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MRSA at Home

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Infection Control, MRSA

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Apr 2014 | 9:10 am

No Connection Between Induced Labor, Autism: Obgyns

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists advises against changes to current practice
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism, Childbirth, Pregnancy

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

Start Tornado Preparation Now, Expert Advises

Decide ahead of time where to take shelter

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Disaster Preparation and Recovery, Tornadoes

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

Bowel Illnesses Sometimes Coincide in Kids

Children with irritable bowel syndrome were more likely to also have celiac disease in Italian study

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Celiac Disease, Children's Health, Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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

False-Positive Mammograms Don't Deter Women from Future Screening

While most experienced short-term anxiety, it was gone within a year, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Anxiety, Mammography, Women's Health

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

Thinking, Memory Problems Tied to Blockages in Neck Artery

Researcher suggests more aggressive treatment might be warranted

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carotid Artery Disease, Memory, Mild Cognitive Impairment

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

Homes Now 'Reservoirs' for Superbug MRSA

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria common on household surfaces, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Infection Control, MRSA

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

Massage May Improve Blood Flow While Easing Muscle Soreness

Benefits seen among inactive people, those who exercised

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Exercise and Physical Fitness

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

Transplant Expert Dispels Organ Donation Misconceptions

April is National Donate Life Month

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Organ Donation

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

ADHD and Language Skills

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, School Health, Speech and Language Problems in Children

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Apr 2014 | 9:19 am

Too Much Codeine Still Prescribed to U.S. Kids: Study

ERs give potentially dangerous drug to thousands of children each year

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines and Children, Pain Relievers

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

Too Little Sleep May Add to Teen Health Problems

Most surveyed got 6 hours or less shuteye a night, and experts blame electronic devices in bedrooms

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sleep Disorders, Teen Health

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

Language Problems Common for Kids with ADHD, Study Finds

Anxiety often goes hand in hand with attention disorder, too

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, School Health, Speech and Language Problems in Children

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

Genes May Help Determine Your Pain Threshold

Study could explain why some people are more stoic than others, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Chronic Pain, Genes and Gene Therapy, Pain

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

If Kids Think Someone's Watching, They're More Likely to Wash Their Hands

Less than half of students soaped up when they were alone, study finds
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Germs and Hygiene

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

Extroverts Happier Regardless of Culture, Study Finds

Researchers compared college students in five nations

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Mental Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm

Restaurants in Poor Areas Push Unhealthy Foods, Study Finds

Making good meal choices is harder, researcher says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Nutrition

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Apr 2014 | 4:00 pm

Stress Tied to Worse Allergy Symptoms

Study found those with hay fever who had high levels of stress suffered more severe symptoms

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hay Fever, Stress

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Apr 2014 | 2:00 pm

Nurses' Experience Key to Better Patient Care, Study Says

Efficient teamwork reduces hospital stays

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Health Occupations

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Apr 2014 | 2:00 pm

Appetite, Taste Changes Reported After Weight-Loss Surgery

Sense of smell also altered for some patients in British study

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Taste and Smell Disorders, Weight Loss Surgery

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Apr 2014 | 12:00 pm

Certain Sedatives Tied to Breathing Problems in Older COPD Patients

Study author urges caution for doctors prescribing benzodiazepines to this group

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: COPD, Drug Safety

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Apr 2014 | 12:00 pm

So-Called 'Apple Shape' Not a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer

Overweight, not waist size, was tied to higher odds of developing disease in older women

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Body Weight, Breast Cancer

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Apr 2014 | 12:00 pm

More People Worldwide Eating 'Healthy' Fats, Study Finds

But consumption of harmful fats stuck at same levels as 20 years ago

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Fats, International Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Apr 2014 | 12:00 pm

Recreational Marijuana Use

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: College Health, Marijuana

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Apr 2014 | 9:34 am

CDC Data Show Limited Progress in Reducing Foodborne Infections in 2013

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Related MedlinePlus Page: Foodborne Illness

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Apr 2014 | 8:26 am

New CDC Data Show Declines in Some Diabetes-Related Complications Among US Adults

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Related MedlinePlus Page: Diabetes Complications

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Apr 2014 | 8:21 am

CDC Reports on Effective Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Related MedlinePlus Page: Health Disparities

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Apr 2014 | 8:17 am

Diagnostic Errors Study Findings

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Related MedlinePlus Page: Patient Safety

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Apr 2014 | 8:13 am

Health Tip: If Your Child Is Constipated

Signs the youngster should see a doctor
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Constipation

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Apr 2014 | 7:00 am

Scientists Map DNA of Deadly Fungus

Cryptococcus neoformans can be especially threatening to people with weak immune systems

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Fungal Infections, Genes and Gene Therapy, Meningitis

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

FDA Warns Against Procedure for Uterine Fibroids

'Laparoscopic power morcellation' may increase women's cancer risk, agency says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Endoscopy, Uterine Fibroids, Women's Health

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

Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., but Food Poisoning Rates Remain High

New CDC report finds certain contaminants, such as Vibrio and E. coli, on the rise

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Food Safety, Foodborne Illness, Salmonella Infections

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

Tonsillectomy May Spur Weight Gain in Kids, but Won't Cause Obesity

Post-op rise in weight occurs mostly in younger, thinner children, research shows

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Body Weight, Children's Health, Tonsils and Adenoids

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

Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Risk in Adulthood

Study of more than 10,000 people suggests these infants may someday have more health problems

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Weight, Breastfeeding

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

Most Medical Devices Approved for Kids Only Tested on Adults

Children need inclusion in clinical trials to ensure safety, effectiveness, researchers say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Medical Device Safety

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

Creative Pursuits Might Boost Your Job Performance

Study finds association between self-expression, improved problem-solving skills

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mental Health, Occupational Health

