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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

Doctors must start treating addiction, expert says

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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 12:37:52 -0400

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Higher rates of depression and victimization may be why, researchers say

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

The safety of pets can force some wrenching decisions for their owners

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Researcher calls findings an emerging public health issue

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Employees can expect to spend more in the future, expert says

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

But older kids often miss out on booster seats

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:47:00 -0400

One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and exercise

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:47:00 -0400

Odds of both type 2 and latent autoimmune diabetes rose when adults consumed more salt, study shows

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:47:00 -0400

But disease study of 195 areas also finds some hopeful signs with many people living longer

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:46:00 -0400

Doctors should monitor women with pre-eclampsia after childbirth, study suggests

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Impairments range in severity, two studies found

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

New biologic could help drive down the cost of care, agency says

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 19:31:00 -0400

A cancer of the lymph system

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

The answer may depend on whether you're a man or a woman

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Psychiatrist offers advice on coping with the aftermath

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

But more cases are expected as baby boomers age, report says

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:41:00 -0400

But app is not recommended for opioid dependence

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Small study suggests these products might somehow inhibit blood sugar control

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Device reduces breathing disruptions long-term, study says

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

New study looks at humanitarian care over 11 years of conflict in that country

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

If you're getting tattooed, find out what's in the ink the artist is using, researcher advises

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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Researchers find 27 infectious agents, but it remains unknown how many can be transmitted sexually

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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Those with cancer in one breast less likely to get both removed if doctor is reluctant, study finds

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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

People with less education, greater mental woes more likely to try, researchers say

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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Having depression, panic disorder or anxiety disorder won't hurt your baby, researcher says

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

A surgeon's group offers a blueprint for safer pain management

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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 10:18:00 -0400

Germ communities in the middle ear differ greatly between affected and unaffected people, study shows

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Belly fat after menopause may boost risk of lung, gastrointestinal cancers, researchers report

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Lumps may signal infection or a cancer caused by a sexually transmitted virus

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Study suggests that most end-of-life care occurs in final 2 weeks

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

New study suggests the therapy won't increase risk of early death

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

New advisory says women can get the screen once every 5 years, in lieu of Pap tests every 3 years

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Evidence isn't yet clear, but a new review says there's a slight chance of possible harm

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

As residents return to their homes, bacteria, mold and toxins are a threat, health experts say

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

New study reveals that sharing sleeping space with your dog may disrupt your shut-eye

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 10:34:00 -0400

Couch potatoes might help cut their risk of early death by getting up every 30 minutes, study finds

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Mon, 11 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Higher odds detected, even without diabetes or high blood pressure, study finds

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Mon, 11 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Women who take opioids are more likely to stop vital hormonal therapy, study finds

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Mon, 11 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

'Breakthroughs' are rare, so view bold claims with skepticism, researcher warns

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Mon, 11 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

29 cases of campylobacter reported in 7 states

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Mon, 11 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Awareness and follow-up are keys to avoiding gynecologic problems, expert advises

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Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Those who checked daily even lost a little bit

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Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Studies find race, ethnicity, gender and even geography make a difference for this autoimmune disease

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Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

In Massachusetts, ER visits down as much as 50 percent, study found

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Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

In head-to-head trial, Opdivo outperformed a similar drug, and with fewer side effects

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Sun, 10 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

8 in 10 believe the sport causes long-term damage: survey

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Sat, 09 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Dietitian shares tips for tasty, affordable lunches

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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Program will also save $350 billion in health care costs by 2020, study says

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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Hormonal changes may play a role, researchers say

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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Three Europeans were hospitalized due to infections from these pets

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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Prenatal supplements may help reduce harms of pesticide exposure, study suggests

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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Officials offer advice on ways to prepare for the dangerous hurricane

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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Failing students more likely to use drugs, sleep around, CDC study finds

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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Oral food challenges are safe and rarely result in a serious reaction, researchers say

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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

'Herd immunity' effect shows U.S. females now less likely to contract the cancer-causing virus

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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Deaths from lung-related causes were reduced by as much as 45 percent, study suggests

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Thu, 07 Sep 2017 21:00:00 -0400

People often unaware their mind is wandering when driving, study shows

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Thu, 07 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Patients need long-term care to manage pain, vision problems, as well as thinking and mobility issues

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Thu, 07 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Study hints that change in eating habits may be as effective as medications

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Thu, 07 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Increase whole grains and exercise, limit booze and processed meats: report

