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

Source: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Mar 2015 | 1:14 pm

Leafy Greens and Your Brain

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

Promoting Maternal Interaction Improves Growth, Weight Gain in Preemies

Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - From the National Institutes of Health
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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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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Paralysis, Viral Infections

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Milliliter-Only Dosing Recommended for Kids' Meds

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

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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

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

Safely Measuring Kids' Medicine

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Mar 2015 | 8:28 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

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

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

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

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

2014 Saw Only 3 Shark Attack Deaths Worldwide

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

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

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

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
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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

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

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

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

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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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Abuse, Parenting

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

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

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

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

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

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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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Mar 2015 | 2:00 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
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Child Behavior Disorders, Digestive Diseases

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

New Treatment for Anthrax Approved

FDA cites preparedness for intentional release of deadly bacteria
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Anthrax, Biodefense and Bioterrorism

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Mar 2015 | 10:34 am

Smog and Mental Health

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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

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

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

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

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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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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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

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

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

Vitamin D and Prostate Cancer

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

For Mexican-Americans, Heart Risks Can Rise Even If Not Obese

High blood pressure, poor blood sugar levels common even in those of normal weight, research shows

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

Parents' Attitude May Be Key to Pre-Game Jitters in Kids

Anxieties over performance transmit easily from parent to child, study suggests
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Mar 2015 | 4:00 pm

Kidney Stones Can Send Patients to Hospital More Than Once

1 in 9 wound up back in ER, California study found

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

Urine Test Shows Promise for Early Diagnosis of Kidney Cancer

Simple screen used levels of two proteins to spot the disease with 95 percent accuracy, study found

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

Many Acne Patients Don't Take Their Meds, Survey Shows

Cost, forgetfulness, skin improvement were reasons cited for lapses

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

When to Keep Kids Home from School

Pediatrician offers advice on common childhood ailments

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

Blood Fats Hold Vitamin E Captive, Study Shows

Less than one-third of antioxidant makes it to where it's needed

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

Traffic Deaths Increase in Spring Break Hot Spots

No similar rise seen in areas of same states that aren't considered spring break destinations

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

Gender and Memory

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Mar 2015 | 9:05 am

Skin Cancer Rates Rise for Hispanic, Asian Women

Shifting preferences for tanning, along with belief that darker skin is protected, may explain trend
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am

Green Space in Cities May Soothe the Heart

Study found lowered heart rates in residents when they walked by vacant lots that had been beautified

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

HIV Patients May Fare as Well as Others with Kidney Transplants

But study also found that survival rates were lower if organ recipient also had hepatitis C
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Mar 2015 | 5:00 pm

IVF Kids May Have Higher Odds of Autism, Study Finds

But multiple births, mother's age may account for the increased risk, researchers say

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

Could In-Car Breathalyzers Slash Rate of Booze-Linked Crashes?

Study says yes, but experts say the technology must first be refined and gain wider acceptance

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

A Sense of Purpose May Benefit Your Brain

Study finds seniors with a positive mental state less likely to have cerebral tissue damage
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Mar 2015 | 4:00 pm

Live Liver Transplants Seem Safe, Effective for Sudden Liver Failure

And live donors do well after the procedure, study reports

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

Decline in U.S. Tuberculosis Rates Slows: CDC

Latest statistics reported as health officials work to contain outbreak at Kansas high school

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

Can Fish Oil Help Boys with ADHD Pay Attention?

Perhaps, but it won't take the place of medication, expert says

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

Joblessness Triples Odds for Depression in Young Adults

But researchers don't know if unemployment contributes to depression or depression contributes to unemployment

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

Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube Use

But it's not clear from study if dropping these habits would shorten the time people need outside nutrition
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Mar 2015 | 12:00 pm

'Ground Zero' Workers At Risk of Autoimmune Diseases

Prolonged exposure linked to rheumatoid arthritis, lupus

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

Plain Packaging Laws Might Spur Smokers to Quit

Legislation would also keep tobacco marketing in check, experts say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am