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

Off Season May Not Be Long Enough to Recover from Football 'Hits'

Study found some players still showed brain changes 6 months after season had ended

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Head Injuries, Sports Injuries

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

Quarter of Prostate Cancer Patients May Abandon 'Watchful Waiting' Approach

European study tracked how many men came back for regular checkups over 13 years

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Men's Health, Prostate Cancer

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

Diabetes Complications

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Diabetes Complications

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Apr 2014 | 9:17 am

Small Childbirth Change Might Help Prevent Iron Deficiency in Babies

With mothers holding newborns differently, cord clamping could be delayed, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Anemia, Childbirth

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

Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought

Study suggests manufacturers test for all strains of P. aeruginosa to prevent infection

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eye Infections, Eye Wear

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

Mouse Study Reveals New Secrets of Fertilization

British researchers discover receptors on egg cells that allow sperm to attach, fertilize egg

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Infertility, Pregnancy

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

Scientists Find New Way to Observe 'Good' Brown Fat

Information from MRI scans might help in obesity, diabetes research

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obesity, Weight Control

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

School Bans on Chocolate Milk May Backfire

Kids ended up drinking less fat-free white milk, too, Oregon study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Calcium, Child Nutrition, School Health

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

Misdiagnoses Common Among U.S. Outpatients: Review

5 percent of adults are affected each year, data from several studies suggest

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Patient Safety

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

Diabetes Complication Rates Drop Among U.S. Adults

But at the same time, rates of diabetes have more than tripled, researchers report

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Diabetes Complications

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

Leeches Help Save Woman's Ear After Pit Bull Mauling

The 17-day treatment prevented blood vessel clogging that could threaten reconnection, surgeons say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Animal Bites, Wounds and Injuries

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

Placing Donor Windpipe First in Patient's Arm Helps with Transplant

Technique allows withdrawal of anti-rejection drugs after a year

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Organ Transplantation, Tracheal Disorders

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

Key Brain 'Networks' May Differ in Autism, Study Suggests

Neural systems tied to gauging social cues appear 'over-connected' in children with the disorder

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism, Child Development

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

Free Drug Samples for Doctors Might Prove Costly for Patients

Study of dermatologists found those with access to samples from drug makers more likely to prescribe expensive meds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Financial Assistance, Medicines

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

Apathy Might Signal Brain Shrinkage in Old Age

But the findings only show an association; they don't prove cause and effect, experts say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mental Health, Seniors' Health

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

Cancer 'Vaccine' for Advanced Disease Passes Early Hurdle

But research is still in preliminary stages and there's no proof it will work

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Immunization

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

Hemophilia Treatments Have Come a Long Way

Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Page: Hemophilia

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Apr 2014 | 1:36 pm

Eavesdropping on Brain Cell Chatter

Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Brain Diseases, Calcium

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Apr 2014 | 1:26 pm

Crunchy or Smooth? Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories

When study participants were thinking about calories, they ate more of the crunchier items, less of the soft

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diets, Nutrition

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

Obsessive-Compulsive Thoughts

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Anxiety, Mental Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Apr 2014 | 9:25 am

Bleeding Irregularities Common in Menopause, Study Finds

Report should reassure women at this stage of life, researcher says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Menopause, Menstruation, Women's Health

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

Yoga Big on West Coast, Chiropractors Popular in Midwest

U.S. study shows geographic trends in use of complementary and alternative medicine

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Health Statistics

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

FDA Approves Tanzeum to Treat Type 2 Diabetes

Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Diabetes Medicines, Diabetes Type 2

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Apr 2014 | 8:23 am

Brain Scans Might Spot Potential for Recovery from Coma

Right now misdiagnosis is common, so a better technology is needed, experts say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Coma, Nuclear Scans

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Apr 2014 | 6:00 am

Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution

More nitrogen dioxide from exhaust fumes, power plants could mean increased deaths from heart disease, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Air Pollution

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

Study Links Casual Marijuana Use to Changes in Brain

The brain regions are tied to motivation, emotion and reward, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Brain Diseases, Drugs and Young People, Marijuana

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

Certain Thyroid-Related Diseases May Vary by Race

Study looked at Graves', Hashimoto's thyroiditis among U.S. military personnel

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Asian American Health, Thyroid Diseases

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

Obesity Linked to Increased Odds of Losing Baby, Study Finds

Weight counseling should start before pregnancy, expert says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Problems in Pregnancy, Miscarriage, Obesity

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

Family Dog Can Help Kids with Autism

The bond between child and pet can also be a 'bridge' to interaction with others, study suggests

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism, Children's Health

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

Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health

Osteoporosis rates rose among people with breathing disorder, study found

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Osteoporosis, Sleep Apnea

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

Too Little Vitamin D May Add to Obesity's Burden

Study suggests severely overweight people are slowed down by low 'sunshine vitamin' levels

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obesity, Vitamin D

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

Research Consortium Including NIH Proposes Diagnostic Criteria for Sarcopenia

Source: National Institute on Aging - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Muscle Disorders, Seniors' Health, Walking Problems

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Apr 2014 | 1:44 pm

Drowning Deaths Down Overall, but Still a Problem

Rates increased for adults 45 to 84; kids 4 and under and adults 85 and older at highest risk

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drowning, Health Statistics

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

Mother's Pregnancy Weight Gain May Influence Child's Obesity Risk

Study found that either too few or too many added pounds upped child's odds for being overweight

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obesity in Children, Pregnancy, Weight Control

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

FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug

Tanzeum is injected once a week and appears to help control blood sugar levels, agency says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Medicines, Diabetes Type 2

