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Prescription Drug Costs

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Financial Assistance, Health Insurance, Medicines

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Jan 2015 | 9:24 am

More Evidence That Boxing Can Lead to Brain Damage

Repeated blows to head tied to changes seen on MRIs, lower test scores, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jan 2015 | 7:00 pm

More Measles Cases Seen in January Than in Typical Year: CDC

Spread driven largely by outbreak that started at Disney theme parks in California in December

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Immunization, Immunization, Measles

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jan 2015 | 7:00 pm

Tamiflu Cuts 1 Day Off Average Flu Bout, Study Finds

Researchers reviewed collected data on the influenza medication

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jan 2015 | 7:00 pm

Early Birds May Catch the Worm, but Night Owls May Snatch the Win

Athletes who are late risers perform better in the evening, study suggests

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

Too Much Alcohol At Midlife Raises Stroke Risk, Study Finds

The danger zone: more than 2 drinks daily
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

Flu's Grip on U.S. Starting to Weaken: CDC

Some areas are starting to see a decline in infections, official says
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

Following Blood Pressure Guidelines Saves Lives, Dollars: Study

Investing in treatment strategies would yield both health and economic benefits, researcher says

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

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

Arizona Officials Say Nearly 1,000 People May Have Been Exposed to Measles

Latest infection tally on outbreak that originated in California now stands at 95

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Immunization, Immunization, Measles

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

Diabetes Patients Lax with Meds If Diagnosed with Cancer, Study Finds

Effect was more pronounced if cancer had a grim prognosis

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

Little Improvement in Children Paralyzed After Viral Infection, Study Finds

Cluster of Colorado cases may be tied to 2014 outbreak of enterovirus D68, experts say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Paralysis, Viral Infections

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

Pregnancy and High Blood Pressure

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jan 2015 | 9:27 am

Binge-Watching TV May Be Sign of Depression, Loneliness

Researchers say hours and hours of viewing often isn't just harmless fun

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

Eye Tracking May Help to Spot Concussions Quickly

Simple technique offers possible way to assess brain injury severity, study says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

Nearly 1 in 10 Adults Skips Meds Due to Cost, CDC Says

Not taking medications as prescribed can have serious health consequences, experts note

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Financial Assistance, Health Disparities, Medicines

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

FDA Takes Steps to Improve Reliability of Automated External Defibrillators

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jan 2015 | 8:31 am

Pancreatic Cancer: Targeted Treatments Hold Promise

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jan 2015 | 8:15 am

Do Pregnant Women Need High Blood Pressure Treatment?

Controlling blood pressure doesn't seem to affect baby, but may prevent problems for mom

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jan 2015 | 5:00 pm

Ebola Vaccine Appears Safe, Triggers Immune Response, U.K. Study Finds

Early trial findings echo those from a smaller U.S. study

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jan 2015 | 5:00 pm

U.S. Measles Outbreak Now Numbers 87 Cases

Officials say most patients hadn't been vaccinated against the disease

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

72,000 Cases of Public Defibrillators Failing in Past Decade, FDA Says

Agency vows action to boost the effectiveness of the life-saving devices

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

ADHD Linked to Earlier Use of Illicit Drugs in Teens

But one expert stressed that treatment for the disorder may curb those impulses
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Drug Abuse, Drugs and Young People

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

Pesticides, Plastics Chemicals Tied to Earlier Menopause in Women

Research can't prove cause-and-effect, but higher exposures to PCBs, phthalates showed a link
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Environmental Health, Menopause

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

Some Kids with Autism Show Improvement by Age 6

20 percent experienced gains in daily functioning, 11 percent had less severe symptoms, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

More Than 2 Million Years of Life Saved with Organ Transplants

But shortage of donors keeps doctors from helping more patients, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

It Pays for Moms-To-Be to Stop Smoking

More than twice as many quit when offered financial incentives, study says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

Muscle Weakness Affects 1 in 5 Americans Over 80

CDC study finds women more affected than men

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

Young Adults and Colon Cancer

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jan 2015 | 8:49 am

Soda Habit May Prompt Early Puberty in Girls, Study Suggests

Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Nutrition, Puberty, Teen Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am

Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women

Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Fractures, Weight Control, Women's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am