Yoga May Help Ease Depression in Pregnant Women

Finding suggests it might sometimes be alternative to antidepressants, talk therapy

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

Diet Soda and Your Waistline

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Mar 2015 | 8:56 am

2 Factors Greatly Boost New Moms' Odds of Type 2 Diabetes

Gestational diabetes, followed by weight gain after delivery significantly raise the risk, study finds

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

New Drug for Crohn's Disease Shows Early Promise

But findings are preliminary, experts point out

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

Slowed Growth Could Signal Crohn's Disease in Kids

Failure to gain weight, or weight loss, can point to a gastrointestinal issue, expert says

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

Why Isn't There Any Cheap, Generic Insulin?

Unique development of medication allowed drug makers to extend patents for decades, review says

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

Researchers Develop Screening for Early Memory Troubles

Higher scores on test may indicate need for further evaluation, expert said

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

Dad's Depression Affects Toddler's Behavior, Too

Study found a father's moods might increase risk of his youngster's anxiety, sadness

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm

Doctors' Racial Biases May Not Influence Patient Care, Survey Suggests

But study doesn't look at real-life cases

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm

Antipsychotics May Be Deadlier Than Thought for Dementia Patients

The drugs are use to treat delusions, hallucinations, agitation and aggression

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

Kids and Heart Health

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Mar 2015 | 9:02 am

Good Sleep Is Key to Good Sex

Women who got more rest had greater desire the next day, study found
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am

Health Tip: Can't Donate Blood?

Other ways you can help
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am

Recess: an Essential Part of The School Day

Study shows supervised play boosts teamwork, friendships and positive attitudes

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

Health Tip: Pick Up a Jump Rope for Fitness

Suggestions for proper technique
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Breast-Fed Babies May Be Smarter, Richer Adults, Study Suggests

But many factors determine IQ, not just mother's milk, experts note

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

Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults

Cholesterol levels, weight results troubling for many children, study finds

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

Could Loneliness Shorten a Life?

Study says feeling this way raised risk of early death by 26 percent
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm

FDA Investigates Listeria monocytogenes in Ice Cream Products from Blue Bell Creameries

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Mar 2015 | 12:02 pm

Early Scans for Back Pain May Do Little to Help Seniors

Researchers saw no difference in outcomes, even though more money was spent on treatments

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

Workplace Suicides on The Rise

Police officers, firefighters at high risk, and rates are 15 times greater for men than women

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

Certain Painkillers May Lower Colon Cancer Risk for Some

Genetics might be key to the anti-cancer benefits of drugs like aspirin or ibuprofen, study finds

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

Dietary Dioxins Don't Seem to Increase Breast Cancer Risk

But, researchers say more study needed to confirm findings

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

Child Sex Trafficking Victims Easily Missed by Doctors, Social Workers

Victims 'hide in plain sight,' experts say, and survey finds more training is needed
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Mar 2015 | 12:00 pm

Study Questions Accuracy of Many Breast Cancer Biopsies

Abnormal cells are misidentified in one-fourth of cases, research suggests

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

Diabetes Groups Call for Greater Scrutiny of Insulin Pumps

American and European associations want more standardization of new technologies

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

Biosimilars: More Treatment Options Are on the Way

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ECG Debate

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Mar 2015 | 9:31 am

Older Blood Just as Good for Transfusions

Canadian study found no significant difference in outcomes when compared to fresh blood

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

Herpes Drug Might Help Control Spread of HIV, Too

Researchers found that Valtrex appeared to reduce viral levels

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

New Guidelines Call for No Heart Tests for Low-Risk Patients

American College of Physicians advises against EKGs, stress testing, among others

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

Obesity Raises Women's Cancer Risk by 40 Percent, Study Finds

British researchers stress that losing excess weight lowers the odds again, however
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am

Hepatitis C Drugs Will 'Strain Budgets' At Current Prices

The new therapies have remarkably high cure rates

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

Smokers Fare Worse After Heart Procedures, Study Finds

They had much higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death than nonsmokers or those who quit

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

American with Ebola Now in Critical Condition

CDC monitoring other health care workers who may have had contact with the patient

