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Your True Weight

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Body Weight, Obesity in Children

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Jul 2014 | 8:54 am

Eating Probiotics Regularly May Improve Your Blood Pressure

Source: American Heart Association
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Supplements, High Blood Pressure

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Jul 2014 | 6:38 pm

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests

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

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

High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics

Risk even greater for people whose diabetes isn't well-controlled, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Dietary Sodium, Heart Diseases

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

Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots

Catheter-directed thrombolysis may carry higher risk of bleeding than conventional treatment, researchers say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Deep Vein Thrombosis

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

Injuries on The Increase in High School Lacrosse, Study Shows

More than 22 percent of injuries are concussions, researchers call for better player protections

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Sports Injuries

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

Schizophrenia's Genetic Skyline Rising

Source: National Institute of Mental Health - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Schizophrenia

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Jul 2014 | 12:52 pm

Sleepless Nights After Divorce May Be Tied to Blood Pressure Rise

Small study finds delayed reaction among those who had trouble resting for more than 10 weeks

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Divorce, High Blood Pressure, Sleep Disorders

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

Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer

Cutting uterus into smaller fragments for minimally invasive removal can disperse undetected malignancy

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hysterectomy, Uterine Cancer

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

Women and Heart Attacks

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Heart Attack, Heart Disease in Women

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Jul 2014 | 9:48 am

Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival with Lou Gehrig's Disease

Study findings may also help researchers test new ALS drugs, researchers suggest

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Laboratory Tests

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

Parents of Children with Autism Need Help, Too

Study found mothers who were taught stress-reduction skills had less depression, anxiety

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism, Parenting, Stress

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

Health Tip: Soothing Bug Bites

Remedies to help fight the pain and itch
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Insect Bites and Stings

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Jul 2014 | 7:00 am

Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?

Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Supplements, High Blood Pressure

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

Scientists Snipped HIV Out of Human DNA

Molecular tool might lead to more definitive treatment, but current research didn't treat patients, just cells

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, HIV/AIDS

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

No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults

And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Heart Attack, Heart Disease in Women

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

Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids

That, in turn, may help reduce health ills, such as diabetes and heart disease, researcher says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Family Issues, Parenting

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

Animal Experiments Shed Light on HIV's Ability to Hide

Viral 'reservoir' in body develops earlier than thought, thwarting attempts at cure, scientists say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: HIV/AIDS

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

Asthma Drug May Help Those with Chronic Hives

Xolair found safe, effective for reducing symptoms, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hives, Medicines

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

Common Gene Variants Account for Most Genetic Risk for Autism

Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Mental Health - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Autism

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Jul 2014 | 1:07 pm

Irregular Heart Rhythm Ups Stroke Risk Soon After Heart Surgery

Older age, past stroke among factors that boost short and long-term odds of post-op stroke, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Surgery, Stroke

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

Scientists Discover New Way to Make Human Platelets

Findings could one day help meet increasing global demand for blood transfusions, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood, Blood Transfusion and Donation

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

Parenting a Child on the Autism Spectrum

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Mental Health, Parenting

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Jul 2014 | 9:40 am

Good Schools May Be Good for A Teen's Health, Too

Study found lower-income kids at challenging high schools less likely to engage in risky behaviors

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Teen Health, Teen Mental Health

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

Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds

But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics, Obesity in Children

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

Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

Expectant moms' use of nicotine-replacement therapy could also spell problems for kids, study suggests

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Pregnancy and Substance Abuse

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

Health Tip: Take Kids for A Nature Walk

And get some exercise
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Related MedlinePlus Page: Exercise for Children

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

Health Tip: Using the Web for Health Information

Make sure the information, source are sound
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Evaluating Health Information

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

Common Genes Implicated in Autism Study

Findings suggest genetics play a bigger role than environment in risk of disorder

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism, Genes and Gene Therapy

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Jul 2014 | 6:00 am

HIV Diagnoses Down in U.S., Except for Young Gay Males: CDC

Messages about safe sex may be falling on deaf ears, researcher notes

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health, HIV/AIDS, Health Disparities

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Jul 2014 | 6:00 am

Report Shows Combining Drug Use with Underage Drinking Raises Health Risks

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drugs and Young People, Underage Drinking

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Jul 2014 | 5:44 pm

Many Young Adults Misinformed About Hookahs' Harms

More than half surveyed said the water pipes weren't dangerous

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Smoking

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

HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cervical Cancer, HPV, Women's Health Checkup

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

Antipsychotics Linked to Lower Brain Volume in Schizophrenia Patients

But mental function, symptoms of illness were not worsened, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Brain Diseases, Drug Reactions, Schizophrenia

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

EPA Unveils New Bug Repellant Labeling

Should work much like sunscreen SPF labels, telling users how much protection they will get, agency says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Insect Bites and Stings, Tick Bites

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

Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?

Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Men's Health, Prostate Cancer

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

Energy Drinks and Booze

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Caffeine

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Jul 2014 | 9:39 am

Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breast-Feeding Plans

Study found moms who returned to part-time work were better able to meet their goals

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Breastfeeding

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

Drug-Resistant Superbug Increasing in Southeast U.S. Hospitals

Fivefold rise in cases reported at community hospitals over five years, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: E. Coli Infections, Health Facilities, Infection Control

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

Soldiers' Use of Mental Health Services Up, Stigma Down, Study Finds

But two-thirds who need care still don't seek it, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans and Military Health

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

Many Sexually Active U.S. Teens Not Tested for HIV: CDC

Only 22 percent of those at risk get screened, and researchers think complacency may be why

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: HIV/AIDS, Health Screening, Teen Sexual Health

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

Hurricane Season: Be Prepared

Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Page: Hurricanes

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Jul 2014 | 8:07 am

Those with HIV Living Longer, International Study Finds

Deaths from AIDS-related causes, heart disease and liver disease have all dropped

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: HIV/AIDS, International Health, Living with HIV/AIDS

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Jul 2014 | 5:00 am

1st Case of Locally Acquired Chikungunya Virus Reported in U.S.

