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Pill Swallowing and Children

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Apr 2015 | 8:47 am

Aspirin May Help Ward Off Gastro Cancers, Study Finds

But experts caution against starting to take it every day in hopes of preventing disease

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

Drug Shows Early Promise for Advanced Lung Cancer

Keytruda is already approved to treat melanoma

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

Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies

Finding suggests that 'Western' lifestyle may be driving diseases like asthma, diabetes, obesity

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

Migraines Often Undiagnosed, Doctor Says

Proper identification of headache type can lead to better treatment

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

California Declares Measles Outbreak Over

But, health officials say risk still exists for those who aren't vaccinated against the disease

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

Salt Pills Do Little for Endurance Athletes: Study

Finding challenges common belief that they can boost performance

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Sodium, Fluid and Electrolyte Balance, Sports Fitness

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

Stronger Muscles = Healthier Bones in Kids

Added bone mass may help delay osteoporosis, study suggests

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bone Density, Children's Health

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

Brain Scans Give Clues to Link Between Alzheimer's, Down Syndrome

People with Down syndrome are at much higher risk of developing dementia, researchers say

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

Gene Variation Could Spur Longer Smoking, Earlier Cancer

Researcher suggests a change in screening policies

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Lung Cancer, Smoking

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

1 in 3 Teen Boys Sexually Assaulted Tries Suicide, Study Finds

Psychologist calls for greater support for all victims -- female and male
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Sexual Abuse, Suicide, Teen Mental Health

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

U.S. Boy's Death Highlights Rare Mosquito-Borne Infection

Researchers identify lethal strain of La Crosse virus in Tennessee patient

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Encephalitis, Insect Bites and Stings

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

Higher Altitude States Have Fewer Kids with ADHD, Study Finds

Low-lying states have rates up to 16 percent versus 6 percent in mountain regions

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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

Migraines and Family Life

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Apr 2015 | 8:41 am

More Evidence of Long-Term Illness in 9/11 Responders

EMS workers join police, fire personnel still struggling with health problems, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Coping with Disasters, Occupational Health, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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

Genes May Be Tied to Cardiac Arrest Risk in Dialysis Patients

Study found those who are related faced greater chance of heart stopping than those who aren't

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

Generic Copaxone Approved for Multiple Sclerosis

Autoimmune disease affects central nervous system
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Apr 2015 | 4:00 pm

Walking Boosts Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Survivors

Study found real improvements in quality of life once men got active

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

E-Cigarettes May Not Help Smokers Quit Tobacco, Study Finds

Research found the devices actually seemed to lower quit rates

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

E-Cigarette Use Triples Among U.S. Teens in 1 Year

Federal health officials say the nicotine-based products pose major health threat to kids

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics, Smoking, Smoking and Youth

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

Dog Flu Outbreak Unleashes Warnings from Veterinarians

Pay attention to where cases are occurring

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

Calif. Measles Outbreak May Be Coming to A Close

Officials say they will declare end if no new cases reported by Friday

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

Obesity Linked to Greater Risk of Prostate Cancer in Blacks, Study Says

Researcher urges physicians to take note of findings

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

Roundworm Parasite Targets Canine Eyes

Report says small number of cases reported in the United States

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

Americans' Gut Bacteria Lack Diversity, Researchers Find

People living in less-developed Papua New Guinea have 50 more types of bacteria

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Digestive Diseases

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

Protein, Carbohydrates and Weight Control

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Apr 2015 | 9:16 am

NIH Study Finds Genetic Link for Rare Intestinal Cancer

Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Apr 2015 | 9:12 am

Substance Abuse Reported by About 1 in 10 American Workers

Government report detects uptick among hotel, food service employees

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse

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

Chemicals in Some Flavored E-Cigs Exceed Recommended Limits: Study

Researchers say findings show need for regulations, such as mandatory listing of ingredients

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Apr 2015 | 7:00 am

New Synthetic Drug 'Flakka' Triggers Crazed Behaviors

Use of chemical-cousin to 'bath salts' appears to be on the rise, experts say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Apr 2015 | 7:00 am

Americans Get Too Many Tests Before Cataract Surgery

Costs for unnecessary blood work, urine tests and EKGs add up

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cataract, Laboratory Tests, Seniors' Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm