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E-Cigarette Ads Linked to Tobacco Cravings

Effect was seen in study of current and former smokers
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm

Age-Linked Memory Loss May Be Worse for Men, Study Finds

And, early plaque build-up in brain may not play as strong a role in recall issues as suspected

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

Some Older Heart Patients Might Benefit from Aggressive Treatments

Those who suffered milder type of heart attack or unstable chest pain did worse if only given medication

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

Manual Clot Removal After Heart Attack May Not Help, Could Harm

Researchers also report that procedure appears to increase the risk for stroke

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

Vitamin D Won't Help Fight High Blood Pressure, Researchers Say

Review of data from dozens of prior studies finds no benefit

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

Procedure May Beat Drug in Patients with Heart Failure, Irregular Heartbeat

Catheter ablation appears to outperform Amiodarone in people with both conditions, study finds

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

Tackling Obesity May Ease a Dangerous Irregular Heartbeat

Keeping the weight off over time was key to curbing atrial fibrillation, study found

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

Loneliness and Longevity

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

Spring Allergies Coming into Bloom

Expert offers tips to minimize discomfort

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

Folic Acid May Help Ward Off Stroke in People with High Blood Pressure

Chinese study found significantly lower rates in those who got an extra supply of the nutrient

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

Better Treatments Helping People with Enlarged Hearts Live Longer: Study

People with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are benefiting from defibrillators, other advances

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

CT Scans Might Spot Heart Risks More Clearly in Patients with Chest Pain

Study found they changed treatments, lowered chances of later heart attack more than standard care

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

Experimental Drug Shows Promise in Lowering Cholesterol, Heart Attack Risk

Adding the 'investigational biologic' evolocumab to statin therapy works better, study says

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

Could Your Child Have Migraines?

Symptoms can include nausea, abdominal pain, experts say

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

Other Americans in Sierra Leone May Have Been Exposed to New U.S. Ebola Patient: CDC

Agency said it is monitoring health workers, making contingency plans to fly them home

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

Millions of Kidney Failure Patients Die for Lack of Treatment

Dire need for low-cost dialysis techniques that could be used worldwide, researcher says

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

E-Cigarette Use in College Tied to Other Risky Behaviors

Study sees link to smoking tobacco, marijuana and drinking alcohol

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

Salt May Be Bad for More Than Your Blood Pressure

Study found damage to organs and tissues, even with no sign of hypertension

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

Recovery from Bunion Surgery Faster Than in Past

Experts note full recovery generally takes six weeks or less

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

Diet and Colon Cancer Risk

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Mar 2015 | 9:37 am

Could the Future Be Finger-Stick Free for Diabetics?

New devices make monitoring blood sugar easier, but needle not eliminated yet
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am

Pregnancy Weight Has Lasting Effect on Child, Study Finds

Kids of obese moms more likely to be too heavy themselves

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

Kidney Disease Can Pose Problems During Pregnancy, Study Warns

Careful monitoring necessary, researchers say

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

Some Injured Kidneys May Be OK for Transplant, Study Finds

For reasons that are unclear, certain organs even performed better 6 months after transplant

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

Autism-Linked Genes May Be Tied to Slightly Higher IQ

Those with genes associated with the disorder scored slightly higher on thinking tests, study finds

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

Ebola Outbreak Disrupted Routine Medical Care in West Africa

Many childhood vaccinations missed, putting hundreds of thousands at risk for measles, other diseases, study says

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

More Screening Could Cut Annual Colon Cancer Deaths by 21,000

Coalition aims for 80 percent participation by 2018

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

Cochlear Implants May Also Boost Seniors' Mood, Thinking

Older people with severe hearing loss who received the devices had less depression, better mental skills

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

Tetanus Shot Helped Boost Brain Cancer Survival, Small Study Finds

One patient with glioblastoma still alive nine years later

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

Raise Legal Smoking Age to 21, U.S. Expert Panel Says

Such a move would save thousands of lives, lower number of smokers, Institute of Medicine finds

