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Migraines in Middle Age

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Migraine, Movement Disorders, Parkinson's Disease

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Sep 2014 | 9:56 am

CT and Kidney Stones

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Related MedlinePlus Pages: CT Scans, Kidney Stones, Ultrasound

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Sep 2014 | 9:02 am

Treating Migraines: More Ways to Fight the Pain

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Sep 2014 | 7:37 am

Social Networking Sites Can Help Obese Lose Weight

Internet can offer constant, cost-effective support for dieters, London researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obesity, Weight Control

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm

PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report

Study finds women with worst PTSD more likely to be addicted to food, but it's not clear if one causes the other

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eating Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Women's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

DNA Blood Test Might Identify Status of Prostate Cancer

May help doctors pinpoint best treatment, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Laboratory Tests, Prostate Cancer

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

More Than One Kind of Message May Convince Smokers to Quit, Study Says

Using both positive, negative wording on labels could have the most effect, researchers report
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Quitting Smoking

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson's Risk Later?

Study sees a connection, but actual risk is small; more study needed, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Migraine, Movement Disorders, Parkinson's Disease

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels

Scientists saw changes in helpful gut bacteria, which can affect some people's ability to process glucose

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Sugar, Carbohydrates, Diabetes

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals

Spotting infected patients, disinfecting hospitals key to curbing spread of resistant bacteria, experts say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bacterial Infections, Health Facilities, Infection Control

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

Healthy Lifestyle Changes Linked to Reduced Risk for Dementia

Never too late to take steps to help avoid the memory-robbing disorder, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Healthy Living

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

12 States Now Reporting Severe Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids

Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Germs and Hygiene, Viral Infections

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Major U.S. Food Makers Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories from Products

16 companies exceeded pledge, but more work needed, experts say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Food Labeling, Nutrition

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Generic vs. Brand-name Drugs

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicare, Seniors' Health, Statins

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Sep 2014 | 9:10 am

Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids

Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma in Children, Fetal Health and Development, Household Products

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Health Tip: Minimize Jet Lag

Observe sleep and meal times in new time zone
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Traveler's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety

Joint committee to consider whether 'Low T' products are overprescribed and whether treatment raises heart risks

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drug Safety, Hormones, Men's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

Health Tip: Avoiding Salmonella from Your Pet

Wash hands after handling food for Fluffy or Fido
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Animal Diseases and Your Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds

It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: HPV, Laboratory Tests

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

Researchers Don't See Long-Term Benefits from Drug for Preemies

Magnesium sulfate still useful in short term for helping to reduce risk of cerebral palsy, study says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childbirth Problems, Medicines and Children, Premature Babies

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm

Most Treatments for Blood Clots Appear Safe, Effective

Analysis of studies shows almost all strategies have similar outcomes, Canadian researchers report

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Thinners, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Some Benefits of Screening Elderly Women for Breast Cancer Questioned

Mammograms for those aged 69 to 75 could result in overtreatment, researchers caution

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Mammography, Seniors' Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way

Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Body Weight, Health Disparities, Obesity

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study

Researchers found two-drug regimen cut death, hospitalization rates for the respiratory disease

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: COPD, Medicines

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report

But aging population and increasing obesity threaten progress

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Health Statistics

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Spouse, Partner

Acts include hitting, kicking, biting, choking, threatening with a weapon, survey finds
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Domestic Violence, Health Statistics

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study

It's as accurate as current methods, but can also confirm recovery, researchers contend

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Laboratory Tests

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Baldness and Prostate Cancer Risk

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hair Loss, Men's Health, Prostate Cancer

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Sep 2014 | 9:42 am

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds

Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drugs and Young People, Smoking and Youth, Underage Drinking

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence

Pelvic muscle exercises, bladder training and weight loss can help, doctors say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Urinary Incontinence, Women's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Flu Season Is around the Corner

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Sep 2014 | 8:43 pm

Prevent Heat Illness with Acclimatization

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Sep 2014 | 8:39 pm

Newborn Screening Is Important for Your Baby

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Sep 2014 | 8:31 pm

Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescriptions for Generic Statins

Higher use of cheaper types of cholesterol-lowering drugs led to a lower risk of heart problems

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicare, Seniors' Health, Statins

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm

Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests

Testosterone might be the link between the two, but more research needed to prove a connection

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hair Loss, Men's Health, Prostate Cancer

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Study Ties Multiple Births to Higher Costs, Complications

Researchers suggest limiting embryo transfers during infertility treatments

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Infertility, Twins, Triplets, Multiple Births

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Heart Docs Don't Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes

Detailed history, examination can reveal teens' risk for sudden death, experts say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cardiac Arrest, Sports Safety

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Study Sees Differences in Brain Connections of Kids with ADHD

Important networks that control behavior are slower to link up, scans show

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men

Study suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, High Blood Pressure, Men's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Heart Attack Patients Face Greater Death Risk If Any Treatment Step Missed