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

Easter Lilies Toxic for Cats, FDA Warns

Nibbling a few leaves, licking pollen off fur can cause kidney failure, veterinarian warns

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Pet Health

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

Gene Linked to Excess Male Hormones in Female Infertility Disorder

Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Female Infertility, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Apr 2014 | 10:15 am

Dramatic Rise in Diabetes

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Obesity

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Apr 2014 | 9:16 am

Younger Adults Hit Hardest This Flu Season

Although H1N1 strain predominates, previous exposure prevented pandemic

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Flu, H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)

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

Unexpected Protein Partnership Has Implications for Cancer Treatment

Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Cancer Chemotherapy, Lung Diseases

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Apr 2014 | 8:28 am

Keep Lilies Away from Your Cats

Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Page: Pet Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Apr 2014 | 8:12 am

Gene Variant May Double Alzheimer's Risk for Women

Effect wasn't nearly as pronounced among men, researchers say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Genes and Gene Therapy, Women's Health

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

Health Tip: Minimizing Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

Close the windows and run the air conditioner
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Related MedlinePlus Page: Allergy

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

Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths

Deaths from stroke also fell in the 8-year study from England

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Sodium, Heart Diseases, Stroke

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

Clues to Type 2 Diabetes Discovered on Mount Everest

Study found low oxygen levels in healthy people at high altitudes led to increase in signs of insulin resistance

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Metabolic Syndrome

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

Nearly 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Now Have Diabetes

Researchers found a nationwide rise of the disease since late 1980s, and a parallel rise in obesity

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Obesity

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

Young People with Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk

British researchers found increased odds of fractures, burns, medication poisoning

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Epilepsy, Wounds and Injuries

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

Taking Blood Thinners with Certain Painkillers May Raise Bleeding Risk

People using warfarin or Xarelto should avoid aspirin, ibuprofen and other NSAIDs, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bleeding, Blood Thinners, Pain Relievers

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

Cheaper 'Gene Panel' Screening May Reveal Cancer Risks

Study suggests this as alternative to whole genome sequencing

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Genes and Gene Therapy, Women's Health

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

Crankier Babies May Get More TV Time

Study didn't look at type of programming or possible effect on kids

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Infant and Newborn Care

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

As African Ebola Outbreak Spreads, Hopes for Vaccine Remain Years Away

There are promising avenues of research, but sporadic nature of outbreaks makes testing difficult

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hemorrhagic Fevers, International Health

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

Postpartum Dads

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Men's Health, Parenting

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Apr 2014 | 9:15 am

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Program in England a Success, Researchers Report

Infections with strains of HPV believed to cause disease dropped after immunization effort

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: HPV, Immunization, Women's Health

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

Young Dads At Risk of Depressive Symptoms, Study Finds

But experts stress findings don't mean fatherhood at an early age dooms men to clinical depression

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Men's Health, Parenting

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

Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys

But the risk is low, and it's important to treat depression in pregnant women, experts say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antidepressants, Autism, Pregnancy and Medicines

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

Pelvic Exercises May Help His Sex Life

Premature ejaculation significantly improved after 12-week regimen, study finds
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pelvic Support Problems, Sexual Problems in Men

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

Prevent Tick Bites While Enjoying the Outdoors

With no vaccines for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, expert explains how to avoid infection

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

Protecting Children from Poison Emergencies

Safety, treatment advice for parents from the American Academy of Pediatrics

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Poisoning

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

Study Outlines Emotional Impact of Domestic Violence on Kids

Cases rarely led to jail time, but children in the home felt intense fear, anxiety, researcher noted

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Mental Health, Domestic Violence

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm

Binge Drinking May Slow Wound Healing

Heavy alcohol use lowers level of beneficial immune system cells, animal study shows

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcoholism, Wounds and Injuries

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

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Harm Kidneys

Study found patients may be more likely to develop renal disease

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Chronic Kidney Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis

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

Teens' Indoor Tanning May Be Linked to Unhealthy Dieting

Poor body image behind both behaviors, expert says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eating Disorders, Sun Exposure, Teen Health

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

Spring Cleaning Helps Stave Off Allergy Symptoms: Experts

Tips for keeping pollen, mold and dust mites from your home

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Hay Fever

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

Demanding Jobs and the Brain

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Memory, Occupational Health, Seniors' Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Apr 2014 | 9:25 am

Time Spent with Grandkids Might Boost Women's Brain Power

But don't overdo it: Study found that too much babysitting was tied to mental decline

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Family Issues, Memory, Seniors' Health

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

Vegetables in Childhood May Benefit Breast Health

Girls who ate carotenoid-rich foods less likely to have breast conditions, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antioxidants, Breast Diseases, Child Nutrition

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

Lab-Grown Vaginas, Noses Herald New Options for Patients

Regenerative surgery takes a leap forward, two studies show

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Nose Injuries and Disorders, Uterine Diseases, Vaginal Diseases

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Apr 2014 | 6:00 am

Kitchen Cutting Boards Can Harbor Drug-Resistant Germs

Poultry prep linked to E. coli found on food equipment in homes, hospitals

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: E. Coli Infections, Food Safety

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

Civilians in War Zones Also Suffer Mental Health Problems

The more life-threatening events that workers employed by military faced, the more anxiety, anger they felt

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Mental Disorders

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

Report Questions Effectiveness of Flu Meds

'Hidden' trial data reveals that some Tamiflu claims were unfounded, researchers say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Flu, Medicines

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

Too Much Protein May Kill Brain Cells As Parkinson's Progresses

Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Parkinson's Disease

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Apr 2014 | 2:05 pm

Measles Cases Linked to U.S. Adoptions of Chinese Children: CDC

The highly infectious illness is still endemic in China, so adopted kids should get their shots, experts say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Adoption, Childhood Immunization, Measles

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

A Doctor's 'People Skills' Affects Patients' Health

Comfortable relationship can be as beneficial as statins for heart problems, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Occupations, Talking With Your Doctor

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

Too Many Foster Kids with ADHD Treated with Antipsychotic Drugs

Researchers looked at unapproved 'atypical' use of these meds in one state

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Adoption, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Medicines and Children

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

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatments Aren't One-Size-Fits-All

Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Page: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Apr 2014 | 1:34 pm

Insomnia May Significantly Increase Stroke Risk

Source: American Heart Association
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Does Facebook Make Women Feel Bad about Their Bodies?

