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Workout Intensity and Your Health

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Exercise and Physical Fitness, Heart Diseases, Obesity

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Mar 2015 | 10:17 am

Half of Known Strains of HIV Originated in Gorillas

Two of four classes of the AIDS-causing virus arose in these large primates, international study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 7:00 pm

Any Exercise Is Good, but Higher-Intensity May Be Better

Brisk walking drops blood sugar more than a slower walk, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Exercise and Physical Fitness, Obesity

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 5:00 pm

New York City Rats Carry Fleas Known to Transmit Plague

Researchers didn't find the Black Death bacteria, however

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Insect Bites and Stings, Plague

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 4:00 pm

Nuts May Lengthen Your Life, Study Suggests

It hints, but doesn't prove, they might reduce risk of death from heart disease, other causes

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diets, Heart Diseases--Prevention

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm

1 in 5 U.S. Teen Girls Physically or Sexually Abused While Dating

National survey finds one in 10 teen boys also experiences dating violence

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Teen Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm

Growth Checks in Children Might Spot Celiac Disease

The gastrointestinal illness typically slows height, weight gains, experts say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Celiac Disease, Children's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 12:00 pm

Teens Can Easily Buy E-Cigarettes Online

Study finds minors successfully purchased smoking devices 3 out of 4 times tried
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Smoking and Youth

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 12:00 pm

Very Obese Kids May Face Higher Heart Risks Than Thought

Study found half had high blood pressure, half had high cholesterol and 15 percent were diabetic

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases, Obesity in Children

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 12:00 pm

Tracking Brain Blood Flow May Help Predict Concussion Outcomes

In study, scans show reduced circulation in brains of football players who had not recovered from the injury

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Concussion, MRI Scans

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 12:00 pm

Vaccination Debate

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Childhood Immunization

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 11:10 am

Do Heart Surgery Patients Get Too Many Blood Tests?

New research raises concerns about the risk of anemia and blood transfusions

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Surgery, Laboratory Tests

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am

Heart Valve Repair Surgery May Ease Mental Health Symptoms, Too

Researchers find procedure leads to reduced depression and anxiety

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Valve Diseases, Mental Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am

Doctors Often Yield to Parents' Requests to Delay Kids' Vaccines

But most believe it puts children at risk, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Childhood Immunization

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am

Belief in Acupuncture Key to Effect on Back Pain, Study Suggests

Doctor says finding illustrates power of placebo effect

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Acupuncture, Back Pain

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Global Blood Pressure Program Could Save Millions of Lives, Experts Say

Improving access to care, treatment is key, especially in lower-income countries

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases--Prevention, High Blood Pressure, International Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Hepatitis C Infections in Hospitals Show Need for Tight Infection Control Practices

In both cases, there were breaches in safety rules, CDC reports

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hepatitis C, Infection Control, Patient Safety

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

When Babies Spit Up, Don't Panic

Expert offers tips on lowering chances of episodes, knowing when to worry

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Common Infant and Newborn Problems

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Immune System Changes Tied to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Researchers saw evidence only in first 3 years of disease, findings could lead to early test

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Immune System and Disorders

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

1 in 5 Preemies with Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

22 percent were from what parents said were nonsmoking homes, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Premature Babies, Secondhand Smoke

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Airport Screenings Miss Roughly Half of Sick Travelers: Study

Dishonesty among passengers about exposure to diseases biggest barrier to effective checks

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Infectious Diseases, Traveler's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

ER Physician Raises Concerns about Powdered Caffeine

One teaspoon of substance equivalent to about 25 cups of coffee
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Caffeine

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

In Northeast, Weather Changes May Mean More Ticks, Earlier

Warming trend could affect the spread of Lyme disease, research suggests

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Climate Change, Tick Bites

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Liberia-U.S. Clinical Research Partnership Opens Trial to Test Ebola Treatments

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Ebola

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Feb 2015 | 9:30 am

Study Links Recession to Spike in Suicides Among Middle-Aged

Big jump in rates seen during 2007-2010, when U.S. economy was lagging
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Stress, Suicide

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Coffee and Multiple Sclerosis

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Caffeine, Multiple Sclerosis

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Feb 2015 | 8:57 am

Epilepsy Surgery Gets High Marks from Patients in Survey

92 percent said it was worthwhile, with fewer seizures and higher quality-of-life

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: After Surgery, Epilepsy, Seizures

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Seasonal Flu Vaccine Even Less Effective Than Thought: CDC

And nasal version appears to provide no protection at all for young children

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Flu, Immunization

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Could Coffee Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis?