Inhaled Measles Vaccine Falls Short of Injected Version in Study

Although easier to administer, it didn't trigger as strong an immune response in infants as shot did

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm

Heavy Snoring, Apnea Tied to Earlier Brain Troubles

Treating sleep issues may delay mental decline in older adults, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Sleep Apnea

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

Cancer Gene Tests Should Include Healthy Tissue, Too

Current practice of only focusing on tumor samples might adversely affect care

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

1 in 10 U.S. Teens Has Tried Hashish

Drug is more powerful cousin of marijuana, researchers say

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

Depression Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk

Each threatens brain health, and combination is worse, study suggests

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

Divorce and Heart Attack Risk

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Apr 2015 | 9:58 am

Father's Sperm May Hold Clues to Autism Risk

Future research will examine more families, different occupations

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

Doctors Often Ignore Parents' Concerns about Autism in Young Kids: Study

Research suggests that needless delays in diagnosis, treatment, occur as a result

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Autism Spectrum Disorder

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

Mouse Study Suggests Immune Disorder May Play Role in Alzheimer's

If seen in humans, it might lead to new treatments for memory-robbing disease

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm

Study Ties Divorce to Higher Chance of Heart Attack

Remarriage, at least for women, did not lower risk

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

Pot Plus Booze Doubles Odds for Drunk Driving

Using both substances also boosts risk of relationship and work troubles
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Impaired Driving, Marijuana

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

New Drug Shows Promise for MS

Early results indicate treatment can repair nerve damage

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

Brain's Visual Center Similar in Sighted and Those Blind from Birth

Study findings challenge long-held beliefs about visual cortex

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

Depression, Insomnia, Fatigue Are the Stuff of Nightmares

Study found all three factors appear to be linked to a raised risk of bad dreams

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

Ebola Vaccine Trial Begins in Sierra Leone: CDC

Roughly 6,000 health workers will get shots in country hit hard by current outbreak

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

Is Gestational Diabetes Linked to Autism?

High blood sugar might interfere with normal brain development, researcher says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Diabetes and Pregnancy

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

Pharmacists Key to Whether Patients Take Blood Thinners

In study, almost 30 percent of people with atrial fibrillation didn't use Pradaxa as instructed

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

To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start with Exercise

New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and socializing

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise for Seniors, Healthy Aging, Seniors' Health

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

Unauthorized Breaches of Medical Records on The Rise

Researchers call for enhanced security as more patient information is stored online

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

FDA Warns Consumers Not to Use Muscle Growth Product called Tri-Methyl Xtreme

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Drug Safety

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Apr 2015 | 10:42 am

Movies, Teens and Risky Behavior

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Underage Drinking

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Apr 2015 | 9:51 am

Blood Thinners Overprescribed for Low-Risk Irregular Heartbeat

Researchers say medications can cause bleeding, and may be unnecessary for those at low risk of stroke

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Atrial Fibrillation, Blood Thinners, Stroke

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

Ebola Virus Evolving, but Isn't Getting Deadlier

Results suggest treatments developed in this outbreak will remain effective

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

New Specialty Medicines Drive Up Drug Spending

Report finds costs are highest they've been in a decade

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

Breath Test Might Spot Stomach Cancer Risk

Compounds in breath may signal chances of developing deadly disease, researchers say

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

Kids with Type 1 Diabetes Face Much Higher Hospitalization Rates

British study finds fivefold jump in admissions, especially for the youngest, poorest patients
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 1, Diabetes in Children and Teens

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

Tan Skin Is Damaged Skin

Dermatologist stresses there is no safe amount of sunning time

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

Muscle Strength Helps Baseball Pitchers Avoid Injury

Researchers use computer simulation to show what contributes to elbow problems

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Elbow Injuries and Disorders, Sports Injuries

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

Genes May Make 'Placebo Effect' Stronger for Some, Study Says

But more questions than answers exist at this point

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

Liquid Medical Marijuana Shows Promise Against Severe Epilepsy

Child and adult patients who took cannabidiol had big drop in seizure rates, study found

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

Know the Signs of Child Abuse

All adults must play role in protecting kids from harm, doctor says

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

U.S. Agrees to Help Launch 'African CDC'