British researchers outline 9 critical components of hospital care

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Heart Attack

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

Chest Radiation May Help Fight Some Advanced Lung Cancers

Added to chemo, it lowered recurrence rates, improved survival, researchers report

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Lung Cancer, Radiation Therapy

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

Kids' Severe Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Northeast

Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Germs and Hygiene, Viral Infections

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

New Gene Variants for Prostate Cancer Identified

23 new variants associated with increased risk of the disease, study shows

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Prostate Cancer

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Not Everyone with Alzheimer'S-Linked Protein Develops Dementia: Study

Some brains appear to compensate for build-up of destructive beta-amyloid plaque, research suggests

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Antibiotic Prescriptions for Kids

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antibiotics, Bacterial Infections, Children's Health, Viral Infections

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Sep 2014 | 9:19 am

Walking, Biking to Work Seems to Have Mental Health Benefits

Active commuters less stressed, better able to concentrate than those who drive, research shows

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Mental Health, Occupational Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Kids Prescribed Antibiotics Twice as Often as Needed, Study Finds

More than 11 million prescriptions may be unnecessary, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antibiotics, Children's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Small Number of Drugs Behind Kids' Accidental Poisonings: CDC

Narcotic painkillers, addiction medications and sedatives top the list

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Medicines, Poisoning

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Health Tip: Avoiding Computer Strain

Relax, and sit up straight
Source: HealthDay

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

A Good Night's Sleep May Mean a Good Day's Work

Too much, too little slumber linked to raised number of sick days, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Insomnia, Occupational Health, Sleep Disorders

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Enterovirus D68

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Related MedlinePlus Page: Viral Infections

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Sep 2014 | 7:26 am

Scientists Watch Imagination at Work in the Brain

Activity is centered in the hippocampus, but in a way that's distinct from simply remembering

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Hog Workers May Bring Drug-Resistant Bacteria Home

Almost half persistently tested positive for livestock-linked germs, small study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Farm Health and Safety, Occupational Health, Staphylococcal Infections

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm

Study: Undiagnosed Sleep Disorders Common with Multiple Sclerosis

Lack of shuteye could affect disease progression, researchers caution

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Multiple Sclerosis, Sleep Disorders

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone

Findings could help explain association between dirty air, risk for heart disease, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution, Heart Diseases, Hormones

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

High Blood Pressure ER Visits Jumped 25 Percent in 2006-11

Source: American Heart Association
Related MedlinePlus Page: High Blood Pressure

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Sep 2014 | 3:44 pm

Restricting Calories May Improve Sleep Apnea, Blood Pressure in Obese People

Source: American Heart Association
Related MedlinePlus Pages: High Blood Pressure, Obesity, Sleep Apnea

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Sep 2014 | 3:42 pm

Small Weight Gain Can Raise Blood Pressure in Healthy Adults

Source: American Heart Association
Related MedlinePlus Page: High Blood Pressure

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Sep 2014 | 3:39 pm

ER Patients Often Confuse Role of Emergency Contacts

They aren't the same as medical decision makers in advanced directives, study notes

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Emergency Medical Services, Talking With Your Doctor

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

Few Students with Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan

Schools must be well prepared to deal with life-threatening reactions, researchers caution

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma, Food Allergy, School Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Sodium, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Smoking

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Combo Diabetes Therapy Outperforms Other Treatments, Study Finds

Patients with type 2 disease were less likely to gain weight, suffer dangerous drops in blood sugar levels

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Sugar, Diabetes Medicines, Diabetes Type 2

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

New Myelin Loss Linked to MS Severity

Brain scans show gray matter damage associated with advanced form of disease

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Multiple Sclerosis

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Stem Cell Research Offers Clues about Schizophrenia

Findings could point to new drugs for the brain disorder, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Schizophrenia, Stem Cells

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Sunny Skies Tied to Suicide Rates

Austrian researchers find short-term sunshine increases risk, longer-term lowers it

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Millions of Children Not Getting Recommended Preventive Care

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Related MedlinePlus Page: Children's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Sep 2014 | 10:06 am

Sleep and Work Absence

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Occupational Health, Sleep Disorders

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Sep 2014 | 10:03 am

Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing?

Two or more servings weekly might prevent or delay chronic health problem for women, research suggests

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Fats, Hearing Disorders and Deafness, Women's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids

Trying to protect children from source of anxiety may make things worse, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Anxiety, Child Mental Health, Parenting

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Diabetics Face Much Greater Risk of Heart Damage, Study Says

Ultra-sensitive test detects trouble even with normal cholesterol, researchers find

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetic Heart Disease, Laboratory Tests, Prediabetes

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am

Advanced Dementia Patients Often Given Unhelpful Meds

Unnecessary prescriptions lead to more side effects, costs for nursing home residents, experts say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Medicines, Nursing Homes

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Minority Neighborhoods Face Greater Exposure to Air Pollution

Researchers tracked areas in 6 states to find Hispanic communities get highest exposure