Seniors May Keep Falls a Secret

But doctors often able to identify cause of fall and help to prevent another

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

Good Sleep in Middle Age May Pay Benefits Later

Better functioning reported decades afterward in study

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

Female Hormone Disorder Linked to Numerous Health Conditions

Study found women with polycystic ovary syndrome more likely to be hospitalized for variety of reasons

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Women's Health

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

Watch Upper Number on Blood Pressure for Younger Adults

Systolic pressure of 140 mm Hg or more raises risk for heart disease in later life, researchers say

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

Ebola Threat Diminishing in West Africa, Officials Say

But it's too soon to predict victory over the deadly virus

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

MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy

New technology spots more aggressive cancer, but fewer low-risk cases

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: MRI Scans, Prostate Cancer, Prostate Cancer Screening

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

Daily Drinking May Raise Risk of Liver Cirrhosis

Everyday habits appear to matter more than lifetime consumption, research suggests

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Cirrhosis

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

Dangers of Isolated Systolic Hypertension

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Jan 2015 | 9:48 am

Blood Transfusions During Heart Surgery May Up Pneumonia Risk

But study found overall rate was under 4 percent

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

Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse

They were twice as likely to see disease spread, die from illness

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

Don't Become a Blizzard Casualty

Doctor shares tips for staying warm, avoiding falls

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

FDA OKs First Generic Version of Heartburn Drug Nexium

The proton pump inhibitor reduces amount of acid in the stomach

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: GERD, Medicines

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jan 2015 | 5:00 pm

Many Breast Cancer Patients Lack Info on Their Cancer

Problem more pronounced among minority women, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jan 2015 | 5:00 pm

Prolonged High Cholesterol in Middle Age Raises Heart Risk Later

Even slightly higher levels took their toll, researchers note
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

Insomnia Linked to High Blood Pressure in Study

But finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect relationship

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

Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia

Class of drugs interferes with a key brain chemical, but study can't prove cause-and-effect
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

ER Patients with Chest Pain May Not Always Need Heart Tests

Such screenings didn't predict who would have later heart trouble, researchers report

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

Thyroid Trouble May Harm Women's Fertility, Study Finds

Experts urge routine testing of glandular function for women who have problems conceiving

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Female Infertility, Thyroid Diseases

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

How to Stay Safe When Riding Out a Blizzard

Tips for protecting you, your family and your home

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

Childhood Neglect May Affect Brain Development, Study Says

Changes in white matter seen in institutionalized children
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

Could Premature Birth Affect Adult Relationships, Self-Esteem?

Young people who were born preemies start having sex later than their peers, study finds
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mental Health, Premature Babies, Sexual Health

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

Natpara Approved for Hormone Disorder Causing Low Blood Calcium

Drug is for people with insufficient parathyroid hormone
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines, Parathyroid Disorders

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

Autism Genes Vary, Even in Affected Siblings, Study Finds

Only one-third of siblings with autism shared similar genetic variations, researchers say
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Family History, Genes and Gene Therapy

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

New Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine Approved

Bexsero prevents deadly infection of spinal cord lining
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Immunization, Meningitis

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

Breast Cancer Knowledge

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jan 2015 | 9:21 am

Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds

Disruptive behavior at age 5 was predictive in boys, age 10 for girls
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Behavior Disorders, Teen Sexual Health

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

Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study

Motrin, Advil a safe option for children, researchers say
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Sleep Apnea, Tonsils and Adenoids

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

Reducing Work-Family Conflict May Improve Sleep

When managers and employees got more support in workplace, everyone got more rest, study says

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

Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids

Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition, Obesity in Children

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

FDA Permits Marketing of First System of Mobile Medical Apps for Continuous Glucose Monitoring

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jan 2015 | 7:56 am

78 People Now Infected in U.S. Measles Outbreak

Most patients hadn't been vaccinated against the disease, officials say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Immunization, Immunization, Measles

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

Pediatricians' Group Opposes Legal Marijuana

American Academy of Pediatrics says drug has potential to harm children
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am

Watch Out for Falling Icicles

Winter's hazards aren't all underfoot, doctor warns

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

Looking to Boost Your Exercise Level? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