Goal is to assist Africans to prevent, identify and respond to disease outbreaks

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

A Grateful Heart May Be a Healthy Heart

Keeping a gratitude journal seems to reduce cardiac risk factors, study finds

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

Bone-Building Drug Strengthened Hips, Spines of Frail Women in Study

But stronger bones did not translate into fewer fractures in this elderly, high-risk population

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

Weight-Control Myths Keep Many U.S. Women Smoking

Anti-tobacco efforts should focus on these concerns, researchers say

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

Nicotine Replacement Therapy and Pregnancy

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Apr 2015 | 9:16 am

Boozing in Movies May Boost Teen Drinking

Alcohol use 20 percent higher in adolescents who watched liquor-laden films, study finds

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

Narcotic Painkillers in Pregnancy Common, Harmful to Baby

Smoking, use of antidepressants may add to harms

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

The Inside Dish on Barbecue Safety

Watching out for spoilage is critical, expert says

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

Recalls of Ice Cream, Hummus Spur Listeria Warnings

CDC recommends safe handling, storage of foods

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Food Safety, Listeria Infections

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

Ear Infections Common, But Often Missed, in Infants

Doctor says irritability, fever and pulling at ears are possible signs

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

Number of Uninsured Adults Decreasing Under Obamacare

Report also suggests racial disparities in healthcare improving under new law

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Health Insurance, Health Statistics

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

Family Stress May Figure in Soldiers' Suicide Risk

Findings suggest need to support those at home, expert says

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

Too Few Kids with Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy Get Flu Shot

But they are more likely to develop flu-rated complications

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

Arts, Crafts and Memory

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Apr 2015 | 9:08 am

Limiting Innings Pitched Doesn't Prevent Injuries

Gradually increasing player's workload won't help either, researcher says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Arm Injuries and Disorders, Sports Injuries

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

Stem Cells, Fecal Transplants Show Promise for Crohn's Disease

But both trials were small and more research is needed

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

Women Born Early at Greater Risk of Delivering Preemies, Study Suggests

But most of these women still have their babies at-term, researcher notes

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

Could Obesity Help Protect Against Dementia?

Large study suggests that possibility, but experts call for further research into surprising finding

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

Asthma Rates Similar Among Black Children in Urban, Rural Areas

Finding challenges theory that living in a city boosts risk of respiratory condition

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm

Study Yields Genetic Insights into Pancreatic Cancer

Multiple gene mutations identified that could be targets for treatment

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

Brain Scans May Predict Language Skills in Kids with Autism

But research is still preliminary, expert says

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

Work-Related Asthma Affects Millions of U.S. Adults: CDC

If you can't give up the job, try to minimize contact with irritants, expert says

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

Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare

Survey found about a third opt for healthier grocery items, although experts say labels could be improved

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

Facelifts May Make Women Seem More Likable, Study Suggests

But this doesn't mean they'll be happier, expert says

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

Fewer U.S. Children Getting Melanoma: Study

Researchers credit better education on risk of UV rays, changes in children's play

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

Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens

Case reports don't prove the medicine caused problems, however

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

Young Adults Respond to Graphic Cigarette Warnings

Study findings suggest seeing is believing

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

Texting While Driving

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Apr 2015 | 8:34 am

Arts, Crafts, Socializing May Buoy the Aging Brain

Those participating in these activities or using computers half as likely to develop mild dementia, study found

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

Older Donated Blood Safe for Heart Surgery Patients, Study Finds

No difference in outcomes between use of fresher or older red cells, researchers report

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

Ingredient in MS, Psoriasis Drugs Linked to Two Deadly Brain Infections

But experts say complication is rare, and no reason to stop medication

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

Genes May Leave Short People Prone to Heart Disease

Researchers suggest a link between stature and cardiovascular risk

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

Researchers Create One-Dose Ebola Vaccine

Animal tests are promising, but more work needed before human trials

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Apr 2015 | 4:00 pm

Antibody Holds Promise as Weapon Against HIV

Treatment would complement existing medications, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Apr 2015 | 2:00 pm

Stroke Patients May Face Increased Risk of Suicide

Danger is greatest in first two years after the brain attack, Swedish researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Apr 2015 | 2:00 pm

