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Blue Eyes, Red Hair and Skin Cancer Risk

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Moles, Skin Cancer

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Nov 2014 | 5:04 pm

Study Supports Giving Kidney Donors Priority When They Need a Kidney

Most former donors got a needed organ relatively quickly, researchers say

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

FDA Approves 'Abuse-Resistant' Narcotic Painkiller

Agency says it's latest step in curbing epidemic of addiction to drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

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

MRI Can Be Painful, Disruptive for People with Cochlear Implants

Study finds some patients had to discontinue the scan, or the hearing device was impaired by magnetic field

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

Testosterone Plays Minor Role in Older Women's Sex Lives, Study Finds

Quality of relationships may have more impact on libido

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hormones, Menopause, Sexual Problems in Women

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

Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar

Study suggests that about 20 percent of patients carry 'exercise-resistant' genes

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

Many People Who Drink a Lot Aren't Alcoholics: CDC

But raising price of alcohol and limiting sales could help curb excessive drinking, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse

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

U.S. Proposes Greater Public Access to Data from Clinical Trials

New rules would require even failed trials to publish summary of results

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

Cost of Diabetes Care Keeps Climbing, Report Shows

Increases also seen for prediabetes, undiagnosed diabetes care

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

1 in 5 U.S. Adults Dealt with a Mental Illness in 2013

Federal official urges people to seek treatment to 'restore their well-being'

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

A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart

Older women in unhappy relationships seem especially vulnerable, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Family Issues, Heart Disease in Women, Seniors' Health

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

Could Your Job Help Preserve Your Aging Brain?

Mentally stimulating work may keep your mind sharp, research says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Memory, Seniors' Health

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

Kids Born to Overweight Moms May Face Higher Heart Risks as Adults

But researchers add that eating behaviors mothers pass on might play greater role than genetics

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases, Obesity, Pregnancy

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

Health Tip: Change Your Skin Routine During Winter

Avoid long, hot showers
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Nov 2014 | 7:00 am

Type 1 Diabetes Lowered Survival in Study

Better blood sugar management helped, but risk during 14-year period was still doubled

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

Home Exercise Boosts Heart Patients' Frame of Mind

But in-hospital workouts didn't produce same results, study found

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cardiac Rehabilitation, Coronary Artery Disease, Exercise and Physical Fitness

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

Mastectomy Rates Rising Among Women Eligible for Lumpectomy

Better breast reconstruction outcomes may be one reason behind the trend, one expert said

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Breast Reconstruction, Mastectomy

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

U.S. Seniors' Health Poorest, Global Survey Shows

Commonwealth Fund report reveals stark comparison to 10 industrialized countries with universal health coverage

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

'Wireless' Pacemaker Working Well So Far, Researchers Say

Small, manufacturer-funded study of tiny device reports no complications

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Arrhythmia, Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators

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

U.S. School Meal Rules Might Work Against Good Nutrition

Federal mandates don't limit added sugar or carbohydrates, researchers say

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

3-D Model of Heart May Help Surgeons Fix Defects

New technology might make for better-prepared doctors, 'fewer surprises' in the OR, experts say

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

Fewer Infants Dying Than Before, CDC Reports

Better prenatal care still needed to lower number of stillbirths, expert says
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Nov 2014 | 12:00 pm

Coordination of Heart Attack Care Trims Time to Treatment

Survival rates were boosted even when just minutes were saved getting blocked arteries opened

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

Oxygen May Not Help Heart Attack Victims

Study ties treatment to greater heart damage, but more research urged

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

Kids Who Need Heart Transplant Should Get the First Available, Study Says

Waiting for a suitable match based on antibodies lowered survival rate, researchers found

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

Trans Fats and Memory

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Nov 2014 | 9:52 am

Women with Heart Disease At Low Risk When Giving Birth

California researchers find more C-sections, longer hospital stays but no significant complications

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

Get Ready for The Great American Smokeout

American Cancer Society has plenty of tips to help you kick the habit
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Quitting Smoking

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

Blue-Eyed People May Face Higher Melanoma Risk

Study found genes for the eye color and for red hair were tied to moles, often a precursor for the skin cancer