Study found more time on the social networking site was tied to greater likelihood of negative self-image

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

Booze Brands in Pop Lyrics May Spur Teen Drinking, Study Says

Adolescents hear 8 alcohol products mentioned a day on average, researchers report

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

Don't Bother 'Faking It' in the Bedroom

Study says partners can gauge each other's sexual satisfaction
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Apr 2014 | 12:00 pm

Drug Does Not Improve Set of Cardiovascular Outcomes for Diastolic Heart Failure

Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Apr 2014 | 10:10 am

Sports and Genetics

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

Specializing in One Sport as Child No Guarantee of Future Success

And limiting focus can result in more harm than good, researchers say

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

Age a Big Factor in Colon Surgery Complications, Study Finds

People over 80, especially, had greater need for post-op emergency care, researchers say

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

More High School Athletes Complying with Concussion Guidelines, Study Finds

Awareness of precautions growing but improvement still needed, experts say

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

Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests

Researchers found they had more severe symptoms, longer recovery times than boys
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am

Social Skills a Casualty of Childhood Head Injury, Study Suggests

Disruptions of working memory, mental processing speed make it hard to interact, researchers explain

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

Heart Failure Drug Might Help Reduce Hospitalizations

But study found spironolactone didn't prevent deaths from common form of heart disease

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

Restaurants Pose Double the Risk of Food Poisoning Compared to Homes

Many cases may be going unreported, consumer advocacy group adds

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

A Failing Mind May Mean Lower Cancer Death Risk, Study Suggests

But scientists aren't sure why dementia seems linked to fewer malignancies

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

High-Fat Diet May Boost Breast Cancer Risk

Study found women who ate the most saturated fat were more likely to develop tumors

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

Exercise May Curtail COPD Complications

Regular physical activity could cut need for hospital readmission for lung disease, study says

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

Treating Poison Ivy: Ease the Itch with Tips from Dermatologists

Source: American Academy of Dermatology
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Apr 2014 | 2:30 pm

Hearing Loss Might Make Elderly Feel More Isolated

Study found those who had trouble hearing became more socially withdrawn than others their age

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

Irregular Periods May Be Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer, Study Suggests

Preliminary finding might eventually offer clue to which women would benefit from early screening

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

Study Links Coffee to Lower Liver Cancer Risk

Daily drinkers had reduced risk of the most common form of liver malignancy, but researchers can't say why

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

Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says

Preschoolers, infants performed better on language experiments after brief sleep

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

Obesity May Shorten Colon Cancer Survival

Patients' risk of death rises with every 5-point increase in BMI, study suggests

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

Certain Prescription Painkillers Tied to Higher Risk of Irregular Heartbeat

Dutch researchers looked at rates of atrial fibrillation and NSAID use in older adults

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

Solanezumab to Be Tested in Large Trial for Early Alzheimer's

Source: Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Apr 2014 | 10:08 am

Epilepsy Often Unrecognized in Early Alzheimer's

Source: Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Apr 2014 | 10:02 am

Football and the Brain

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Apr 2014 | 9:43 am

Free Drinking Water Available to Most U.S. Kids At School Lunch

Study found Southern schools doing best at meeting USDA rule

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

Aerobic Exercise May Help Older Women At Risk for Dementia

Small study suggests regular walking increases hippocampus area of brain

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

Men with Eating Disorders Often Ignore Symptoms

British study finds that too many males associate anorexia, bulimia as only a woman's issue

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

Heat Waves Tied to Higher Rates of Early-Term Deliveries

Canadian study found odds of birth at 37-38 weeks rose during 90-degree spells

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

Chemo Might Give Certain Lung Cancer Patients an Edge

Traditional treatment offers small advantage for people without a specific gene mutation, study says

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

Too Many Younger Teens Still Getting Pregnant: CDC

Girls aged 15 to 17 account for about one-quarter of teen births, report shows

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

Health Care Workers Wash Hands More When Patients Watching

Canadian study enlisted patients to monitor hospital staff

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

Spinal Stimulation Helps Four Patients with Paraplegia Regain Voluntary Movement

Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Apr 2014 | 12:10 pm

Arsenic in Well Water Tied to Less Brain Power in U.S. Study

Researchers found students exposed to higher levels of the element had lower IQ test scores

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

Breast Cancer in Young Women

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Apr 2014 | 10:02 am

New Treatment for Spinal Cord Injuries

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Apr 2014 | 9:45 am

Carbon Monoxide Poisonings May Rise During Storms

Study found indoor use of generators, even deep snow can lead to lethal buildup of the odorless gas

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

ICU-Related Depression Often Overlooked, Study Finds

One-third of patients exhibit physical symptoms, not the usual mood behaviors

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

Health Tip: Know the Hazards of Lead

It's particularly dangerous during childhood and pregnancy
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Apr 2014 | 7:00 am

Aspirin Advised for Women at High Risk for Pregnancy Complication

Low daily dose helps protect against preeclampsia, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says

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

Stroke Often Missed in ERs, Study Finds

Women, minorities and younger adults most likely to be misdiagnosed

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm

More U.S. Children Severely Obese, Study Says

Report, which conflicts with recent CDC review, finds growing number of kids likely to suffer serious health problems

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

Stress Hormone May Drive Risk-Taking by Teen Motorists

Study found those with lower cortisol levels were more likely to crash

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

Kids' Concussions Defined by Where They Live, Study Finds

Sports fell more city children; motorized vehicles a danger in the country

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

Minority Health and HPV

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Apr 2014 | 1:15 pm

Counterfeit Drugs

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Apr 2014 | 1:11 pm

Beans, Lentils, Peas: Your Recipe for Lower Cholesterol?