1 in 5 Medicare Patients Faces Delay in Melanoma Surgery

Long waits can be anxiety-provoking
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Melanoma, Skin Cancer

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

Black Women Less Likely to Struggle with Depression Than Whites

Where women live also appears to affect mental health disorder rates
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Depression, Women's Health

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

Sudden Cardiac Arrest and Physical Activity

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Apr 2015 | 8:40 am

Family Stress Linked to Teen Obesity in Study

Efforts to keep childhood weight in check need to take home environment into account, researcher says
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Family Issues, Obesity, Teen Health

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

Pouch in Heart May Trigger Unexplained Strokes

Researchers suspect it may allow clots to form, then travel to the brain

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm

Teen Use of Long-Term Contraception Rising, but Remains Low

U.S. government report says implants and IUDs are effective and safe options

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm

Alcoholics Face Greater Death Risk When Hospitalized

And they die an average of 8 years earlier than those with no drinking problem, study shows

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Apr 2015 | 4:00 pm

Uninsured May Face Much Higher Charges for Cancer Drugs

Chemotherapy fees can be 43 times more than those for insured patients, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Apr 2015 | 4:00 pm

Genes Linked to Breast, Ovarian Cancers Act Differently in Each Woman

Angelina Jolie's decision for surgery might not be right for everyone carrying BRCA mutations
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Genes and Gene Therapy, Ovarian Cancer

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

Be Careful with That Eyeliner

Applying it to the inner lid raises risk of particles getting into eye, possible vision problems
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Related MedlinePlus Page: Cosmetics

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

As the Weather Warms, Avoid Gardening's Pitfalls

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers safety tips

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

Many Very Ill Patients Choose 'Next of Kin' Who Aren't

But state laws may trump those choices, possibly leading to care delays

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

Placenta Test Measures Babies' Exposure to Arsenic

This type of screening seems as reliable as urine and toenail samples, study says

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

Physical Therapy Equals Surgery for Certain Lower Back Pain, Study Says

Less risky treatment viable for older patients with lumbar spinal stenosis

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

Are Heart Surgery Patients Losing Too Much Blood to Tests?

Experts recommend limiting frequency of tests, using conservation measures

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Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds

However, other programs haven't done long-term, randomized trials

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm

Breast Cancer Patients Concerned about Genetic Risk, Survey Finds

But almost half don't have conversation with doctor about potential for future problems

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

Fit At 50? Cardiac Arrest During Exercise Unlikely, Study Finds

Only 5 percent of attacks occurred during activities such as jogging or bicycling

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

Costlier Breast Cancer Treatments Linked to Better Survival

Study shows recent advances help improve odds, but medical bills are rising

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New Test Helps Diagnose Delayed Stomach Emptying

A condition called gastroparesis
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Tobacco Smoke Strengthens 'Superbug,' Lab Research Finds

MRSA may become deadlier, even more resistant to treatment

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

Teens Seen in ERs for Assault At Risk for Later Gun Violence

Researchers suggest emergency room might be best place to stop cycle of violence

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

Regular, Vigorous Exercise May Lengthen Your Life

Intense workouts seem more beneficial than less-intense ones, researchers say

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Cooling After Cardiac Arrest May Help Preserve Brain Function

Study finds reducing body temperature slightly tied to good mental outcomes

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Leg Artery Procedure May Be Overused in Nursing Homes, Study Finds

Many patients were immobile or dead a year later, but some benefited
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Online Breast Milk Sharing

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Apr 2015 | 9:05 am

Higher Alcohol Taxes May Lead to Fewer Drunk-Driving Deaths

Researchers believe thousands of fatalities could be avoided each year
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Apr 2015 | 9:00 am

Breast Milk Bought Online Might Contain Cow's Milk, Study Finds

Untested samples may also harbor bacteria, viruses, experts say

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Health Tip: Diabetics Who Compete

Follow these safety suggestions
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Education Doesn't Guarantee Happiness

Mental well-being similar across socioeconomic levels, study finds

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

Year-Round Baseball Leads to More Youth Injuries, Study Says

Elbow ligament tears more common in South than North

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

Urine Isn't Free of Bacteria

New study links bacteria found in urine in bladder to urinary incontinence

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

HIV-Infected People Often Do Well After Kidney Transplant

Refuting common wisdom, research shows that these patients fared better than those with hepatitis C

