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Cocoa Flavanols and Memory

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antioxidants, Memory, Seniors' Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Oct 2014 | 9:31 am

FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis

Trumenba guards against type of bacteria that is one of leading causes of life-threatening disease

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

High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Help with Tough-To-Treat Epilepsy

Regimens seem to cut down on seizures but are hard to stick to long-term, study shows

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

Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus

Universities should ban them because of skin cancer risk, researchers say

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

Scientists Create Tiny Stomachs from Stem Cells

Feat may help researchers learn more about causes of stomach diseases

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

Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing: WHO

But health agency says epidemic in West Africa is far from under control

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

Hormone Therapy May Up Heart-Related Deaths in Some Prostate Cancer Patients

But the overall risk is small, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases, Prostate Cancer

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

Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments

Disorder has a 'very large number of potential causes,' researcher says

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

Can Lots of Sex Protect the Prostate?

Men who sleep with plenty of women less likely to develop cancer in the gland, study suggests
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Prostate Cancer, Sexual Health

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

Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Trouble

Study finds they're more likely than men to delay seeking medical help

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

Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle

Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get exercise, limit salt and don't smoke, experts say

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

NIH-led Study Explores Prevention of Heart Disease in HIV-infected People

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Oct 2014 | 10:30 am

Home Blood Pressure Monitors

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Oct 2014 | 9:29 am

Is Milk Your Friend or Foe?

Instead of reduction in fractures, study suggests higher risk of heart disease, cancer

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Disease in Women, Osteoporosis

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

Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development

Link between phthalates and possible defect needs more study, researcher says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Environmental Health, Fetal Health and Development, Reproductive Hazards

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

Universal Helmet Laws May Help Save Young Motorcyclists

Study finds more serious head injuries in states with age restrictions only or none at all

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Motor Vehicle Safety, Traumatic Brain Injury

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

FDA Cautions Against 'Undeclared' Food Allergens

Labels omitting certain ingredients are leading cause of FDA recalls

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

Sleep Woes Common Among Troubled Young Children, Study Says

Researchers link psychiatric issues to 'behavioral insomnias of childhood'

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm

Less Competition Among Docs = Higher Medical Costs, Study Says

Average prices may be 5 percent more in some areas

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm

More Clues to Spotting Autism in Siblings of Those with Disorder

20 percent of younger brothers, sisters also diagnosed by age 3, researchers report

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

After Breast Cancer, Depression Risk Lingers

Study finds survivors more likely to need hospital care, antidepressants to cope than cancer-free women

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

Vitamin D May Not Prevent Return of Women's Infection After All

Repeat episodes of vaginosis no less likely with supplements, says study

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

Home Blood Pressure Monitors May Occasionally Miss the Mark

Study finds inaccurate readings in small percentage of patients

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

Is Violent Crime in Some People's Genes?

New study shows certain DNA may raise odds for aggressive behavior

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

Women Less Likely to Get Kidney Dialysis Than Men, Study Finds

And the disparity doesn't seem to be related to biological differences, researchers say

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

Second Dallas Nurse with Ebola Released from Hospital

Head of World Bank urges thousands of medical professionals to travel to West Africa to fight outbreak

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

Breast Cancer and Depression

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Oct 2014 | 9:23 am

Metformin Beats Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs for First Treatment

Researchers find this commonly used medication controls blood sugar for many
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Medicines, Diabetes Type 2

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

'Social Host' Laws May Help Curb Underage Drinking, Study Says

Controversial statutes hold parents responsible for teen alcohol consumption

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

Health Tip: Seniors Shouldn't See Exercise as a Chore

Fun ways to get active
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

Health Tip: Cooking Can Be Challenging with Arthritis

Meal planning can help ease the strain
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

CDC Clarifies Treatment Policies for Ebola Workers

Move is designed to have uniform procedures across the U.S., but states aren't obligated to follow them

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 7:00 pm

Even Depression May Not Dim Thoughts of Bright Future

But study found optimism could be a double-edged sword among those with the disorder

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

Brain Injuries in Older Age Could Boost Dementia Risk, Study Finds

Active seniors should take measures to protect their head, expert says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Seniors' Health, Traumatic Brain Injury

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

Prescription Painkillers Fueling Overdose Cases in ERs, Study Finds

More than two-thirds involve these medications, researchers report
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Emergency Medical Services, Prescription Drug Abuse