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Melanoma, Sun Exposure

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

Chasing, Tackling Suspects Raises Cops' Odds of Sudden Death

Overall risk to any one officer remains very small, researchers stress

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

Alcoholism Damages Brain's White Matter, Scans Show

Areas tied to decision-making, such as how much to drink, seem most affected, researchers say

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

Working Night Shift Slows Metabolism, Study Suggests

Finding means fewer calories burned, and may explain why shift workers tend to gain weight, researcher says

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

Number of Pregnant Women on Narcotic Painkillers, Heroin Doubles, Study Finds

U.S. national data shows steady rise, and abuse may pose dangers to mother and baby, experts say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heroin, Pain Relievers, Pregnancy and Substance Abuse

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

Even with A Little Weight Gain, Quitting Smoking Is Still Healthier Choice

Japanese study found that stopping the habit boosted survival, even if a few pounds were added on
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Nov 2014 | 12:00 pm

Want to Raise Colon Cancer Screening Rates? Run a Lottery

VA study found 20 percent boost in uptake if patients thought they might also win $50

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colorectal Cancer, Health Screening

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

Trans Fats May Sap Your Memory

Researchers report that men who consumed more of them did worse on word recall test

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Fats, Memory, Nutrition

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

Diabetes Diagnosis Dilemma

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Nov 2014 | 9:47 am

Study Finds No Added Benefit from Routine Heart Scans for Diabetics

Proper management of disease is best way to reduce heart attack risk, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Health Screening, Heart Diseases--Prevention

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

Cocaine Can Cause Heart Problems

Subtle blood flow changes may not show on standard heart test, raising risk of disease or death, researchers find
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Nov 2014 | 9:00 am

Nearly 3 in 10 Americans with Diabetes Don't Know It

Many had even seen a doctor in the past year, researchers report

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

Early Heart Disease May Lead to Impotence

Researchers find higher levels of artery plaque can affect a man's sexual health

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

Parents Want Children in Day Care to Be Vaccinated

Three-quarters said they'd pull their kids out if others weren't up to date on shots

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Care, Childhood Immunization

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

Study Ties Teen Smoking to Risk of Severe Menstrual Cramps

Tobacco use known to restrict blood flow, researchers say

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

NIH-Sponsored Study Identifies Superior Drug Regimen for Preventing Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission

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

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Nov 2014 | 5:23 pm

Bedbugs Could Be Potential New Source of Tropical Disease in U.S.

Deadly Chagas disease is now affecting Americans, experts warn

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

Some Painkillers Tied to Bleeding Risk in Those with Abnormal Heartbeat

People with atrial fibrillation should consider alternatives to commonly used NSAIDs, experts say

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

Certain Heart Dysfunction More Likely in Hispanic Women with Many Kids

But findings are preliminary and more study is needed, experts say
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Heart Disease in Women, Hispanic American Health

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

Long-Term Use of Aspirin Plus Blood Thinner Is Safe

Benefits of combination outweigh potential risks, experts say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Thinners, Heart Attack, Stroke

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

Methylphenidate Hydrochloride Extended Release Tablets (Generic Concerta) Made by Mallinckrodt and Kudco

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Nov 2014 | 1:56 pm

Feeling 'Worn Out'? Your Heart May Pay the Price

Unmanaged stress and fatigue take a toll on your cardiovascular health, researchers report
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Fatigue, Heart Diseases, Stress

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

Home Cooking Helps Keep the Calories Down

But veggies at school lunches get left on the plate, say researchers studying healthy eating

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

Two Drugs Are No More Effective Than One to Treat Common Kidney Disease

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

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Nov 2014 | 9:20 am

Head Trauma in Abused Babies, Toddlers Can Have Lifelong Impact

Shortened lifespan, disability often come in wake of these injuries, study finds
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Abuse, Head Injuries, Parenting

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

Doctor with Ebola Dies At Nebraska Hospital

He became infected in West Africa, epicenter of the outbreak

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

Preterm-Birth Complications Leading Global Killer of Young Children

To mark World Prematurity Day on Monday, researchers announce $250 million to combat the problem
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics, International Health, Premature Babies

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

Every Kiss Begins with 80 Million Germs

Couples share millions of microbes every second they smooch, researchers report
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Related MedlinePlus Page: Germs and Hygiene

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

Many Teens Suffer 'Cyber' Dating Abuse, Study Suggests

Researcher said the participants were part of 'high-risk' population

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

Could Wine, Chocolate Help Shield Your Heart from Smog?