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

Exercise Might Boost Mental Function in People with Schizophrenia

Aerobic activity offers many benefits, but study needs to be duplicated, researcher says

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

Doctor's Advice May Help Prompt Weight Loss

Study finds such counsel seems to helps people maintain, even lose weight

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

Violent Video Games Don't Influence Kids' Behavior: Study

It's the amount of time spent gaming that has a greater impact, researchers contend

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

Signs of Anxiety Might Cost You That Job

One giveaway: speaking too slowly, study says

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Breast Cancer Surgery Now Often Involves Fewer Lymph Nodes

2010 study led to a change in practice
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Youth Baseball Injuries

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Surprises Help Babies Learn, Research Finds

Unpredictable situations seem to make infants more interested in exploring

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

Childhood Trauma May Raise Odds of Asthma

Study finds divorce, death and violence appear linked to higher risk of respiratory illness

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

Faster, Taller Youth League Pitchers May Face Greater Risk of Injury

Playing on multiple teams can also harm young arms, study suggests

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

Could Household Bleach Raise Kids' Risk for Flu, Other Infections?

European study shows 'modest' effect, but cause-and-effect not clear

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

Texting Bans Tied to Drop in Car Crash Injuries

Hospitalizations from auto accidents down 7 percent in states with restrictions

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Older Mexican-Americans Often Disabled, Study Says

Findings highlight growing need for long-term care

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

Home Oxygen Raises Burn Risk for COPD Patients

Smoking near unit can be hazardous, researchers report

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

Belief That Moon Influences Hospital Admissions Is Lunacy

Investigator refutes prior findings about surge in patients

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

Travelers Bringing Drug-Resistant Bacteria to United States

Strain of Shigella is easily transmitted and causes tough-to-treat diarrhea, CDC says

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

Experimental Melanoma Vaccine Shows Early Promise

Still not clear if it will prevent recurrence or lengthen survival

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

Packaged Grocery Foods Often High in Salt

Many cold cuts, pizza, packaged meals contain too much sodium to be labeled healthy

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

Could Fish Oil Interfere with Cancer Care?

Answer isn't clear, but research suggests supplements, and certain fish, might reduce effect of chemotherapy

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

Digital Compass Attached to Brain Helps Blind Rats 'See'

Findings suggest putting similar device in canes that blind people use might improve mobility

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

More People Dying of Heart Disease, Stroke Worldwide

Growing, and aging, population behind the trend, and death rate is actually dropping

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

Sleep Habits and Diabetes

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Excess Weight Early in Life Linked to Colon Cancer Risk in Women

Study supports evidence that body size in childhood may influence cancer risk decades later

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

High-Tech Skin Maps Show Chemicals from Clothes, Beauty Products

Whether or not those residues are harmful is still not known, experts say

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

More TV Time May Mean Higher Diabetes Risk

People with prediabetes were 3.4 percent more prone to get full-blown disease for every hour watched daily

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

Playing it Safe with Eggs

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Apr 2015 | 8:06 am

Experimental Ebola Vaccine Safe, Prompts Immune Response

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Apr 2015 | 7:37 am

Health Tip: Freeze Food Safely

And preserve it longer
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Simpler Antibiotic Regimen Helps Sick Babies in Developing Nations

Study findings suggest hospitalization isn't needed
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Apr 2015 | 7:00 am

Man's Iced Tea Habit May Have Swamped His Kidneys

He drank 16 glasses a day, which probably contributed to health issues, report suggests

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm

Study Supports Use of Laparoscopic Surgery for Rectal Cancer

Less-invasive procedure had survival rates similar to open surgery, with less pain and shorter hospital stays

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm

Treatment for Advanced Melanoma Continues to Improve

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Serving in Iraq, Afghanistan Not Behind Rising Suicide Rates in Military

Instead, difficulty with returning to civilian life appears to increase risk, experts say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Apr 2015 | 12:00 pm

More Americans Survive Childhood Cancers, but Health Problems Persist

Malignancies and treatments can take toll on quality of life in adulthood, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Apr 2015 | 12:00 pm

'Exploding Head Syndrome' Surprisingly Common Among Young People

Complaint -- awakening due to loud, nonexistent noises -- was previously associated with old age

