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Time of Arrival at Hospital Impacts Time to Treatment and Survival of Heart Attack Patients

Source: American Heart Association
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Jul 2014 | 7:06 pm

Early Treatment Benefits Infants with Severe Combined Immunodeficiency

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Immune System and Disorders

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Jul 2014 | 6:08 pm

African Medical Education Is Being Transformed by US Program

Source: Fogarty International Center - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: International Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Jul 2014 | 6:04 pm

Personalized Medicine and Companion Diagnostics Go Hand-in-Hand

Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Medicines

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Jul 2014 | 12:07 pm

Depression and Dementia

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Depression

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Jul 2014 | 9:38 am

Benefits of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms, Study Finds

Findings run counter to recent calls for strict regulation

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Smoking

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Jul 2014 | 7:00 pm

Malaria Growing Resistant to Drugs Used to Fight It

But several new drugs are in the development pipeline, experts say

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

Early Stem Cell Transplant Vital in 'Bubble Boy' Disease

Study found that doing so in first few months of life improved survival odds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Immune System and Disorders, Stem Cells

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

Tip-Over Furniture Can Kill Kids

Experts share childproofing advice

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Child Safety

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

Scientists Shed Light on Link Between Depression, Dementia

Researchers deem depression an independent risk factor for dementia

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Depression

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

Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests

If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obesity in Children, Parenting

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

Different Areas of Brain Affected in Autism, Sensory Disorders

Sophisticated brain scans show the two conditions are somewhat similar, but are also markedly different

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism, Children's Health

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

Gene Mutation May Make Food More Tempting

Study shows most common genetic link to obesity triggers activity in the brain's reward centers

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Obesity

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

Even Thinking an Odor Is Harmful May Spur Asthma Symptoms

Study finds people's negative expectations can play a role in flare-ups

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Asthma

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

Extreme Weather Kills 2,000 in U.S. Each Year: CDC

Heat contributes to nearly one-third of those deaths, report finds

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heat Illness, Hypothermia

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

Cord Blood: What You Need to Know

Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pregnancy, Stem Cells

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Jul 2014 | 10:43 am

Could a Blood Test Predict Suicide Risk?

Certain gene-based chemical changes seem to accompany suicidal behavior, study finds

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Laboratory Tests, Suicide

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

Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems

Researchers say long-term consequences are little-known

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Memory

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

Gardens a Center of Calm for People with Dementia

Review found some evidence it helped soothe, distract sufferers, but safeguards important

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Dementia

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

Family Weight Control

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Family Issues, Obesity in Children, Parenting, Weight Control

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Jul 2014 | 8:58 am

Blood Test Might Help Prevent Certain Birth Defects

Test to detect mom-to-be's folate concentration could spot those lacking nutrient for infant development

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Neural Tube Defects, Prenatal Testing

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Jul 2014 | 6:36 am

Fruits, Veggies May Have Their Limits in Boosting Lifespan

Study shows a benefit, but that tapers off after 5 servings per day

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Fiber, Healthy Aging, Nutrition

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 30 Jul 2014 | 6:36 am

Brown Recluse Spider Bites on The Rise, Expert Warns

They may sometimes cause serious symptoms that affect the whole body

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Insect Bites and Stings, Spider Bites

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

Dieting At Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says

Researchers find later risk for obesity, alcohol abuse and eating disorders

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diets, Eating Disorders

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

Protect Your Eyes When Hitting the Pool

Skip contact lenses, try goggles, doctor suggests

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eye Infections, Water Safety (Recreational)

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

Heart Attack Patients Treated At Night, Weekends May Have Worse Outcomes

Timing of arrival at ER affects how quickly an angioplasty is done, research shows

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Angioplasty, Emergency Medical Services, Heart Attack

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm

Kids Will Pass on 'Healthy' Foods

To improve their eating habits, don't dwell on the benefits of fruits, veggies, researchers say

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition, Children's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm

Increase Expected in Medical Care Costs for COPD

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Related MedlinePlus Page: COPD