Start slowly and allow for time to rest and recover, trainers recommend

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

Keep Allergies in Mind When Planning Valentine's Day

Expert offers allergen-avoiding advice for buying gifts and planning a night out

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

Diabetes-Related Foot Condition Often Missed

Charcot foot can lead to deformity, disability if not treated in time, experts say

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

With Healthy Foods, Taste Matters, Researchers Say

Study finds that people ignored nutritional information if they thought yogurt didn't taste good

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

Stroke Survivors Who Live Alone Face Higher Risk of Early Death: Study

Men were particularly vulnerable in 12-year follow-up

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

Exercise May Tone Up Women's Bodies And Minds

Regular physical activity appears to boost oxygen supply to the brain, study says
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

Many U.S. Girls Aren't Getting HPV Vaccine, Study Finds

Researchers note that CDC recommends vaccination at age 11 or 12

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cervical Cancer, HPV, Immunization

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

Many Parents Too Quick to Switch Child Car Seats, Study Finds

Front-facing models unsafe before age 2, experts say

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

The Buddy System for Health

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Jan 2015 | 9:13 am

Eczema Linked to Other Health Problems

Study finds higher risk of heart disease, stroke in people with the skin condition

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

'Hidden' Brain Damage Seen in Vets with Blast Injuries

Autopsies showed broken, swollen nerve fibers in regions related to memory, reasoning

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

Family Stories May Help Coma Patients Recover

When relatives read detailed recollections of significant events, improvements were seen

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

Many Women of Childbearing Age Take Narcotic Painkillers: CDC

If they become pregnant, birth defects and preterm birth are possible risks

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

School Sports Costs Leave Some Students on Sidelines

Only one-third of kids from families making less than $60,000 play on teams

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

Obamacare's Payments to Doctors Widens Access for Medicaid Patients: Study

Researchers find association between higher reimbursement and appointment availability

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

FDA Approves New Psoriasis Drug Cosentyx

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Jan 2015 | 1:14 pm

Most Americans Have Access to 'Exercise Opportunities,' Study Finds

But availability varies, with Southern counties faring worse
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Health Disparities

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

Study Hints That 'Video Feedback' Therapy May Help Curb Autism

Research suggests an effect for at-risk babies, but more study is needed, expert says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

Eczema Health Risks

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Jan 2015 | 9:33 am

Antibiotics for Traveler's Diarrhea May Spur Growth of Superbugs

Researchers recommend caution when using antibiotics to treat digestive ills while abroad

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

Use of 'the Pill' Tied to Higher Risk for Rare Brain Cancer

But the odds of any one birth control pill user getting the tumor remain extremely small, experts stress

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

California Measles Outbreak Shows How Quickly Disease Can Resurface in U.S.

More parents refusing to have their kids vaccinated against highly contagious illness, experts note

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Jan 2015 | 8:50 am

Realistic Targets May Boost Exercise Rates, Experts Say

For those who are inactive, any activity may be better than none

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Jan 2015 | 8:32 am

Knee Pain While Using Stairs May Be First Sign of Arthritis

Discomfort with walking, standing, lying or sitting comes later, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am

More Extreme Preemies Are Surviving

But 25 percent still die, pointing to need for better pregnancy interventions, doctors say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Jan 2015 | 5:00 pm

High Levels of Cancer-Linked Chemical in E-Cigarette Vapor

When users turn up the heat, formaldehyde levels may increase as well

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Jan 2015 | 5:00 pm

Leaks in Brain May Contribute to Dementia

Study finds blood vessels in older adults break down

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

Sleep Position Linked to Death Risk for Those with Epilepsy

Researchers see similarities with sudden infant death syndrome

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

Could Nutrients in Fish Shield Fetus from Mercury's Harms?

No developmental problems seen in kids of frequent seafood eaters from Seychelles islands, study says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

Lung Transplants from Heavy Drinkers Linked to Higher Complication Risk

Study finds problem may affect as many as 1 in 4 recipients

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

Coffee and Skin Cancer Risk

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Jan 2015 | 9:24 am

Better Outcomes for Children Born with Fertility Treatments

Implanting just one embryo a significant factor in the change, study author says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am

Experts See Place for Weight-Loss Drugs in Obesity Treatment

But diet and exercise are also key tools, according to new Endocrine Society guidelines

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

Can Coffee Protect You from Melanoma?