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution, Health Disparities

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Aggressive People May Process Violence's Impact Differently

Brain scans revealed varying effects of watching hostile actions in the media
Source: HealthDay

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids with Aggression, ADHD

Combination treatment seems to reduce anger and violent tendencies, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Child Behavior Disorders, Medicines and Children

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

Scientists Unlock a Key to Cell Stress

Stressed cells can halt protein production, which could could shed light on diseases like Alzheimer's and ALS

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Motivate Obese People to Lose Weight: Study

This type of discrimination may actually lead to weight gain, researchers say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Body Weight, Obesity, Weight Control

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Estrogen Receptor May Play a Role in Autism

Researchers find lower levels of key sex hormones in small study

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism, Hormones

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Weight and High Blood Pressure

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Sep 2014 | 9:59 am

Physical Activity May Boost School Performance, Especially for Boys

Walking, bicycling to school linked to better reading scores in study

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise for Children, School Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Researchers Probe Molecular Cause for Glaucoma

Scientists now at work on eye drops they hope will one day combat the leading cause of blindness in U.S.

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Study: Rare Blood Type May Slightly Raise Dementia Risk

But lifestyle factors play a bigger role, experts say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds

Brazilian researchers say calorie restrictions also can lower blood pressure in that group of people

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: High Blood Pressure, Obesity, Sleep Apnea

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Even a Little Excess Weight Can Boost Blood Pressure

Researchers find, in 8-week span, that those who gain in the abdomen have highest increase

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: High Blood Pressure, Nutrition, Weight Control

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says

Report finds gaps in basic medical care, vaccines, and vision and hearing screenings

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

New Guidelines for Sickle Cell Disease

Recommendations emphasize use of drug hydroxyurea and transfusion treatments

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

Parents' Divorce May Hit Higher-Income Kids Harder

Dramatic changes in lifestyle can lead to behavior problems, study suggests

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Behavior Disorders, Family Issues, Parenting

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Positions Are Key When Sex Causes Back Pain

New study says 'spooning' isn't ideal for all men with aching backs
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Back Pain, Sexual Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Don't Leave Childhood Depression Untreated

Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Page: Child Mental Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Sep 2014 | 10:05 am

Failed Infertility Treatment Linked to Worse Mental Health in Study

All women who undergo treatment should receive psychological support, researchers suggest

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Infertility, Mental Health, Women's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Puberty Suppression Benefits Gender-Questioning Teens: Study

Those who do pursue sex reassignment 'will have an easier time of it,' expert says
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health, Puberty

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Mom's Response to Baby's Cry a Matter of Memory

Those with good childhood experiences will respond better to their own infants, researchers say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Infant and Newborn Care, Mental Health, Parenting

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Anti-anxiety Drugs and Alzheimer's Disease

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Sep 2014 | 8:08 am

Health Tip: Keep Your Family Moving

Offer toys that spur exercise
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise for Children, Parenting

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

Anxiety Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer's Risk

Researchers say long-term use of drugs in older adults is a concern

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Medicines, Seniors' Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

Statins May Help Prevent Diabetes-Related Nerve Damage, Study Finds

Cholesterol-lowering drugs might protect against damage to small blood vessels, researchers report

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetic Eye Problems, Diabetic Nerve Problems, Statins

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

Teens' Daily Marijuana Use Linked to Poor Outcomes

Everyday pot habit reduced odds of higher education, increased suicide risk, study contends
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Marijuana, Teen Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

NIH-Convened Panel Recommends Expanded Adoption of Drug and Transfusion Treatments for Individuals with Sickle Cell Disease

Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Sickle Cell Anemia

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Sep 2014 | 5:21 pm

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC

Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition, Dietary Sodium

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

ER Visits Up for High Blood Pressure

But admissions, deaths are down, U.S. study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Statins May Help Kids with Genetic Cholesterol Disorder

Researchers found the earlier they were given, the less arteries hardened in adulthood
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Cholesterol, Statins

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Reexamined Clinical Trials Can Point to New Conclusions

Scientists should be required to share raw data, researcher says
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Eating Habits, Body Fat Related to Differences in Brain Chemistry

Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Obesity

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Sep 2014 | 2:01 pm

Injected Substance Used with CT Scans Seems Safe for Kidneys

Iodine-based material a common way to enhance CT images, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: CT Scans, Kidney Diseases

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

Breast Milk May Protect Against Deadly Newborn Disease

Contains a protein, not found in formula, that helps prevent gastrointestinal damage, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breastfeeding, Infant and Newborn Nutrition, Small Intestine Disorders

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

NIAAA to Conduct Clinical Trial of New Medication for Alcohol Use Disorder

Source: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Sep 2014 | 10:16 am

Aspirin and Preeclampsia

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Thinners, High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy, Pregnancy and Medicines

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Sep 2014 | 9:48 am

Short Walks Can Offset Long Stretches of Sitting

An hour of sitting can impact arteries in the legs, but even a 5-minute stroll helps, research shows

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

E-Cigarette Refills Pose Danger to Kids, Experts Say

British researchers warn of accidental liquid nicotine poisoning from easily accessed e-cartridges

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Poisoning, Smoking

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Spotting, Treating Autism Symptoms in Infancy May Prevent Delays

But, study doesn't show that parent-based therapy can change course of autism

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism, Infant and Newborn Development

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Study Questions Link Between Antidepressants, Miscarriage

Depression, rather than SSRIs, might fuel the association, researchers suggest

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Miscarriage, Pregnancy and Medicines

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Can Prediabetes Raise Risk of Certain Cancers?