Studies link several cups daily with reduced odds for the disease

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Caffeine, Multiple Sclerosis

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Poor Response to Statins May Mean Clogged Arteries

About 1 in 5 patients taking cholesterol-lowering drugs doesn't benefit, researchers find

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cholesterol, Heart Diseases, Statins

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Rear End Takes a Front Seat in Plastic Surgery Offices

Men also drove up overall number of cosmetic procedures, doctors say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Reconstruction, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Transgender Hormone Therapy Doesn't Seem to Pose Major Risks

Researchers say findings should ease concerns as no increase seen in cancers or deaths
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health, Hormones

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

More Cases of High Blood Pressure in Less Affluent States

The unemployed seemed to be at especially high risk, CDC researchers found

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, High Blood Pressure

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Gene Mutations Tied to Leukemia Rise with Age, Study Finds

But just having cancer-linked DNA doesn't mean the disease will develop, study authors stressed

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Leukemia, Stem Cells

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating

Study found no change in availability of healthy foods for children in low-income homes

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition, Health Disparities, Nutrition

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Sleep and Stroke Risk

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sleep Disorders, Stroke

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Feb 2015 | 10:35 am

Fewer Americans Burdened by Medical Bills: Study

Health reform, recovering economy may be easing families' financial problems, experts say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Financial Assistance, Health Insurance

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death

Risk is small, but a sign the disorder is a serious problem, experts say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

U.S. Pedestrian Death Rate Leveling Off, but Still Too High

Governors' safety group reports more than 2,100 killed in early 2014

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics, Motor Vehicle Safety

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Dangerous C. Difficile Germ Infects 500,000 Americans a Year: CDC

Overuse of antibiotics tied to rise in serious infections
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Clostridium Difficile Infections, Infection Control

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Viruses Increasingly Behind Child Pneumonia Cases

Bug that causes common cold, other infections often to blame, study finds
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Pneumonia, Viral Infections

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others

Study finds gestational diabetes less likely, but smaller infants more common
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Fetal Health and Development, Health Problems in Pregnancy, Weight Loss Surgery

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Long Sleep Time, Higher Stroke Risk?

More than 8 hours a night linked to greater odds in study, but cause-and-effect not proved

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sleep Disorders, Stroke

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Heart Failure Patients Who Struggle with Daily Tasks At Greatest Risk

Study finds they are more likely to be hospitalized than those who can handle basic chores
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Heart Failure

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Flavored Booze Beverages Tied to Higher Injury Risk in Teens

Super-sized 'alcopops' a major concern, study says
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Underage Drinking

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Safety Add-Ons for Football Helmets May Not Cut Concussion Risk

Crash dummy testing found extra padding, strips and treatments didn't make much difference on impact

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Concussion, Sports Safety

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Taking Pill Before, After Sex Cuts HIV Infection for Gay Men

Research suggests that Truvada doesn't need to be taken daily, but more study still needed
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health, HIV/AIDS Medicines

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Fluoride in Drinking Water Tied to Higher Rates of Underactive Thyroid

British study found an association, but couldn't prove cause-and-effect

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drinking Water, Hypothyroidism

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Early Hospital Release May Hurt Broken-Hip Patients

Survival odds improve with longer stay, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Hip Injuries and Disorders, Seniors' Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Diabetes and Diet

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Sugar, Diabetes Type 2, Diabetic Diet

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Feb 2015 | 10:09 am

Risk of Violent Crime Rises with Depression, Study Finds

But doctors may be more likely to focus on self-harm, suicide
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Depression

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Three Amputees Regain Function with 'Bionic' Hands

Devices work by sensors that get signals from patients' own muscles, scientists say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Artificial Limbs, Limb Loss

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Skin Test for Alzheimer'S, Parkinson's Shows Early Promise

Higher levels of key proteins may point to disease, but more study is needed, experts say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Biopsy, Parkinson's Disease

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Colon Cancer's Location May Be Factor in Survival

Poorer outcome seen in study when tumor began on the organ's right side

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Colorectal Cancer

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Younger Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Attack

Study participants, from 30 to 55 years old, said they were reluctant to trigger false alarm

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack, Women's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

U.S. Officials Pinpoint Common Sources of Foodborne Illnesses

Almost 2 million Americans fall ill each year, report notes

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Foodborne Illness

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Certain Painkillers Ill-Advised After Heart Attack

If you're taking anti-clotting drugs, you should avoid meds like ibuprofen and Celebrex, doctors say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Thinners, Heart Attack, Pain Relievers

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

A Doctor's Advice, a Patient's Race Influence Flu Shot Rates

Blacks less likely than whites to get immunized, survey shows

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Flu, Health Disparities, Immunization

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

2 of 3 Smokers Will Die Early If They Don't Quit

Findings confirm newer estimates that put toll of cigarettes much higher than previously thought

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Quitting Smoking, Smoking

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

California Reports No New Measles Cases Since Last Update

But it's too soon to declare the outbreak over, health officials say

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Measles

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Infants and Peanut Exposure

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Food Allergy

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Feb 2015 | 9:16 am

Mental Illness, Homelessness Linked to Heart Disease in Study

High smoking rates also considered a key contributor
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack, Homeless Health Concerns, Mental Disorders

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Study Finds Peanut Consumption in Infancy Prevents Peanut Allergy

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Food Allergy, Infant and Newborn Nutrition

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Feb 2015 | 8:53 am

Use of Long-Acting Birth Control Rises Fivefold in A Decade: CDC

IUDs and implants among the safest, most effective forms of contraception, experts say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Control, Women's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Habits

