China, other parts of Asia, and North Africa where disease is more common

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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Explanations for the disparity aren't clear

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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Next step is to see if it works and for how long

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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Women and older adults among those drinking more, study finds

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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 13:40:08 -0400

Source: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 13:32:29 -0400

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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Osteoporosis prevention starts now

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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Changes seen in areas involved with attention and memory, but it's not yet clear if yoga is the cause

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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Pregnant women with apnea or insomnia have roughly twice the risk of delivering before 34 weeks, study finds

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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Findings were so dismal that clinical trial was stopped early

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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Uptick has researchers puzzled and questioning screening guidelines

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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

New evidence review reconfirms patient guidelines

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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Agency will warn of dangers of electronic nicotine delivery devices, not just tobacco products

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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

When the disorder is caused by a certain genetic defect, MRI may spot brain abnormalities, researchers say

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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

These babies 2 to 3 times more apt to struggle with planning, memory, attention at age 4, study finds

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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Social media posts seem to give clues to presence of depression, researchers say

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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 11:00:00 -0400

Style of playing action games could impact your brain, researchers suggest

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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Messages from recovering peers made an impact, study finds

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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

While they believe in price shopping, they don't follow through, researchers report

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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

But the research only found an association, not cause-and-effect connection

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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Social isolation tied to increased risk for premature death, research suggests

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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

'Safety-net' facilities do as well as other hospitals with the artery procedure, researchers find

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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Of greatest importance are diabetes, blood pressure and smoking, researchers say

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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

2 out of 3 use a device that continuously tracks blood sugar on 'unapproved' body part, study finds

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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

The shots are effective in killing the main bacterial cause, but other germs are growing, researchers find

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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Exposing them to written words early on will give them a strong start, researcher says

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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 11:00:00 -0400

Many cold, cough and headache remedies contain carbs, and as much alcohol as glass of beer or wine, pharmacist says

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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 11:00:00 -0400

Infants aged 6 months and younger should avoid the sun

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Sun, 06 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

But finding comes with cautions against excessive alcohol use over extended periods

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Fri, 04 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Adults who logged only 6 hours a night had wider waists, study found

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Fri, 04 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Experts urge parents to continue talking about consequences for unsafe behavior behind the wheel

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Fri, 04 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Chemicals known as PBDEs can affect generations to come, researcher says

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Fri, 04 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Temperament determines which kids will resist new foods, study suggests

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Fri, 04 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Byetta improved symptoms of motor disease in small, short trial, but more research needed

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Fri, 04 Aug 2017 15:32:00 -0400

A chronic viral infection of the liver

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Fri, 04 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Think of it as an early stealth strategy in the war against picky eating, researchers say

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Fri, 04 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

That flaw seems to increase risk of a type of brain tumor later in life, researchers report

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Fri, 04 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Scans revealed less brain shrinkage in exercise group

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Fri, 04 Aug 2017 11:00:00 -0400

Staves off muscle decline, Canadian researchers suggest

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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Problem is common in chronic kidney disease and can lead to malnutrition and other health issues

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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Buprenorphine is prescribed to get patients off opioids in the privacy of a physician's office

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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

It's not a cure-all but has great potential, leader of an American Psychological Association panel says

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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

'Therapeutic skin grafts' might someday treat multiple diseases, researchers say

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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 15:00:00 -0400

Vyxeos combines two previously approved drugs

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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Study of 188 countries finds burden of impaired vision falls hardest on developing nations

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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Still, two-thirds feel better from this ancient form of exercise, study finds

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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Many patients respond by avoiding needed care, psychologists warn

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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Consumer Reports says many may be doing more harm than good

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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 11:00:00 -0400

Pro fighters, like football players, are at risk of mental impairment

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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 11:00:00 -0400

Prescribing practices called into question by new study

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Wed, 02 Aug 2017 21:00:00 -0400

May allow more patients to get donor organ, study finds

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Wed, 02 Aug 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Designed to treat epilepsy, these 'opioid alternatives' dampen some types of pain, but not all

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Wed, 02 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Screening for certain immune cells might help doctors assess reactions to treatment, researchers say

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Wed, 02 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

In 'first-of-its kind' procedure, scientists converted to normal a mutant gene involved in heart threat

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Wed, 02 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Saving leftover pills, and not storing them correctly, could lead to opioid misuse or abuse, researchers warn

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Wed, 02 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

This serious health threat affects kids as well as adults

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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Strains on finances, relationships and life plans take a toll, researchers find

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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Study rebuts concerns about multiple vaccination timing

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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Danger is greatest for women whose weight was normal before they got pregnant, study finds

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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 16:33:00 -0400

For adults with specific genetic mutation

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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Researchers suspect food quality may account for the difference

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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Research with monkeys suggests virus isn't transmitted through kissing or sharing eating utensils

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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Doctors should weigh risks, benefits related to corticosteroid use, study suggests

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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Pool workouts offer a range of health benefits

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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Esophageal, breast and lung cancer, among others, seen in postmenopausal women in large study

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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 11:00:00 -0400

Know the signs of dry and secondary drowning, expert cautions

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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Nearly 92 million Americans used a powerful prescription painkiller in 2015, survey shows