Study found link to breast, colon, liver and other tumors

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Prediabetes

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

Small Study Hints Fish Oil Might Ease Tough-To-Treat Epilepsy

People taking the low-dose omega-3 supplements had fewer monthly seizures, but more research is needed

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Fats, Epilepsy, Seizures

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

Give Aspirin to All Pregnant Women At Risk of Preeclampsia: U.S. Experts

Daily, low-dose regimen cuts odds of complication by 24 percent

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm

Osteoporosis Drugs Work, but Review Finds No Clear Winner

Risk of 'atypical' fractures is rare, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm

Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for Black Men with Prostate Cancer

They were more likely to develop aggressive disease sooner than white patients, study says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

New Guidelines for Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer

Recommendations are for men whose tumors have grown resistant to hormonal therapies

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

More Young Adults Insured Since Passage of Affordable Care Act

But number of insured fell in the 26-34 age group, researchers report

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

HPV Vaccine Program in Australia Linked to Lower Infection Rates

Genital warts cases fell by 61 percent after schools started providing free shots, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

Respiratory Virus Hitting Kids in At Least 12 States

Health officials concerned about a wider outbreak, urge good hygiene to limit exposure

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids

But no similar association was found between mother and children

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Sibling Bullying

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Sep 2014 | 9:25 am

Study Finds Drop in Kids' Hospital-Related Infections

Researcher attributes improvement to 'culture change' in intensive care practices
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Kidney and Thyroid Cancer Rates Up Among U.S. Children, Study Finds

But these pediatric cancers remain rare and the increases are very small, experts say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Sibling Bullies May Leave Lasting Effects

Study links harassment at home to higher levels of depression, anxiety
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Novel Ebola Vaccine Shows Potential in Monkey Trial

Findings prompted start of first human trial of vaccine last week, officials say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

Single-Dose, Injected Flu Treatment Shows Promise

Two studies found peramivir shortened symptoms

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

Potassium-Rich Foods Cut Stroke, Death Risks among Older Women

Source: American Heart Association
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Sep 2014 | 3:13 pm

Family Troubles Tied to Poorer Dental Health, Study Discovers

The more physical, verbal aggression there was in the home, the more cavities parents and children had

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Better Survival from Blood Infections at High-Volume Hospitals

Improved outcomes seen in medical centers with 500 or more cases a year, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Exercise Might Curb His Nightly Trips to the Bathroom

Physical activity linked to fewer symptoms of nocturia, study says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Why Polyester Fails the B.O. Test After Exercise

Odor-causing bacteria grow better on synthetics than cotton clothing, study says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Water: Too Much of a Good Thing Can Be Deadly for Athletes

Drinking way more fluid than your body needs is dangerous, expert says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Potassium-rich Foods and Stroke Risk

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Sep 2014 | 10:04 am

Bras Blameless for Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Contrary to media reports, researchers found no evidence wearing them boosted chances of disease
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Study Links Potassium to Fewer Strokes in Older Women

But it's not clear if foods rich in this nutrient actually caused the lower risk

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Is Soy a Foe to Women with Breast Cancer?

Study raises questions about the effect of its estrogen-like properties

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Could Time Spent Outdoors Raise Cataract, Glaucoma Risk?

Sunlight reflected up into the eyes may boost odds for a condition that could harm vision, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Smoking Banned in More Than 80 Percent of U.S. Homes: CDC

Researchers cite 'considerable progress' because of changing social norms

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Serious Childhood Burns Tied to Long-Term Mental Health Risks

Adults injured by fire when young are at increased odds of depression, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Tips for Keeping Breast-Feeding Goals on Track

New moms can use encouragement, support, expert says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

Obesity Remains Rampant Across America

Two new studies present troubling picture overall with state-by-state disparities

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

More Evidence Ties Some Bone-Building Drugs to Rare Fractures

But experts say benefits of bisphosphonates outweigh risks for those with osteoporosis

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

E-cigarettes and Secondhand Smoke

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Sep 2014 | 12:51 pm

U.S. Launches Ebola Vaccine Trial

2 women got the inoculation, which is only being tested for safety at this point

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

10 Percent of Americans Admit to Illicit Drug Use

Marijuana tops list of substances, federal report says
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Breast-Feeding May Help Obese Moms Lose Pregnancy Pounds

Positive effect wasn't seen in normal weight or overweight women, study found

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Females Overlooked in Basic Surgical Research, Study Says

Five major journals adopt sex reporting requirements

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Sit Less, Protect Your DNA and Live Longer?