Researchers suggest caffeine might mitigate sun damage

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

Test Your Home for Radon: EPA

The naturally occurring gas is tied to 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. each year, agency says

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

Pneumonia Raises Heart Disease Risk for Years

Findings underscore value of preventive vaccines

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

Genetic Changes to Ebola Virus Challenge Treatment Efforts

Researchers need to be aware of these mutations, study says

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

Use of Male IVF Procedure Doubled in The Past Decade

But the procedure is expensive and not always tied to better outcomes, study suggests

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

Early Study Says Stem Cells May Reverse Multiple Sclerosis Disability

Small initial trial showed improvement for people with relapsing-remitting MS

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

Are You Spending Too Much Time Sitting?

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Jan 2015 | 9:49 am

Ulcer Bacteria Tied to Lower Multiple Sclerosis Risk in Women

Study suggests infection with H. pylori bug may be somewhat protective

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

Study Rates Migraine Medications

Findings will be basis of new guidelines on treatments for debilitating headaches

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

Could a Drink a Day Lower Your Risk for Heart Failure?

Study found an association for middle-aged people, but experts stress that heavy drinking is never healthy

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

Health Tip: Warning Signs of Sinusitis

Symptoms of sinus inflammation
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am

Walking Group a Step Toward Better Health, Researchers Say

Your heart rate, cholesterol and even depression might improve, study suggests

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

Researchers Rethink Inner-City Asthma Theory

Poverty, race, ethnicity are more accurate predictors, study says

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

Too Much Sitting Can Be Deadly -- Even If You Exercise, Review Finds

Researcher suggests ways to include movement in your day that goes beyond that hour at the gym

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

Want to Get Healthy? Get Your Partner Involved

New research finds lifestyle changes are more successful when couples do it together

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

Overactive Bladder a Common Problem, FDA Says

But many people are too embarrassed to seek treatment, or don't know options exist

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

TV Alcohol Ads Tied to Problem Drinking for Teens, Study Finds

Researchers saw correlation between the commercials and drinking initiation, binge drinking

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

A Bit More Salt Each Day May Not Harm Older Adults

But experts say restricting intake is still advisable

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

Those with Autism May Have Unique Brain Connections, Study Shows

Brains of people without the disorder show similar patterns, possibly because of shared social experiences

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

Falls on the Rise Among U.S. Seniors

Study found more than a third of people over 65 reporting a fall over the past 2 years

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

Family Income, Expectations Tied to Kindergarten Performance

Kids scored better overall when their parents focused more on reading, computer use and preschool

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

Vaccine Opponents Often Cluster in Communities

California study found certain areas have high numbers of parents who forgo immunizing kids

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

Pizza Takes a Slice Out of Kids' Health, Study Finds

Children, teens consume more calories, fat and salt on days they eat this American staple

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

Homebound Neighbors May Need Your Help in Winter

Cold, snow are especially isolating for the elderly or disabled, expert says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

Take Steps to Avoid Winter Falls

Check the traction of your boots, keep your legs strong

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

Many Americans Who Drink Also Take Prescription Medications

But researchers couldn't determine if people surveyed were using both simultaneously
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

Poor Sleep Tied to More Drinking, Drug Use by Teens

That increases chances of accidents, injuries and unplanned pregnancies, study says
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

New Form of Club Drug 'Poppers' May Pose Risks for Gay Men

Study warns that revised versions are more like dangerous 'huffing' solvents
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

Children of Melanoma Survivors Often Get Sunburned

Nearly half had experienced sun-linked injury in the past year, researchers said

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

Pursuing Pancreatic Cancer's Deadly Secret

Researchers identify a gene that may trigger early spread

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

Rare Virus Discovered in Common Tick

Scientists not yet sure of risk to humans

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Optimism and Your Health

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Jan 2015 | 9:18 am

Smoking, Obesity: Weighing the Financial Toll

Costly not only to the patient but society as a whole, experts say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

Scientists Spot Gene Linked to Tanning 'Addiction'

Understanding biology behind dependence important because of rising skin cancer rates, expert says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Jan 2015 | 6:00 am