Suggestions to keep weight off
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Healthy Living

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Leading Medical Groups Call for Measures to Reduce Gun Injuries, Deaths

Say they are pushing for improved health of families, patients
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Gun Safety

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Watch-And-Wait Strategy May Be Riskier for Certain Prostate Cancers

Study found lower survival for intermediate-risk disease, compared to low-risk cases

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Prostate Cancer

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Testicular Cancer May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk

But it's too soon to make any recommendations, and overall risk is low, researcher says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Exposing Babies to Peanuts May Help Curb Allergy Risk

Many high-risk infants should be given peanut products starting at four months, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Food Allergy, Infant and Newborn Nutrition

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse Strokes

Daily dose won't prevent dangerous clotting in some people, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Clots, Blood Thinners, Stroke

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Measles Cases Pass 150 Mark, CDC Says

Health officials urge parents to get their children vaccinated against the disease

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Sound of Mother's Voice in Womb May Aid Fetal Brain Growth

Study of preemies who heard recordings from mom showed larger auditory cortex
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Fetal Health and Development, Premature Babies

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Association was found even when people weren't overweight, researchers said

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Vitamin D

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Study Ties Saunas to Lower Risk of Death from Heart Disease

More frequent use, longer times per session decreased odds even more, but cause-and-effect link not proven

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases, Men's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Most HIV Infections Come from Undiagnosed or Untreated People

Findings suggest there's a long way to go in containing spread of the disease

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Related MedlinePlus Page: HIV/AIDS

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Reminders from States May Boost Timely Vaccination Rates

Centralized notification systems might be more effective than doctors' office messages, study suggests

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Childhood Immunization

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula

Researchers found overall amounts low, but recommend testing privately supplied tap water
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Arsenic, Drinking Water, Infant and Newborn Nutrition

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Cat, Dust Mite Allergies Linked to Childhood Asthma

Study findings reveal possible early risk factors for asthma

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Asthma in Children

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

A Little Fat, Sugar OK for Kids If Diet Is Healthy

Do what's necessary to make nutrient-rich foods palatable, pediatricians say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carbohydrates, Child Nutrition, Dietary Fats

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk?

Study found children from homes that hand-washed dishes had less allergic disease

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Children's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

The 'Whole Diet' Approach to Nutrition

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carbohydrates, Child Nutrition, Dietary Fats

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Feb 2015 | 8:36 am

Skin Patch Shows Promise in Easing Peanut Allergy

Wearable device appears to 'educate' cells not to react to the food allergen, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Tropical Virus Symptoms Can Mimic Rheumatoid Arthritis

Similarities may make diagnosis of chikungunya more difficult, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Viral Infections

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Hispanics May Develop Alcoholic Liver Disease Earlier

Problems start four to 10 years sooner than in whites or blacks, experts found
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Hispanic American Health, Liver Diseases

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

CDC Says New Tick-Borne Virus May Have Killed Kansas Man

'Bourbon virus' tied to previously healthy man's death within 11 days of symptoms, agency reports

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Eylea Outperforms Other Drugs for Diabetic Macular Edema with Moderate or Worse Vision Loss

Source: National Eye Institute - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Diabetic Eye Problems

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Feb 2015 | 3:31 pm

NIH-Supported Clinical Trials to Evaluate Long-Acting, Injectable Antiretroviral Drugs to Prevent HIV Infection

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS Medicines

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Feb 2015 | 3:28 pm

NIH-Funded Scientists Create Potential Long-Acting HIV Therapeutic

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: HIV/AIDS Medicines

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Feb 2015 | 3:26 pm

NIH-Sponsored HIV Vaccine Trial Launches in South Africa

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: HIV/AIDS, Immunization

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Feb 2015 | 3:23 pm

Postmenopausal Women May Be at Risk of Gum Disease

If bone fracture odds are elevated, mouth health likely a concern, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Fractures, Gum Disease, Women's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

U.S. Dietary Guidelines Take Aim at Sugar

And continue to endorse fruits, vegetables and unsaturated fats

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carbohydrates, Nutrition

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Ears May Have Natural Defense Against Loud Noise, Mouse Study Shows

Researchers suspect humans have a similar system to guard hearing

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Researchers Measure Scope of Muscular Dystrophies That Strike Boys

Hispanics more likely to develop muscle-weakening disorders, but it's not clear why

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Hispanic American Health, Muscular Dystrophy

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Narcotic Painkiller Use Tied to Higher Risk for Depression

The longer the use, the bigger the risk the user would become depressed, study found

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Back Pain, Depression, Pain Relievers

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Physical Activity Frequency & Health

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Heart Disease in Women, Stroke

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Feb 2015 | 9:48 am

YouTube Videos of Drunkenness Don't Show Alcohol's Harms

Study authors say their finding offers an opportunity to educate youth on dangers of drinking

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Underage Drinking

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Measles Can Rob a Child's Sight, Doctors Warn