Patient is unidentified Florida man; mosquito-borne illness can be painful but is seldom fatal, CDC says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Insect Bites and Stings, Viral Infections

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

Cost of Kidney Donation May Deter the Poor

Study finds greater decline in donors from low-income areas

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Kidney Transplantation, Organ Donation

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

NIH System to Monitor Emerging Drug Trends

Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Drug Abuse

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Jul 2014 | 4:01 pm

Research Reveals Why Pot Can Make People Paranoid

Factors such as worrying, low self-esteem and anxiety can contribute to the condition, study says
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Marijuana

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

College Alcohol Violations Often Draw a Slap on the Wrist

Often, campus security won't report booze-related infractions to police or to health services, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, College Health, Underage Drinking

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

Childhood Sex Abuse May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk in Women

Researchers found more signs of thickening in neck arteries of these women during mid-life

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Sexual Abuse, Heart Disease in Women

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

Energy Drink 'Cocktails' May Boost Desire to Drink More

Alcohol plus Red Bull-type beverages might lead to binge-drinking, researcher suggests
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Caffeine

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

Routine Errands a Risky Time for Falls by Seniors

Study suggests sidewalks, curbs may be key to keeping older pedestrians safe

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Falls, Seniors' Health

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

Exercise May Help Counter Health Risks of Sedentary Lifestyle

'Fitter' couch potatoes weighed less and had better blood pressure, study reports

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Exercise and Physical Fitness

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

'Little League Shoulder' on the Rise

Rest, possibly combined with physical therapy, key to recovery, research suggests

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Shoulder Injuries and Disorders, Sports Injuries

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

NIH Scientists Identify Gene Linked to Fatal Inflammatory Disease in Children

Source: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Autoimmune Diseases

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Jul 2014 | 9:04 am

Preventive Double Mastectomy

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Mastectomy

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Jul 2014 | 9:04 am

Delayed Retirements May Forestall Predicted Nursing Shortage

Economy, rewarding work have motivated baby boomer nurses to stay on the job, research suggests

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Health Occupations

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

Study Finds Many Flu Patients Not Treated Appropriately

Antivirals underprescribed for high-risk patients, researchers say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antibiotics, Flu

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

With ERs, the Busier, the Better, Study Finds

Risk of death may be 10 percent lower at high-volume emergency rooms

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Emergency Medical Services

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

Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds

Talk with your doctor about whether or not you should keep taking it, expert advises

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: B Vitamins, Heart Attack, Medicines

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Jul 2014 | 7:00 pm

Antibiotics Often Prescribed Needlessly for Terminally Ill, Study Finds

Overuse of these drugs in hospice patients raises concerns about side effects, other issues

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antibiotics, Hospice Care

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

Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients

Women choosing the procedure gained just one to seven extra months of life over 20 years, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Mastectomy

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

Vitamin B No Help for Alzheimer'S

Though it lowered levels of compound associated with mental decline, no difference seen in thinking skills

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, B Vitamins

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

Study Suggests Tough Smoking Laws Might Lower Suicide Risk

Rates dropped in states that enacted strict anti-smoking policies, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Quitting Smoking, Suicide

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

Even Mild Concussion Can Cause Thinking, Memory Problems

Finding suggests damage may be present even after obvious symptoms are gone

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Concussion, Memory

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

Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?

Experts urge caution in interpreting study results

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Angioplasty, Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Obesity

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

Potassium Supplements May Help Some Heart Failure Patients

Study finds they seem to improve survival for people taking 'water pill' diuretics

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Failure, Potassium

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

Scientists Use Gene Therapy to Create 'Biological Pacemaker' in Pig Hearts

Technique might one day lead to the replacement of electronic pacemakers in humans, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators

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

AIDS Epidemic May Be Subsiding

Number of new infections, deaths declining, while more with HIV getting lifesaving medications

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS Medicines, International Health

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

Lifestyle and Dementia Risk

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Seniors' Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Jul 2014 | 9:08 am

Donating a Kidney May Carry Hidden Insurance Costs

Those who did had more trouble getting, switching health or life coverage
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Insurance, Kidney Transplantation, Organ Donation

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

Most Kids Eat Fruit, Veggies Daily: CDC

Survey finds 3 out of 4 are getting these healthy foods each day

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Child Nutrition

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

Researchers Spot Potential New Culprit Behind Alzheimer's

Abnormal levels of certain protein are more common in affected patients, study reports
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Alzheimer's Disease

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

Genes May Raise Risk of Cerebral Palsy, Study Finds

But expert stresses that chance of being born with the disability is small
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cerebral Palsy, Family History

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

Stroke Rates Declining Among Seniors, Study Shows

But, rate of brain attacks among those younger than 65 unchanged

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Seniors' Health, Stroke

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

Surgery Soon After Stroke Can Be Risky

Best to wait at least nine months after stroke to have elective procedure, researchers advise

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Stroke, Surgery

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

Doctors More Willing Than General Public to Donate Organs

Physicians who were younger, female most likely to sign up, Canadian study found

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Organ Donation

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

A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia

Older folks who began eating right, exercising did better on memory and problem-solving tests in study

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Healthy Aging

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

Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Likely Saves Money, Study Finds

American Heart Association recommends self-testing; research says it benefits patients and insurers

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Related MedlinePlus Page: High Blood Pressure

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

Could 'Phone Care' Ring in New Approach to Pain Relief?