Eating Right Helps Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Women

Study confirms the value of an overall healthy diet

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

Laser Toys: Not Always Child's Play

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Jan 2015 | 3:54 pm

1 in 5 Adults with Epilepsy Also Has ADHD Symptoms

Experts say that controlling seizures may help alleviate other psychiatric symptoms

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

U.S. Birth Rate Continues Decline, CDC Reports

But experts expect economic recovery will lead to turnaround

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

Environment Trumps Genes at Shaping Immune System

In twins study, microbes, toxins, diet and dental hygiene explained 75 percent of differences

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

Only 23 Percent Protection from This Year's Flu Vaccine

CDC urges early antiviral treatment if symptoms appear

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

Neural Tube Defects, Such as Spina Bifida, on The Decline: CDC

Experts cite mandatory fortification of grain products with folic acid, but not enough women get the B vitamin

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

More Americans Getting Needed Health Care, Survey Shows

As coverage expands under 'Obamacare,' fewer report problems getting care, paying medical bills

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

Need Relief From Overactive Bladder Symptoms?

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Jan 2015 | 9:51 am

Depression and Alzheimer's Disease

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Jan 2015 | 9:13 am

Gene-Based Spit Test Shows Promise in Lung Cancer Detection

It was more than 80 percent correct in spotting cancerous nodules, but accuracy still needs improving

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

Lupus Death Rates Vary by Race, Ethnicity, Study Finds

Asians, Hispanics most likely to survive the autoimmune disease

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

Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk

Study of postmenopausal women suggested hormone levels mattered more than excess weight

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

FDA Approves First-of-Kind Device to Treat Obesity

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Jan 2015 | 8:00 am

U.S. Painkiller Abuse 'Epidemic' May Be Declining, Study Says

But some people have switched to heroin
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jan 2015 | 5:00 pm

Depression, Anxiety Can Precede Memory Loss in Alzheimer's, Study Finds

Those who developed dementia were more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression earlier

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

Lack of Exercise More Deadly Than Obesity, Study Suggests

Just a 20-minute brisk walk each day can lower odds of early death, researchers add

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

Scientists Spot Mutation Behind Genetic Form of Heart Failure

Variant makes heart muscle less elastic, enlarges organ and impairs ability to pump blood

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

Fewer Patients with Advanced Colon Cancer Getting Surgery, Report Finds

Chemotherapy is best treatment, especially for those whose cancer has spread, researcher says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

Recess Promotes Healthy Eating by School Kids

Changing the timing of activity session may get students to eat more fruits, veggies

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

For Pastors, It's Easy to Pack on The Pounds

Stress, long hours and low pay are a challenge to clergy members, study finds
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

Hospital Infection Rates Falling, but More Improvement Needed: CDC

About 1 in every 25 U.S. patients develops an infection while in the hospital, agency says
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

Neck Artery Stents May Not Be Worthwhile in 'Real World' Setting

Study found a third of older patients died within two years of procedure

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

Therapists Must Ease Patients' Fear When Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Many with condition are afraid exercise will make the condition worse
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

Work Hours and Alcohol Use

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jan 2015 | 8:37 am

Work Hard, Party Harder?

Study finds link between long hours on the job and excess alcohol consumption

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am

Health Tip: Exercising with A Lung Condition

May help ease shortness of breath
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am

Tuning in To Music May Ease Kids' Post-Op Pain

Listening to favorite songs, even audiobooks, seemed to ease discomfort

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

How Intense Efforts Boosted Heart Health for One Maine Community

Better screening, control of high cholesterol and blood pressure cut deaths and hospitalizations, study finds

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

Ebola Epidemic in Liberia Could End by June, Study Predicts

But aggressive monitoring, adding more hospital beds must continue, researchers say

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

An Optimistic Outlook May Be Good for Your Heart

Study of more than 5,100 adults found a strong correlation between the two

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

Asthma Tied to Higher Risk of Sleep Apnea

The longer a person had asthma, the more likely they developed the breathing disorder, study found

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

Episiotomies on The Decline for U.S. Births

But almost 12 percent of deliveries still involve the surgical procedure, study finds