Researchers say air pollution's effects lessened in older men who consumed flavonoids, but more research needed

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

Young Children, Energy Drinks a Dangerous Mix

Study finds more than 40 percent of emergency calls to U.S. poison control centers involve children under 6

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Caffeine, Child Safety, Poisoning

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

CPR Phone Guidance Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival, Study Says

Researchers find 911 dispatchers can talk bystanders through the process -- and save lives

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

Air Pollution May Be Linked to Higher Rates of Kidney Disease

Study found other risk factors, including age and diabetes, don't fully explain variations in rates

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

Certain Heart Attacks Are Deadlier in Hospital

Percentage of STEMI deaths among inpatients three times higher than among outpatients, researchers report

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

Health Tip: Cutting Back on Salt

Fresh foods tend to have less than prepared
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Nov 2014 | 7:00 am

Deaths from Heart Disease Down, Up for Blood Pressure, Irregular Heartbeat

Obesity and aging population may be contributing factors, researcher says

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

More Americans Controlling Their High Blood Pressure

Government researchers report the numbers are looking better, but national goal not yet reached

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

Heart Device May Cut Stroke Risk in Those with Irregular Heartbeat: Study

Mesh implant keeps clots that can form in left heart chamber from traveling to the brain, researcher says

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

Boston Marathon Bombing's Legacy of Hearing Damage

Those affected still report hearing loss and ringing in ears, researchers say
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Disaster Preparation and Recovery, Ear Disorders, Hearing Disorders and Deafness

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

Safe, Successful Kidney Dialysis Possible in Ebola Patients

Emory doctors report on successful and safe protocol

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

Alzheimer's Cases Expected to Double by 2050, Researchers Say

Costs for care may go up as much as fivefold if disease isn't delayed, prevented

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

Mom's Weight Might Influence Baby's Earliest Development

Overweight at conception linked to changes in embryo's ability to grow properly, research suggests

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

Kids and Cooking

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Nov 2014 | 9:52 am

Drug Regimen Cures Hepatitis C in Most Liver Transplant Patients in Study

Researchers say treatment has fewer side effects and less risk of rejection, too

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

Smokers in Cars Pose Risk to Passengers

Urine of those who didn't light up had evidence of toxic cigarette chemicals

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

Talking to Friend While Driving? May Be Safer When They See the Road, Too

Either sitting beside you or via videophone would be safer than standard cellphone call, study contends

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Nov 2014 | 7:00 am

Easy-to-Walk Communities Linked to Sharper Senior Minds

Neighborhoods that encourage activity seem to benefit the brain, study suggests

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise for Seniors, Healthy Aging, Memory

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Nov 2014 | 5:00 pm

Gene Analysis May Help Spot Ebola-Like Illnesses Before Symptoms Appear

Preliminary research on hemorrhagic fever viruses uncovers early signs of infection

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

Medical Products Used with Preemies in Hospitals May Harm Them, Study Suggests

Exposure to chemical used in tubing, catheters, bags far exceeds safe levels, may disrupt hormones, growth

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

Improper Contact Lens Use Causes Millions of Eye Infections: CDC

Proper lens hygiene can prevent most cases of keratitis, experts say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Corneal Disorders, Eye Infections, Eye Wear

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

More Than One-Fifth of High School Students Smoke: CDC

Experts say more regulation could stop young Americans from picking up the deadly habit

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Nov 2014 | 2:00 pm

Undiagnosed Sleep Problems May Be Common Among Firefighters

These disorders linked to risk for car accidents and poor health, study suggests

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Nov 2014 | 2:00 pm

Trials of Experimental Ebola Therapies to Begin

They include antiviral drugs and blood plasma transfusions, health officials say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Nov 2014 | 12:00 pm

Many Dialysis Patients Ill-Prepared for Emergencies, Study Says

Backup plan should include alternate treatment site

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Nov 2014 | 12:00 pm

ADHD Stimulant Drug Abuse Common Among Young Adults: Survey

Reasons for misuse include pressure to succeed at school or work

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Nov 2014 | 12:00 pm

Genetic Screening Debate

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Nov 2014 | 9:42 am

Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Pain for Breast Cancer Patients