Study finds significant improvement in patients assigned to 'telecare' management

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Chronic Pain

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

Kids from Dairy Farms Have Lower Allergy Risk, Study Finds

Benefits evident from birth, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Children's Health

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

Graphic Cigarette-Label Warnings Work, Study Finds

The bigger, the better, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Quitting Smoking

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

Prescription Problem?

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medication Errors, Medicines

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Jul 2014 | 9:43 am

Omega-3s in Diet May Help Ward Off Lou Gehrig's Disease

Study found strong association between higher intake and lower odds for ALS

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Dietary Fats

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

Alzheimer's Rate Falling in the United States, Studies Show

Improved heart health may be one reason for decline seen in some developed countries

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

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

Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says

They're more likely to smoke, binge drink, but also more likely to get regular exercise
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health

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

Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery

Close monitoring enough for most of these patients, study says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Thinners, Children's Health, Spine Injuries and Disorders

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

Organic Foods May Be Healthier, Review Finds

But critics say the analysis misses some important points

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Nutrition

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

Young Hispanics Often Obese, at Higher Risk for Heart Diseases

Source: American Heart Association
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases, Hispanic American Health, Obesity

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jul 2014 | 10:28 pm

High Stress, Hostility, Depression Linked with Increased Stroke Risk

Source: American Heart Association
Related MedlinePlus Page: Stroke

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jul 2014 | 10:25 pm

Polio-Free U.S. Thanks to Vaccine Efforts

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Related MedlinePlus Page: Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jul 2014 | 6:19 pm

Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color

Study finds people may stop taking heart medications if the drug's appearance changes

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases, Medication Errors, Medicines

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

Teens, ATVs a Dangerous Combo

Iowa study found three-quarters of kids drove the off-road vehicles, more than half were in accidents

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Motor Vehicle Safety, Sports Safety, Teen Health

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

Your Genes May Help Pick Your Friends

Study says DNA between close friends is as similar as that between 4th cousins

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Genes and Gene Therapy

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

Even Moderate Drinking Might Raise Odds for Irregular Heartbeat

But the finding held true for wine and liquor only, not beer, researchers note

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Arrhythmia

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

Men with Prostate Cancer May Not Always Get Best Advice

Doctors suggest widely varying treatments; second opinion vital, experts say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Men's Health, Prostate Cancer, Talking With Your Doctor

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

Babies' Brains Prep for Speech Long Before First Words Come Out

Scans found motor areas were activated when infants heard others talking, researchers report

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

Testicular Cancer Up Sharply Among Young Hispanics, Study Finds

More research is needed to understand why, authors say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hispanic American Health, Testicular Cancer

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

High Blood Pressure May Protect the Very Old from Dementia

But it's too early to recommend any change in treatment, researcher says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, High Blood Pressure

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

Infants and Sleep Safety

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Infant and Newborn Care, Parenting, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jul 2014 | 9:47 am

Staying Active May Help Prevent Dementia

Physical activity in middle age might reduce risk of memory disorders, studies suggest

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Exercise and Physical Fitness

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

Widowhood May Delay Dementia in Some Seniors, Study Finds

Social support might be the key, researcher says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Seniors' Health

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

Spoon Measurements Behind Many Child Drug-Dosing Errors

Experts recommend medications be administered in milliliters only

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Medication Errors, Medicines and Children

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

Bed-Sharing Linked to SIDS

Study also finds risk factors for sleep-related death vary with baby's age
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Infant and Newborn Care, Parenting, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

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

Stress May Leave You Heading to The Cookie Jar

Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Body Weight, Stress, Women's Health

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

IPads Can Trigger Nickel Allergies in Kids

Report involving 11-year-boy points to a simple solution: an iPad case

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Children's Health, Rashes

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

Cataract Surgery a Plus for Someone with Dementia, Study Says

Besides better vision, patients and caregivers report improved quality of life

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Cataract, Dementia

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jul 2014 | 6:00 am

Could a Simple Smell Test Help Spot Alzheimer's Early?

Study found weakened sense of smell associated with dementia risk, but more research needed

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Taste and Smell Disorders

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jul 2014 | 6:00 am

Burn Injuries More Common in Summer

Doctor shares tips for safe use of fire pits, barbecues and campfires

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Fire Safety

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

Culling Deer Herd Curbs Lyme Disease, Study Says

Hunting program in Connecticut led to fewer cases of tick-borne illness

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Lyme Disease

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

Poor More Prone to Leg Circulation Trouble

Focus is needed on treatment and education about condition that limits leg circulation, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Peripheral Arterial Disease

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

Emergency Surgeries on Weekends Riskier for Kids: Study

Possible explanations include fewer hospital staffers, slower response times, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: After Surgery, Children's Health, Surgery

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

Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds

Secondary injuries more common among children who postpone ligament repair, research shows

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

Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer

Men with both conditions have worse survival odds, study contends

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

Children and Summer Safety

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Jul 2014 | 9:35 am

Young Adults More Likely to Attend College

Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All

New gene-focused review suggests that cutting down on drinking is always heart-healthy

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

Stem Cells May Ease Urinary Incontinence, Study Says

Treatment looked promising in small trial
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

Researchers Assess New Way to Boost Polio Immunity

Giving kids an extra, inactivated dose might speed up eradication efforts, study says