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Thu, 07 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Finding supports use of CPAP therapy for condition, so blood pressure and blood sugar levels don't jump

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Thu, 07 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

But study authors say findings need to be interpreted with caution

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Thu, 07 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Study found taking them lowered risk of heart disease, death in those with high LDL levels

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Thu, 07 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Phases in and around menopause play a big role in insomnia, CDC study finds

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Thu, 07 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Noninvasive treatment worked for a third of patients in study, though effects were temporary

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Thu, 07 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Major heart health groups say exercise, good diet can help you maintain memory as you age

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Thu, 07 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

People who ate the same amount of food were hungrier if they thought they got less food

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Thu, 07 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

New research says yes, and better-quality ZZZZs may help ease other mental health concerns

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Thu, 07 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Many also mistakenly believe Medicare will cover their dental care

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Thu, 07 Sep 2017 11:06:00 -0400

Electrocution and carbon monoxide poisoning are risks in flooded homes, American Thoracic Society says

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 21:00:00 -0400

They also found that low selenium may play a role in early delivery, but these findings need to be replicated

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Doctors may consider starting medications sooner

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 21:00:00 -0400

But similar meds cost up to $30,000 a year

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Study suggests fading sense of smell often occurs years before symptom onset

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

High rates of obesity and diabetes are a major culprit, researchers say

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 19:18:44 -0400

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Tool might one day allow more complete removal of malignant tissue, less time on operating table

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

'Fragrance-free' and 'hypoallergenic' labeling is often misleading, study finds

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

By late October is best, says American Academy of Pediatrics

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 13:51:37 -0400

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 13:49:51 -0400

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

It led to a medical crisis, and then discovery of hidden heart defect

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Analysis found anti-smoking policies were linked to drops in childhood chest infections, asthma attacks

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:26:00 -0400

Toxins left by flood waters a particular concern, doctors say

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Tue, 05 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Small study found Truvada worked when taken daily, but some strayed from regimen

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Tue, 05 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

But experts say there may be ways to reduce those odds

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Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Rates have fallen among those 70 and older; gains against heart disease might explain trend

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Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Study finds more evidence of racial disparities in ERs

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Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Research is early, but appears promising

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Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Analysis of 2 major trials on the prostate cancer screen shows it cuts men's risk of dying from the disease

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Mon, 04 Sep 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Thinking ahead and keeping a calendar with important dates can help make transition smoother

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Mon, 04 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Gradually boost activity and become acclimated to heat, trainers advise

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Mon, 04 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Study found the clothing as contaminated as traditional scrubs after 12-hour shifts

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Sun, 03 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Make sure your child isn't carrying too heavy a load

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Sat, 02 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

U.S. health officials warn that cases of the illness are on the rise

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Fri, 01 Sep 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Look for skin or tummy reactions in dogs, cats and horses, allergists say

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Fri, 01 Sep 2017 20:00:00 -0400

At lower dose, Mylotarg extended survival against a certain type of blood cancer

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Fri, 01 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Overall child immunization rates fell after CDC advised against the inhaled form, study shows

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Fri, 01 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

There's cellular 'crosstalk' between fat and tumors that may spur tumor growth, research shows

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Fri, 01 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Study found the joy it brings is a bigger factor than wanting to exercise

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Fri, 01 Sep 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Both short- and long-term damage can result from quick losses or gains

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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Imaging showed less activity in the areas responsible for reining in impulses

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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

The synthetic drug is more powerful than heroin or morphine

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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Study found those diagnosed with diabetes, asthma were 3 times more likely to try to kill themselves

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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

In 25 states adult rates exceeded 30 percent this year, report notes

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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Asthma medications may lower risk, but much more research is needed

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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

… Only if vaping is done 2 of every 3 days a month, study finds

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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Overstimulation of this system could play a role in obesity, researchers say

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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Most rely on condoms, but use of another method has doubled, study finds

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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

College degree may reduce your risk of cardiac disease by one-third, study suggests

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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 12:14:07 -0400

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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Latest study shows blacks and Hispanics also vulnerable

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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

People living in these areas may have less education about cardiac arrest and CPR, researchers say

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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Benznidazole becomes the nation's only drug for Chagas disease

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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Widely used NSAID drugs may not be as safe as previously thought, researchers warn

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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Study found that even in older, sicker patients, the treatment didn't help

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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

It transforms a patient's immune system cells to fight a form of leukemia

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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

You may end up with a barber or a dentist instead

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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Excessive sitting after 50 is tied to disability, study finds