Treatment-related discomfort, swelling helped by the approaches, studies find

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

Medical Bills Pricey for Americans, Even with Private Insurance

New survey finds 1 in 5 people with private plans spending 5 percent or more of income on health care

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

Rheumatoid Arthritis in Moms-to-Be Linked to Premature Births

Low birth weight also more likely, researchers found

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

Falls Leading Cause of Serious Head Trauma for Kids, Study Shows

Seatbelts and bike helmets can help prevent severe head injuries, experts say

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

U.S. Prices Soaring for Some Generic Drugs, Experts Say

Supply and manufacturing problems, plus fewer companies in the market among causes

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

Researchers Find Gene Mutation That May Protect Against Heart Disease

Rare genetic variation appears to cut the risk of heart attack in half, study reports

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

Many U.S. Doctors Wary of Genetic Testing: Survey

Cost, uncertainty about best treatment course may be concerns, experts say

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

B Vitamins May Not Boost Memory or Thinking

Folic acid and vitamin B12 reduce harmful substance, but don't improve recall

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

Guidelines Aim to Reduce 2nd Surgeries After Breast Cancer Lumpectomy

Currently, 1 in 4 women who undergo lump removal require a follow-up surgery, study finds

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

Soldiers Hospitalized for Mental Illness Face Raised Suicide Risk, Study Shows

Most vulnerable period is the year after they are discharged from treatment, researchers report

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

Hospital Workers Wash Hands Less At End of Shift

New research suggests mental fatigue may be responsible for lapse in hygiene

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

National Diabetes Education Program Releases Guiding Principles for Diabetes Care

Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Nov 2014 | 10:38 am

Chronic Marijuana Use and The Brain

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Nov 2014 | 9:24 am

Study Shows Men Can Get Oral HPV Infection from Women

Virus could put them at raised risk for throat cancers, researchers say

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

With Western Medicine, Ebola May Have Met Its Match

Hospitals in the U.S. have resources unavailable to medical workers in epidemic-ravaged West Africa

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

Breast Cancer, Exercise and Acupuncture

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Nov 2014 | 8:37 am

Pain, Depression Tied to Delirium Risk After Surgery for Seniors

Study found patients who had both before procedure were 21 percent more likely to become disoriented

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Nov 2014 | 7:00 am

Protect Yourself in Icy Temperatures, Heavy Snow

Winter's dangers can be avoided with simple precautions, experts say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Nov 2014 | 7:00 am

Mouse Study Suggests Brain Is Damaged Early in Lou Gehrig's Disease

Scientists say finding sheds new light on progression of the illness

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

Food Rules for Toddlers May Lead to Healthy Eating Habits

Study found telling 2-year-olds what they can't eat meant they ate better at age 4

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

Big-Name Diets All Work for A While, Review Found

No eating plan stood out in terms of lasting weight loss, researchers noted

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

Whooping Cough Vaccine Seems Safe in Pregnancy

Shot helps protect newborns against potentially deadly bacteria, experts say

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

Cancer Patients in Hospice Face Less Aggressive Treatment

More health care strategies and costs seen for non-hospice patients at end of life

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

Three-Quarters of Young Baseball Players Have Arm Pain

But study found many kids are encouraged to stay on the field in spite of their injuries

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Gene Test May Spot Which Kidney Transplants More Likely to Fail

Researchers suggest it could be way to spot trouble earlier

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

HPV Vaccination Rates Lowest in States with Highest Cervical Cancer Rates: Study

Vaccination could prevent most cervical cancers, researcher notes

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

Last U.S. Ebola Patient Leaves NYC Hospital 'Healthy, No Longer Infectious'

Dr. Craig Spencer spent 19 days under treatment after contracting illness in Guinea

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Phone Counseling Helps Rural Women with Cancer Gene Tests

Telephone could be a lifeline for these patients, researchers say

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

Many Smokers Quick to Accept Plainly Packaged Cigarettes, Study Finds

Research in Australia -- where such packaging is mandated -- shows about half of smokers support it

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Nov 2014 | 7:00 am

Drug Combo Helps Lupus-Related Kidney Condition

Half of those taking three medications achieved full remission, study reports

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

Deaths from Heart Disease Drop Quickly After Stent Procedure

But experts say treatment should also focus on possible noncardiac causes of death

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

Common Blood Pressure Drug May Lower Risk for Lou Gehrig's Disease: Study

But new finding needs additional research to confirm the link, experts caution

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

Can Video Game Play Help Young Minds Learn?