Finding may help explain why sitting a lot has been linked to poor health

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds

This could lead to worsening of symptoms, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm

Newer Drug Helps Myeloma Patients Who Can't Have Transplant

Treatment may extend survival for patients over 65, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm

Poor Quality Sleep May Be Linked to Shrinking Brain

Study finds long-term losses in gray matter

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Pilots, Cabin Crews Face Higher Risk of Skin Cancer, Study Says

But, it's not clear whether flying is to blame

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

People with OCD May Have Higher Odds for Schizophrenia

But the absolute risk to any one person with obsessive-compulsive disorder remains very small, experts say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Ebola Outbreak Still Not Under Control: Officials

World Health Organization says $600 million needed to contain the virus in West Africa

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

Music Lessons May Help Bridge 'Achievement Gap'

Two years of instruction was followed by brain changes in children, study found

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

Personal Reminders Seem to Boost Mammography Rates

Signed letter from family doctor generates greater response, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

CDC Warns Ebola Epidemic in West Africa Is Outpacing Current Response

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Sep 2014 | 9:57 am

E-Cigarette Vapor May Be Less Toxic Than Tobacco Smoke

But researcher says the devices should still be regulated
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Farm Antibiotics May Be Linked to Food Allergies

Girl's severe reaction traced to streptomycin-treated blueberries

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Skin Cells Used to Create Heart Valve for Growing Kids

It's the first time an artificial cardiac valve has been made that grows over time, scientists say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Health Tip: Get the Right Nutrients While Nursing

Beef up your diet for baby's health
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

An Hour of Moderate Exercise a Day May Decrease Heart Failure Risk

Source: American Heart Association
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 5:41 pm

Complication Rates Low with Mastectomy, Breast Reconstruction

But there was slightly higher risk of complications with double mastectomy, researchers added

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm

No Clear Winner Among Popular Diets, Analysis Finds

Researchers saw little difference when it came to weight loss after one year

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study

Modest reduction not significantly better than diet drugs or other surgeries

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

More Global Help Needed to Fight Ebola Outbreak

Window of opportunity to stop its spread closing, CDC and WHO say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Daily Exercise May Halve Risk for Heart Failure, Study Says

Higher levels of activity reap greater benefits, researchers find

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

New Guidelines for Treating Form of Advanced Breast Cancer

Four-fifths of advanced cases are HER2-negative tumors, doctors' group says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Double Mastectomy Doesn't Improve Survival, Study Finds

But many more women in U.S. are choosing the radical procedure

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Melatonin Doesn't Curb Delirium After Surgery

Study finds hormone supplements have no effect on elderly patients' confusion

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

'Pot Addiction' May Be Real, Study Suggests

Many teen marijuana users exhibited withdrawal symptoms when they tried to quit, researchers say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

My Dog Has Cancer: What Do I Need to Know?

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 11:29 am

Low-Fat vs. Low-Carb Diets

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 9:51 am

Researchers Investigating New Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

Source: American Academy of Neurology
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 9:17 am

'Spare Tire' May Be Especially Bad for Your Blood Pressure

Weight gain around the middle was key to rising risk for hypertension, study found

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds

Research suggests that stimulant drugs don't affect adult height

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds

Increase was greater for men, yet only about half could be explained by excess weight

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

More Evidence Breast-Feeding Lowers Child's Risk of Infections, Allergies

Human milk contains important immunological protection for children, study authors say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Quality of U.S. Diet Improves, Slightly

But Americans still eat too few vegetables and too much salt, survey finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline?

Viewers of fast-paced films filled up on more snacks, study found

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

Drug Gives 'New Hope' Against Heart Failure, Expert Says

Experimental medication beat standard treatment at reducing hospitalizations, cardiovascular deaths

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

Preterm or Small Birth Tied to Long-Term Risks to Heart, Brain

But researchers say exercise, education may help overcome deficiencies
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health

Still, experts agree there's no one-size-fits-all diet

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am

Family Meals May Defuse Cyberbullying's Impact, Study Says

Support, communication appear to be buffers

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries

Study found program seemed to make low-cal fare an easy choice for a small group of overweight people

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

Outdoor Enthusiasts Need a Lightning Plan

Athletic trainers' group urges heightened awareness of deadly strikes

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Spaceflight Might Weaken Astronauts' Immune Systems

NASA studies suggest a heightened risk for illness or allergy for crew members

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm

Take Steps to Control Bunions

Ignoring these painful bumps will only make them worse, foot doctor says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans

All 18 rhesus monkeys infected with the virus survived after getting the experimental medication, researchers report
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Faced with Prostate Cancer, It Helps to Know the Enemy