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

Excessive Use of Medical Scans Varies by Region

Doctors tend to order more imaging technologies in the Northeast, study found

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

Teen Pot Use and Memory

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Mar 2015 | 9:06 am

Healthy Lifestyle May Guard Against Dementia

Study found seniors who were advised on better eating, exercise scored higher on mental tests

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am

Study Highlights Complexity of 'Hearing Voices'

Many people 'hear' multiple characters, along with having bodily sensations

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am

Ultrasound Used to Attack Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaque in Mice

Treatment is preliminary, but may have potential to combat the disease, researcher says
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Mar 2015 | 4:00 pm

Exercise's Effect on Brain May Boost Mobility in Old Age

You don't need to run marathons, researcher says

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

Bird Flu Spreads Across China, Posing Threat to People

Second outbreak, with 318 human infections and 100 deaths, twice as big as first outbreak

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

Transgender People Do Not Face Higher Breast Cancer Risk, Study Shows

Research based on VA medical records finds no bump up in risk, despite use of hormone therapy

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

6 in 10 Americans Interested in Genetic Testing, Survey Finds

But researchers wonder if everyone is adept at accurately interpreting test results

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Mar 2015 | 12:00 pm

Some Emotions May Spur Urge to Pick or Pull At Skin, Hair, Nails

Study finds boredom, frustration, impatience fuel repetitive, body-focused behaviors in certain people

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Mar 2015 | 12:00 pm

Stress, Depression and Heart Attack Risk

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Mar 2015 | 8:23 am

Stress, Depression a 'Perfect Storm' of Trouble for Heart Patients

Study finds significant risk of heart attack or death in the short term

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

Black Children May Fare Worse with Crohn's Disease

They're more likely to be readmitted to hospital than white kids with the digestive illness, study found

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

Outcomes Vary with Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Replacement

Transcatheter procedure was designed for patients too frail for open heart surgery

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

Hospitalizations After Severe Blood Infections May Be Preventable

Study suggests readmissions are often for diseases, conditions that can be treated after first discharge

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

Breath Test for Illegal Drugs Instead of Urine Analysis?

Researchers say new method identifies contaminated aerosol particles
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Mar 2015 | 12:00 pm

Surgery Seldom Needed When Older Person Breaks Upper Arm

British research found healing was just as efficient -- and safer -- when arm was immobilized in sling

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

More Evidence That Hormone Therapy Might Not Help Women's Hearts

Review also found raised risk of stroke for some, although timing of use may be a key factor

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

Depression May Worsen Problem of Obesity Among the Poor

Study found link between mental disorder, unhealthy nutritional choices in this high-risk population
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Mar 2015 | 12:00 pm

Unituxin Approved for Deadly Pediatric Cancer

Neuroblastoma typically strikes children under age 5
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Mar 2015 | 10:51 am

Physical Labor, Hypertension and Multiple Meds May Reduce Male Fertility

Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 10 Mar 2015 | 10:06 am

Pregnancy and Weight Gain

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Statins May Help Improve Prostate Cancer Survival: Study

Finds the cholesterol-lowering drugs linked to slower progression of disease

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

Don't Delay School for Summer-Born or Premature Kids

Holding children back linked to lower scores on standardized tests later

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

Aggressive Boys Stronger Than Other Teens, Study Says

Link is likely based in evolution, researchers theorize
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Mar 2015 | 4:00 pm

Privately Insured Brain Tumor Patients May Fare Better

But that's not because they're treated differently, researcher says

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

Physically Tough Jobs May Harm a Man's Fertility

Other factors that seemed to have an effect were high blood pressure, taking many medications
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm

New CPR Devices Approved

May help more people survive cardiac arrest, FDA says
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm

Study Links Family History of Prostate Cancer to Breast Cancer Risk

Doctors should ask about medical history of first-degree male relatives, researchers say

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

British Scientists Spot Brain's Pain Center

One region matched up with self-reported levels of pain in study using new imaging technique

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Young, Rural Americans At Greater Risk of Suicide

Isolation, dearth of mental health services and wider access to guns cited by researchers
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Mar 2015 | 12:00 pm