Both skilled and unskilled players showed improved learning abilities in small study

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Kids Obese at Young Age Often Stay That Way, Study Shows

Weight at 11 a good indicator of weight at 16, researchers found
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Nov 2014 | 2:00 pm

Minority Kids May Be Missed in Autism Diagnoses

White children more likely to be identified by schools, but researchers aren't sure what's behind this trend

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

Many Docs Fail to Counsel Young Adults with High Blood Pressure

Too few physicians urge lifestyle changes, study finds

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

Laundry Detergent Pod Dangers

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Laundry Detergent Pods Pose Poisoning Risk to Kids, Study Says

One death, more than 700 illnesses among young U.S. children

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

Skin Cancer Costs Soar Compared to Other Malignancies: CDC

Findings underscore importance of prevention efforts

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Health Tip: When to Bandage a Wound

Areas prone to dirt and friction should be covered
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Holidays Can Trip Up Problem Drinkers

Addiction specialist shares tips, including advice for alcohol-less celebrations
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Report: Fewer U.S. Hospitalizations for Hepatitis A

Viral infection comes from contaminated food, water or contact with infected person

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

New Drug for Common Liver Disease Improves Liver Health

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Nov 2014 | 4:05 pm

Study Builds Case for Later High School Starting Time

Researchers followed kids, teens as they grew up and found sleeping patterns shifted, shrunk
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Nov 2014 | 4:00 pm

Dallas to End Monitoring for Ebola Infections

CDC spends $2.7 million on hospital kits for health care workers

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

Are the Lactose Intolerant Safer from Some Cancers?

Researchers suspect diet may play role in possible reduced risk

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

Doctor-Implanted Balloons in Stomach May Spur Weight Loss

Obesity procedure could offer alternative to invasive surgery, experts say

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Purpose in Life

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School Lunches More Nutritious Than Home-Packed Lunches

Little ones' lunchboxes often contain fat, desserts, sugary drinks, researchers say

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

Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not

In studies, vast majority of people who said they had the allergy showed no evidence of it in skin tests

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

Many Docs Mistaken about Allergies

Survey results show lots of primary care physicians lack knowledge of causes, treatments
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Nov 2014 | 9:00 am

Cigars Loaded with Harmful Toxins, Study Shows

Even though they may not be inhaled, 'cloud' of smoke could be as dangerous as that from cigarettes
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Nov 2014 | 9:00 am

Schools with EpiPens Save Lives, Study Says

First incident may come from a new lunch food

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

A 'Purpose in Life' May Extend Yours

Study found older people who felt life had meaning had better survival

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Health Tip: When to Call the Doctor about A Cold or Flu

Signs they need medical attention
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World War I Soldier Gives New Clues to Fighting Dysentery

Sample of bacterium that killed British man in 1915 shows how germ changed over time, researchers say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Nov 2014 | 7:00 am

PTSD in Women Linked to Premature Birth

Women with the condition were about one-third more likely to deliver early, study found

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Nov 2014 | 5:00 pm

Premature Births Down in U.S., but Rates Still High, Reports Say

Changing medical practices credited with some of the decline

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Nov 2014 | 5:00 pm

Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus Still a Concern for American Travelers

Painful infection is common in Caribbean, and Central and South America

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

'Longevity Gene' One Key to Long Life, Research Suggests

As 'good' cholesterol goes up, odds of heart disease, stroke go down

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

Bed Position Matters for Stroke Patients, Report Shows

But clear guidelines aren't available, researcher says

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Newer Pneumonia Vaccine for Kids Beats Older Version

Almost 30 percent fewer kids under 2 hospitalized for serious lung infections

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Weight-Loss Surgery Has Low Complication Rates, Study Finds

New research suggests gastric bypass as safe as appendix or gallbladder removal

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

Genes May Determine Body Weight by Shaping Gut Bacteria

Study finds certain family of microbes more common in intestines of lean people

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

Air Pollution and ADHD

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'Unconditional Regard' Buoys Kids' Self-Esteem