Men with little knowledge of the disease have trouble deciding on treatment, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says

About 500 new infections reported across West Africa, including first case in Senegal

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Adults Take In 200 More Calories Per Day When They Eat Out

Source: American Cancer Society
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Aug 2014 | 11:04 am

Raising an Anxious Child

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Aug 2014 | 10:01 am

Single Animal to Human Transmission Event Responsible for 2014 Ebola Outbreak

Source: National Institutes of Health - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Aug 2014 | 9:04 am

Study Counters Critics of Plainer Cigarette Packaging

Tobacco industry claims change would harm small businesses, but Australian experience refutes that

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Encouraging Your Baby's Babbling May Speed Language Development

Researchers found that when parents responded, infants began to form more complex sounds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

'Doctor-Shopping' for Painkillers Common After Broken-Bone Surgery, Study Finds

1 in 5 patients sought narcotics from multiple physicians

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Scientists Find Differences in Brains of Those with Dyslexia

Scans showed less connectivity in regions linked to reading

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

European MRSA Originated in Sub-Saharan Africa, Study Finds

Trends in tourism, migration may have contributed to its spread, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Could Too Much Salt Harm MS Patients?

Researchers find a link but say it's too soon to recommend reducing sodium intake

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am

Health Tip: Teach Your Child to Read Food Labels

Have the child check each snack's nutrition
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am

Health Tip: Exercise While Watching Television

Get off the couch to change the channel
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am

U.S. Infant Vaccination Rates High

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 7:01 pm

Parents' Fights May Strain Bonds with Their Kids

On days that mom and dad argue, they treat their children differently, study finds
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm

Psoriasis Treatments Are Getting More Personalized

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 4:31 pm

Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds At 21

16-year-olds should get more than 8 hours of shuteye a night to help avoid obesity, research says
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC

But booster shots and second doses lag for 2-year-olds, report finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Donated Livers Not Harmed by Travel Distances, Study Finds

Broader organ sharing in U.S. will result in more air travel, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Gene Research Yields Insights into Ebola Virus

Strain tied to West Africa outbreak has mutated hundreds of times, and only spreads among humans

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Your Family's Germs May Move with You

Study found that bacteria followed people into their new home

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

NIH to Launch Human Safety Study of Ebola Vaccine Candidate

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 12:46 pm

Young Driver's Gender May Play Role in Timing, Type of Crash

When, where crash happened affected by whether male or female was behind the wheel, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Ebola Outbreak Could Infect 20,000 People, U.N. Says

World Health Organization unveils $489 million plan to combat the outbreak in West Africa

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Concussion Recovery

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 9:26 am

California Trees Harbor Fungus Deadly to People with HIV

A 13-year-old's science fair project helped the discovery along, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Concussion Recovery Can Reverse After Return to Activity, Study Shows

Expert and researcher say the findings highlight need for slow return to playing field

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Eye Pigment May Help Vision in Hazy Conditions

Yellow pigment boosts the ability to see far-off objects through haze, researchers report

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MERS Virus Doesn't Seem to Spread Easily, Study Finds

5 percent chance of getting it, while experts cite a 25 percent chance of catching flu

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm

Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says

Findings suggest doctors may repeat colonoscopies unnecessarily

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm

Scientists Plug into a Learning Brain

Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 4:32 pm

'Half a Glass' Rule May Curb Overdrinking

Pouring less wine each time lowers chances of intoxication, researchers suggest

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions, Study Says

But it's more painful, time consuming than common treatment, dermatologist notes

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Scientists Looking Across Human, Fly and Worm Genomes Find Shared Biology

Source: National Human Genome Research Institute - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 2:12 pm

Young Adults Who Had Depression Have 'Hyper-Connected' Brain Networks

Finding might help predict, prevent and treat the disorder, researchers say
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Overconfident Folks May Blind Others to Their Real Abilities

This self-deception can lead to risk taking, and problems for institutions that promote such people, study suggests
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Do Antidepressants in Pregnancy Raise Risks for Mental Woes in Kids?

New study discounts pills' link to autism, but suggests ties to ADHD

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Seniors, Study Finds

British researchers report it improved slumber, lowered daytime sleepiness

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Kids and Supervised Drinking

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 9:55 am

Scientists Spot Genetic Clues to Crohn's Disease

Finding suggests genes, environment both play a part in development of the bowel disorder

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Everest Study Finds High Altitude Affects Blood Pressure

Researchers also report blood-pressure drug works well at sea level but not at great heights

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Heart Studies Don't Reflect Real-World Patients, Study Finds

Participants are healthier, possibly skewing results

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Hormone Might Help Preemies' Brains

But one expert says more evidence on EPO is needed
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Affordable Care Act Supports Patient-Centered Medical Homes in Health Centers

Source: Department of Health and Human Services
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 2:32 pm

Lack of Protective Gear Leaves Medics at Risk in Ebola Outbreak

Researchers report shortages of gloves, masks existed in Liberia, Sierra Leone years before latest epidemic