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

Placebo Treatment May Quiet Kids' Cough

Parents report a spoonful of agave nectar or flavored water reduced symptoms

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

Virus Present At Birth Causes More Than 10 Percent of Hearing-Loss Cases in Kids

But most babies don't show symptoms, study says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cytomegalovirus Infections, Hearing Problems in Children, Uncommon Infant and Newborn Problems

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

Colleges Could Do More for Students with Chronic Ills, Study Finds

Only half of campus clinics felt they could handle diabetes care, and many don't identify students with needs

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: College Health, Coping with Chronic Illness, Health Facilities

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

Obese Children with Leukemia Fared Worse in Study

Excess weight linked to doubled risk of leftover cancer cells after chemotherapy

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Cancer Chemotherapy, Obesity in Children

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

'Prehabilitation' Before Colon Cancer Surgery May Aid Recovery

Study finds pre-op exercise, diet and relaxation program helps after procedure

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

For a Child's Fracture, Use Ibuprofen, Not Morphine

Fewer side effects reported with the over-the-counter pain reliever
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Fractures, Over-the-Counter Medicines

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

Type 1 Diabetes Increasing Among White American Kids

Children 5 to 9 years old hardest hit, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 1, Diabetes in Children and Teens, Health Disparities

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

Colleges and Student Healthcare

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 10:03 am

More Kids Harmed by Drinking in Pregnancy Than Expected, Study Reports

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders may affect about 5 percent of U.S. children

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, Pregnancy and Substance Abuse

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

Special Cocoa Drink May Improve Age-Related Memory Loss

Findings don't apply to regular chocolate or hot cocoa, however

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

Health Tip: Use Sidewalks When Trick-Or-Treating

Halloween safety suggestions
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating

Make sure costumes are visible, discard homemade goodies, expert advises

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

Dark Days Here for Folks with Seasonal Depression

Expert offers tips to compensate for reduced light exposure
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Related MedlinePlus Page: Seasonal Affective Disorder

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm

Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines May Miss Younger Women at Risk

Current assessment methods were poor at predicting risk for those 50-54 in study

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Screening, Osteoporosis, Women's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Knowing Genetic Risk for Cancer May Not Change Behavior

Study found those who knew they had greater chance of getting colon cancer no more likely to be screened

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colorectal Cancer, Genetic Testing, Health Screening

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Sleep Duration Linked to Ulcerative Colitis Risk in Study

Getting too much, too little may raise chances of inflammatory bowel condition

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sleep Disorders, Ulcerative Colitis

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

Brief Interruption of Blood Supply to Limb Might Aid Heart Surgery

Technique can trigger body's defense system to protect the heart, experts say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

New Treatment Approved for Rare Form of Hemophilia

The bleeding disorder affects both males and females
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 12:04 pm

Nurse Nina Pham Heading Home After Beating Ebola

She expressed thanks to those who helped treat her, and then met with President Obama at the White House

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm

Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation

Study bolsters the dual-allergen-exposure theory, expert says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Food Allergy, Genes and Gene Therapy, Skin Conditions

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm

Driving and Talking

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 9:24 am

Teens Who Dine with Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults

Study found eating meals together once or twice a week was tied to lower risk of becoming overweight

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obesity in Children, Parenting, Teen Health

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

Multiple Drug Use Raises Infection Risk for 'Swinging' Couples

Researchers cite need for safe sex practices
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drug Abuse, Sexual Health, Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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

New York City Ebola Patient in Stable Condition

Three contacts of Dr. Craig Spencer are in isolation; NYC mayor is urging calm

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

Experts Predict 'Catastrophic' Ebola Epidemic in West Africa If Aid Delayed

Yale team foresees 90,000 deaths in one Liberian county alone by Dec. 15

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

Study Finds Kidney Stones Linked to Weakened Bones

People with the obstructions were at higher odds for breaks and fractures, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm

Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later

Girls' risk of being overweight may be more than tripled, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Disease Severity in One Eye May Predict Progression in the Other

Study focuses on macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in older Americans

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Airborne Transmission of Ebola Highly Unlikely, Experts Say

No threat foreseen from public sniffles, coughs

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

Gene Scan Helps Diagnose Mystery Disorders in Children

Using DNA from parents and child, test hones in on disease-causing mutations

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Babies Delivered by C-Section, Study Finds

But cesarean rates vary widely across the country

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm

'Exposure Therapy' May Relieve Prolonged Grief Disorder

Reliving the death of a loved one can help survivors, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm