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

Race, Ethnicity Affect Breast Cancer Survival

New research finds biological differences in tumor type, behavior

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

Vitamin D and Colon Cancer

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Jan 2015 | 9:28 am

Vaccination Can Cut Rates of Common Infection in Infants

Rotavirus triggers potentially dangerous diarrhea, vomiting, experts say

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

Cluster of Heart Risk Factors Tied to Uterine Cancer Risk

Excess weight likely a big factor, but other conditions also appear to matter

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

As Altitude Rises, Lung Cancer Rates Seem to Fall

Lower oxygen levels may play a role in study findings

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

Gene Mutations Linked to Colon Cancer in Black Patients

Finding might lead to better treatment of the disease, researchers say

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

Skipping Surgery May Work for Some Rectal Cancer Patients

Researchers found just chemo/radiation was as effective in half of those with earliest stage of disease
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Jan 2015 | 5:00 pm

Some 'Safety Net' Health Clinics See Drop in Uninsured Visits Under Obamacare

Study examines effects of state Medicaid expansions

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

Vitamin D May Boost Colon Cancer Survival, Study Finds

But experts aren't suggesting patients strive for higher-than-normal levels
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Jan 2015 | 5:00 pm

Many Teens Think 'Light Smoking' Is Safe, Study Finds

Experts stress need to snuff out misconceptions about occasional cigarette use
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

More Than 1 in 10 Use Daily Aspirin Inappropriately

For many users, the odds of heart attack, stroke are lower than the risk of serious bleeding, study says
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

Naps May Boost Your Baby's Memory

Study found infants recalled tasks better if they slept within four hours of learning
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

The Mind May Be a Muscle Booster

Mental imagery reduces muscle loss associated with immobilization, study suggests

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'Metabolizer Test' Might Someday Take Guesswork Out of Quitting Smoking

Determining how quickly or slowly you process nicotine might be an aid to quitting, study suggests
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

Are Seniors with Diabetes Overtreated?

Very tight blood sugar control can pose problems without benefits, study says
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

Brain Scans Give New Clues to Chronic Pain

In patients with back pain, certain cells produced a protein that might someday be treatment target
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

Autism and Behavioral Observation

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Jan 2015 | 9:36 am

Autism Signs May Be Missed in Short Checkups

Typical behaviors often exceed atypical ones and mislead clinicians in brief assessments, study finds
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

Cancer Survivors May Struggle for Years with Mental, Physical Problems

Survey finds financial health often suffers, too
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

Head Start Program Might Help Fight Childhood Obesity

Preschoolers' weight loss attributed to emphasis on nutrition, exercise and structure

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

Night Shift May Boost Black Women's Diabetes Risk, Study Finds

Odds are highest for younger women and those doing shift work for many years
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

Many with Hepatitis C Missing Out on Treatment, Study Finds

Without proper care, infection can lead to liver failure

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

Bites to the Hand Need Medical Attention, Experts Say

Review finds injury from man or beast requires treatment to prevent infection

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Jan 2015 | 8:00 am

Study Says Biopsies Are Safe

Cancer patients who had fine needle aspiration lived longer

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

You're Unlikely to Get a Skin Infection from a Spider's Bite, Review Finds

Expert thinks this common worry may create unnecessary fear of arachnids

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

FDA Approves Anti-Clotting Drug Savaysa

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Air Force Reservists Exposed to Agent Orange: Report

The exposure came years after planes dropped the defoliant during Vietnam War

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

Bad Flu Season Continues to Take Toll, Especially Among the Young and Old

Not too late to get a flu shot, health officials say; antiviral meds strongly recommended

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

Depo-Provera Linked to Higher HIV Risk, Researchers Find

Whether 'birth control shot' increases risk or if risk is from less condom use isn't clear, expert says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

Pregnancy and Sleep Position

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Oral HPV Infection Lasts Longer in Older Men, Study Finds

Potentially cancer-causing infection appears to linger in males over 45

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

Middle School Football Doesn't Seem to Cause Short-Term Brain Damage: Study

Small review found hits to head occurred less often than for older players; one doctor has some concerns

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

Study Suggests Link Between E-Cigarettes, Respiratory Infections

Goal was to measure devices' impact on children, researchers say

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

Advisers Endorse HPV Test for Cervical Cancer Checks

Two groups call it an effective alternative to the Pap test, but another group disagrees

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

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth in Study

Women with lowest levels of the 'sunshine vitamin' most likely to deliver early, researchers found

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Jan 2015 | 5:00 pm

Sleeping on Back in Pregnancy Tied to Stillbirth Risk in Study

But impaired fetal growth is a far more likely cause, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Jan 2015 | 5:00 pm

Synthetic Oil May Help Patients with Huntington's Disease

Preliminary research shows improvement in brain response
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Alcohol Taxes Up, Binge Drinking Down?