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

'Sleep Drunkenness' Is Common and Linked to Other Behavior Issues

But condition remains poorly defined and little understood, researcher says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Deep Brain Stimulation Safe for Older Parkinson's Patients

Rates of complications did not rise with age, researchers report

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Study: Aspirin Might Work Instead of Warfarin for Deep Vein Clots

But heart experts say it's not a preferred or ideal choice

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Aspirin May Reduce the Risks of Reoccurring Blood Clots

Source: American Heart Association
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 11:53 am

Medical Marijuana

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 9:33 am

Even Normal-Weight Teens Can Have Dangerous Eating Disorders, Study Finds

Researchers saw a nearly 6-fold rise in patients who met all criteria of anorexia except being underweight
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

When It Comes to a Growing Child, the Brain Comes First

Needs of the developing human brain trump physical growth, research suggests

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Playing Video Game May Boost MS Patients' Balance

Research suggests regular use of Wii accessory might rewire the brain

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans with Heart Risks

Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Can a Dietary Supplement Treat a Concussion? No!

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 6:26 am

College Dorm Preparation

Source: American Red Cross
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 8:51 pm

Put "HPV Cancer Prevention" on Your Back-to-School Checklist

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 8:43 pm

Exercise May Protect Older Women from Irregular Heartbeat

Source: American Heart Association
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 4:07 pm

Hospital Admission Day Tied to Outcomes for Children with Leukemia

Those admitted on weekend after first diagnosis have more complications, study finds
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Heart Failure Patients Wind Up in ER Too Often

Finding illustrates need for better outpatient care, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Fewer Painkiller Deaths in States with Medical Marijuana

People with chronic pain may use pot instead of narcotics, researchers suggest
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years

CDC report also finds that teens who used the devices were more likely to say they would try smoking
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Bullying Starts Before School Years Begin, Study Finds

And obese boys more likely to be both bully and bullied than slimmer peers, researchers report

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Study Questions Value of Certain Knee Surgeries

For age-related meniscus tears, physical therapy and meds may work as well as arthroscopy

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Mental Decline a Risk Factor for Stroke, Study Suggests

Link may lie in impaired blood circulation to the brain, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

More Than a Quarter-Million Youth Who Had Never Smoked a Cigarette Used e-Cigarettes in 2013

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 11:43 am

Obesity and School Bullying

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 9:32 am

Today's Parents Less Able to Spot Obesity in Their Kids

Research suggests they aren't recognizing overweight in children as readily as they did in years past
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

E-Cigarettes Should Be Regulated Like Tobacco: American Heart Association

Group's policy statement also calls for ban on marketing, sales to young people
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Start School Later for Older Kids, Pediatricians Urge

Opening bell should be no earlier than 8:30, says Academy of Pediatrics

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Pediatricians Offer New Dental Recommendations

American Academy of Pediatrics urges fluoride use on first teeth to prevent decay

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Health Tip: Manage Stress to Keep Diabetes in Check

Get regular exercise
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am

Health Tip: Teaching Your Child about Food Allergies

Communicate the warning signs
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am

What Parents Need to Know about Sports Participation

Carefully assess the school's athletic program, expert advises

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Mumps: Be Sure Your Child Is Fully Immunized

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Aug 2014 | 8:23 am

Getting Back to School Sleep Schedules

Expert offers advice on how to help kids adjust to earlier bedtimes

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Read Food Labels to Combat Childhood Obesity

Dietitian shares shopping guidelines

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm

With Kids in School, Parents Can Work Out

Include exercise in your weekly calendar of commitments, fitness expert says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Food Allergies More Common Among Inner City Kids, Study Finds

10 percent of children tracked had allergy to peanuts, eggs or milk

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Simple Steps Make Shots Less Scary for Kids, Nurse Says

Parents can help their children handle the sting of getting vaccinated

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Many Americans Harbor Unfounded Fears about Ebola Outbreak: Survey

Misconceptions surround how the virus is transmitted, likelihood of disease spreading in United States

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Emergency Department Visits Linked to Zolpidem Overmedication Nearly Doubled

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Aug 2014 | 11:50 am

Natural Light and Your Health

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Aug 2014 | 9:41 am

Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study Finds

Experts worry about addiction, drug misuse

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Low-Nicotine Cigarettes May Not Lead to More Smoking

Concerns about inhaling more toxic chemicals weren't borne out in study

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Counseling Does Little to Deter Youth Drinking, Review Finds

Technique commonly used for problem drinkers only lowered consumption slightly, didn't change behaviors

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Understanding Suicide and Parkinson's Disease

Source: Parkinson's Disease Foundation
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Aug 2014 | 7:55 am

Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression

But combination isn't better than drugs alone for those with mild or chronic mood disorder, study says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Getting Healthier a Big Money-Saver for People with Diabetes