Severe complications might damage cornea, retina or optic nerve

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Lower Levels of Key Nutrients in Women

But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antioxidants, Multiple Sclerosis, Women's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Think Hookahs Filter Out Tobacco Toxins? Think Again

Study finds the popular water pipes do not rid smoke of heavy metals

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Generic Eye Drops for Glaucoma Encourage Greater Use

Non-branded medication may be more than $1,000 cheaper a year, researchers report

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eye Diseases, Glaucoma, Medicines

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

More Americans Dying from Hypothermia, CDC Says

Doctor offers tips to avoid dangerous drops in body temperatures during cold winter months

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Homeless Health Concerns, Hypothermia, Winter Weather Emergencies

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Mammogram Rates May Fall When Women Learn of 'Overdiagnosis' Risk

Study found patients were more reluctant to undergo the screen if told it often caught less harmful disease

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Mammography

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Sun's Damage Lingers Long After Dark

UV rays cause DNA-related harm to skin cells, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Skin Pigmentation Disorders, Sun Exposure

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Ebola Transmission Through Cough Possible, but Not Likely

Researchers suggest droplets could expose caregivers to lethal virus

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago

Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Cancer--Living with Cancer, Health Statistics

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Are Too Many Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Treatment?

Study also raises concerns about possible overuse of radiation therapy

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Prostate Cancer, Prostate Cancer Screening, Radiation Therapy

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Mental Health Woes Common Among Homeless Kids, Study Finds

Exposure to poverty, violence and poor health care may up the odds
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Mental Health, Homeless Health Concerns

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

2 Deaths, Scores of Potential 'Superbug' Infections At UCLA Med Center

Endoscopes blamed for spread of potentially deadly bacteria

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antibiotics, Bacterial Infections

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Low Cancer Risk with Device Used to Remove Fibroids, Study Finds

Researchers call the findings 'reassuring,' but FDA warnings remain for older women

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hysterectomy, Uterine Cancer, Uterine Fibroids

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Plastics Chemical Tied to Changes in Boys' Reproductive Development

Study links exposure in womb to condition that may increase later infertility risk
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Phthalates and Male Infertility

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Feb 2015 | 10:05 am

Small Study Links Lack of Sleep to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Experts say shortchanging nightly snooze affects hormone that controls blood sugar levels

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Stillbirth May Increase Women's Long Term Risk for Depression

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Feb 2015 | 7:55 am

Healthy Eating Up Worldwide, but Unhealthy Eating Up Even More: Study

U.S. had one of the lowest-quality diets because of high consumption of bad foods

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Many LGBT Medical Students Don't Reveal Sexual Identity

Fear of discrimination cited as biggest reason, survey reports

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Study Compares Drugs for Diabetes-Linked Eye Disease

Eylea has slight advantage over Avastin, Lucentis for people with macular edema, but cost is an issue

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Heart Drug Clears Up 'Strawberry' Birthmarks

Study suggests propranolol as a new option to treat infantile hemangioma

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Doctors Pinpoint Why Child Who Appeared Free of HIV Suffered Relapse

Virus hid deep within 'memory cells' of immune system, where it couldn't be detected

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Light Activity a Boost to Seniors' Hearts

Low-level movement helps even those with limited mobility, study says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Talk Therapy May Cut Suicide Rate Among U.S. Soldiers

High-risk patients were 60 percent less likely to attempt suicide in two years of follow-up
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Study Ties Shingles Virus to Dangerous Blood Vessel Disease in Elderly

Condition causes inflamed vessels in scalp, neck and arms, and can be deadly, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Study Questions Benefits of Treadmill Desks

They add about 1,000 steps to a user's day; at least one exercise specialist sees some value to the devices

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

NIH-Supported Researchers Map Epigenome of More Than 100 Tissue and Cell Types

Source: National Institutes of Health - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Feb 2015 | 9:16 am

Mouse Study Explores Secrets of Marijuana 'Munchies'

Researcher says pot might help release an appetite-stimulating hormone
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Hot Flashes, Night Sweats and Menopause

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Feb 2015 | 8:49 am

First 'Epigenomes' Map Highlights How Genes Spur Health, Disease

Epigenomes involve processes that switch DNA on or off, for good or ill

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Preschoolers May Not Need Naps, Review Reports

Enforcing naps after children naturally outgrow them leads to less sleep overall
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Measles Cases Continue to Rise Across the United States

Latest CDC tally has 141 people sickened in 17 states and the District of Columbia
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Seasonal Flu Vaccine May Protect Against Deadly Bird Flu

Study reveals protective response to rare virus strains

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Too Few Breast Cancer Patients Getting Radiation After Mastectomy

More than a third with 'locally advanced' disease don't get treatment aimed at preventing tumor's return

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Chantix Linked to Higher Quit Rates in Certain Smokers

But drug's side effects still worry some doctors

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Methamphetamine May Be More Harmful to Teen Brains

MRI-based study finds illicit drug causes more damage in adolescents

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Newer Blood Thinner Beats Heparin for Certain Heart Attacks