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

Dengue Fever Vaccine Shows Some Promise in Trial

But experts would still like to see a more effective vaccine developed

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

Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection

After more than two years of no drug therapy, she's back on medication; development disappoints doctors, researchers

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

Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds

Anger didn't seem to have an effect, researchers noted

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

Some Teens May Face Emotional Problems After Concussion

Those with light or noise sensitivities post-injury seem to be more affected, study found

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

Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds

Doctors say extra fat, and the extra estrogen it produces, make menopause tougher for heavy women
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Jul 2014 | 2:00 pm

Researchers See Link Between Dyslexia, Abuse

But they're not sure which one might lead to the other

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

60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC

More women rely on menu's health info than men

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

New Treatment Increases Pregnancy Rate for Women with Infertility Disorder

Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Jul 2014 | 1:57 pm

Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

But the finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect; urologists call for more research

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

New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials

Dupilumab eased severity of itching, lesions for those suffering chronic cases of skin disease

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

Are You Tweeting Your Marriage Away?

Study says too much time spent on social media can create friction in relationships
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

Don't Blame Bad Weather for Your Aching Back

New study discounts notion that wind, rain influence lower back pain

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

Will a Warmer Climate Mean More Kidney Stones?

U.S. study finds rates of these painful blockages are rising along with temperatures

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

Young Pro Pitchers May Face Higher Risk of 'Tommy John' Surgery: Study

Most players who needed the ligament procedure had it within first 5 years of professional ball

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

Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility

Letrozole improves pregnancy rates in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, researcher says

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

New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials

Secukinumab appears more effective than current popular treatment, study says

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

Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women

It produced lower 5-year recurrence rates compared to tamoxifen, but didn't boost overall survival, study finds

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

Obesity Epidemic Hitting Hispanics Hard, Study Finds

Severe obesity most common among young adults, setting them up for health problems later in life

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

Doctors Need to Protect Athletes from Concussion Risk: Neurologists

They should educate, clear players to return to field only when ready, statement says

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

Muscle and Bone Injuries, Mental Disorders Plagued U.S. Iraq War Vets

Study followed 4,100 soldiers until four years after their return home

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

Study Identifies Novel Genomic Changes in the Most Common Type of Lung Cancer

Source: National Cancer Institute - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Jul 2014 | 2:45 pm

Researchers Say They've Found New Clues to Autism

Gene mutation appears linked to subtype of disorder

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

Exercising Moms-To-Be Have Less Chubby Babies, Study Finds

This could benefit newborns later in life, researcher suggests

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

Rehabilitation Helps Prevent Depression from Age-Related Vision Loss (Macular Degeneration)

Source: National Eye Institute - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Jul 2014 | 11:20 am

TB Rates Among Children May Be Higher Than Estimated

As many as 650,000 kids worldwide infected each year, researchers report

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

Older Adults Can Safely Donate a Kidney, Study Finds

No greater risk for heart disease, diabetes or death among donors, researchers say

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

Kids Still Getting Too Much 'Screen Time'

Nearly three-quarters of 12- to 15-year-olds spend 2 or more hours a day watching TV or on computer

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

Same Genes May Influence Reading, Math Skills

But genes don't set academic abilities in stone; experience matters too, experts say

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

Obesity and Mortality

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Jul 2014 | 8:43 am

NIH Study Finds Extreme Obesity May Shorten Life Expectancy Up to 14 Years

Source: National Cancer Institute - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Jul 2014 | 8:37 am

Health Tip: Act Fast After Sunburn

Get to a shady spot at the first signs of burn
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Jul 2014 | 7:00 am

Sutures Bested Staples After C-Section in Study

Complications were reduced by 57 percent when stitches were used, researchers report

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

Less May Be More When It Comes to Gallbladder Surgery

Studies find less aggressive care before and after surgery may lead to better results

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

Study Targets Causes of Birth Defects

New research challenges chromosomal theory tied to problems

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

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Doesn't Boost Clot Risk

Analysis included more than 500,000 women from Denmark

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

More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women

Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive

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

Combo Approach May Work Best for Smokers Looking to Quit

Study finds drug Chantix plus nicotine patch beats use of the patch alone

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

Severe Obesity Cuts Up to 14 Years Off Life

As weight climbs, so do related deaths from heart disease, diabetes and cancer, researchers say

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

Will You Be Obese? Look at Your Sisters, Brothers

Study found older sibling's obesity was strongest predictor for risk

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

Brain Tumor Invasion Along Blood Vessels May Lead to New Cancer Treatments

Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Jul 2014 | 12:56 pm

Low Doses of Arsenic Cause Cancer in Male Mice

Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Jul 2014 | 12:50 pm

1 in 6 Teens Treated in ER Has History of Dating Violence

Both males and females affected; risk goes up with drug and alcohol abuse, researchers say

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

Inactivity May Be Main Culprit in Obesity Epidemic

Sharp rise seen in number of Americans who didn't exercise, while calorie intake stayed steady

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

Choosing Heart Healthy Habits

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Jul 2014 | 9:16 am

Teens Drawn to Heavily Advertised Alcohol Brands

Though ads are in compliance with law, researchers say findings suggest current regulations aren't enough

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

Kids on Tight Schedules May Lose Out, Study Says

Study shows having more free time teaches children how to plan, solve problems and make decisions

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Jul 2014 | 6:00 am

Experts Reject Routine Screening for Narrowed Neck Arteries

Widespread testing in healthy adults would lead to too many unnecessary follow-up procedures, panel says

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

Choosing Hospice Care Isn't Always Easy

Best time to check out options is before you need them, suggests expert
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Jul 2014 | 5:00 pm