Review of 26 studies finds one serving per day tied to healthier arteries, especially in men

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

Complication Rate After Adult Tonsillectomy Higher Than Thought

Most common complaints: pain, bleeding, dehydration, study finds
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Apr 2014 | 12:00 pm

Muscle Weakness May Persist for Months After ICU Stay

Hospitalized patients who'd been on mechanical ventilators were studied up to 2 years after discharge

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Parental Obesity and Autism Risk

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Apr 2014 | 9:23 am

Having Kids Walk to School Comes with Risks, Benefits

Added physical activity is healthy for youngsters, but traffic poses danger, study finds

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

Childhood Obesity Adds Nearly $20K to Lifetime Medical Costs

Losing weight while young may help kids lower future health care expenses, researcher says
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am

Drinking Milk May Slow Knee Arthritis in Women, Study Finds

Same effect was not seen in men, and high cheese intake was tied to poorer knee health

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

Could Dads' Obesity Raise Autism Risk for Kids?

Study finds slight increase linked to weight of fathers, not mothers

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

DNA Test May Gauge Risk of Prostate Cancer's Return

New method offers 80 percent accuracy, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Apr 2014 | 6:00 am

So Long Snow, Hello Pollen

Doctor shares tips for handling spring allergies

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am

Men Have More Trouble Facing Sex Harassment in Military Than Women: Survey

Servicemen might be less prepared to cope with such treatment, researcher says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm

U.S. Traveler Returning from Africa Has Lassa Fever, CDC Says

The infectious illness is not related to Ebola fever, officials stress

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm

Few Good Resources on Self-Harm Exist Online, Study Finds

Misleading information could affect treatment decisions, researchers say

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

Melanoma Death Risk Higher for Men Living Alone?

Dangerous skin cancer often detected at advanced stages in this group, Swedish researchers say

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

Driving Ability May Falter with Age in HIV-Positive Adults

Small study looked at mental skills, simulator testing

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

Diabetes Tied to Higher Risk of Pancreatic Cancer in Study

But it's not always clear which disease comes first, researchers say

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

Depression May Be Linked to Heart Failure

Stress hormones likely play contributing role, but more research needed, study says

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

Teens' Screen Time May Affect Their Bone Health

Researchers in Norway found contrasting bone density results in boys, girls

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

Poor Sleep Tied to Mental Decline in Older Men

It isn't how long, but how well, people sleep that matters, study found

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

Sleep and Stroke

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Apr 2014 | 9:28 am

Brief Whiplash Treatment Works as Well as Lengthy Therapy, Study Finds

Results similar for patients with one session vs. 20 sessions

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

Cutting Cigarette Scenes from TV Shows May Have Helped Reduce Smoking

Study analyzed popular prime-time programs, smoking rates since 1955
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am

Your Mentally Stimulating Job May Help Keep You Sharp in Retirement

'Use it or lose it' might apply to brainpower, study author says

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

Important Information for Individuals in Same-sex Marriages

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Apr 2014 | 8:09 am

NIH-funded Atlas Details Gene Activity of the Prenatal Human Brain

Source: National Institute of Mental Health - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Apr 2014 | 7:39 am

Caucasian Boys Most Prone to Color Blindness, Study Finds

Important to test preschoolers for condition, because it hampers ability to do well on color-coded schoolwork

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

Walking May Be Good Medicine for Kidney Patients

People with kidney trouble assigned to daily half-hour stroll got a boost in immune function, study found

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

New CDC Study Finds Dramatic Increase in E-Cigarette-Related Calls to Poison Centers

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Apr 2014 | 4:10 pm

Could Coffee Lower Death Risk from Liver Cirrhosis?

Large study from China suggests 2 daily cups might offer protection in cases of non-viral hepatitis

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

FDA OKs Quick-Acting Antidote for Prescription Painkiller Overdose

Evzio is part of efforts to stem health risks from abuse of drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

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

Insomnia May Raise Stroke Risk, Especially for Younger Adults

Researchers in Taiwan found strongest connection among people younger than 34

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

Spotting Cause of Newborn Brain Injury Could Aid Prevention, Report Says

Some cases of neonatal encephalopathy may be preventable

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

How You Digest Carbs May Influence Weight Gain, Study Says

Researchers focus on saliva-related gene

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

Stroke Risk Spikes Shortly After Shingles Episode

But getting antiviral meds to treat painful rash lowers chances of brain attack, researchers add

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

Sunlight and Weight

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Apr 2014 | 9:29 am

Hernia Repair Recovery Often Longer Than Expected

Pain, fatigue may persist up to seven days after surgery, study shows

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

Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death

Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

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

Fertility Drugs May Not Raise Breast Cancer Risk

But subset of women who took Clomid for more than 12 cycles appeared more likely to get invasive breast cancer

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

Helping Doctors Spot Who's Not Taking Their Blood Pressure Meds

Simple urine screening could prevent unnecessary procedures, study says

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

Heart Disease Haunted Mummies, Too

Thought to be a modern malady, it was as prevalent in ancient times as it is today, study suggests

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More ERs Treating Headaches with Narcotics, Study Finds

Despite guidelines against prescribing powerful painkillers for these patients, the trend has grown