Swedish study finds fondaparinux is effective, and reduces bleeding risk

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

'Calculators' Doctors Use May Overestimate Heart Risks

Such assessments should only be starting points for predicting risk, researcher explains

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Adolescent Sleep Deprivation

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Feb 2015 | 10:25 am

Dietary Fiber and Weight Loss

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Feb 2015 | 9:51 am

Kids Can Get Migraines Too

Tracking pain patterns and getting treatment can help, experts explain

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Minority Kids Less Likely to Get Latest Type 1 Diabetes Care

Experts aren't sure what's causing differences in insulin pump use, blood sugar levels

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Chronic Illness, Loneliness May Go Hand-In-Hand for Some Elderly

Don't blame yourself for illness and try to find new ways to socialize, experts suggest

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers Report

Trial comparing simple dietary change to more complicated regimen found similar health benefits

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Some Jobs Are a Pain in The Back

A big culprit: manual labor that involves awkward positions, study says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

1 in 5 Sore Throats Tied to Scary Bacteria, Study Finds

No test exists for F. necrophorum, which may be more common than strep, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Parents Split on Later School Start Time for Teens

Many were concerned about logistics, impact on after-school activities, survey finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

More Evidence That Even 'Moderate' Exercise Helps Women's Hearts

A few sweat-inducing workouts per week are enough to cut risks in middle age, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Study Links Antibiotics to Digestive Complication in Infants

Risk, though small, appears highest when medications given in first 6 weeks, researchers report
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Golden Anniversaries May Bring an Added Special Glow

Study sees slight uptick in sexual activity for couples married 50 years or more

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Smoking During Pregnancy May Raise Diabetes Risk for Daughters

Being lean did not protect against blood sugar disease, researcher notes
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Blood Transfusion During Flight to Trauma Center Boosts Survival

But blood needs to be refrigerated on helicopters, researcher noted

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

More Than Half of Women Have Hot Flashes for At Least 7 Years

Finding suggests need for better treatments for menopause-related symptoms, study author says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

'Mindfulness' May Help Ease Sleep Problems for Seniors

Small study found meditation improved sleep scores more than lessons on sleep habits

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Moldy Homes May Mean More Asthma in Young Kids

Those with allergies at greatest asthma risk, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

U.S. Teens Getting Less Sleep Than Ever

Researchers find more adolescents today are short on shut-eye than in the 1990s

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Last Chance to Enroll in Obamacare for 2015

Sign up or switch plans by Feb. 15 to avoid penalties

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

'Superagers' Seem to Have 'Younger' Brains, Researchers Find

Their sharp memories at 80 and beyond may provide clues for treating dementia

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Sleepiness in Your Teen May Signal 'Weed' Use

Ten percent of those tested for narcolepsy also had marijuana in their system, researchers found

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Beware the Bitter Cold

Expert gives tips on avoiding dangerous drops in body temperature, or hypothermia

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Flu Sending Record Numbers of Elderly to the Hospital: CDC

But the worst seems to be over as season continues to wind down, officials say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

U.S.-Born Latino Teens Feel the Stress of Discrimination More

Study finds that adolescents born outside the country aren't as affected

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Smoking Linked to Damage in the Brain, Researchers Find

Cigarette use thins key area for memory, thinking skills and language

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

New Techniques Outline Tumors' Location in the Brain

Early trials show promise of scans to help surgeons in the OR, or to track the effect of treatments

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Pollution Exposure Peaks at Stop Lights, Study Finds

Air levels of tiny toxic particles were 29 times higher than when car was moving in traffic

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Dark Chocolate Surprise?

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Feb 2015 | 10:01 am

Don't Exclude Cancer Survivors from Lung Cancer Trials, Study Urges

Finding runs counter to current practice, researchers note

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Meat-Heavy, High-Acid Diet Poses Risk for Those with Kidney Disease

Switching to regimen higher in fruits, veggies might help stave off organ failure, experts say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Study Ties Hormone Therapy to Increased Ovarian Cancer Risk

Overall increase is small, though, adding 1 cancer per 1,000 women treated

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Number of Hip Replacements Has Skyrocketed, U.S. Report Shows

Procedure becoming more common in younger adults, but hospital stays now a day shorter

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

New Drug May Slow Recurrent Thyroid Cancer, Study Finds

Progression-free survival nearly five times longer in people receiving treatment

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Cancer Patients Prefer Care That Includes Their Input

But whether shared decision making results in better outcomes isn't clear, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Cancer Patients Rarely Request Unneeded Tests, Treatments

Doctors' claims that this is fueling increasing health costs unwarranted, expert says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Low Vitamin D Levels in Stroke Survivors a Bad Sign, Study Finds

Tied to raised risk of a severe stroke, poor recovery, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Mediterranean Diet May Lower Stroke Risk, Study Finds

Researchers say healthy eating plan appears to cut odds of blood clot

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Type 2 Diabetes and Blood Pressure

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Feb 2015 | 9:57 am

Some Stroke Survivors May Face Heightened Cancer Risk, Study Shows

But cancer only affected about 2 percent of those in two-year follow-up period
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Dehydration Linked to Greater Stroke Damage