Home Nurse Visits May Improve Survival of Moms, Babies

Deaths were far more common when poor women did not receive follow-up care, study finds

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

Many Anesthesiologists Fail to Wash Hands, Study Shows

Research documents numerous missed opportunities with each patient

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

'Practice Makes Perfect' Genes May Be Key to Great Musicians

Desire to devote long hours to your music may lie in your DNA, study suggests

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

Men Develop Breast Cancer, Too

But little research is done on male treatments, expert says
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Jul 2014 | 2:00 pm

Obesity May Raise Risk of COPD

Study found those with largest waist sizes more likely to develop lung disease

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

Possible Advance for Some Late-Stage Lung Cancer Patients

Surgical biopsy could pave way for targeted treatments, study says

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

Many Obese Women Face Stigma Every Day, Study Finds

Daily diaries documented snubs, insults and put-downs

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

Around the Globe, Mom's Health Key to Newborn's Size

Study found well-nourished, educated women had similarly sized babies, regardless of where they lived

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

Hookah Use Among High School Students

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Jul 2014 | 9:42 am

Hookah Smoking Popular Among Well-Heeled Teens

Survey found one in five high school seniors had tried it; being affluent, well-educated raised risk

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

Houseboats Can Carry Hidden Carbon Monoxide Dangers

Hazardous concentrations from some gas generators can accumulate near the rear deck, experts say

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

Headbanging to Heavy Metal Music Linked to Man's Brain Bleed

Practice is occasionally implicated in whiplash, blood vessel tears, researchers noted

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

Cholesterol Levels May Be Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

But research is still preliminary, experts say

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

Ecstasy Use Tied to Rare Spinal Blood Vessel Problem in Teen

Drug can spike blood pressure, making existing blood vessel conditions worse, study authors say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Jul 2014 | 8:30 am

Spinal Stenosis Treatment: Little Benefit from Corticosteroid Injections for Common Cause of Spine-Related Pain

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Jul 2014 | 5:02 pm

One in 25 Reports Falling Asleep At the Wheel: CDC Report

Young adult males and binge drinkers more likely to drive while drowsy, study finds.

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

ADHD Drugs May Up Risk of Heart Problems in Kids, Study Finds

But problems are rare, findings should not cause alarm, experts say

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

Many Don't Want to Be Alone with Their Thoughts

Some people even preferred mild electric shocks to being in a quiet room by themselves, study finds

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Polyphenols Could Yield Small Benefit for People with PAD

Source: American Heart Association
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Jul 2014 | 1:48 pm

One Tick Bite Can Equal Two Infections

In New York state study, 1 in 10 of the bugs carried both Lyme disease and babesiosis

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

Summertime and Hearing Risk

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Jul 2014 | 10:19 am

Acute Kidney Injury, Chronic Kidney Disease Each a Risk of the Other

Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Chronic Kidney Disease, Kidney Diseases

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Jul 2014 | 9:44 am

Teen Drinkers Risking Their Lives: Study

And when they take drugs, chances of serious health outcomes rise even higher, researchers report
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later

Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

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

Aerobic/Strength Training Combo May Be Best Workout for Diabetics

In study, people with type 2 disease had better blood sugar control when both modes used

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Jul 2014 | 6:44 am

Insulin Pumps May Outperform Daily Injections for Type 2 Diabetes

6-month blood sugar control was better with the devices compared to needles, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Jul 2014 | 6:44 am

Gene Type Confers 26 Percent Chance of Early Celiac Sign by Age 5

Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Jul 2014 | 7:32 pm

Steroid Shots May Not Help Back Pain

Exercise or surgery might be better options for narrowing of the spinal canal, researchers report

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

Brisk Walking May Help Curb Parkinson's Symptoms

Study found it improved gait, stiffness, mood, attention and overall quality of life

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

Could Dark Chocolate Help Ease Poor Leg Circulation?

Perhaps, but experts say there are better ways to obtain beneficial polyphenols

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

High Blood Pressure May Up Psoriasis Risk for Women

Long-term use of certain medications also linked to higher risk, study found

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

'Generally Reassuring' Findings on Fertility Drugs, Women's Cancers

But researchers still urge long-term monitoring

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

If You Can't Stand the Heat . . .

Health officials offer tips for coping with summer's soaring temps

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

Latest Study Finds No Link Between Testosterone Supplements, Heart Attack

Finding runs counter to some prior reports; much larger trials are needed, experts say

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

NIH Study Reveals Gene Critical to the Early Development of Cilia

Source: National Eye Institute - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Jul 2014 | 11:16 am

Weight Discrimination

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obesity, Women's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Jul 2014 | 10:53 am

Hyperthermia: Too Hot for Your Health

Source: National Institute on Aging - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heat Illness, Seniors' Health

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

Glaucoma Can Affect Babies, Too

In U.S., one in 10,000 infants is born with the vision-robbing disease

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

Many Teens May Get Several Pro-Marijuana Tweets a Day

Twitter might be influencing young people's opinions of the drug, study suggests
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

Injuries, Violence Are Leading Causes of Death for Young Americans

CDC researcher calls for broader preventive measures

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Jul 2014 | 6:00 am

Adults Stop Anti-Rejection Drugs After Partial Stem-Cell Transplant Reverses Sickle Cell Disease

Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Jul 2014 | 4:52 pm

Mammography Costs Soar for Seniors, but Detection Rates the Same

Research hasn't shown expensive technologies benefit women over 65, researcher says