BPA Exposure and Cash Register Receipts

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Oct 2014 | 9:43 am

Doctors Often Unaware Their Patients Have Catheters

Small tubes reduce needle sticks, but can increase infection risk if left too long

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

Teen Conflicts Spill Over to Other Areas of Their Lives

Home troubles affect school life, school issues affect home, researchers report

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

All People Returning from Ebola-Stricken Countries to Be Tracked

Travelers will have to take own temperatures, report to local health departments for 21-day incubation period

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risk of Severe Headaches, Scientists Report

But experts find the study too small, problem too rare to be of concern

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

Seniors Should Remove Dentures At Bedtime

Study says sleeping with false teeth may raise risk of pneumonia

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

U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care

Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however

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

Americans Show Distrust of Medical Profession in Survey

But many were happy with their own doctors, researchers report

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

Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats

Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Taking a 'Selfie' May Help with Dermatology Care, Study Shows

Emailing pics of eczema lesions to physicians worked nearly as well as in-person visits, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Fertility Treatments Aren't Significantly Linked to Birth Defects

Expectant parents can be reassured by findings, researchers say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Many Americans in Debt, Bankruptcy Paying for Cancer Care

Others cut back on food, medicines trying to cover costs, studies found

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

Hospital Study Offers Solutions to 'Alarm Fatigue'

2.5 million beeps, bleeps sounded in one month at one U.S. medical center

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

Controversial Chemical May Leach into Skin from Cash Receipts

Skin care products may also boost absorption of BPA, study finds

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

Sleep Apnea Gear Doesn't Squelch Sex Life, Study Says

Patients who get treatment are as satisfied with lovemaking as those who don't

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

NIH Begins Early Human Clinical Trial of VSV Ebola Vaccine

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Oct 2014 | 12:17 pm

Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women

Researcher believes issue has been 'largely unnoticed'

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

Discussing Ebola: Children Feel Safe, Calm When Adults Do, Too

Be prepared with appropriate answers for the inevitable questions, experts say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm

Mutations Linked to Blood Cancers Rise with Age, Study Shows

Still, these diseases occur in less than 0.1 percent of elderly Americans, researchers say

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

Recalled Supplements Linger on U.S. Store Shelves, Study Finds

Researchers say many products with banned substances for sale six months later

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

Where Ebola Battles Are Won

Four special U.S. medical centers are first-line treatment choices, but many local hospitals up to the challenge, experts say

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

Y Chromosome Loss May Predict Earlier Death for Men

Risk of cancer appears to rise with depletion, study finds

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

Binge Drinking and High Blood Pressure

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Oct 2014 | 8:53 am

Cancer Risk and Screening Rates

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Oct 2014 | 8:25 am

Health Tip: Breast-Feeding with Diabetes

Potential benefits for both mom and baby
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

Use Chia Seeds with Caution, Researcher Warns

Never eat them dry, especially if you have swallowing problems, expert says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm

Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men

Study didn't find same effect in young women or teens of either sex

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

Ebola Vaccines May Be Deployed in West Africa by January, Officials Say

American, Canadian vaccines both in safety trials that should be complete by December

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

Black Women Fare Worse with Fertility Treatments, Study Says

Success rates for in vitro fertilization were half those of white women

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

Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds

But experts say genes aren't destiny

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

Research Shows No Link Between Vaccinations, Risk for Multiple Sclerosis

Large study finds no association, although certain shots might speed onset of existing illness

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

Ebola Anxiety: a Bigger Threat Now Than the Virus Itself

Mental health experts offer antidotes to what they see as unnecessary worry on some Americans' part

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

Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant

Reduced lung function seen in children at age 4, study says

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

Living with a Smoker Like Living in a Polluted City

Air-particle levels in smoking households almost 10 times higher than nonsmoking homes

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

Gene May Help Shield Hispanic Women from Breast Cancer, Study Says

Genetic variation also linked to less dense tissue

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

CDC Tightens Rules on Caring for Ebola Patients

Full body suits, respirators now recommended, along with monitor to observe workers removing gear

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

Health Tip: Dish Up Healthier Halloween Goodies

Non-candy alternatives
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

Passengers from Ebola-Affected Countries Must Land at Designated U.S. Airports

Staff at 5 airports will identify and screen these travelers for Ebola infection before entry

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

Herceptin Boosts Survival for Breast Cancer, Study Reports

Taking drug in addition to chemotherapy also reduces risk of cancer recurrence

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

Parkinson's Drugs May Spur Compulsive Behaviors

Study estimated a 10 percent increased risk of impulsive gambling, shopping and hypersexuality

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

Regular Doctor Visits Help Control Blood Pressure, Study Says

Having health insurance also associated with better readings

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

Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along with Meds at Pharmacies

To end this paradoxical practice, certain drug stores no longer sell tobacco products

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

Goodbye to Reading Glasses?