Thicker blood may be the reason why, study suggests

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Proposed Dietary Guidelines Not a Green Light to Eat What You Want

People still need to limit foods with heart-damaging saturated fats and trans fats, nutritionists say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests

Each year, 60,000 more smokers die from causes that have association with smoking, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Kidneys from HIV Donors May Be OK for HIV Patients, Study Finds

South African researchers report 'impressive' results in 27 cases

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Mental Health Disorders May Shorten Life Span

Researchers find people with psychiatric conditions live an average of 10 fewer years
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Eyes May Be Window to Outcomes After Stroke, Research Suggests

Thickness of optic nerve's sheath seemed tied to odds for patient death during the study period
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Driving Soon After Stroke May Be Risky, Studies Suggest

Recent survivors more likely to make errors and have collisions in simulated tests

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Lower Blood Pressure Reduces First Stroke Risk

New research suggests keeping top number below 140

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Coming Out At School Better for LGBT Youth, Study Finds

Disclosure of sexual orientation leads to better self-esteem, less depression, researchers say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Your Deli Sandwich May Come with A Side of Listeria, Study Finds

Nearly 1 in 10 samples from delis carried the dangerous bacteria, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Studies Find More Genetic Links to Obesity

More than 100 locations in DNA associated with excess weight
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Milk-Allergic? There May Be Milk in That Dark Chocolate

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Feb 2015 | 11:11 am

Alcohol and Your Health

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Feb 2015 | 9:18 am

More Stroke Patients Getting Clot-Buster Quickly, Study Shows

Many local hospitals now comfortable giving tPA drip, then shipping patients to advanced medical centers

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Yoga Gaining in Popularity Among Americans

More children, adults and seniors trying the ancient discipline, researchers report

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Unemployment May Fuel a Fifth of Suicides Worldwide, Study Says

Overall state of economy not as important as whether person is out of work, researchers add

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Health Benefits of Moderate Drinking Overblown: Report

Not all factors considered in previous studies, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk from Foods

Trans fats are a bigger threat to heart health, doctors and dietitians say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Effectiveness of Implanted Defibrillators May Depend on Patient's Age

They extended survival in those at high risk for sudden cardiac death, but those over 70 saw less benefit, study found

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Naps May Improve Your Health

Study finds an afternoon snooze might undo hormonal damage from lost sleep at night

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Ebola Drug Shows Promise in Monkey Trial

Experimental medicine targets a key gene in the virus; 75 percent of infected study animals survived

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Donor Hearts Going to Waste, Researchers Report

Uniform guidelines needed that specify which hearts are acceptable for transplantation, experts say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

New Name, New Criteria for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

U.S.-appointed panel says illness is 'legitimate,' should be called Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Blood Pressure Meds Lower Heart, Stroke Risks in Diabetics

Patients did better even if they didn't actually have high blood pressure

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Mercury in Seafood May Raise Risk of Autoimmune Diseases in Women

The higher the exposure, the higher the levels of a protein linked to immune system dysfunction

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Creatine Doesn't Treat Parkinson's Disease

Research in mice had suggested this amino acid might help

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Study Shows Iron Supplementation After Blood Donation Shortens Hemoglobin Recovery Time

Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Feb 2015 | 11:41 am

Barriers to HPV vaccination

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Feb 2015 | 9:56 am

Is Measles' Return the 'New Normal'?

Pediatricians and parents struggle with keeping children safe amid concerns over vaccine

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Smokers May Get Less Benefit from Drugs for Arthritic Back Pain

Swiss study authors say inflammation or a lack of oxygen among possible reasons

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Preterm Delivery Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke Risk in Mothers

But study didn't prove cause-and-effect relationship

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

FDA Approves New Device Aimed At Easing Stroke Risk

ENROUTE system cleans out 'debris' in neck artery for those requiring better blood flow to the brain

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Latest Measles Count: 121 Cases in 17 States and D.C.

85 percent of infections tied to outbreak that began at Disney theme parks in California, officials say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Stress May Make Recovery from Heart Attack Harder for Younger Women

Study found women were prone to greater levels of stress than men

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Nighttime Leg Cramps Peak in Summer, Study Says

Findings could lead to changes in treatment

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Loved Ones Caring for Brain-Injured Veterans May Face Health Risks

Study found high levels of substance linked to inflammation in caregivers who felt anger, blame
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Energy Drinks Tied to Inattention, Hyper Behavior in Middle Schoolers

Kids shouldn't drink sugary, caffeinated beverages, researchers conclude
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Panel Asks: What Defines Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Disorder that causes overwhelming exhaustion will receive a long-awaited clinical definition

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

No Link Seen Between Oxytocin-Assisted Labor and ADHD

Previous research with animals had suggested a possible connection

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Lucentis Approved for Diabetic Retinopathy

Among diabetics with macular edema
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

HPV Vaccination Does Not Appear to Boost Risky Teen Sex, Study Shows

After its introduction, increase in STD rates was same in vaccinated, unvaccinated girls
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Researchers Identify 8 Signs of Impending Death