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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Worldwide outlook even more grim if nothing done to curb growing air pollution, researchers predict

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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Inflammation drives the often debilitating condition, new research suggests

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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Study found odds for mental decline still higher for those born in certain southeastern U.S. states

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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Rural living may have protective effect, Canadian study suggests

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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Large trial comparing it to warfarin finds aspirin not tied to more hospitalizations or deaths

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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Faster diagnosis leads to faster treatment, researcher says

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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Two decades of U.S. data show another way these prescription medications are taking lives

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Sun, 30 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Prepare kit of essential supplies, evacuate early when you have animals, veterinarians say

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Sat, 29 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Very young children should stay off, group says

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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Study found it only cut the amount of sedentary time by 12 minutes each day

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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Not enough is known about the drug's long-term effects, research review concludes

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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Study suggests that even when people weren't really more sedentary, their risk of early death rose

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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Medicare is billed more than $1 billion annually for glaucoma treatments alone, researchers say

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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Eye experts say children should have routine exams to detect trouble early

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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

The spots could be linked to higher risk of cataracts, macular degeneration, study says

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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Higher measurements seen using in-car sensors

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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Certain mani-pedi products can cause trouble, FDA warns

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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Study suggests centers are often appropriately picky, but one specialist says patients should have a say in these choices

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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Study suggests body amplifies fatigue signals, even during periods of rest

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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Obamacare has improved access to therapies, but finances are still a big concern, researchers say

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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Dermatologist says only an expert can diagnose condition accurately

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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

'We need to bring men into the conversation,' researcher says

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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Vaccine that prevents ear infections may have counterbalanced surge in headphone use, expert says

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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

But study also shows those rates are rising for young adults who are not in school

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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

The chronic skin condition may interfere with daily life, expert says

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Wed, 26 Jul 2017 21:00:00 -0400

With tocilizumab's approval, there's an alternative treatment for giant cell arteritis

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Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Those with condition known as 'crouch gait' had better posture and balance after 15 training sessions

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Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Rates have doubled in people over 50, report says

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Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Increased risk seen within Army unit if another member had tried to take own life in previous year

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Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Best results seen for those with pre-op BMI of less than 40, study says

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Wed, 26 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Before kids head back to school, make sure they're up-to-date on their vaccines

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Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:47:00 -0400

Study of gay couples duplicates findings of earlier research

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Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:47:00 -0400

Procedure could offer option for otherwise irreparable shoulder injury, surgeons say

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Kiosks that provide 5-minute sessions are now in 7 air travel hubs, heart association says

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Study found those who were offered cash to get cancer screening were twice as likely to do so

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:00:00 -0400

How this might affect male fertility isn't clear, researchers say

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

No position on the football field seemed to confer protection, study says

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Children under age 6 most often affected, study finds

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Even in bad weather, seniors get about 30 minutes of daily activity by taking care of their pet

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:40:00 -0400

Internet-fueled movement has heart experts concerned about potential consequences

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:40:00 -0400

Fewer than 1 in 10 surveyed named all risk factors identified by the American Diabetes Association

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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Viewing the tapes helped convince patients to stick with the sleep apnea treatment, study found

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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Food sensitivity and intolerance may be mistaken for allergic reaction, even by doctors

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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Concerns are growing about weight's impact on development of chronic disease, researchers say

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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Most women and a lot of kids also appear to have excessive fat, study of developed nations reports

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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

If findings replicated, a shot every month or two could replace daily pills, scientists say

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Sun, 23 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Could be a dangerous combination, depending on the drug

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Federal report on decade of statistics shows over half of deaths were caused by intimate partners

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Their rapid reaction to immunization makes them potential guinea pigs, study suggests

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:00:00 -0400

High-sugar drinks combined with protein triggers extra fat storage by body, study finds

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Rates of all-cause admission were significantly lower for elderly who got the stronger vaccine, study found

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Parent questionnaires revealed no physical, mental distinctions at school age

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

New Jersey is the mentally healthiest state, report finds

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Certain fecal bacteria tied to better functioning at age 2, study says

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Study found using treadmills, bikes or ellipticals while on the job didn't impair thinking skills

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Neurologist says one causes burning pain, the other causes problems with heart rate and blood pressure

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Even 10 years after procedure, many still playing sports, study finds

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Early menstruation, more frequent periods seem to make sad times less likely, researchers suggest

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Shrunken areas of brain tissue actually re-grew after treatment, doctor says

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:59:00 -0400

Device designed for neonatal brain and head imaging

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Bedside exams often miss subtle signs that patient is 'awake,' study says

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

These spots in vision can increase with age, researchers note

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

But eastern Europe and Middle East are falling behind, U.N. report says

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400

15 countries have reported outbreaks so far this year

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Reducing mid-life hearing loss might make the biggest difference

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Cheaper policies may not cover U.S. National Cancer Institute-affiliated doctors

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

But difference in risk is quite small, experts say

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:53:00 -0400

These healthy habits also lower odds for other obstetric complications, study shows

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:53:00 -0400

Not facing reality raises other troublesome issues, researchers say

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