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jul 2014 | 2:45 pm

Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit

Withdrawal symptoms, cravings are harder on people with mood disorders, researchers say

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Exercise and Physical Fitness, Quitting Smoking

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jul 2014 | 2:00 pm

Less Flexibility Seen in Brain Wiring of Kids with Autism

Scans reveal differences that might explain why transitions are difficult

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Autism

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jul 2014 | 12:00 pm

Running for Life

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Healthy Living, Heart Diseases--Prevention

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jul 2014 | 9:48 am

'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Help Some with Autism

Study found it boosted ability of certain patients to read facial expressions, nonverbal cues
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism, Hormones

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds

Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Healthy Aging, Nutrition

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

Cancer Prevention Starts in Childhood

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Related MedlinePlus Pages: HPV, Lung Cancer, Skin Cancer

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jul 2014 | 5:21 pm

Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up from Students

Kids aren't avoiding healthier fare or throwing more food away, research shows

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition, School Health

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

Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts

Hormone replacement started soon after menopause wasn't linked to hardening of the arteries in study

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Disease in Women, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Menopause

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

Heat Stroke a Greater Threat to Endurance Runners Than Heart Problems

More education needed about how to prevent it, researchers say

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Heat Illness, Sports Safety

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm

Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan

Just 5 to 10 minutes a day seems to bring benefits, study says

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Healthy Living, Heart Diseases--Prevention

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm

Facial Dimensions May Be Key to First Impressions

Findings especially relevant to social media's obsession with 'selfies,' researchers say

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Source: HealthDay

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm

Pacemakers Common for Those with Dementia and Irregular Heartbeats

Study couldn't explain why more dementia patients had operation, though families' wishes likely a factor

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Arrhythmia, Dementia, Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm

CDC Downplays Ebola's Threat to The United States

Deadly virus relatively slow to transmit, and travel factors make spread from West Africa unlikely

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hemorrhagic Fevers, International Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm

NIH Scientists Find Six New Genetic Risk Factors for Parkinson's

Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Degenerative Nerve Diseases, Gaucher's Disease, Parkinson's Disease

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jul 2014 | 3:21 pm

Faster, Easier Cures for Hepatitis C

Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Page: Hepatitis C

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jul 2014 | 3:02 pm

Chronic Medical Conditions Can Shorten Seniors' Lives

Preventing older people from developing additional illnesses may boost life expectancy, researcher says

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Coping with Chronic Illness, Seniors' Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jul 2014 | 2:00 pm

'Fist Bump' May Beat Handshake for Cleanliness

U.K. researchers found it transferred about a tenth of the bacteria that gripping hands did

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Infection Control

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jul 2014 | 12:00 pm

Inflammatory Muscle Disorder May Raise Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke

Patients with polymyalgia rheumatica may be more likely to develop vascular disease, study shows

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Stroke

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jul 2014 | 12:00 pm

Healthy 'Brown Fat' May Cut Odds for Obesity, Diabetes

Study confirmed it helps regulate blood sugar levels, increases insulin sensitivity in people with more of it

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Obesity

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jul 2014 | 12:00 pm

Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children

And teens, college students should make sure their vaccines are up to date, says Academy of Pediatrics

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

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Illnesses

Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer in Children, Healthy Living, Nutrition

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain

Study found overweight kids who had surgery were more likely to become obese within seven months
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obesity in Children, Sleep Apnea, Tonsils and Adenoids

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

Preemies May Have Higher Risk of Blood Clots, Even as Adults

Odds are small, but family, doctors should keep possibility in mind, researchers say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Clots, Premature Babies

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

Wives' Higher Education May Not Affect Divorce Rate

Couples with equal levels of academic achievement less likely to split than if husbands have more, study finds

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Divorce

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

Don't Let Kids Drink Pool Water

Expert offers tips for spotting chlorine poisoning, bacterial infection, secondary drowning in kids

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Water Safety (Recreational)

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

Distractions Seem More Troublesome with Age

Seniors scored worse on tests than young adults, study says

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

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jul 2014 | 5:00 pm

Human Brain Has Coping Mechanism for Dehydration

The mind preserves oxygen to protect itself from the effects of too little fluid, research shows