Study finds children who know friends will always care are more resilient

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

Gluten Isn't the Only Culprit in Celiac Disease, Study Says

Other proteins also caused reaction in participants

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The Golden Years Don't Glitter for All

Life satisfaction in later years is highest in wealthy, English-speaking countries, study finds
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Lung Cancer Screening Can Be Cost Effective

Benefit seen in long-term smokers when testing is done by skilled experts

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Nov 2014 | 5:00 pm

Medical Errors Drop When Docs Communicate Better At Shift Changes

Detailed 'handoff package' helped remind physicians about patient needs, study found

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Nov 2014 | 5:00 pm

Lower Doses of Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Work for Some

Study found many patients with early stage disease stayed in remission with less medication

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Nov 2014 | 5:00 pm

Most Minor Cosmetic Procedures Safe, Study Concludes

Fillers, neurotoxin injections and lasers have low complication rates, researchers say

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

Certain Painkillers Tied to Raised Risk of Death After Stroke

Celebrex and other COX-2 inhibitors should be prescribed with care, experts say

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

Colon Cancer on The Rise for U.S. Adults Under 50

Reasons behind trend unclear, and it's happening even as rates decline among older Americans

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

Climate Change Will Boost Grass Pollen Production, Study Contends

The result: increased 'exposure and suffering in grass pollen-allergic individuals,' researchers say

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

11 Percent of U.S. Women Not Checked for Cervical Cancer in 5 Years

CDC report notes that half of cases occur among women never or rarely screened

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

Vaccine for Hepatitis C Inches Closer to Reality

First human tests looked at safety

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

Men Less Likely Than Women to Get Bone Test After Fracture

Experts warn that older men are at risk for osteoporosis, too

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

ADHD Linked to Expectant Moms' Smog Exposure

Traffic and fossil fuels for heat, electricity biggest factors, study suggests

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Dulled Sense of Taste May Boost Weight-Loss Surgery Results

Study showed those who found food less flavorful after procedure lost 20 percent more weight

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

Google Glasses and Eyesight

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Google Glass Might Curb Your Vision

Some peripheral sight may be obstructed while wearing device, researchers find

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The ABCs of Successful Classroom Design

Lighting, temperature can influence student achievement, researchers say

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'Kissing Bug' Now Spreading Tropical Disease in U.S.

Cases of Chagas disease in Texas may be underestimated, researchers say

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

Combo Treatment for Advanced Melanoma Seems to Improve Survival

Pairing cancer drug, immune booster gave patients about 5 extra months, researchers report

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

Early Signs of Plaque in Arteries Signals Future Heart Trouble

Finding suggests even if blood vessels aren't blocked, heart attack risk still increases significantly

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

FDA: Supplements, Meds Can Be Dangerous Mix

Combination can alter drug absorption, agency warns

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

Breast Cancer Patients Might Prefer 'Invisible Tattoo'

Dark ink used to mark treatment area is a permanent reminder of the disease, researchers say

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

Moving Toward Blood Test for Many Cancers

Researchers say they've identified 800 'markers' of disease

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Poor Quality Housing Tied to Higher Asthma Rates Among Kids

As number of cockroach, mold infestations rose, so did hospitalizations for respiratory attacks, study found

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Mom, Dad and Baby Talk

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Atrial fibrillation and Stroke Risk

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Nov 2014 | 9:17 am

Irregular Heartbeat Doubles Risk for 'Silent Strokes,' Review Suggests

Finding might explain link between atrial fibrillation, poorer thinking and memory, researchers say

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

What Snake Caused That Bite? New DNA Test Might Tell

Technology could save many lives in countries where venomous snakes are common

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Kidney, Urinary Birth Defects Tied to Obesity in Moms-To-Be

As weight increased, so did apparent risk, researchers say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Nov 2014 | 9:00 am

Are Your Heart Symptoms All in Your Head?