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Apr 2015 | 12:00 pm

Exercise Beneficial Even in Polluted Air

Negative effects from pollution don't negate health gains from workouts, researchers say

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

One-Quarter of Narcotic Painkillers Misused, Study Shows

And about 10 percent of patients with prescriptions for these powerful drugs become addicted

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Bacteria, Yeast and Chemicals on Human Skin

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Apr 2015 | 8:45 am

Study Casts Doubt on Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain, Arthritis

Review of 13 trials finds little effect for drug best recognized as Tylenol

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Apr 2015 | 7:00 am

Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines

Aim is more flexibility for those with heart disease, doctors say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2015 | 4:00 pm

Eat Right to Protect Your Sight

Oily fish, broccoli and berries may benefit your eyes, expert says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm

Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children

Task force concludes there's too little information to recommend screening for deficiencies

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm

Repurposed Experimental Cancer Drug Restores Brain Function in Mouse Models of Alzheimer's Disease

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2015 | 1:14 pm

Clues to 'Brain Fog' in Chronic Fatigue Patients Found in Spinal Fluid

Study reveals evidence that it's 'not made up,' researcher says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2015 | 12:00 pm

New Stroke Prevention Efforts May Be Paying Off

CDC study finds fewer patients treated in ERs for blood clots in the brain

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2015 | 12:00 pm

Leafy Greens and Your Brain

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2015 | 9:11 am

E-Cigs Tied to Drinking, Other Risky Teen Behaviors

Strong relationship to alcohol use, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am

Face Scans Show How Fast a Person Is Aging

Study says images more reliable than blood tests in determining the toll of time, lifestyle

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am

Ob-Gyns: Use Ultrasound to Assess Pelvic Symptoms

It's safer, cheaper than other types of imaging, doctors say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am

Promoting Maternal Interaction Improves Growth, Weight Gain in Preemies

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2015 | 7:58 am

New Research Tightens Childhood Paralysis-Enterovirus D68 Link

Lab tests confirm half of cases in recent outbreak tied to specific virus strain
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am

Breast Cancer Is Not One Disease, Experts Say

New focus on tumor subtypes could help patients, according to medical groups

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Mar 2015 | 4:00 pm

Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer

Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Mar 2015 | 4:00 pm

Migraine, Carpal Tunnel May Be Linked

Patients with one are more than twice as likely to have the other, study says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm

Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds

Vitamin K thought to slow deterioration

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm

Synthetic Pot Linked to Kidney Injury

Researchers report on two studies that showed kidney damage in those who used the drug

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm

Gestational Diabetes Drug Might Raise Babies' Complication Risk

Study links glyburide to more infant intensive care and respiratory distress

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm

Could an Apple a Day Help Keep the Pharmacist Away?

Study finds no effect on doctor visits, but a slight decrease in need for prescription meds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Mar 2015 | 12:00 pm

U.S. Kids Getting Fewer Daily Calories from Fast Food

But one-third still eating it every day, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Mar 2015 | 12:00 pm

Fecal Transplant Treats Serious, Recurrent Intestinal Infection

Experimental procedure helps people with C. difficile, small study shows

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am

U.S. Pediatricians Remain Opposed to Random Drug Tests in Schools

Helping students avoid substance problems is preferred approach

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am

Milliliter-Only Dosing Recommended for Kids' Meds

Using metrics, not teaspoons, reduces medication errors, American Academy of Pediatrics says

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Safely Measuring Kids' Medicine

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Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study

These items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than unprocessed foods, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am

Progress in Battling Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Experimental vaccine and cancer drug each slow disease progression, researchers find

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am

People May Grow More Trusting with Age, Study Finds

And that could mean more happiness, too, researchers say

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

2014 Saw Only 3 Shark Attack Deaths Worldwide

But nonfatal attacks are up slightly around the world, researchers find

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Connection Between Diabetes, Advanced Breast Cancer Detected in Study

Findings suggest need to modify screening methods

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

Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups

Emergency visits, hospitalizations for airway disease dropped by half after procedure, study finds

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

Drinking Water Helps Prevent Kidney Stones

Researchers find eight or more glasses daily reduces the risk significantly

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

Kidney Dialysis Increasing for Pregnant Women

Survey of kidney specialists shows hemodialysis becoming more common for expectant moms

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

Avoid Medication Overdoses in Children

Expert offers tips for keeping kids safe

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Kidney Patients Living Longer on Dialysis, Study Shows

Better treatments, tighter management of disease may explain promising trend

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

E-Cigarettes May Pose a Risk in Pregnancy and to Children

Nicotine can harm developing brains, experts say

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

Could a Diet Help Shield You from Alzheimer's?