Vegetarian Diet May Lower Colon Cancer Risk, Study Suggests

Benefits greatest for fish eaters, researchers say

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

Employees Often Angry Over After-Work Texts, Emails

Researchers suggest companies develop guidelines for communicating outside office

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Depression and Asthma

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Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Child's Asthma Risk

Older, but not newer, antidepressants showed similar increased odds for respiratory condition, study found
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am

Study Suggests Link Between Adult Diabetes, Exposure to Smoke in Womb

Review of daughters hints at increased risk in middle age

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

Nuts Linked to Better Heart Health for Teens

Three small handfuls a week lowered risk factors in study, but few kids eat enough
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Mar 2015 | 3:00 pm

A Sense of Purpose May Help Your Heart

Study finds physical rewards in meaningful activity

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am

Pneumonia in Early Childhood Tied to Higher Odds of Asthma

Lung problems before age 3 may have enduring impact, study says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am

Air Pollution Linked to Increased Stroke Risk, Study Says

Narrowed neck arteries more common in areas with higher levels of fine particulate matter

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Mar 2015 | 8:00 am

Painkiller-Addicted Babies a Growing U.S. Concern, Especially in Fla.

Newborns suffering from neonatal abstinence syndrome go through a difficult withdrawal

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Vegetarian Benefits

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Mar 2015 | 7:58 am

When One Spouse Exercises, the Other May Start, Too

'Harness the power of the couple' to enhance health, researcher says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am

Early Onset Hot Flashes May Point to Raised Heart Disease Risk

Studies found that the daily frequency of episodes seemed to matter, too

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

Women Take Longer to Reach Hospital After Heart Attack

That delay may help explain why women twice as likely to die, researchers say

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

Easing Depression May Boost Heart Health, Study Finds

People with moderate to severe depression saw improved circulatory outcomes with antidepressants

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

Be Wary of Websites Selling Genetic Cancer Tests

Marketers often overstate benefits, downplay limitations, oncologists say

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

Erratic Sleep May Make Teens Hungrier

Researcher says findings provide insight into obesity in young people

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

Exercise May Boost Size of Some Brain Regions

But it's not clear if these changes make a difference in aging, researcher says

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

Freshwater Algae Can Infect Wounds, Study Shows

Two cases appear linked to a species in U.S. lakes, but researchers believe overall risk is very low

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

Many U.S. Households Include Someone with Failing Memory

About half of those with recall issues say they interfere with daily life

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

Seniors Bear Brunt of This Flu Season

CDC says 60 percent of hospitalizations, 79 percent of deaths were among those 65 or older

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

Teen Suicides by Hanging on The Rise Across U.S.

CDC urges doctors, others to look for warning signs
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Mar 2015 | 1:00 pm

Experimental Ebola Vaccine Appears Successful in At Least One Case

High-risk situation led doctor to get immunization; no serious illness developed

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am

Gout's Silver Lining: a Lower Risk for Alzheimer's?

Study found people with the arthritic ailment had lower odds for dementia, but more research is needed

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am

Healthy Living in Middle Age Keeps Heart Failure At Bay Decades Later

Avoid obesity, hypertension, diabetes and you may live up to 13 more years without the illness, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am

Veggie-Rich Diets May Mean Lower Heart Risks

Study found people who ate more plant foods than animal products less likely to die from heart disease

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am

Stress May Undermine Heart Benefits of Exercise

Study found teens who lacked coping skills faced raised heart risks that physical fitness did not counter

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am

Statins Linked to Raised Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Large Finnish study found a nearly 50 percent increase in people taking cholesterol-lowering drugs

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am

Common Drug for Irregular Heartbeat Tied to Worse Outcomes

But study group taking digoxin may have been sicker overall, cardiologist notes

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

Drug May Help Some Breast Cancer Patients Avoid Early Menopause

Standard chemo can end fertility, but adding goserelin helped some survivors go on to conceive, study found