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

Antibiotic Resistance Among Foodborne-Illness Germs a Mixed Bag: CDC

Report found reduced resistance to treatments with some bugs, more resistance among others

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

Less Toxic Transplant Treatment Offers Hope for Sickle Cell Patients

Technique avoids ill effects related to long-term use of anti-rejection drugs, study says

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

Anemia Treatments Don't Boost Recovery from Brain Injury, Study Finds

Medication to boost red blood cells, more blood transfusions made no difference in outcomes

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

AHRQ Report Provides Important Reassurances about the Safety of Commonly Used Vaccines

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Jul 2014 | 2:35 pm

C-Section May Raise Odds of Failed Pregnancy Later

Slightly higher rate of stillbirths, ectopic pregnancies seen after cesarean delivery, researchers say

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

Have a Fun -- but Safe -- Fourth of July

Hands, head, eyes at greatest risk for injury with at-home fireworks, expert says

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

IPads May Help Boost Speaking Skills in Kids with Autism

Combining use of device with therapy sessions helped minimally verbal children talk, interact

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

NIH Names New Clinical Sites in Undiagnosed Diseases Network

Source: National Human Genome Research Institute - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Jul 2014 | 11:31 am

Antibiotic Resistance in Foodborne Germs Is an Ongoing Threat

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Jul 2014 | 11:26 am

Pelvic Exam Debate

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Jul 2014 | 9:38 am

HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Cancer Treatment

Challenges in managing side effects may prompt some doctors to treat tumors less aggressively, researchers suggest

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

Childhood Vaccines Vindicated Once More

No link to autism found in large review of previous research on measles, mumps, rubella vaccine

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

Dad's Ethnicity May Influence Baby's Birth Weight

Infants born to foreign-born fathers weighed less at birth, Canadian study finds

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

No CDC Lab Workers Seem Sickened by Anthrax

Breakdown in safety procedures last month led to concerns about possible exposure

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

Treatment for Heroin Addiction Should Continue After Hospital Discharge

Relapse rates lower if people got both inpatient and outpatient therapy, researchers report

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

Health Tip: Could I Develop Varicose Veins?

Risk factors include advancing age
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Jul 2014 | 7:00 am

Know the Risks of Feeding Raw Food to Your Pets

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Jul 2014 | 5:49 am

Tetanus: Make Sure Your Family Is Fully Immunized

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Jun 2014 | 8:10 pm

Alcohol Deaths

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Jun 2014 | 8:05 pm

Keep Your Cool in Hot Weather

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Jun 2014 | 7:56 pm

Common HIV Drug May Boost Suicide Risk

Patients taking efavirenz should be assessed for depression, researchers say
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, HIV/AIDS Medicines, Suicide

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

HIV Prevention Drug Truvada Might Lower Genital Herpes Risk, Too

But effect isn't strong enough to make it a stand-alone preventive treatment for herpes, expert says
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genital Herpes, HIV/AIDS Medicines

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

Most Women Don't Need Regular Pelvic Exams, New Guidelines State

Review found no evidence they benefit many women, but cervical cancer screening still needed

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

Lead in Kids' Blood Linked with Behavioral and Emotional Problems

Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Jun 2014 | 4:50 pm

Many U.S. Vets Suffer Chronic Pain, Take Narcotic Painkillers

Better pain management techniques needed, researchers say

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

Childhood Malnutrition Linked to High Blood Pressure Later in Life

Preventing childhood hunger might help protect heart health, researchers say

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

Bad Weather May Dampen Will to Exercise

People in hot, cold climates less likely to get physical activity, more likely to be obese, study says

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

Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers'

Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Jun 2014 | 2:00 pm

NIH-Funded Researchers Extend Liver Preservation for Transplantation

Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Liver Transplantation

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Jun 2014 | 1:18 pm

NIH-Commissioned Census Bureau Report Highlights Effect of Aging Boomers

Source: National Institute on Aging - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Seniors' Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Jun 2014 | 1:14 pm

Sperm Donor Age May Not Affect Infertility Treatment Success

Sperm quality and woman's age are more important factors in fertility success, researchers say

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

Sexting and Teens

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Jun 2014 | 9:31 am

A Laptop May Boost a Hospitalized Child's Recovery

Kids who videoconference with family, friends report less stress, study says

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

'Sexting' Linked to Sex in Middle School

40 percent who'd sent explicit messages or photos said they'd been sexually active, study finds

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Jun 2014 | 9:00 am

Kids with ADHD More Likely to Abuse Drugs: Analysis

But researchers also found that medications used to treat disorder not part of increased risk

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Jun 2014 | 9:00 am

Gut Cells May Be Coaxed to Make Insulin for People with Type 1 Diabetes

Early study in mouse and human cells shows promise, but more research is needed

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Jun 2014 | 9:00 am

FDA Approves Afrezza to Treat Diabetes

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Jun 2014 | 6:43 am

FDA Approves Inhaled Diabetes Medication

Afrezza is taken at mealtimes, along with long-acting insulin or standard diabetes pills

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Jun 2014 | 6:00 am

Protect Your Kids from the Heat

Expert offers tips on avoiding heat-related illness in children

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jun 2014 | 9:00 am

Dance Those Cares Away!