Scientists say the MIND eating plan significantly reduces risk of the brain disorder

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

Ebola Test Vaccines Appear Safe in Phase 2 Liberian Clinical Trial

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Mar 2015 | 7:46 am

Kidneys from Dead Older Donors May Help Seniors, Study Finds

Many of these organs would otherwise get thrown away, researcher says

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

Terminally Ill Can Do without Statins, Study Finds

Reducing pill burden improves quality of life

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

CDC Launches New Round of Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads

Former smokers harmed by tobacco tell their stories

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

Hope to Live to 100? Check Your Genes

DNA's role in lifespan rises dramatically in extreme old age, study finds

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

NIH Study Finds No Evidence of Accelerated Ebola Virus Evolution in West Africa

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Mar 2015 | 2:14 pm

HIV Can Spread Early, Evolve in Patients' Brains

Source: National Institute of Mental Health - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Mar 2015 | 2:13 pm

Too Much Homework May Hurt Teens' Test Scores

Study found more than 90 minutes a night linked to lower performance in math, science

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

Abused Kids Not Destined to Be Abusive Parents, Study Finds

But neglect, sexual abuse was more likely in kids of parents who were abused as children
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm

COPD Takes Big Toll on Employment, Mobility in U.S.

CDC report finds a quarter of people with the illness are unable to work

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

More Dangerous Ebola Strain Unlikely, Study Shows

Researchers compared virus samples that were 9 months apart, and found normal mutating rate

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

In-Patient Rehab Not Always Needed After New Knee

People do just as well with in-home physical therapy, study finds

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

Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men

Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older

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

Smell Test Helps Spot Brain Trauma in Combat Zones, Study Says

Findings suggest new avenue for identifying hidden injuries

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

Battling High Blood Pressure

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Mar 2015 | 9:23 am

U.S. Deaths Due to High Blood Pressure Keep Rising: CDC

Most marked increases seen in those aged 45 to 64 and those over 85

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

Ebola May Hit Young Children Hardest, Study Finds

Babies, toddlers get sick faster and die sooner than older children and adults, study finds

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

Counseling Beats School Suspension At Curbing Pot Use

Drug policies should educate students, not just penalize them, researchers note
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Mar 2015 | 4:00 pm

FDA OKs New Drug for Diabetes-Linked Eye Condition

Eylea injections appear to ease diabetic retinopathy, studies show

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

Autism Tied to Higher Risk for Gut Troubles in Children

In study, kids with the behavioral disorder were more prone to symptoms such as diarrhea or constipation
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm

Employers Contributing Less to Workers' Health Savings Accounts

Enrollment in high-deductible plans is up, but employees are getting less help saving for expenses
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm

FDA Warns of Cardiac Effect When Heart Drug Mixed with Hepatitis C Meds

Adding Harvoni or Sovaldi to amiodarone could cause dangerous slowing of heart rate, agency says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Arrhythmia, Drug Reactions, Hepatitis C

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm

Scientists Spot Gene Tied to Severe Autism in Girls

Research aims to get at root causes of the disorder

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm

New Ebola Vaccine Shows Promise in Human Trials

It appeared to provoke good immune response in Chinese study, but larger trials are needed

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

Obesity, Smoking, Drinking, Depression: All Linked to Low Back Pain

Researchers say that modifying these factors might help ease condition

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

Study Ties Frequent Antibiotic Use to Higher Odds for Type 2 Diabetes

Data on 1 million people suggests a higher risk of the illness linked to changes in gut microbes

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

Prenatal Exposure to Pollutants May Spell Trouble for Kids

Small study found higher risk of ADHD symptoms, other thinking and behavioral problems

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

New Treatment for Anthrax Approved

FDA cites preparedness for intentional release of deadly bacteria
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Mar 2015 | 10:34 am

Smog and Mental Health

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution, Anxiety, Stroke

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Mar 2015 | 9:33 am

Could Smoggy Air Raise Your Anxiety Level?