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

The Morning Light May Help You Stay Slim

Study found people tended to be leaner if they got sun exposure earlier, rather than later, in day

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

Doctors' Skill At Colonoscopy May Affect Patients' Colon Cancer Risk

You can ask your physician for polyp detection rates, experts say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm

Rare, but Serious, Side Effect Reported with One MS Drug

Unusual clotting disorder developed in several people taking Rebif

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

Hands-Free Cellphones Don't Make Driving Safer, Review Shows

But survey found 80 percent of drivers think they are less dangerous than hand-held versions

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

Childhood Eczema Often Persists into Adulthood, Study Finds

There are steps people can take to reduce or ease flare-ups, experts say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Apr 2014 | 4:00 pm

Scientists Explore Better Way to Deliver Treatment for Eye Disease

Patients with wet age-related macular degeneration may benefit more from IV than injection

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

College Football Players Have Stiffer Arteries, Study Finds

But it's unclear what that means for later heart health, researchers say

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

Aspirin Does Not Prevent Pregnancy Loss, NIH Study Finds

Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - From the National Institutes of Health
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Mammogram Debate

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Apr 2014 | 9:19 am

For Greater Happiness, Spend Your Money on 'Life Experiences': Study

Researchers found people put more money on material goods, but emotional payoff is lower

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

Nearly Three-Quarters of U.S. Seniors Have Living Wills

Increase in advance directives has not affected hospitalization rates, study finds

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

More Evidence That Probiotics Won't Ease Baby's Colic

Parents gave Lactobacillus reuteri to colicky infants in study

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

Could Reducing Stress Help Bring on a Migraine?

Small study suggests shifting hormone levels may have an impact, researcher says

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

New Review Suggests Benefits of Annual Mammograms Are Overstated

Analysis of 50 years of clinical data adds to controversy over who should be screened, how often

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

Cialis May Not Prevent Impotence in Men Treated for Prostate Cancer

Study sees little value in taking the drug during radiation treatment
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Apr 2014 | 4:00 pm

More Than 1 Million Americans Caring for Injured Veterans

Few public or private programs offer direct support to these caregivers, researchers say

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

Parents' Addiction May Be Linked to Arthritis in Offspring

More studies needed to explore the apparent association, researchers say

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

HIV-Infected Men at Increased Risk for Heart Disease, Large Study Finds

Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Apr 2014 | 12:28 pm

Obesity Primes the Colon for Cancer, According to NIH Study

Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Apr 2014 | 12:18 pm

Unfilled Prescriptions

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Apr 2014 | 9:02 am

Too Much Running Tied to Shorter Lifespan, Studies Find

New research rules out heart risk, certain medications as a contributing factor

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

Popular Kids May Be Targets for Bullying

Competition for social status could play a role, researchers say

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

Fruits and Veggies May Reduce Death Risk, Study Suggests

Large 12-year review found the more daily portions you eat, the better off you are

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

Scientists Make Gene Discovery in Lou Gehrig's Disease

Finding may advance understanding of fatal, degenerative condition

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

Parental Messages That Stress No Alcohol Do Get Through, Survey Finds

92 percent of teens who said parents opposed underage drinking weren't drinkers, MADD says

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

Health Tip: Preparing for Potty Training

Be positive in your approach
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Apr 2014 | 7:00 am

Staying Safe in a Tornado

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Apr 2014 | 6:14 am

Keeping Backyard Poultry

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Apr 2014 | 6:08 am

Study Adds to Signs Linking HIV to Heart Trouble

Coronary artery disease seen in men who were taking meds for advanced HIV infection

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2014 | 5:00 pm

More Research Links Poor Heart Health with Alzheimer's Risk

Brain plaque builds up as arteries stiffen, study suggests

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2014 | 4:00 pm

HIV-Positive Inmates Benefit from Drug Treatment, Study Says

Suppressing virus during jail time might reduce its spread after release, researchers suggest

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2014 | 4:00 pm

Certain Colon Cancer Patients Might Benefit from Aspirin, Study Says

Experts divided over whether drug should be added to treatment

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2014 | 4:00 pm

Monitoring Kids' Screen Time May Improve Their Behavior

Researchers report better sleep, school performance

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2014 | 4:00 pm

New Clues to Link Between MS Drug Tysabri and Rare Brain Disease

Researchers report drug mobilizes a kind of cell easily infected by a virus that can attack the brain

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2014 | 2:00 pm

Stem Cells May Rejuvenate Failing Hearts, Study Suggests

Researchers found injecting them into damaged tissue improved organ's ability to pump blood

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2014 | 2:00 pm

Aspirin May Not Protect Heart After Non-Cardiac Surgeries

Just as many heart attacks, more serious bleeding seen if patients took aspirin around time of operation

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2014 | 12:00 pm

Fluorescent Dye May Help Spot Date-Rape Drug in Drinks

Researchers say chemical changes color of drinks spiked with GHB
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2014 | 12:00 pm

FDA Approves First Long-acting Recombinant Coagulation Factor IX Concentrate for Patients with Hemophilia B

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2014 | 9:46 am

Muscular Strength and Health

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2014 | 9:21 am

Stronger Muscles May Mean Better Health for Kids

Study of 6th-graders links greater strength to lower risk for heart disease

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

More Evidence Weight-Loss Surgery Helps People with Diabetes

One-third of gastric-bypass patients kept type 2 diabetes under control without meds during three-year study

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

Diabetes Treatment Falls Short as Heart Failure Drug in Study

Metformin does not have protective effect on left ventricle, researchers say

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

Preventive Steroids May Not Help Heart Bypass

Common practice might instead cause harm, study finds

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

Raised Risk of Heart Trouble Seen in Celiac Disease Patients

Researchers suggest inflammation caused by the digestive disorder may explain the link

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2014 | 7:00 am

Blood Test Shows Promise for Gauging Heart Attack Risk After Chest Pain

More study is needed, but the screening method measures levels of a chemical signal tied to heart damage

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2014 | 7:00 am

Can Diet Soft Drinks Contribute to Heart Trouble in Women?