Findings could help families prepare and aid in end-of-life care choices
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Oxytocin and ADHD Risk

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Feb 2015 | 9:34 am

Residential Treatment Program Helps Obese Kids Lose Weight, Study Finds

Treatment also boosted blood vessel health, but therapy is costly and long-term results are unknown
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Some Tiny Preemies Show Poorer Mental Health in Adulthood

Greater risks for those exposed to steroid drugs in the womb, study says
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Many Americans Don't Handle Poultry Safely When Cooking, Study Finds

Too few use food thermometers, too many wash and store meat in way that spreads germs, researcher says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Cities Are Getting Hotter, New Research Reports

Number of heat waves in urban areas has increased significantly in last 4 decades

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Many States Still in Flu's Grip, but Some Areas Report Declines

CDC expects to see high activity for several more weeks

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Stigma Keeps Employees from Admitting to a Mental Illness

But half of those surveyed said they'd want to help their co-worker

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Smoking Tied to Higher Death Risk After Colon Cancer

After 7 years of follow-up, researchers found smokers' odds of dying twice as high

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Program for 1-Year-Olds Tries to Lessen Autism's Impact

Parents taught to work on concerning behaviors before diagnosis
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Autism Spectrum Disorder

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Preemies More Likely to Have Asthma, Study Finds

But, they will likely outgrow the airway condition, researchers report

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Coffee and Endometrial Cancer Risk

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Feb 2015 | 9:18 am

Coffee Linked to Possible Lower Endometrial Cancer Risk

Women benefited from drinking about 4 cups daily, study suggests

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Overly Controlling Moms Lose Out, Study Says

Allowing some freedom at age 2 reaped benefits by fifth grade

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Type 1 Diabetes More Deadly for Women Than Men, Study Finds

Experts aren't sure why, but say better treatment and support needed for both sexes
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Lyme Disease More Serious, Costly Than Believed: Study

Prolonged illness in infected Americans costs up to $1.3 billion a year in treatments, researchers find

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

IUDs, Contraceptive Implants Work Longer Than Thought, Researchers Report

Ongoing study shows they prevent pregnancy at least one year beyond their approved use

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

New MRI Test May Help Diagnose Liver Condition in Kids

Most cases of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease go undiagnosed, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Less Commonly Used Obesity Surgery Tied to More Weight Loss

But study finds so-called 'duodenal switch' procedure also linked to more complications

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Blacks Account for More Than Half of New HIV Diagnoses: CDC

They also have highest death rate among those with HIV, despite the rate declining, reports say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Certain Infections Linked to Reduced Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Gut, urinary tract and genital conditions may offer some protection, study suggests

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Change in Gut Bacteria May Precede Type 1 Diabetes in Kids

Small study offers hope for a diagnostic test some day, researchers say
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 1, Diabetes in Children and Teens

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Newly Diagnosed with High Blood Pressure? 3 Factors Affect Prognosis

Systolic reading of 150 should prompt immediate action to prevent poor outcomes, study suggests

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Cholesterol and Heart Disease

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Feb 2015 | 10:00 am

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked to Early Menopause: CDC

Disorder also associated with other menstrual problems and pelvic pain, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Sexual Pain Common After Childbirth, Study Finds

C-section and certain assisted vaginal births linked to more long-term problems
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childbirth, Sexual Health, Sexual Problems in Women

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Implanted Device May Improve Hard-To-Treat Chest Pain

Small trial shows Receptor brings relief to those with refractory angina

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Ultra-Early Stroke Care Can Start with Paramedics

Pre-hospital approach is sure to be adopted, expert says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

E-Cigarettes Seem to Dampen Immune Response in Mice

Tests show increased susceptibility to infection
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Immune System and Disorders, Smoking

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

FDA Approves New Breast Cancer Drug

Ibrance is targeted for postmenopausal women with advanced disease

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Better Contraceptive Knowledge Can Aid in Safe Use of Acne Drug

Effective birth control key in using the medication, which is linked to birth defects

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Smartphone Device Detects HIV, Syphilis

Low-cost accessory replicates laboratory-based blood test, researchers report

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: HIV/AIDS, Medical Device Safety, Syphilis

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Money Tops Americans' List of Stressors

Women, parents and younger adults most troubled, survey finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Internal Tissue Adhesive Approved

TissuGlu connects tissue flaps stemming from surgery to remove excess fat, skin from stomach
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 12:17 pm

Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia

Class of drugs interferes with a key brain chemical, but study can't prove cause-and-effect
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Medicines

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Imaging Tests May Help Stem Amputations for Circulatory Disorder

Saving limbs saves lives and costs less than amputation for peripheral arterial disease, study says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Limb Loss, Peripheral Arterial Disease

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Lung Cancer No. 1 Cancer Killer of Women in Wealthy Nations

It has been the leading cancer killer of American women for many years

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

What Causes Cancer?