Implantable eye device shows promise in preliminary trial, researchers say

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

Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children

Study finds that liquid drugs are the most commonly misused at home

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

Sex, Violence and Movie Viewing

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As U.S. Economy Worsened, Vasectomy Rates Rose, Study Finds

National data shows a 28 percent rise in men opting for the procedure

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Man Treated for Ebola in Atlanta Now 'Free' of the Virus

Unidentified patient arrived at Emory University Hospital Sept. 9, was discharged Sunday, officials say

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Circumcision Past Newborn Stage Poses Risk for Boys, Study Finds

Delaying procedure also linked with higher costs, experts say

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Health Tip: Trouble Sleeping During Pregnancy

Reasons include having to go more often
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

Scientists Grow, Implant Human Intestinal Tissue in Mice

Research may provide model to study digestive diseases, future treatments

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods

Study finds easy access to nutritious fare important for successful weight loss

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am

Two-Pronged Program Looks Best for Helping Smokers Quit

Behavioral counseling plus medication beats other strategies, study finds

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

Dads Face Guilt about Workouts, Just Like Moms Do

Both parents tend to view exercise as a selfish behavior that takes up family time, researcher says

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

U.S. Kids Use ADHD Meds More During School Year

Researchers suggest this may be to boost academic achievement

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

Upbeat Walking Style Might Lift Your Mood

Negativity less likely in people with a positive gait, study says

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

Vitamin D Might Help Kids with Eczema

Researchers saw some improvement in winter-related symptoms

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

Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds

People who ate out a lot also had worse cholesterol levels than those who dined at home

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

Halloween Safety

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Older Antibiotic Still Works Against Staph Infections, Study Finds

Vancomycin safe and effective, doctors should not turn to newer antibiotics, researchers say

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

Tonsillectomy Complications May Be More Likely in Poor, Minority Kids

Access to care might play a role, researcher says

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

Peak Pain Level Main Factor in Negative Childbirth Memories

Length of labor didn't seem to influence recollections of pain, researchers found

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

Family Acceptance Key to Curbing Teen Suicides, Study Shows

Validation by peers also decreased likelihood of self-harm

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

Detergent Pods Pose Risk to Kids' Eyes, Researchers Warn

Young children may be attracted to the brightly colored chemicals, study suggests

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

Most Kindergartners Are Getting Their Shots: CDC

Still, small percentage of parents refuse vaccinations for their kids, experts note

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

'To Burn Off Calories in This Soda, Walk 5 Miles'

Teens drank fewer sugary drinks when energy content info was converted to exercise, study found

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

More Evidence That Exercise May Help Fight Depression

But low mood can be a barrier to physical activity, study finds

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

Esbriet, Ofev Approved to Treat Deadly Lung Disease

Drugs help slow decline of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
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Gut Microbes Tied to Jet Lag, Shift-Work Weight Gain

Body's helpful bacteria may have internal clocks, too, researchers suggest

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

Teens Still Sending Naked Pictures via Cellphone

New study suggests one in five 'sexts,' despite potential consequences
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm

If You Do Gain Weight, Polyunsaturated Fats May Prevent Some Damage

Sunflower oil linked to better cholesterol readings, study finds

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Weight Gain and Saturated Fats

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Oct 2014 | 9:32 am

Obesity and Depression Often Twin Ills, Study Finds

Nature of connection isn't clear, but both conditions can be treated, experts say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am

ER Visits Linked to Synthetic Pot More Than Double, Report Finds

Misperception that it is safe makes it especially dangerous, experts say

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

Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival

Proper diet, exercise, weight control among factors that may help, experts say

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

Is 'Slow and Steady' Weight Loss Really the Best Approach?