For 1 in 5 patients with chest pain, there's no evident physical cause, study says

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

Long-Term Shift Work May Drain the Brain, Study Reports

Rotating shifts for more than 10 years seemed to have the biggest impact, researchers say

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

Inhaled Ebola Vaccine Protects Monkeys

Needle-free version would be easier to use in West Africa, experts say, and human trials are next step

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

MIT Researchers Develop Safer 'Button' Battery

New technology promising in animal trial; might prevent serious injuries in kids

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

'Purpose in Life' a Boon to Your Health

Study found those who felt their life had meaning were more likely to get screening tests such as colonoscopies, mammograms

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Better Detection, Diagnosis Major Factors Behind Rise in Autism Cases

But, reporting changes don't explain the total increase, experts say

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Prescribe Blood Thinner Pradaxa with Caution, Study Warns

Bleeding risk appears greater than anticipated

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

Study Points to Causes Behind Age-Linked Memory Loss

'Better' connections between brain networks might actually hamper recall, researchers say

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Many Americans May Get Hospice Care Too Late

A third die within a week of beginning palliative care, experts say
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End-Of-Life Care Discussions May Miss Patient Priorities

Care preferences, prognosis, values, fears important to the ill and their family
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Nov 2014 | 12:00 pm

Early, Small Babies May Be More Prone to Adult Hip Trouble

They more often underwent hip replacement surgeries decades later, study found
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Nov 2014 | 9:00 am

Typical ADHD Care Leaves Room for Improvement, Study Finds

Many pediatricians fail to follow guidelines for diagnosis, treatment

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

Mom's Words Matter Most to Newborns

Study also finds that parents respond more to sounds of babies who match their gender

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

Weight-Loss Surgery Lowers Type 2 Diabetes Risk, Study Shows

Obese people who had gastric bypass, banding were 80 percent less likely to develop blood sugar disease

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

High School Football Players Aren't Well-Educated about Concussion

Young athletes may not understand possible consequences, study shows

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Nov 2014 | 10:00 am

Is Tau the 'How' Behind Alzheimer's?

When this protein malfunctions, brain cells die, say researchers working with mice

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Child's Appendix More Likely to Rupture in Regions Short of Surgeons

Transfer to another hospital delays treatment, researchers say

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Spinal Surgery Varies by Region in U.S.

Floridians are likely to undergo fusion, while Iowans get decompression

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm

Study Shows How Toddlers Adjust to Adult Anger

Even 15-month-olds can recognize ways to avoid arousing the wrath of a grown-up

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Sleep Apnea May Steal Some of Your Memory

Remembering everyday things was harder for those whose slumber was disrupted during dreaming cycle

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Women and Heart Attack Symptoms

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Study Confirms Obesity-Breast Cancer Link for Blacks, Hispanics

You can't change your genes, but you can control your weight, researcher says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am

Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy

Cost a key factor for women to maintain hormone treatment regimen, researchers report

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am

Almost 1 in 5 Americans Plagued by Constant Pain, Survey Suggests

Older people, women more likely to struggle on daily basis, researchers note

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'Informal Care' for Older Americans Tops $500B Annually, Study Finds

Working adults caring for elderly relatives and friends are losing income, researchers report

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Oct 2014 | 6:00 pm

Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC Reports

Experts estimate about 100 cases a year occur in America

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Fewer Malpractice Claims Paid in U.S.

Award amounts also declining, study finds

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Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study

Risk was small; distractions caused by itch and sleep problems are possible factors, experts say

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

4 Steps Could Quell Ebola in West Africa, Researchers Say

Hygienic burial practices are crucial
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Brain Scans Yield Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Findings might help doctors diagnose the baffling condition

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm

Study Compares 2 Common Weight-Loss Surgeries

Gastric banding, bypass each have their pluses and minuses, researchers say

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Cocoa Flavanols and Memory

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Frailty Tied to Lower Survival Rates After Kidney Transplant

Doctors should monitor such patients closely after surgery, researcher suggests

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am

Would Alternative Payment Plan Cut Medical Bills?

Study favors 'global budget' approach over fee-for-service system

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Scientists Set Their Sights on First Whole-Eye Transplant

Nerve regeneration is challenge, but real headway is being made in the field, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am

FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Oct 2014 | 6:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm

Scientists Create Tiny Stomachs from Stem Cells

Feat may help researchers learn more about causes of stomach diseases

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm

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

But the overall risk is small, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm

Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing: WHO

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm

Can Lots of Sex Protect the Prostate?