Study finds lower rates in states with higher tariffs

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

Cooler Temps May Boost Calorie-Burning 'Brown Fat,' Mouse Study Suggests

Human trials are needed, but study offers clues to potential method of weight control

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Drinking and Your Immune System

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Study Reinforces Link Between Low Birth Weight, Diabetes Risk

Possible reasons include insulin resistance, problems with blood vessel lining and high blood pressure

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

Petty 'Crimes' Sometimes Tied to Dementia

Thefts, traffic violations may be first signs of mental decline, researchers say

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

Kidney Disease Treatment May Be Improving, Study Suggests

Even though rate of disease is on the rise, fewer patients are suffering organ failure or dying

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am

Keeping Safe in A Big Freeze

Frostbite, malfunctioning home heaters are just two of the hazards, one expert says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am

Herceptin May Benefit Some Women with Early Breast Cancer

Drug-chemo combo yields low rate of recurrence after three years, study says
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Jan 2015 | 5:00 pm

Long-Term Study Finds Measles Vaccines Safe

Research included more than a half-million vaccine doses in 1- or 2-year-olds

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

New Antibiotic May Combat Resistant Bacteria

Teixobactin shows promise in early experiments, researchers say

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

Strategy Might Thwart Resistance to a Common Prostate Cancer Treatment

Small study suggests that alternating testosterone levels may make hormonal therapy work longer

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

Despite Resolutions, Food Bills Go Up After New Year's

Consumers seem to stick with calorie-rich favorites from the holiday season, research shows

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

Study Finds Link Between Cancer Diagnosis, Stroke Risk

Threat was highest first three months after diagnosis, researchers say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

Psoriasis Costs Americans Up to $135 Billion Annually, Study Finds

Much of the expense is for indirect effects, such as time lost from work, experts say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

PTSD May Raise Women's Risk for Diabetes

Obesity, antidepressants could play a role in the connection, study suggests

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Annual Cancer Statistics

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Bullies and Their Victims May Be At Higher Risk of Suicide

Study found highest odds for suicide in bullied people who were also bullies themselves

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

High Blood Sugar in Heart Failure Patients May Point to Risk of Early Death

Even normal but slightly elevated levels can signal trouble, study notes

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

Nearly Half of Older Adults with Asthma, COPD Still Smoke: CDC

Quitting is 'challenging' and depression often plays a role, one expert says

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

ICU Infections Among Elderly Tied to Higher Death Rates After Discharge

Intravenous line infections and ventilator-related pneumonia among most common problems, study says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Lower Life Expectancy in Study

But, second study suggests that intensive blood sugar management can make a difference

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

Drug for Bladder Problems May Help Control Weight, Too

But small study showed increase in heart rate in young, lean volunteers
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

Alcohol Poisoning Kills 6 Americans Every Day, CDC Says

Older adults hardest hit by binge-drinking deaths, and long-term effects of alcoholism often play a role

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

About 1 in 7 Older Adults Has Some Form of Lung Disease: CDC

COPD, asthma affect many aging Americans

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

Weight-Loss Surgery May Extend Lives

Results applied to older men and women, even with other health problems
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm

Fertility Treatments Have Low Complication Rates

Improvements through the years have made these procedures safer, researchers say

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

HPV Vaccine Doesn't Increase Risk for Multiple Sclerosis

Researchers say findings provide more evidence supporting safety of the cervical cancer inoculation

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

Early Blood Glucose Control Lengthens Life in People with Type 1 Diabetes

Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Jan 2015 | 11:16 am

Whole Grains and Heart Health

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Jan 2015 | 10:04 am

Knee Arthritis Drugs Beat Placebos, but Study Finds No Clear Winner

Injections were rated slightly more effective at fighting pain than pills

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

Researchers Probe Why Colds Are More Likely in Winter

Animal study suggests body's defense system doesn't seem to work as well at cooler temperatures