Study suggests some overweight people might get better results from more aggressive dieting

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

Immune Therapy Induces Remission for Many with A Tough-To-Treat Blood Cancer

But, some advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients relapsed, study finds

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

Limiting Malpractice Claims May Not Curb Costly Medical Tests

ER charges haven't declined in 3 states with legislative reforms, study says
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm

Psoriasis Tied to Raised Risk of Uncontrolled Blood Pressure

Researchers suspect inflammation is the common denominator

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

Just Try Getting an Appointment with A Psychiatrist

Of 360 U.S. doctors called in study, only one-quarter agreed to see 'patient'

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

Heroism Seems to Be a Spontaneous Act

Study looked at more than 50 civilians who saved strangers, found they rescued without deliberation

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Teen Girls May Face Greater Risk of Depression

Relationship-related stress contributes to higher rates, researchers say

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

Family Support Tied to Safer Sex for Young Gay Males

Closeness, open discussions with parents may help prevent risky sexual behavior, findings suggest
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm

Study Casts Doubt on Plans to Scale Up Preterm Birth Treatment in Low Resource Settings

From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Oct 2014 | 9:43 am

Medicare Subsidy Helps Breast Cancer Patients Afford Treatment

'Extra Help' program leads to more women on hormone therapy, study reports

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

For Ebola, No New Drugs Riding to The Rescue -- for Now

Intensive supportive care and blood transfusions are best bets, infectious-disease experts say

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

Second Health Care Worker in Dallas Tests Positive for Ebola

Nurse reported a fever Tuesday and was isolated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital

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

Parenthood May Push Cancer Patients to Seek More Treatment

They may choose aggressive therapy in attempt to have more time with children, study finds

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Mediterranean Diet and Metabolic Syndrome

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Oct 2014 | 8:52 am

Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy Shows Long-Term Effectiveness, Safety

In small study, half of 18 people with a vision-robbing condition got some of their sight back

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

Health Tip: Installing a Child's Car Seat

Follow the product's instructions carefully
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

Nearly 1 in 20 Cancer Patients Die Within Month of Surgery

Lack of access to quality care a major factor in these deaths, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm

More Kids Using ERs for Medical Care

Uninsured and privately insured children show biggest increases in California study

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Risks from Epidural, Spinal Anesthesia Very Low, Study Says

Less than 1 percent of patients experienced dreaded headache

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Allergy to Some Metal Implants Linked to Rare Skin Cancer, Study Says

Researchers say testing patients for adverse reaction may be needed
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

Repetitive Pitching May Cause Teens Serious Shoulder Problems

Playing ball year-round is ill-advised, experts say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

Race Doesn't Affect Obesity's Toll on Health

Obese blacks were no more or less likely to die early than were obese whites, research shows
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm

Another Study Links Mediterranean Diet to Better Heart Health

Healthy eating may not always prevent metabolic syndrome, but may reverse it

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm

Post-Op Pain Management Improves in Past Decade, Survey Shows

Far fewer patients report serious pain two weeks after surgery

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm

Sulforaphane and Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Oct 2014 | 9:44 am

Sudden Infant Death and Sofa Sleeping

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Oct 2014 | 9:27 am

Obesity May Speed Aging of the Liver

Heavier people might be more prone to liver cancer, insulin problems, researchers say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Broccoli Compound Shows Promise for Autism Symptoms in Small Study

Researchers caution that not everyone improved, and findings are preliminary
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Health Officials Reviewing Ebola Treatment Procedures at Dallas Hospital

CDC will be 'doubling down' on education and training for all U.S. hospitals

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Sudden Cardiac Death a Risk for Women Living Near Major Roads

May be as big a factor as smoking, obesity and poor eating habits, research suggests

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Smoking-Related Illnesses in U.S. Total 14 Million

Many Americans suffer from multiple conditions related to cigarettes

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Drug-Coated Balloon Catheter Approved

Designed to clear clogged arteries in thigh and knee
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Oct 2014 | 12:04 pm

Stress Affects Women, Men with Heart Disease Differently

Finding suggests doctors need to treat patients based on gender risks, researcher says
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm

Calm, Positive Family Meals May Help Keep Kids Slim

Having both parents present, eating in kitchen also linked to healthier weights, researchers report

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

Sleeping on Sofa Can Be Deadly for Babies

Researchers uncover higher risk for SIDS, suffocation
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am

Anesthesia Complications Drop by Half, Study Finds

Rate of serious problems was highest in patients over 50
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

Scientists Inch Closer to Alzheimer's Origins

Specially designed cell culture supports notion that toxic 'plaques and tangles' in brain may drive disease

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

Texas Hospital Worker Tests Positive for Ebola

CDC cites possible lapse in infection-control procedures; woman cared for Ebola patient who died last week

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Hearing Their Own Babble Helps Babies Learn to Speak

Researchers found infants with hearing loss quickly caught up to peers after cochlear implants