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Dehydration

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm

Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men's Sperm Production

But most men regain their fertility within two years of final treatment, researchers add
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hodgkin Disease, Lymphoma, Male Infertility

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jul 2014 | 2:00 pm

Rhymes Reveal Evidence of Learning in the Womb

By third trimester, unborn babies respond to rhymes recited by their mothers, research shows

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Fetal Health and Development

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jul 2014 | 2:00 pm

Most Adults Are Members of 'Clean Plate Club'

Study shows they finish 92 percent of what's on their plates, kids eat just 59 percent

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Weight Control

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jul 2014 | 12:00 pm

Genes May Be Key to Language Delay in Kids

Study of twins suggests vocabulary, grammar skills largely inherited

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Speech and Language Problems in Children, Twins, Triplets, Multiple Births

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jul 2014 | 12:00 pm

Anal, Throat Cancers on The Rise Among Young Adults, Study Finds

HPV is the main culprit, but vaccination can reduce the risk, experts say

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Anal Cancer, HPV, Throat Cancer

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jul 2014 | 12:00 pm

Eating Disorders in Children

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eating Disorders, School Health, Teen Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jul 2014 | 9:49 am

Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says

Researchers monitored stool samples of two people for a year

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bacterial Infections, Nutrition

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

Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers cite many possible reasons for the effect, including hormonal changes

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Occupational Health, Sleep Disorders

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Jul 2014 | 7:00 am

Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence

Doctors should be alert for pelvic floor disorders, researcher says

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pelvic Support Problems, Sports Fitness, Urinary Incontinence

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

Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?

Researchers suggest women skip caffeine if they're bothered by menopausal symptoms

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Caffeine, Menopause

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

FDA Teams Up for Novel Campaign on Risks of Decorative Contact Lenses

Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Page: Eye Wear

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Jul 2014 | 3:09 pm

Farmers' Market Vouchers May Help Poorer Families Eat Healthier

Special incentives encourage consumption of fruits and vegetables, study says

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Nutrition

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

Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission, Levels: Study

As natural bacterial 'diversity' lessened, HIV viral load increased in infected men, researchers say

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bacterial Infections, HIV/AIDS

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

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Releases First Set of Data from National ALS Registry

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Related MedlinePlus Page: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Jul 2014 | 1:54 pm

Safe and Effective Vaccine That Prevents Cancer Continues to Be Underutilized

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cervical Cancer, HPV, Immunization

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Jul 2014 | 1:46 pm

Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds

Small study revealed most younger males more interested in closeness, trust with a girl

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Teen Sexual Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Jul 2014 | 12:00 pm

Teenage Boys and Sex

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Page: Teen Sexual Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Jul 2014 | 9:55 am

Many Kids with Medicaid Use ER as Doctor's Office: CDC

Pediatrician says many physicians won't accept the publicly funded insurance plan

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Emergency Medical Services, Medicaid

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

Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?

Study suggests link between early reading skills and later intelligence

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Child Development

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

Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy

They're more likely to change their children's diet than encourage exercise, study finds
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Obesity in Children, Parenting

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

Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain, Study Contends

The common pain reliever, best known as Tylenol, showed no effect in Australian trial

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Back Pain, Pain Relievers

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

Good Odds for Those Who Need Bone Marrow Donor, Study Finds

Most blood cancer patients will find an acceptable match through bone marrow registry

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bone Marrow Transplantation, Cancer, Stem Cells

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

Many U.S. Male Soldiers Had Troubled Childhoods, Study Finds

Men who served after draft was dropped were twice as likely to report past abuse, trauma as their civilian peers

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Abuse, Veterans and Military Health

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

Chikungunya Hits Mainland

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Related MedlinePlus Page: Viral Infections

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Jul 2014 | 4:37 pm

Routine Pulse Check May Prevent Second Stroke, Study Says

Patients, relatives can get reliable results, researchers find

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Stroke

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

Painful, Itchy Patches Could Be Sign of Skin Cancer

But it's likely to be the non-melanoma type, dermatologist says

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Skin Cancer

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

Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped

One medication seems to partly counteract the other, suggests study on human cells