Sticking with a fitness and nutrition plan can save more than $500 a year in health-care costs, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Failing Vision Tied to Shorter Lifespans for Seniors

Link could be due to faltering ability to carry out daily tasks, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Low Birth Weights May Put Black Women at Risk for Diabetes

Study found association regardless of their current weight

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Air in U.S. Cities Getting Cleaner, EPA Says

Levels of many toxins, pollutants have been lowered since 1990, according to the agency

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Two Polio Vaccines May Give Greater Protection Against Crippling Disease

Study found combining them boosted immune system even more than one

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Racial Disparities in Breast-Feeding May Start with Hospitals, Study Suggests

Maternity care practices differ in neighborhoods with more black residents than average, CDC research finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Monthly Blood Transfusions Reduce Sickle Cell Anemia-Related Brain Injury in Children

Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Sickle Cell Anemia

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Aug 2014 | 12:29 pm

Blacks May Face Higher Risk of Diabetes-Linked Vision Loss

Diabetic macular edema seems to strike some types of patients more frequently

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds

Warnings about sun exposure and skin cancer aren't getting through, experts say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Kids with Autism Have Extra Brain Connections, Study Says

Too many of these 'synapses' could be a problem, but medicines might someday help prune them away

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Exercise and Your Heart

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Aug 2014 | 9:16 am

Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna

Guideline is prompted by concerns about mercury exposure

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Both U.S. Health-Care Workers Infected with Ebola Released from Hospital

Though still weak, they're expected to continue to recover and pose no risk to the public, doctors say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Study: Men, Lesbians More Likely to Have Orgasms

Number of factors may make it tougher for straight women to do the same, experts say
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Red Cross Offers Safety Tips for When the Kids Are Home Alone

Source: American Red Cross
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Aug 2014 | 6:15 am

Blood Transfusions May Cut Risk of 'Silent' Stroke in Kids with Sickle Cell

Study found children who got monthly infusions were less likely to suffer another attack

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm

Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids

Cause seems related to inflammation of the arteries, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women

Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction

Most were satisfied with their decision, researchers noted

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

High-Risk Melanomas Often on Head or Neck, Study Finds

Rate of cell growth may be a key to diagnosis and treatment, an expert says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Seniors' Sleep Woes May Be Linked to Loss of Brain Cells

Decline of these neurons occurs with aging, Alzheimer's, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Seals, Sea Lions Helped Global Spread of TB, Study Finds

Research on origins of tuberculosis may shed light on how other viruses are transmitted between species

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Tight Blood Pressure Control Doesn't Raise Risk of Falls, Study Says

Findings counter common beliefs about intensive treatment

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Test Reliably Detects Inherited Immune Deficiency in Newborns

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Immune System and Disorders, Newborn Screening

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Aug 2014 | 12:35 pm

White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment

Finding points up need for better access to reproductive health care for all women, researcher says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Pesticide Exposure Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

Source: Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Aug 2014 | 10:20 am

Helping Out at Home

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Aug 2014 | 9:37 am

Teen Birth Rate Has Dropped Dramatically in Last Two Decades: CDC

4 million fewer births attributed to less sex, more contraception, but U.S. rate still higher than comparable nations

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Want to Stay Slim? Leave the Car at Home

Driving to work, rather than walking, cycling or public transit, tied to extra pounds in study

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some

People with underlying heart rhythm disorders may want to avoid clarithromycin, study suggests

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am

Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report

Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wrong path

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Aug 2014 | 7:00 pm

All Pregnant Women Need Flu Shot: Ob/Gyn Group

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says vaccination helps mother and baby

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm

'Bubble Boy' Disease May Be More Common Than Thought

Screening infants for SCID saves lives, researchers report

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit

New study finds that follow-up monitoring and care is crucial

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Many with Schizophrenia Say They're Happy

Finding is valuable, researchers say, because coping mechanisms can be taught to others

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

2 Vaccines Help Cut Bacteria That Cause Meningitis, Study Finds

Shot could reduce risk that people who carry germs will spread them to others, research suggests

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Immunization, Meningitis

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly

'Off-label' use to treat dementia-related behavior may carry significant risks, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Kidney Diseases, Psychotic Disorders, Seniors' Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds

Increased odds for asthma seen into teen years

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma in Children, Pregnancy and Substance Abuse, Secondhand Smoke

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

When Parents Need Care, Daughters Carry the Burden

Brothers often pass on responsibilities to sisters, research contends

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower

Study found fitter kids had different white matter, which helps brain regions communicate with each other

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Development, Exercise for Children

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Education Linked to Activity Levels During the Week

College grads exercise more on Saturday, Sunday, while high school dropouts more active on weekdays, study finds

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

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Good Neighbors Are Good for Your Heart, Study Says

People who felt like they were a part of their community had lower risk of heart attack

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack, Seniors' Health, Stroke

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am

Health Tip: Have Jaw Pain?

Here are possible causes
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Jaw Injuries and Disorders

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am

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