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm

Study Finds Many Newborns Have Risky First Ride Home from Hospital

More than 90 percent of parents don't install, position the car seat correctly, researchers say

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

Even Decaf Coffee May Help the Liver

New study echoes prior findings and suggests caffeine isn't the key ingredient in the effect

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

Common Childhood Vaccine Cuts 'Superbug' Infection: Study

Cases of antibiotic-resistant pneumonia, meningitis fell after pneumococcal shot introduced in 2010

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

Those Little Gas Spills When You Fill Up May Harm the Environment

Splashes add up to nearly 400 gallons a decade at typical service station, study says

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

New Menu Options

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Oct 2014 | 9:18 am

High Cholesterol Tied to Prostate Cancer's Return in Study

But expert doesn't recommend taking statins to prevent recurrence

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

Healthy Habits Might Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk

Men in particular would benefit from 5 lifestyle practices, researchers say

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

Medicines Are Biggest Culprit in Fatal Allergic Reactions

Antibiotics, contrast material for scans lead the list of triggers
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

Study Finds Hospital Patients Don't Wash Their Hands Enough

More education needed about importance of infection control, researcher says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm

Less Than Half of HIV-Positive U.S. Hispanics Are Getting Proper Care

CDC report also finds just 37 percent have the virus under control
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

Stem Cell Success Raises Hopes of Type 1 Diabetes Cure

In laboratory, researchers have developed insulin-producing beta cells

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

Contact Sports Boost Spread of 'Superbug' Germs, Study Says

College athletes advised to practice good hygiene, and to stop sharing towels, razors

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

Potential Clue to Ebola Treatments Uncovered, Researchers Say

Unusual protein identified in quest for drug remedies

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Lifestyle Factors and Stroke Risk

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Oct 2014 | 9:05 am

Rely on Mom-to-Be When Epidural Is Needed

Early use likely won't lead to delivery complications, review of previous studies finds

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

Fried Foods Linked to Raised Risk of Diabetes in Pregnancy

Seven or more weekly portions of greasy fare may double odds, researchers say

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

Five Major U.S. Airports to Screen Travelers from West Africa for Ebola

Move should handle 94 percent of those arriving from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, U.S. officials say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Oct 2014 | 7:00 pm

Gene Therapy Shows Potential for 'Bubble Boy' Disease

Newer treatment seems to have less risk of certain cancer, researchers say

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

Increased Health Risks Linked to First-Episode Psychosis

From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Oct 2014 | 4:35 pm

Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk

Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

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

Technology Helps 'Locked-In' Stroke Patient Communicate

Brain-computer interface allows paralyzed man to express words, researcher says
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

Infection Rates in Nursing Homes on the Rise

Researchers note problem will only worsen as baby boomers grow old

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

New Prosthetic Hands Restore Sense of Touch to Amputees

Advances herald new opportunities for patients in everyday life, experts say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

Laxative Type Might Influence Colon Cancer Risk

Fiber-based formulations seem to lower chances for the disease, non-fiber products seem to raise them

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

Chain Restaurants Cutting Calories

Many offering new selections that have roughly 12 percent fewer calories, researchers report

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

U.S. Life Expectancy Hits Record High of Nearly 79 Years

Lifestyle changes cited as reason for gains, researchers say

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Warm Water Warning

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Dallas Ebola Patient on Ventilator, Getting Dialysis

Health officials report no other infections in the city

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Oct 2014 | 7:00 pm

Candidate H7N9 Avian Flu Vaccine Works Better with Adjuvant

From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Oct 2014 | 5:11 pm

HHS Releases 13th Report on Carcinogens

From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Oct 2014 | 5:08 pm

Using Social Media to Manage Your Moods?

Study finds that misery loves company, and vice verse

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Scientists Aim to Improve Vaccines Against 'Bird Flu'

Two studies show promising results

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Despite Proper Cleaning, Endoscopes May Pass on E. Coli

Study found different sterilization technique could prevent this complication

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds

Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Hospitals' High Antibiotic Use May Boost Germs' Resistance

Improving diagnostics could help curb problem, experts say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Certain Meds, Driving Can Be Deadly Mix: FDA

Even nonprescription drugs might bring on drowsiness, agency warns

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

As Culture Changed, So Did Melanoma Risk, Study Finds

New fashions led to more revealing clothing -- and tans

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

Health Risks After Stroke May Linger for at Least 5 Years

Canadian study suggests patients may need to be more closely monitored over the long term