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 10:10 am

Women Use More Oxygen for Breathing

Respiratory muscles tested in exercise show women consume more oxygen than men

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Ebola Donations Slow to Reach West Africa

Just 40 percent of pledged aid has been received by hardest hit countries, report says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Modern Birth Control Methods Could Avoid 15 Million Unwanted Pregnancies

Study of 35 nations shows underuse of current contraception options
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Control, Women's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Income Inequality Affects Kids' Health, Research Shows

Study of 34 countries finds widening gap in physical and mental health of rich and poor

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

FDA Approves Ibrance for Postmenopausal Women with Advanced Breast Cancer

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 8:02 am

Americans Confused about Cancer Risks

Survey finds many worry about unproven factors like food additives, and less about exercise and obesity

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Health Tip: Want a Brighter Smile?

Suggestions for whiter teeth
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Healthy Diet May Be Linked to Lower Risk of Lung Disease

Consuming less red meat, soda and alcohol tied to lower COPD threat in study

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Mercury Air Pollution Reflected in Ocean Fish

Concentrations in yellowfin tuna are rising nearly 4 percent a year

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Just Half of Nursing Home Staff Getting Flu Vaccine

Lack of immunization may put nursing home residents at risk, researchers note

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC

Two out of five children breathing in passive smoke, study says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Infection Most Likely Cause of Hospital Readmission After Surgery

Knowing why readmissions happen is first step in reducing them, researcher says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

No Difference in Long-Term Mortality Found When Investigators Tested Two Blood Transfusion Methods in Severely Injured Trauma Patients

Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Transfusion and Donation, Emergency Medical Services

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Feb 2015 | 1:24 pm

Battlefield Blood-Transfusion 'Recipe' Passes Real-Life Test

Balanced mix of blood products, developed in combat arenas, better than regular transfusions, trial finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Blood Test Aims to Detect Parkinson's in Early Stages

Researchers also hope it will help doctors track treatment

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Medicare Patients Aren't Benefitting from Surgical Report Cards

Better use of data to implement change is needed, researchers suggest

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Jogging and Longevity

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Feb 2015 | 9:03 am

Workers May Be Afraid to Discuss Job-Related Asthma

People seem to be worried about how disease might affect their employment, income, experts say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

1 in 5 Younger Diabetics Lacks Good Medical Care

CDC team found 19 percent hadn't seen a doctor within last 6 months

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Electronic Devices May Disrupt Teen Sleep

Kids using computers and phones take longer to drift off at night

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Seniors Need 2 Pneumonia Vaccines, CDC Advisory Panel Says

Vaccinations need to be given a year apart, expert recommends

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Health Tip: Get the Most from Exercise

Wear comfortable shoes and clothing
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

Many Americans Face Pain, Depression in Their Final Year

Study finds significant increase in symptoms, despite efforts to improve end-of-life care

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, End of Life Issues, Pain

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm

Are Too Many Heart Failure Patients Getting IV Fluids?

Since treatment usually aims at draining excess fluid, adding IV fluid 'defeats purpose,' one expert said
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

New Guidelines for People with Nasal Allergies

Testing is recommended, sinus imaging is not for hay fever

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

When It Comes to Jogging, Easy Does It, Study Suggests

Just an hour or two a week confers life-extension benefits, researcher contends

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm

Timing of Kidney Transplants Doesn't Affect Pregnancy Chances

Study finds results were similar for women who received organ whether as a child or an adult

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

U.S. Measles Cases Now Exceed 100: CDC

Outbreak still traced to Disney theme parks in California, officials say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Immunization, Immunization, Measles

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm

Certain Heart Drug, Antibiotic Combo Might Be Fatal for Seniors

Doctors should not prescribe spironolactone with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, study says
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drug Reactions, Medicines, Seniors' Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Sexual Assault Under-Reported on U.S. College Campuses

Researchers found significant surge in reported crime incidence during audits
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: College Health, Sexual Assault

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Non-Drug Options Can Help Curb Delirium in Hospital Patients, Study Finds

Simply reminding patient each morning of date, place can help, researchers found
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Delirium, Health Facilities, Seniors' Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm

Salt and Sugar in Kids' Meals

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Infant and Newborn Nutrition, Toddler Nutrition

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Feb 2015 | 9:57 am

Vyvanse Approved for Binge-Eating Disorder

Characterized by compulsive overeating
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eating Disorders, Medicines

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Feb 2015 | 9:35 am

Toddler Snacks, Meals Have Lots of Salt and Sugar

Most toddler dinners were high in sodium, and infant snacks had added sugar
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carbohydrates, Dietary Sodium, Toddler Nutrition

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Some Kids Use Tobacco, E-Cigarettes Together, Study Finds

Additional products may increase addiction to nicotine, expert says
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Smoking and Youth

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Medication Problems May Spur Many Child ER Trips, Study Finds

Bad reactions, misuse are the common culprits, researchers say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Drug Reactions, Emergency Medical Services

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am

Certain Genes in Babies May Up Preterm Birth Risk

Mother's genes don't appear linked to premature delivery, study suggests
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Premature Babies

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am

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