Study of seniors shows decreased knee-hip pain and increased ability to walk among those who dance

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Jun 2014 | 5:00 pm

Nearsightedness Linked to More Schooling

As years of school increased, so did degree of vision loss, study finds

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Jun 2014 | 2:00 pm

Teens Who Prefer Menthols Are Heavier Smokers

It's a fallacy that they're safer than other tobacco products, researcher says

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Jun 2014 | 12:00 pm

For Heat Stroke Victims, Cool First, Then Transport

New guidelines stress the importance of immediate cooling for athletes

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Jun 2014 | 12:00 pm

Breast Cancer - Men Get It Too

Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Page: Male Breast Cancer

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Jun 2014 | 10:49 am

Stand up for Creativity

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Jun 2014 | 9:49 am

Your Stomach Bug May Well Be Norovirus

Nearly 20 percent of gastroenteritis cases stem from the 'cruise-ship virus,' study finds

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Jun 2014 | 9:00 am

Grief in Pregnancy May Trigger Obesity in Adulthood

Extreme stress even before conception can affect unborn child's weight, study suggests

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Jun 2014 | 9:00 am

Surgery Doubted as a Migraine Reliever

Review of two studies finds inconclusive evidence of success

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Jun 2014 | 9:00 am

Summer's a Great Time for Tonsil Removal

Surgery won't disrupt school schedule, kids can relax during recovery, doctor says

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Jun 2014 | 9:00 am

Telemedicine Catches Blinding Disease in Premature Babies

Source: National Eye Institute - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Jun 2014 | 7:28 am

Health Tip: Keep High Schoolers Safe During Sports

Make sure they train properly and wear protective equipment
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Jun 2014 | 7:00 am

Gluten-Free Diet May Lift the 'Fog' of Celiac Patients, Study Says

Scores on attention, memory tests improved after one year

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Jun 2014 | 6:00 am

After Stroke, Spouse May Also Need Care

If couple disagrees about recovery rate, partner can become depressed, study finds

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jun 2014 | 5:00 pm

Do Teething Babies Need Medicine on Their Gums? No

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jun 2014 | 2:11 pm

Moustaches, Home Oxygen Tanks Can Be Dangerous Match

Serious burns may be more likely for those with facial hair, researchers report

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

Many Unaware of Their HIV Status Until It's Advanced

ER study also finds high proportion without health insurance

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

Get Tougher on Texting While Driving, Americans Say

Poll finds support for stricter enforcement, harsher penalties

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

1 in 10 Deaths Among Adults Tied to Alcohol: CDC

Study also found those who died from drinking-related causes lost roughly 30 years of life

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

TV and Adult Health

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jun 2014 | 9:59 am

Study: Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Ward Off Pancreatic Cancer

But, finding isn't conclusive, and people shouldn't take the drug just to cut cancer risk, experts say

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jun 2014 | 9:00 am

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to High Blood Pressure

Researchers recommend more studies to see if vitamin D supplements can lower pressure

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jun 2014 | 9:00 am

Chronic Migraines Affect the Whole Family

Web survey suggests the condition influences marriage, parenting and family dynamics

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jun 2014 | 9:00 am

Milk, Egg Allergies Seem to Make Parents Most Anxious

Two-thirds of parents accurately assess severity of their child's food allergy, study reports

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jun 2014 | 9:00 am

Report Reveals Millions of Young Adults Use Illicit Substances Every Day

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jun 2014 | 7:38 am

Report Shows Rise in Methamphetamine-Related Hospital Emergency Department Visits

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jun 2014 | 7:35 am

Levodopa Shows Slight Edge As Initial Treatment for Parkinson's

Source: Parkinson's Disease Foundation
Related MedlinePlus Page: Parkinson's Disease

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jun 2014 | 7:32 am

Gaucher Disease Points Way to Possible New Treatment for Parkinson's

Source: Parkinson's Disease Foundation
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jun 2014 | 7:31 am

Genetic Variations Related to Gastrointestinal System Linked to Parkinson's

Source: Parkinson's Disease Foundation
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jun 2014 | 7:29 am

Breast Cancer Screening with 3-D Technology Finds More Cancers

Source: American Cancer Society
Related MedlinePlus Page: Breast Cancer

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jun 2014 | 7:25 am

Watching Too Much TV May Increase Risk of Early Death in Adults

Source: American Heart Association
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jun 2014 | 6:49 pm

Heart Monitoring May Prevent Some Strokes, Study Suggests

Irregular heartbeat that causes some attacks is often tough to detect, doctors say

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jun 2014 | 5:00 pm

Study: Wikipedia Drug Entries Not Always Up-To-Date

Important safety additions may be lacking, researchers say

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jun 2014 | 5:00 pm

Many Pregnant Women Not Told to Avoid Environmental Toxins

Lack of information and research often cited as reasons, study finds

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jun 2014 | 5:00 pm

Injection Treatment No Help for Hamstring Injuries, Study Says

One expert questions the findings, and believes plasma-rich injections can help athletes and others
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jun 2014 | 5:00 pm

Topical Acne Products Can Cause Dangerous Side Effects

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jun 2014 | 4:26 pm

Veterans with Brain Injury May Be At Risk for Dementia

They were 60 percent more likely to develop disease, and to develop it earlier, researchers say

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jun 2014 | 4:00 pm

Is All That TV Killing You?