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm

Screen Everyone Over 45 for Diabetes: U.S. Task Force

Members of independent panel of health experts say science now supports more aggressive testing

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm

Coffee and Your DNA

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Oct 2014 | 10:07 am

Teens with Cerebral Palsy Report High Quality of Life in Survey

But peer support was often lacking, and pain and severe motor impairment affected happiness

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

Some People Are Born Java Junkies, Study Suggests

Research identifies genes linked to the body's response to caffeine in coffee

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

MRI May Spot Early Signs of Mental Decline, Study Finds

But scientists stress this doesn't mean seniors should rush to get the scans, more study needed

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

Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Toll on Mental Health

Breast cancer particularly troubling, researchers report

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Fetal Exposure to Plastics Chemical Tied to Breathing Ills in Kids

Expert recommends pregnant women avoid canned foods, plastics containing BPA

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Marriage Break-Up Rates Similar for Gay, Straight Couples: Study

Research tracked U.S. national data on marriage and 'marriage-like' unions from 2009-12
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Addiction Treatment Key to Curbing Violence in Mentally Ill

Tackling drug use at the outset curbs odds of aggression, study says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

The Heavier Your Fellow Diners, the More You May Eat

When companion was overweight, people ate more food, less healthy food, researchers found

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

Heart Bypass Patients May Not Need Tight Blood Sugar Control

Survival rates similar for those with looser glucose limits, trial finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm

Officials Report First Confirmed Child Death Due to Enterovirus D68

Virus, which can cause paralysis, has spread to 43 states, CDC says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm

Teens, Sex and Sexting

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Oct 2014 | 10:11 am

Teen 'Sexting' Often Precedes Actual Sex

Researcher says don't throw out the phone, do discuss safe behavior
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am

Steep Drops in Weight May Raise Risks After Body-Contour Surgeries

Losing over 100 pounds prior to body-shaping procedure linked to higher complication rate in study

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm

No New Ebola Infections in Dallas

Nine people remain under close scrutiny, including patient's family and some health care workers

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

Drinking Water Contaminant Linked to Pregnancy Complications in Study

Women who were exposed had higher rates of stillbirth, placenta problems, researchers say

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

Gout May Be Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk

Women with this form of arthritis are more susceptible, researchers say

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

No Testosterone Therapy for Healthy Women, New Guidelines State

Benefits unclear, harms unknown, researchers report

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

Heroin Overdose Deaths Increased in Many States Through 2012

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Oct 2014 | 1:13 pm

Standard Treatment for Underactive Thyroid Gland Still Best: Experts

The drug levothyroxine remains first choice, guidelines say

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

Drug Addiction Seen as 'Moral Failing,' Survey Finds

Public sentiment more accepting of mental illness, researchers say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm

Docs Offer Advice for Combating Respiratory Virus That's Striking Kids

Proper hygiene, including frequent hand washing, is important -- especially for children with asthma

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

Alcohol and Sperm Quality

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Oct 2014 | 9:22 am

Study Compares Insulin Regimens for Type 1 Diabetes

Long-acting versions may beat intermediate-acting forms of the medicine for safety, effectiveness

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

The Obese Are Frequent Targets for Cyberbullies

'Fat' jokes, other negative messages common on social media sites, and women are often singled out, study finds
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am

2nd Baby 'Cured' of HIV Suffers Relapse

Doctors report levels of AIDS-causing virus rose just two weeks after drug treatment was stopped

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

Bro Alert: Too Much Booze May Harm Your Sperm

And the risk of sexually transmitted infection climbs with more drinking, research suggests

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am

Aerobic Exercise May Boost Quality of Life for Dialysis Patients

Regular activity linked to reduced risk of earlier death, improved mood, study suggests

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

Study Shows Benefits of Building Baby's Language Skills Early

Helping infants learn to focus on sounds appears to speed up speech-related brain development

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

Mini-Strokes May Lead to PTSD, Study Finds

Fear, depression and anxiety might follow a transient ischemic attack, researchers say

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

About 100 People Being Monitored for Ebola in Texas

Family members of Liberian national who's undergoing treatment at Dallas hospital have been confined to their home in the city

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

Cancer Treatments in Pregnancy Safe for Offspring, Small Studies Find

Chemo, radiation given after first trimester did not raise health risks for children

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

HIV May Have Emerged in Congo in 1920s

Railways, prostitution could have helped spread the AIDS-causing virus decades ago, researchers say