Possibly, one study suggests, while another links pollution to increased stroke risk

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

Tips to Make Healthy School Lunches Kids Will Actually Eat

Expert says keep loose teeth and time constraints in mind when choosing foods

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

Exfoliate with Care, Dermatologist Urges

Before beginning any treatments, consult with a doctor

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Skin Aging, Skin Conditions

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

Athletes Need to Guard Against Skin Woes

From blisters to burns, what to watch out for

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

More Whole Grains May Boost Life Span

But study found you'll need to eat a lot to gain most benefit

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

Stents Meant to Prevent Stroke May Actually Boost Risk

Use of blood thinners appears safer for narrowed brain arteries, experts say

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

Malpractice Fears Spurring Most ER Docs to Order Unnecessary Tests

Study found 97 percent said they had patients undergo procedures that weren't medically needed

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

In Nursing, Men Still Paid More Than Women

Female RNs shortchanged more than $5,000 a year, researchers say

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

Many with Alzheimer's Aren't Told of Diagnosis by Doctor

Researchers found patients were more likely to be informed only after their disease had advanced

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

Young Pitchers Often Pressured to Play Despite Pain

Majority of parents are unaware of safe throwing guidelines, researchers find

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Arm Injuries and Disorders, Sports Injuries, Sports Safety

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

More Middle-Aged Americans Are Getting Hips Replaced

Over 10 years, rate of surgeries nearly doubled for those ages 45 to 64

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

School Dismissal a Dangerous Time for Kids Getting Hit by Cars

Study authors and expert say better supervision, less smartphone use might cut the risk

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

Researchers Pinpoint Possible Protein Culprit Behind Alzheimer's

Postmortem analysis of almost 1,400 brains implicates tau, not amyloid, buildup driving memory loss

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

Storing Cocoa Pods Longer May Make Chocolate Healthier

Study finds processing change results in beans with more antioxidants, better flavor

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

Should Older Runners Embrace the 'Barefoot' Craze?

People over 30 may take more time to safely adjust to 'minimalist' shoes, study suggests

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Foot Health, Sports Safety

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

Latest Diabetes Care Guidelines Focus on Individual Approach

Blood sugar goals higher for some; Asian-Americans need screening at lower weights; statins for those over 40

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

Are Some Cosmetics Promising Too Much?

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Mar 2015 | 2:09 pm

Exercise Might Help His Sex Life

Men who get the most physical activity report more erections, orgasms, study says

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

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

Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men

Researchers say a protein in muscle might be culprit behind type 2 diabetes gender gap
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Men's Health, Obesity

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

Exercise, but Not Vitamin D, Cuts Injuries from Falls in Older Women

Neither worked to cut odds for any type of falls, but exercise may help prevent injury if a tumble occurs

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Falls, Women's Health

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

ADHD Children May Gain More from Family-Centered Care

Study found teaching positive parenting skills in compassionate way improved outcomes
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Parenting

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

Medicaid Expansion Spotted Many Undiagnosed Diabetes Cases

Study finds changes under Affordable Care Act also made treatment available

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Health Disparities, Medicaid

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

Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Some Parkinson's Pain for Years

But new aches develop for many, researchers report

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pain, Parkinson's Disease

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

Chef's Input Helps Make School Meals Healthier, Study Finds

Students chose more veggies, fruits after cafeterias got professional consultation

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition, School Health

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

For Most Children with HIV and Low Immune Cell Count, Cells Rebound After Treatment

Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: HIV/AIDS

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Mar 2015 | 10:01 am

Vitamin D and Prostate Cancer

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Prostate Cancer, Vitamin D

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

Smog Plus Pollen May Mean Even More Sneezing

Higher levels of airborne ozone, nitrogen dioxide might boost potency of birch tree allergen: study

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution, Hay Fever

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Mar 2015 | 8:31 am

Smoking May Be Linked to Prostate Cancer's Return

But quitting more than 10 years ago is associated with reduced risk, study says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Prostate Cancer, Smoking

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Mar 2015 | 8:31 am

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