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cystic Fibrosis, Medicines

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

Dogs Can Get Jealous, Too

Primitive form of envy may help them protect their bond with their human, researchers report

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Pet Health

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

HIV Meds May Also Help Control Hepatitis C, Study Finds

For people infected with both viruses, early treatment is critical, researchers report

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: HIV/AIDS Medicines, Hepatitis C

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

Gene Study Gives New Insight into Puberty in Girls

Findings may also provide clues on biology of diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, researcher says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Menstruation, Puberty

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

TCGA Researchers Identify Four Subtypes of Stomach Cancer

Source: National Cancer Institute, National Human Genome Research Institute - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Stomach Cancer

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Jul 2014 | 1:17 pm

Dangerous Use of Growth Hormone Surges Among U.S. Teens

Many young people are ordering dubious, hazardous products off of the Internet, researchers warn

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Anabolic Steroids, Hormones, Teen Health

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

Parent's Death May Raise Risk of Early Death for Grown Children, Study Suggests

Odds of dying prematurely 50 percent higher in adults who'd lost a parent in childhood, researchers report

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Family Issues

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

Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence

Nearly two-thirds of women had significant improvement of their symptoms, researchers report

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Urinary Incontinence, Weight Loss Surgery, Women's Health

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

Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are

They won't take steps to reach a healthy weight if they don't see the problem, experts note
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Body Weight, Obesity in Children

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

Your True Weight

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Body Weight, Obesity in Children

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

Health Tip: Eating for Your Age

Suggestions for men in their 60s
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Men's Health, Nutrition for Seniors

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 23 Jul 2014 | 7:00 am

Eating Probiotics Regularly May Improve Your Blood Pressure

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

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

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

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

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

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

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

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Dietary Sodium, Heart Diseases

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

Injuries on The Increase in High School Lacrosse, Study Shows

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

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Sports Injuries

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

Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots

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

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

Schizophrenia's Genetic Skyline Rising

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

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

Sleepless Nights After Divorce May Be Tied to Blood Pressure Rise

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

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

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

Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hysterectomy, Uterine Cancer

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

Women and Heart Attacks

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Heart Attack, Heart Disease in Women

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

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

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Laboratory Tests

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

Parents of Children with Autism Need Help, Too

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism, Parenting, Stress

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

Health Tip: Soothing Bug Bites

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

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

Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids

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

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

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

Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?

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

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Supplements, High Blood Pressure

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

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

And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

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

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

Scientists Snipped HIV Out of Human DNA

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

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

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

Animal Experiments Shed Light on HIV's Ability to Hide

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

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

Asthma Drug May Help Those with Chronic Hives

Xolair found safe, effective for reducing symptoms, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hives, Medicines

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

Common Gene Variants Account for Most Genetic Risk for Autism

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

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

Scientists Discover New Way to Make Human Platelets

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood, Blood Transfusion and Donation

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

Irregular Heart Rhythm Ups Stroke Risk Soon After Heart Surgery

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

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

Parenting a Child on the Autism Spectrum

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

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

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

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

Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

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

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

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

But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

Health Tip: Take Kids for A Nature Walk

And get some exercise
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Jul 2014 | 7:00 am

Health Tip: Using the Web for Health Information

Make sure the information, source are sound
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Jul 2014 | 7:00 am

Common Genes Implicated in Autism Study

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

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

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

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

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

Report Shows Combining Drug Use with Underage Drinking Raises Health Risks

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Jul 2014 | 5:44 pm

Many Young Adults Misinformed About Hookahs' Harms

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

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

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

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

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

Antipsychotics Linked to Lower Brain Volume in Schizophrenia Patients

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

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

Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?