Those who consumed the most had highest risk, but the study results are preliminary

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2014 | 7:00 am

Study Ties Daylight Saving Time Change to Rise in Heart Attacks

Michigan hospitals had more related admissions the next Monday, researchers found

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2014 | 7:00 am

Stroke Patients Should Receive Customized Palliative Care

Source: American Heart Association
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Mar 2014 | 7:31 pm

Consistent Blood Pressure Control May Cut Rate of Second Stroke in Half

Source: American Heart Association
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Mar 2014 | 7:29 pm

Doctors' Groups Issue New Guidelines on Treating Common Irregular Heartbeat

Atrial fibrillation can pose stroke danger, especially to older patients

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

Many Breast Cancer Survivors Suffer Financially, Study Finds

Doctors urged to consider treatment implications for their patients

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

Common Gout Drug Tied to Lower Risk of Early Death in Study

Researchers followed British patients taking allopurinol
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Mar 2014 | 2:00 pm

Exercise in Youth Boosts Bone Strength Later

And continued activity is even better for your skeletal health

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

Overweight Teens Don't Share in Life-Expectancy Gains: Study

Death before 50 more likely for those who were heavy during adolescence

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

Pre-Op Quiz

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Mar 2014 | 9:21 am

Weight-Loss Surgery Cuts Risk for Heart Attack, Death

People who are obese and at risk for heart disease should consider surgery, researchers say

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

Many Kids May Have High Cholesterol, Regardless of Weight

Abnormal levels seen in 1 of 3 children, possibly raising future heart disease risk, researcher says

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Mar 2014 | 9:00 am

Marriage Does Help the Heart, Study Finds

Researchers compared cardiovascular disease rates in more than 3 million Americans

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

Underweight Even Deadlier Than Overweight, Study Says

Death risk nearly doubled for excessively thin people
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Mar 2014 | 9:00 am

Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births, Kids' Asthma Attacks

Smoke-free policies offer health benefits for people of all ages, study authors say

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

Smoking May Dull Ability to Sense Bitter Tastes

Buildup of tobacco chemicals could hamper regeneration of taste buds, researcher says

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

Depressed Diabetics May Face Higher Risk of Kidney Disease

Study suggests connection is more about physical changes than patients' self-care

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

Stroke Survivors Deserve Team Care: Statement

Experts call for palliative care to improve patients' quality of life

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

Intensive Early Childhood Education May Boost Adult Health

Study found kids in special program had lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, weighed less in their 30s

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

Keeping Blood Pressure Low Halves Risk of Second Stroke

But less than one-third of survivors maintain consistently safe levels

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

New Study Shows Flu Vaccine Reduced Children's Risk of Intensive Care Unit Flu Admission by Three-Fourths

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Mar 2014 | 3:01 pm

Uneven Progress in Expanding State Medicaid Coverage for Smoking Cessation

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Mar 2014 | 2:35 pm

CDC Reports More Cases of Heartland Virus Disease

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Mar 2014 | 2:31 pm

CDC Estimates 1 in 68 Children Has Been Identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Mar 2014 | 2:13 pm

Slight Drop in Rate of Advanced Cancers, CDC Says

Number of cases where tumors have spread beyond origins declined, but experts say more can be done

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

Vitamin D Deficiency May Be Linked to Heart Disease

Low levels raise odds for clogged arteries, preliminary results suggest

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

Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months, Study Finds

Tendency to eat more, exercise less when it's cold and snowy outside may explain trend

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

Exercise Affects Men's, Women's Hearts Differently

Finding might have implications for standard cardiac testing, experts say
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Mar 2014 | 12:00 pm

Disorganized Cortical Patches Suggest Prenatal Origin of Autism

Source: National Institute of Mental Health - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Mar 2014 | 10:20 am

Hospital Infections

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Mar 2014 | 9:34 am

FDA Partners With Veterinary Labs to Help Animals

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Mar 2014 | 9:14 am

Tragedies Do Cause Broken Hearts, Study Suggests

Cases of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy -- or 'broken heart syndrome' -- jumped in Vermont, Missouri following natural disasters

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

'Grazing' Appears No Better for Weight Loss Than Standard Meals

Daily calories, not how often you eat, are what matter, study finds

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

Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids with Asthma

Among black kids in study, other factors appeared to play bigger role in asthma rehospitalizations

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

Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Diabetes, Study Says

It's especially beneficial to those at risk of heart disease, researcher contends

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

More Signs Autism May Originate During Pregnancy

Brain-tissue samples show differences linked to prenatal development

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Mar 2014 | 5:00 pm

Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Drug-Resistant Lung Cancer

Ceritinib might become standard when crizotinib fails, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Mar 2014 | 5:00 pm

Electrical Brain Stimulation Might Help Fibromyalgia Patients

Small French study saw improvement in people's mood, quality of life

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

New Gene 'Atlas' Maps Human DNA Activity

Knowing the 'on/off' switches for genes could give researchers vital insight into disease, experts say

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

NIH Launches Online Resource for End-of-Life Issues

Website offers insights into emotional, physical and financial aspects of terminal care

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

New and Improved Laser and Light Treatments Take Aim at Cellulite, Fat, Tattoos, Wrinkles, and Sagging Skin

Source: American Academy of Dermatology
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Mar 2014 | 1:25 pm

Dermatologist Evaluates Latest Isotretinoin Developments for Treatment of Severe Acne