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

Another Study Finds Mediterranean Diet May Cut Heart Risks

People who followed it closely were 47 percent less likely to develop disease

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

Decrease in Air Pollution Tied to Healthier Lungs in Children

Long-term Los Angeles-area study finds kids' lungs develop better with less smog

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

Chinese Researchers Report Successful Hepatitis E Vaccine

New immunization offers nearly 5 years of protection, experts say

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

Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Stem Further Damage After Heart Attack

Survivors who took large, daily dose of prescription-only capsules showed less decline in heart function

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

Early Studies See No Heart Risk from Testosterone Therapy

But experts agree more research is needed, especially in light of FDA warning

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

1 in 3 Americans Lives an Hour or More from A Stroke Center

Least access found in southeastern U.S., researchers say

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

Fit Body At 40 May Keep Brain Bright At 60

Tests show higher midlife fitness levels tied to greater brain volume, function decades later

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

Medical Bills Another Burden for Eczema Patients

U.S. adults with the skin condition spent over $29 billion in out-of-pocket health costs in 2012

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am

Many Transplant Surgeons Suffer Burnout

Low sense of accomplishment, emotional exhaustion cited in survey

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Mar 2015 | 8:00 am

Fried Foods and Heart Failure Risk

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Mar 2015 | 7:56 am

Heroin Overdose Deaths Quadrupled Since 2000

Lethal poisonings from prescription painkillers down slightly, U.S. report says
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am

Health Tip: Conquering Exercise Saboteurs

Don't use stress as an excuse
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am

Kids May Be More Likely to Exercise When Friends Do

Study suggests that activity with peers might benefit overweight children

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Mar 2015 | 3:00 pm

Fried Foods Tied to Raised Heart Failure Risk

Eaten regularly, they might boost chances as much as 68 percent, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Mar 2015 | 3:00 pm

Crashes Cause Majority of Deaths for Truck Drivers

U.S. government report finds 1 in 3 who died weren't wearing seat belts

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Mar 2015 | 1:00 pm

Typical Adult Over 30 Gets Flu Twice Every 10 Years

Infection hits younger people more often, maybe because they mingle in larger groups, researcher suggests

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Mar 2015 | 1:00 pm

Common Class of Drugs May Be Linked to Pneumonia Risk

But more research is needed before scientists say anticholinergics cause the infection

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am

Study Questions Close Monitoring of Thyroid Growths

Five-year follow-up shows the overwhelming majority remain harmless

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am

Workout Intensity and Your Health

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Mar 2015 | 9:17 am

Brain Protein Tied to Alzheimer's Spotted in Young Adults

People as young as 20 have amyloid buildup, but researchers aren't sure what it means

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Mar 2015 | 8:00 am

Just How Big Is a Normal Penis?

Researchers size up thousands to arrive at averages

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Mar 2015 | 8:00 am

Helping Student-Athletes with Mental Health Issues

Guidelines issued for U.S. high schools

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Mar 2015 | 8:00 am

Half of Known Strains of HIV Originated in Gorillas

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am

In Vitro Births Continue to Rise in U.S.

Researchers also report drop in number of multiple embryo transfers, twin and triplet birth rates

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 3 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am

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

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

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

New York City Rats Carry Fleas Known to Transmit Plague

Researchers didn't find the Black Death bacteria, however

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

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

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 1:00 pm

Nuts May Lengthen Your Life, Study Suggests

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 1:00 pm

Teens Can Easily Buy E-Cigarettes Online

Study finds minors successfully purchased smoking devices 3 out of 4 times tried
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am

Very Obese Kids May Face Higher Heart Risks Than Thought

Study found half had high blood pressure, half had high cholesterol and 15 percent were diabetic
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases, Obesity in Children

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am

Tracking Brain Blood Flow May Help Predict Concussion Outcomes

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am

Growth Checks in Children Might Spot Celiac Disease

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am

Vaccination Debate

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

Heart Valve Repair Surgery May Ease Mental Health Symptoms, Too

Researchers find procedure leads to reduced depression and anxiety

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 8:00 am

Do Heart Surgery Patients Get Too Many Blood Tests?

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

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 8:00 am

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

But most believe it puts children at risk, study finds

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am

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