Study suggests more than 3 hours daily doubles chance of early death, but one expert questions the connection

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jun 2014 | 4:00 pm

Fruits, Veggies Not a Magic Bullet for Weight Loss, Study Finds

If you don't reduce your calorie intake, you won't slim down, researcher warns

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jun 2014 | 2:00 pm

Hepatitis C Infection May Have 'Silver Lining' for Transplant Patients

Infected people who need new organ might have less need for immune-suppressing drugs, study finds

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jun 2014 | 2:00 pm

1 in 10 U.S. Beaches Fails Bacteria Test, Survey Finds

Storm-water runoff, including sewage, continues to threaten swimmers' health

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jun 2014 | 12:00 pm

Over Half of Seniors Plagued by Incontinence: CDC

Older men and women prone to urinary and bladder problems, report finds

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jun 2014 | 12:00 pm

Kids and Car Safety

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jun 2014 | 9:30 am

Natural Conception Later in Life Tied to Longer Life for Women

If last pregnancy occurred at age 33 or older, chances of living past 95 doubled, study found

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pregnancy, Women's Health

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

Persistent Cough in Kids Can Often Be Whooping Cough

In British study, 1 in 5 cases of chronic hacking turned out to be the respiratory ailment

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Immunization, Whooping Cough

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

Adults with Asperger Syndrome May Have Higher Suicide Risk

British study found people with this form of autism often think of suicide, especially if depressed

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jun 2014 | 6:00 am

3D Mammograms May Improve Breast Cancer Screening

Higher detection rates, fewer false alarms seen with newer technology, study says

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

Anesthesia Type May Affect Recovery from Hip Fracture Repair

Death rate, hospital stay reduced slightly with 'regional' approach

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Anesthesia, Hip Injuries and Disorders

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

Mother's Birthplace May Affect Autism Risk in Kids

Some foreign-born mothers now in U.S. are more likely to have children with the disorder, study finds

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism, Health Disparities

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

Blood Pressure Monitoring Kiosks Aren't for Everyone

Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Page: High Blood Pressure

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Jun 2014 | 1:18 pm

Multiple Drug Use Fueling Drugged-Driving Fatalities

Marijuana more common among younger drivers, prescription drugs among older drivers

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

Menopause and Migraines

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Jun 2014 | 9:43 am

Pediatrics Group Wants Parents to Read to Their Children Every Day

The practice should begin in infancy, American Academy of Pediatrics says, to prepare kids for school, life

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Development, Parenting

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

Migraines May Worsen During Menopause

Women in perimenopause, menopause have more migraines than premenopausal women, study finds

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Menopause, Migraine

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

Diets High in Dairy Might Boost Colon Cancer Survival, a Bit

But, at least one expert strongly disagrees, and instead recommends that cancer patients avoid dairy

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

Health Tip: Eat Omega-3s During Pregnancy

Many fish make great sources
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Fats, Pregnancy and Nutrition

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

Health Tip: Safer Use of Fireworks

Take precautions when children are near
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Safety

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

Quitting Smokeless Tobacco After Heart Attack May Extend Life Expectancy

Source: American Heart Association
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack, Smokeless Tobacco

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Jun 2014 | 7:57 pm

Prevent Mosquito Bites

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Insect Bites and Stings, West Nile Virus

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Jun 2014 | 7:04 pm

Stay Safe during Lightning

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Jun 2014 | 6:58 pm

New Clues to Why Blacks Fare Worse with Colon Cancer

They may be less likely to develop a form of the disease that's easier to treat, study says

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Jun 2014 | 5:00 pm

Screen Older Men Who've Ever Smoked for Aneurysms

Benefit outweighs cost of checking for weak spots in major blood vessel

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Aortic Aneurysm, Men's Health, Smoking

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

Web-Based Program May Help Beginner Drivers

A new spin on behind-the-wheel education improves teen safety, study says

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Motor Vehicle Safety, Teen Health

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

Lifetime of Learning Might Thwart Dementia, Study Suggests

Even taking up intellectual pursuits in mid-life appears to aid the brain

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Seniors' Health

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

Quitting Smokeless Tobacco May Boost Survival After Heart Attack

Swedish study found those patients were half as likely to die within two years

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack, Smokeless Tobacco

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

Heart Failure Therapy May Benefit Women More Than Men

But study finds they're less likely than males to receive pacemaker that synchronizes heartbeats

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Disease in Women, Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators

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

Safe Use of Flea and Tick Products in Pets

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

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Jun 2014 | 3:11 pm

Women with Breast Cancer Genes More Likely to Choose Extensive Surgery

Nearly three-quarters of patients changed their plans after learning they had increased risk: study

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

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

Smog Controls Tied to Fewer Lung Disease Deaths in N.C.

Study of 20 years of data suggests federal mandates on cleaner air had positive impact on health

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution, Health Statistics, Lung Diseases

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

Gut Microbes Differ in Obese or Diabetic People, Study Finds

There's been research to suggest that changes in 'good' intestinal bacteria could affect health

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bacterial Infections, Diabetes Type 2, Obesity

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

People with Heart Disease, Diabetes May Be More Likely to Stay on Statins

Study also finds former smokers, overweight better at taking cholesterol-lowering drugs as prescribed

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Heart Diseases, Statins

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

Indoor Tanning Danger

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Skin Cancer, Sun Exposure, Teen Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Jun 2014 | 10:00 am

FDA Approves Sivextro to Treat Skin Infections

Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Pages: MRSA, Skin Infections

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Jun 2014 | 9:24 am

Study Links Pesticide Exposure During Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Kids

But it doesn't prove pesticides cause autism, and didn't directly measure women's chemical exposure, expert notes

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism, Pesticides

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

ER Visits Peak When Kids Barred from Child Care: Study

Many working parents need doctor's note, can't wait for regular appointment

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Care, Emergency Medical Services, Parenting

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

Indoor Tanning Leads to Early Skin Cancer, Study Says

Researchers say radiation from artificial sources is much stronger than midday sun

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Skin Cancer, Sun Exposure, Teen Health

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

Too Many U.S. Babies Still Delivered Early without Medical Need

Study shows more than 3 percent of early deliveries are non-essential elective procedures

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childbirth, Pregnancy

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

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