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

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

EPA Unveils New Bug Repellant Labeling

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

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

Energy Drinks and Booze

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

Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breast-Feeding Plans

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hurricane Season: Be Prepared

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Jul 2014 | 8:07 am

Those with HIV Living Longer, International Study Finds

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

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

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

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

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

Cost of Kidney Donation May Deter the Poor

Study finds greater decline in donors from low-income areas

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

NIH System to Monitor Emerging Drug Trends

Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Jul 2014 | 4:01 pm

Routine Errands a Risky Time for Falls by Seniors

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

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

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

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

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

College Alcohol Violations Often Draw a Slap on the Wrist

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

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

Research Reveals Why Pot Can Make People Paranoid

Factors such as worrying, low self-esteem and anxiety can contribute to the condition, study says
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm

Energy Drink 'Cocktails' May Boost Desire to Drink More

Alcohol plus Red Bull-type beverages might lead to binge-drinking, researcher suggests
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm

Exercise May Help Counter Health Risks of Sedentary Lifestyle

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

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

'Little League Shoulder' on the Rise

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

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

NIH Scientists Identify Gene Linked to Fatal Inflammatory Disease in Children

Source: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Jul 2014 | 9:04 am

Preventive Double Mastectomy

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

Delayed Retirements May Forestall Predicted Nursing Shortage

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

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

Study Finds Many Flu Patients Not Treated Appropriately

Antivirals underprescribed for high-risk patients, researchers say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 17 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

With ERs, the Busier, the Better, Study Finds

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

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

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

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

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

Antibiotics Often Prescribed Needlessly for Terminally Ill, Study Finds

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

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

Vitamin B No Help for Alzheimer'S

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

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

Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients

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

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

Even Mild Concussion Can Cause Thinking, Memory Problems

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

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

Study Suggests Tough Smoking Laws Might Lower Suicide Risk

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

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

Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?

Experts urge caution in interpreting study results

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

Potassium Supplements May Help Some Heart Failure Patients

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

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

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

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

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

AIDS Epidemic May Be Subsiding

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

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

Lifestyle and Dementia Risk

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

Most Kids Eat Fruit, Veggies Daily: CDC

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

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

Donating a Kidney May Carry Hidden Insurance Costs

Those who did had more trouble getting, switching health or life coverage
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

Researchers Spot Potential New Culprit Behind Alzheimer's

Abnormal levels of certain protein are more common in affected patients, study reports
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

Genes May Raise Risk of Cerebral Palsy, Study Finds

But expert stresses that chance of being born with the disability is small
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 16 Jul 2014 | 6:00 am

Stroke Rates Declining Among Seniors, Study Shows

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

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

Surgery Soon After Stroke Can Be Risky

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

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

A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia

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

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

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

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

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

Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Likely Saves Money, Study Finds

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

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

Doctors More Willing Than General Public to Donate Organs

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

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

Kids from Dairy Farms Have Lower Allergy Risk, Study Finds

Benefits evident from birth, researchers say

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

Graphic Cigarette-Label Warnings Work, Study Finds

The bigger, the better, researchers say

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

Prescription Problem?

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

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

They're more likely to smoke, binge drink, but also more likely to get regular exercise
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery

Close monitoring enough for most of these patients, study says

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Organic Foods May Be Healthier, Review Finds

But critics say the analysis misses some important points

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

Young Hispanics Often Obese, at Higher Risk for Heart Diseases

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

High Stress, Hostility, Depression Linked with Increased Stroke Risk

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

Polio-Free U.S. Thanks to Vaccine Efforts

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jul 2014 | 6:19 pm

Teens, ATVs a Dangerous Combo

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

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

Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color

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

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

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

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

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

Even Moderate Drinking Might Raise Odds for Irregular Heartbeat

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

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

Your Genes May Help Pick Your Friends

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

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

Men with Prostate Cancer May Not Always Get Best Advice

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

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

Testicular Cancer Up Sharply Among Young Hispanics, Study Finds

More research is needed to understand why, authors say

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

High Blood Pressure May Protect the Very Old from Dementia

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

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

Infants and Sleep Safety

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

Staying Active May Help Prevent Dementia

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

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

IPads Can Trigger Nickel Allergies in Kids

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

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

Spoon Measurements Behind Many Child Drug-Dosing Errors

Experts recommend medications be administered in milliliters only

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

Bed-Sharing Linked to SIDS

Study also finds risk factors for sleep-related death vary with baby's age
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