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

Rotating Night Shift Work May Raise Risks of Heart Disease, Lung Cancer: Study

Research can't prove cause-and-effect, but does suggest a link

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

Influx of Trainee Docs in July Doesn't Affect Stroke Care

Deaths, disabilities don't increase with arrival of med school grads

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

Overweight Teens Who Lose Weight for Health More Likely to Succeed

Parents can help by modeling healthy behavior and providing healthier meals

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

Study Debunks Notion of 'Healthy Obesity'

Very heavy people slip into poor health over time, researchers find
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

Bad Flu Season Getting Worse, CDC Says

43 states reporting widespread influenza activity and 21 child deaths
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm

Brain Damage Rare When Newborn Jaundice Is Treated, Study Finds

Serious complications often avoided with American Academy of Pediatrics-guided therapy

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

More Evidence That Healthy Living Works Wonders for Women's Hearts

Study found good diet, exercise slashed odds for heart disease by 90 percent

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

Diet Rich in Whole Grains Might Extend Your Life, Study Says

Findings held even after researchers accounted for person's weight, age and smoking status

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

Can Pets Help Boost Social Skills for Kids with Autism?

Study finds slight evidence that family pets boost social skills in children with the disorder

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

Kids with Bedroom Smartphones Sleep Less

Experts recommend limiting use of small screen devices
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

Extra Bed Rest May Not Be Best for Kids with Concussions

Two days proved more effective than five days in small study of teens

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

Concussion Recovery

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Jan 2015 | 9:41 am

Cancer Doctors Don't Discuss Herbs, Supplements with Patients

Many physicians cite a lack of knowledge as a primary reason, survey finds

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

Water Dispensers at School May Encourage Kids to Drink More

Researchers found students drank three times more water after dispensers were installed

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

Strong Neighborhood Bonds, Less Gun Violence?

Participation of community members is essential, researchers say
Source: HealthDay

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

Indoor Wood-Burning Can Affect Air Quality

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency offers tips to lessen fire's health impact

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

U.S. Bicyclist Deaths on the Rise, Study Finds

Two-thirds of riders who died weren't wearing helmets, report notes

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

Health Tip: Help Teens Set Healthy Resolutions

Healthy goals for a new year
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am

Random Mutations Responsible for About Two-Thirds of Cancer Risk

Cancer often linked to 'bad luck,' Hopkins researchers say
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm

Dealing with Cold Weather Injuries

Safety precautions can prevent serious problems during winter activities

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

Some Blind People Use Echolocation to 'See'

Soundwaves help to judge position of objects in surrounding area, study shows

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

Some Expert Tips to Help Smokers Finally Quit in 2015

It's never too late to get benefits from quitting tobacco, American Lung Association says
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

Defective Hormone Linked to Chronic Obesity in Baby

Researchers say the condition might explain weight problem for limited number of people

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Dec 2014 | 5:00 pm

Stem Cell Therapy Fixes Post-Surgical Airway Abnormality

Technique could treat these abnormalities elsewhere in the body, researchers say

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Dec 2014 | 5:00 pm

Common Breast Biopsy Finding May Be More Dangerous Than Thought

Thirty percent of women with 'atypical hyperplasia' eventually developed breast cancer, study found

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Dec 2014 | 5:00 pm

Little Change in Fast Food Calorie Counts, Salt Content

Researchers tracked popular items from 3 major chains from 1996-2013

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Dec 2014 | 2:00 pm

Exercise May Cut Fall Risk for Some Parkinson's Patients

Benefit strongest for those with milder symptoms, study finds

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Dec 2014 | 2:00 pm

Preventing Diaper Rash

Dermatologist shares tips for protecting your baby's skin

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Dec 2014 | 12:00 pm

Falling Cancer Death Rate Means 1.5 Million Lives Saved Over 20 Years

American Cancer Society report finds a 22 percent drop in deaths

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

New Year Often Ushers in Pledge to Quit Drinking

Addiction expert offers tips on getting treatment

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

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