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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Contaminated water can cause infections, displace residents who lack needed meds

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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Average age of new fathers has risen to 31, study finds

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Tue, 29 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

But study also found those who had quit didn't suffer same fate

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Tue, 29 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

But don't give up on fruits, vegetables and legumes -- they're still good for you

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Tue, 29 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Hiding info from pediatricians could be risky for young patients, report authors say

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Tue, 29 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

More than two-thirds of deadly skin cancers occur as new lesions, analysis finds

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Tue, 29 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

More shut-eye means healthier, more alert students, but survey finds half of parents pushing back

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Mon, 28 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Only 4 in 10 with the condition get it under control, study reports

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Mon, 28 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

More short-term stays the biggest factor fueling the increase

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Mon, 28 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Study suggests that, given this way, short-term use of the hormone may help those who report symptoms

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Mon, 28 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

It may not be intentional, but there's room for improvement, study shows

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Mon, 28 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

If your genes predispose you to the illness, 65 to 75 may be high-risk years

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Mon, 28 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Notion this is the happiest time of life may be unrealistic

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Mon, 28 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Study found fluctuations in pounds shed over a year of dieting predicted poorer results

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Mon, 28 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Shot should come within 24 hours of delivery, and not at first checkup

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Mon, 28 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Findings add to evidence of safety of childhood immunizations, pediatricians say

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Mon, 28 Aug 2017 11:05:00 -0400

Continuous long-term monitoring led to diagnosis in 1 out of 3 high-risk adults

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Sun, 27 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Take medication before symptoms flare, reduce mold exposure and avoid pollen, allergy expert says

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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 21:00:00 -0400

These premenstrual urges seem far more common among U.S. women than others, study suggests

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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Hormone-suppressing regimen may raise odds for heart failure, but it brings benefits, too, researchers say

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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Such screens are critical to early intervention efforts, CDC officials say

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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Study found link between exposure to a certain chemical and failed in-vitro fertilization attempts

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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Snack preferences drive buying decisions, but brands and allowance also play a part, researchers say

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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Poor diet, drugs and car accidents also among the leading concerns, poll shows

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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Keep sanitizers, other cleaning products out of children's reach

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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Addictive painkillers should be treatment of last resort, headache expert says

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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 11:29:00 -0400

In new approach to the dangerous lesions, surgeons can get patient feedback during the procedure

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Thu, 24 Aug 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Researchers recommend more study on older users

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Thu, 24 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Lifestyle advances over thousands of years may have altered people's microbial makeup, study suggests

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Thu, 24 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

But rates still lagging against the cancer-causing virus that's caused by sexual contact, CDC says

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Thu, 24 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Recommended outpatient treatment reduces risk of recurrence

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Thu, 24 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Fatal crashes jumped 12 percent in 2015, report says

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Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Misunderstandings raise the risk for medical errors, study finds

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Thu, 24 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Most of these strokes involve bleeding into the brain: study

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Thu, 24 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

IED victims lose multiple limbs, suffer more genital injuries

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Thu, 24 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Confidence in your ability to remain active improves day-to-day life, study finds

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Thu, 24 Aug 2017 11:29:00 -0400

But no large studies prove the inexpensive pill slows age-related macular degeneration, eye expert says

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Wed, 23 Aug 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Vet reminds fair-goers these animals can transmit swine flu

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Wed, 23 Aug 2017 21:00:00 -0400

Aggressive treatment seemed well-tolerated and worth greater expense, studies found

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Wed, 23 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Suicide attempts more common in both bullied and bulliers

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Wed, 23 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

For every 1 percent drop in sleep's REM phase, a 9 percent jump in odds for thinking, memory troubles, study found

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Wed, 23 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Even 'allowable' cloudiness could cause tummy troubles, study says

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Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

High-tech motorized device aims to correct disabling gait pattern

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Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Research shows that, like antibiotics, these drugs won't reduce duration or severity of symptoms

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Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:23:00 -0400

Doctors should prescribe for the minimum numbers of days, researchers say

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Tue, 22 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Some changes in structure, chemistry seen in college athletes who take hits during play

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Tue, 22 Aug 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Increased odds only seemed to affect men or male smokers, study suggests

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Tue, 22 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Experts say cases always arise after these events, and here's how to tell if you were affected

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Tue, 22 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

But drug maker, heart experts question methodology of analysis

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Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Few receive anti-addiction medications after hospital discharge, researchers find

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Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Annual costs may top $320,000, study estimates

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Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Most rely on family members to provide that support, researchers say

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