Stress May Leave You Heading to The Cookie Jar

Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

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

Widowhood May Delay Dementia in Some Seniors, Study Finds

Social support might be the key, researcher says

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

Cataract Surgery a Plus for Someone with Dementia, Study Says

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

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

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

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

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

Burn Injuries More Common in Summer

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

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

Culling Deer Herd Curbs Lyme Disease, Study Says

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

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

Poor More Prone to Leg Circulation Trouble

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

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

Emergency Surgeries on Weekends Riskier for Kids: Study

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

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

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

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

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

Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer

Men with both conditions have worse survival odds, study contends

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

Children and Summer Safety

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

Young Adults More Likely to Attend College

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

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

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

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

Researchers Assess New Way to Boost Polio Immunity

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

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

Stem Cells May Ease Urinary Incontinence, Study Says

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

Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection

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

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

Dengue Fever Vaccine Shows Some Promise in Trial

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

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

Some Teens May Face Emotional Problems After Concussion

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

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

Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds

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

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

Researchers See Link Between Dyslexia, Abuse

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

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

Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds

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

60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC

More women rely on menu's health info than men

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

New Treatment Increases Pregnancy Rate for Women with Infertility Disorder

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

New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials

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

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

Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

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

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

Are You Tweeting Your Marriage Away?

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

Don't Blame Bad Weather for Your Aching Back

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

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

Will a Warmer Climate Mean More Kidney Stones?

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

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

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

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

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

Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women

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

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

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

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Female Infertility, Medicines, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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

New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials

Secukinumab appears more effective than current popular treatment, study says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines, Psoriasis

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

Doctors Need to Protect Athletes from Concussion Risk: Neurologists

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

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Concussion, Sports Injuries

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

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

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mental Disorders, Veterans and Military Health

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

Obesity Epidemic Hitting Hispanics Hard, Study Finds

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hispanic American Health, Obesity

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

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

Source: National Cancer Institute - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Lung Cancer

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Jul 2014 | 2:45 pm

Researchers Say They've Found New Clues to Autism

Gene mutation appears linked to subtype of disorder

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism, Genes and Gene Therapy

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

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

This could benefit newborns later in life, researcher suggests

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Weight, Exercise and Physical Fitness, Pregnancy

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

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

Source: National Eye Institute - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Macular Degeneration, Vision Impairment and Blindness

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Jul 2014 | 11:20 am

TB Rates Among Children May Be Higher Than Estimated

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, International Health, Tuberculosis

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

Older Adults Can Safely Donate a Kidney, Study Finds

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Kidney Transplantation, Seniors' Health

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

Same Genes May Influence Reading, Math Skills

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Genes and Gene Therapy

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

Kids Still Getting Too Much 'Screen Time'

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Parenting

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

Obesity and Mortality

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

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

Source: National Cancer Institute - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Body Weight, Obesity

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 9 Jul 2014 | 8:37 am

Health Tip: Act Fast After Sunburn

Get to a shady spot at the first signs of burn
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Sun Exposure

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

Sutures Bested Staples After C-Section in Study

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

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

Less May Be More When It Comes to Gallbladder Surgery

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

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Gallbladder Diseases

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

Study Targets Causes of Birth Defects

New research challenges chromosomal theory tied to problems

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Defects, Genetic Disorders

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

Combo Approach May Work Best for Smokers Looking to Quit

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

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

More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack, Heart Disease in Women, Pain Relievers

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

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Doesn't Boost Clot Risk

Analysis included more than 500,000 women from Denmark

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cervical Cancer, Immunization

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

Severe Obesity Cuts Up to 14 Years Off Life

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

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

Will You Be Obese? Look at Your Sisters, Brothers

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

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

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

Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Brain Cancer

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Jul 2014 | 12:56 pm

Low Doses of Arsenic Cause Cancer in Male Mice

Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Arsenic, Drinking Water, Lung Cancer