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

Almost $500 Million Could Be Saved Annually by Making Subsidized Housing Smoke-Free

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Oct 2014 | 12:21 pm

Study Compares Tissue-Based or Mechanical Replacement Heart Valves

Devices had similar results for patient stroke or death, but tissue version was linked to less bleeding

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

Personality and Alzheimer's Risk

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Oct 2014 | 9:26 am

42 States Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids

Health officials also investigating whether it's linked to several deaths, cases of muscle weakness, paralysis

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

Kids with Autism Tend to Be Less Active, Study Says

But 'underlying physical abilities are there'

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

Free, Long-Acting Contraceptives May Greatly Reduce Teen Pregnancy Rate

Study findings also showed abortion rate was three-quarters lower than the national norm in this age group
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm

Infant's Early Diet Doesn't Change Celiac Disease Risk, Study Finds

Breast-feeding, waiting to introduce foods with gluten didn't prevent autoimmune disorder

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm

'High-Intensity' Hospitals Save More Elderly After Surgery

But downside includes longer hospital stays, fewer days in hospice
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Jealous, Moody Women May Face Higher Alzheimer's Risk, Study Says

Chronic stress, neuroticism in midlife linked to doubled odds of dementia, researchers suggest
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Living Near a Highway May Be Bad for Your Blood Pressure

Traffic pollution, noise might be linked to raised risk, researchers say

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

CDC Monitoring Those Who Had Contact with Ebola Patient

Now being treated at Dallas hospital, he developed symptoms days after arriving from West Africa

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

Could a Fading Sense of Smell Point to Earlier Death?

Study found inability to distinguish odors predicted higher odds of dying over next 5 years

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

Genes May Make Some More Prone to Heart Disease When Under Stress

Lifestyle changes could make big difference for people with a genetic risk, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks

Finding provides new target for drug development, experts say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

Oncologists' Group Calls for Measures to Curb Obesity-Related Cancers

Better screening and treatments for obesity top to-do list, experts say

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

A Little Booze Does Get Men Smiling, Study Confirms

The liquid social lubricant seems to foster 'contagious' grinning among guys

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

Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial

Research suggests the HPV shot could prevent 90 percent of malignancies

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

Psychologist Offers Insight on Bullying and How to Prevent It

Source: American Psychological Association
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Oct 2014 | 9:26 am

Psychologists Recommend Tips Surrounding Serious Mental Illness

Source: American Psychological Association
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Oct 2014 | 9:22 am

Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk

Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am

Preterm Birth, Pneumonia Leading Causes of Death for Children Under 5

New global estimates suggest 2 million die each year from these conditions

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am

Acupuncture and Knee Pain

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Oct 2014 | 8:52 am

Gene Study Finds No Proof Vitamin D Guards Against Type 2 Diabetes

Some past research had suggested a possible benefit against the disease

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am

Low Social Support Linked to Poor Health in Young Heart Attack Survivors

Source: American Heart Association
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Sep 2014 | 9:10 pm

CDC Confirms First Patient Diagnosed with Ebola in United States

Unidentified man at Dallas hospital developed symptoms days after flying from West Africa

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Sep 2014 | 7:00 pm

Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in Study

But authors, expert stressed that couples shouldn't base family planning on this finding

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm

Head Injuries May Raise Chances of Risky Behavior by Teens

Study found adolescents were more likely to smoke, drink, have poor grades after bad concussion
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm

Could a 'Fat Tongue' Be a Factor in Sleep Apnea?

In study, obese people with the disorder tended to have more fat at base of tongue
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Acupuncture May Not Help Chronic Knee Pain, Study Finds

Laser, needle treatment worked no better than 'sham' procedure

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm

Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors

Finding is yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight, experts say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm

Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever

Research found initial impact was most pronounced among women in their 20s, and lasted until they were in their 40s

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm

3D Technologies Poised to Change How Doctors Diagnose Cancers

Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Diagnostic Imaging

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Sep 2014 | 11:48 am

Fish Oil and Atrial Fibrillation

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Sep 2014 | 9:36 am

Can Exercise Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? Your Genes May Be Key

Some obese people have DNA that makes it tougher for workouts to fend off the disease, study suggests

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

Fish Oil Supplements Have Little Effect on Irregular Heartbeat

Atrial fibrillation increases the risk for stroke, researchers note

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

When It Comes to Sex Partners, Men Prefer Younger Women: Study

Researchers found women likelier to seek mates around their own age
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am

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