Source: American Academy of Dermatology
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Mar 2014 | 1:18 pm

New Therapies Giving Hope for Patients with Advanced Melanoma

Source: American Academy of Dermatology
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Mar 2014 | 1:16 pm

Natural Ingredients Used in New Topical Treatments for Hyperpigmentation

Source: American Academy of Dermatology
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Mar 2014 | 1:13 pm

Hospital-Related Infections Hit Nearly 650,000 Patients in 2011: CDC

Specific source of dangerous germs still unclear in about half of cases

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

Jury Still Out on Routine Dementia Screening for Seniors

Panel says benefits unproven, but Alzheimer's experts say early detection is important

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Mar 2014 | 12:00 pm

Salivary Gland Biopsy Shows Promise to Helping to Diagnose Parkinson's

Source: Parkinson's Disease Foundation
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Mar 2014 | 10:17 am

Novel Formulation of Levodopa May Ease Parkinson's Symptoms with Fewer Pills

Source: Parkinson's Disease Foundation
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Mar 2014 | 10:16 am

Six Ways to Lower Your Risk for Colon Cancer

Source: American Cancer Society
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Mar 2014 | 10:11 am

Alzheimer's and the Hygiene Hypothesis

Source: Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Mar 2014 | 10:07 am

Self Treatment and the Internet

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Mar 2014 | 9:40 am

Doctors Really Do Raise Your Blood Pressure

Study indicates that long-suspected 'white coat effect' is real

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

CT Scans Might Help Diagnose Gout in Some Cases

But, standard needle aspiration testing usually effective, study authors report

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

Health Tip: Sweating Excessively

Here are some common causes
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Mar 2014 | 7:00 am

Health Tip: Get Healthy Before Pregnancy

Don't forget folic acid
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Mar 2014 | 7:00 am

Post-Katrina Heart Woes Persisted at Least 6 Years

Fallout from stressful events can linger a long time, study suggests

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Mar 2014 | 5:00 pm

Distance from VA Liver Transplant Center May Affect Vets' Survival

Living more than 100 miles away cuts odds of success, study finds

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

Experts Warn about Skin Cancer 'Treatments' Sold Online

Scarring, more disease recurrence seen when patients use unproven skin salves

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

Treatment May Prevent Esophagus Condition from Progressing to Cancer

In study of patients with Barrett's esophagus, those who received radio-frequency ablation fared better

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

Can Exercise and an Occasional Drink Boost Eye Health?

More research needed to show whether lifestyle directly affects vision loss, study author says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Mar 2014 | 2:00 pm

Scientists Spot Another Group of Genes That May Raise Depression Risk

But it's not clear if there's a direct connection, and other genes also likely play a role, experts say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Mar 2014 | 2:00 pm

Low Back Pain Leading Cause of Disability Worldwide

Nearly 10 percent of people are affected, researchers find

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

Moms Who Keep 'Baby Weight' May Risk Heart Trouble

Study finds weight gain increases odds for heart disease, diabetes

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

Scientists Use Stem Cells to Study Bipolar Disorder

Approach may further understanding of this mental illness

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

Fighting Diabetes' Deadly Impact on Minorities

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Mar 2014 | 10:17 am

BRCA1 and Hysterectomy

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Mar 2014 | 9:20 am

Toddlers Who Sleep Less May Eat More

Short sleepers might be at greater risk for obesity, study suggests
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Mar 2014 | 9:00 am

Spanking Triggers Vicious Cycle, Study Finds

Unruly kids more likely to be spanked, but doing so leads to more misbehavior, researcher says
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Behavior Disorders, Parenting

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

Blindness Rates Dropping Worldwide, Study Finds

But more could be done to improve vision loss, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Mar 2014 | 7:00 am

Health Tip: Understanding Eye Allergies

Here are common triggers
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Mar 2014 | 7:00 am

Don't Let Measles Be Your Travel Souvenir

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Mar 2014 | 7:03 pm

Get Seizure Smart

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Mar 2014 | 6:56 pm

Violent Video Games Tied to Combative Thinking in Study

Kids 'start to see world in a more aggressive way,' researcher says
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Behavior Disorders, Parenting

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

Medical Marijuana Pills May Ease Some MS Symptoms

Researchers also found some evidence to support use of other alternative therapies

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

Tiny Wireless Pacemaker Shows Early Promise

But complications can occur, study found, and more research is needed

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Mar 2014 | 4:00 pm

New Guidelines Might Limit Need for Lymph Node Removal for Breast Cancer

Recommendation could spare many women discomfort from painful arm swelling, experts say

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

New Therapy May Shrink Enlarged Prostate with Fewer Side Effects

'Embolization' limits prostate's blood supply, but experts say more research is needed

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

Anti-Seizure Drug May Guard Against Some Cancers

Study found use of valproic acid linked to 34 percent lower risk of head, neck tumors

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Mar 2014 | 12:00 pm

Targeted Radiation Might Help Fight Advanced Breast Cancer

Therapy kills small vessels that feed liver tumors linked to breast cancer's spread

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Mar 2014 | 12:00 pm

Stress and Fertility

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Mar 2014 | 9:38 am

Stress May Diminish a Woman's Fertility, Study Suggests

First U.S. review to show a possible link between stress and how long it takes to get pregnant

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Mar 2014 | 9:00 am

Drunk-Driving Deaths Under-Reported in U.S., Study Says

Researchers cite lag time between filing of death certificate, return of lab tests

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Mar 2014 | 9:00 am

For Women's Cancers, Where You're Treated Matters

Patients at highest-volume hospitals live more than a year longer on average, study finds

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Mar 2014 | 9:00 am

When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow

Study of 4-year-olds suggests mothers help by spurring activity, taking part and being role models

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

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