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 8 Jul 2014 | 12:50 pm

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

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

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

Inactivity May Be Main Culprit in Obesity Epidemic

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Obesity

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

Choosing Heart Healthy Habits

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Coronary Artery Disease, Heart Diseases--Prevention

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

Teens Drawn to Heavily Advertised Alcohol Brands

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

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

Kids on Tight Schedules May Lose Out, Study Says

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Development, Parenting

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

Choosing Hospice Care Isn't Always Easy

Best time to check out options is before you need them, suggests expert
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: End of Life Issues, Hospice Care

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

Experts Reject Routine Screening for Narrowed Neck Arteries

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carotid Artery Disease, Health Screening, Stroke

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

Many Anesthesiologists Fail to Wash Hands, Study Shows

Research documents numerous missed opportunities with each patient

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

Home Nurse Visits May Improve Survival of Moms, Babies

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pregnancy, Prenatal Care

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

Obesity May Raise Risk of COPD

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

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

Men Develop Breast Cancer, Too

But little research is done on male treatments, expert says
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Male Breast Cancer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: International Health, Pregnancy, Prenatal Care

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

Many Obese Women Face Stigma Every Day, Study Finds

Daily diaries documented snubs, insults and put-downs

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

Possible Advance for Some Late-Stage Lung Cancer Patients

Surgical biopsy could pave way for targeted treatments, study says

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

Hookah Use Among High School Students

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

Hookah Smoking Popular Among Well-Heeled Teens

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

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

Houseboats Can Carry Hidden Carbon Monoxide Dangers

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Water Safety (Recreational)

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

Cholesterol Levels May Be Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

But research is still preliminary, experts say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Cholesterol

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

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

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

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

Ecstasy Use Tied to Rare Spinal Blood Vessel Problem in Teen

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Many Don't Want to Be Alone with Their Thoughts

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

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

Polyphenols Could Yield Small Benefit for People with PAD

Source: American Heart Association
Related MedlinePlus Page: Peripheral Arterial Disease

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

One Tick Bite Can Equal Two Infections

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Lyme Disease, Tick Bites

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

Summertime and Hearing Risk

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

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

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

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

Teen Drinkers Risking Their Lives: Study

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

Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later

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

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

Aerobic/Strength Training Combo May Be Best Workout for Diabetics

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

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

Insulin Pumps May Outperform Daily Injections for Type 2 Diabetes

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Medicines, Diabetes Type 2

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

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

Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Celiac Disease

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Jul 2014 | 7:32 pm

Steroid Shots May Not Help Back Pain

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Spinal Stenosis, Steroids

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

Brisk Walking May Help Curb Parkinson's Symptoms

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

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

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

Could Dark Chocolate Help Ease Poor Leg Circulation?

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

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antioxidants, Peripheral Arterial Disease

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

High Blood Pressure May Up Psoriasis Risk for Women

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

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Pressure Medicines, Psoriasis, Women's Health

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

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

But researchers still urge long-term monitoring

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Infertility, Women's Health

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

If You Can't Stand the Heat . . .

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

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Heat Illness

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

Latest Study Finds No Link Between Testosterone Supplements, Heart Attack

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

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack, Hormones, Men's Health

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

NIH Study Reveals Gene Critical to the Early Development of Cilia

Source: National Eye Institute - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Genetic Disorders

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 2 Jul 2014 | 11:16 am

Weight Discrimination

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

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

Hyperthermia: Too Hot for Your Health

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

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

Many Teens May Get Several Pro-Marijuana Tweets a Day

Twitter might be influencing young people's opinions of the drug, study suggests
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drugs and Young People, Marijuana

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

Glaucoma Can Affect Babies, Too

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

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Glaucoma, Uncommon Infant and Newborn Problems

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

Injuries, Violence Are Leading Causes of Death for Young Americans

CDC researcher calls for broader preventive measures

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Teen Violence, Wounds and Injuries

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

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