Men who sleep with plenty of women less likely to develop cancer in the gland, study suggests
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm

Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Trouble

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm

Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm

NIH-Led Study Explores Prevention of Heart Disease in HIV-Infected People

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Oct 2014 | 11:30 am

Home Blood Pressure Monitors

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

Is Milk Your Friend or Foe?

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am

Universal Helmet Laws May Help Save Young Motorcyclists

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am

Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am

FDA Cautions Against 'Undeclared' Food Allergens

Labels omitting certain ingredients are leading cause of FDA recalls

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am

Sleep Woes Common Among Troubled Young Children, Study Says

Researchers link psychiatric issues to 'behavioral insomnias of childhood'

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Oct 2014 | 6:00 pm

Less Competition Among Docs = Higher Medical Costs, Study Says

Average prices may be 5 percent more in some areas

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Oct 2014 | 6:00 pm

After Breast Cancer, Depression Risk Lingers

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

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

More Clues to Spotting Autism in Siblings of Those with Disorder

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

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

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

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm

Home Blood Pressure Monitors May Occasionally Miss the Mark

Study finds inaccurate readings in small percentage of patients

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm

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

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm

Is Violent Crime in Some People's Genes?

New study shows certain DNA may raise odds for aggressive behavior

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm

Second Dallas Nurse with Ebola Released from Hospital

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm

Breast Cancer and Depression

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Oct 2014 | 10:23 am

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

Controversial statutes hold parents responsible for teen alcohol consumption

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am

Metformin Beats Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs for First Treatment

Researchers find this commonly used medication controls blood sugar for many
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am

Health Tip: Cooking Can Be Challenging with Arthritis

Meal planning can help ease the strain
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am

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

Fun ways to get active
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am

CDC Clarifies Treatment Policies for Ebola Workers

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 8:00 pm

Even Depression May Not Dim Thoughts of Bright Future

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 6:00 pm

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

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

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

Placebo Treatment May Quiet Kids' Cough

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

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

Prescription Painkillers Fueling Overdose Cases in ERs, Study Finds

More than two-thirds involve these medications, researchers report
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm

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

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm

Obese Children with Leukemia Fared Worse in Study

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm

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

But most babies don't show symptoms, study says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm

'Prehabilitation' Before Colon Cancer Surgery May Aid Recovery

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm

Type 1 Diabetes Increasing Among White American Kids

Children 5 to 9 years old hardest hit, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm

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

Fewer side effects reported with the over-the-counter pain reliever
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm

Colleges and Student Healthcare

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 11:03 am

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

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am

Special Cocoa Drink May Improve Age-Related Memory Loss

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am

Health Tip: Use Sidewalks When Trick-or-Treating

Halloween safety suggestions
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am

Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am

Dark Days Here for Folks with Seasonal Depression

Expert offers tips to compensate for reduced light exposure
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 6:00 pm

Knowing Genetic Risk for Cancer May Not Change Behavior

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

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

Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines May Miss Younger Women at Risk

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

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

Brief Interruption of Blood Supply to Limb Might Aid Heart Surgery

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm

Sleep Duration Linked to Ulcerative Colitis Risk in Study

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm

New Treatment Approved for Rare Form of Hemophilia

The bleeding disorder affects both males and females
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 1:04 pm

Nurse Nina Pham Heading Home After Beating Ebola

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm

Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm

Driving and Talking

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 10:24 am

Multiple Drug Use Raises Infection Risk for 'Swinging' Couples

Researchers cite need for safe sex practices
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am

Teens Who Dine with Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am

New York City Ebola Patient in Stable Condition

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am

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

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am

Study Finds Kidney Stones Linked to Weakened Bones

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Oct 2014 | 6:00 pm

Disease Severity in One Eye May Predict Progression in the Other

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

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

Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later

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

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

Airborne Transmission of Ebola Highly Unlikely, Experts Say

No threat foreseen from public sniffles, coughs

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm

Gene Scan Helps Diagnose Mystery Disorders in Children

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm

'Exposure Therapy' May Relieve Prolonged Grief Disorder

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm

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

But cesarean rates vary widely across the country

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm

BPA Exposure and Cash Register Receipts

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Oct 2014 | 10:43 am

Teen Conflicts Spill Over to Other Areas of Their Lives

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

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

Doctors Often Unaware Their Patients Have Catheters

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

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

All People Returning from Ebola-Stricken Countries to Be Tracked

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am

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