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Adults Take In 200 More Calories Per Day When They Eat Out

Source: American Cancer Society
Related MedlinePlus Page: Nutrition

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Aug 2014 | 11:04 am

Raising an Anxious Child

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Anxiety, Child Mental Health, Parenting

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Aug 2014 | 10:01 am

Single Animal to Human Transmission Event Responsible for 2014 Ebola Outbreak

Source: National Institutes of Health - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 29 Aug 2014 | 9:04 am

U.S. Infant Vaccination Rates High

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Immunization, Infant and Newborn Care

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 7:01 pm

Could Too Much Salt Harm MS Patients?

Researchers find a link but say it's too soon to recommend reducing sodium intake

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Sodium, Multiple Sclerosis

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 7:00 pm

Parents' Fights May Strain Bonds with Their Kids

On days that mom and dad argue, they treat their children differently, study finds
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Family Issues, Parenting

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

Psoriasis Treatments Are Getting More Personalized

Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Page: Psoriasis

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 4:31 pm

Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds At 21

16-year-olds should get more than 8 hours of shuteye a night to help avoid obesity, research says
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obesity, Sleep Disorders, Teen Health

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

Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC

But booster shots and second doses lag for 2-year-olds, report finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Immunization, Infant and Newborn Care

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

Gene Research Yields Insights into Ebola Virus

Strain tied to West Africa outbreak has mutated hundreds of times, and only spreads among humans

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

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

Your Family's Germs May Move with You

Study found that bacteria followed people into their new home

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Donated Livers Not Harmed by Travel Distances, Study Finds

Broader organ sharing in U.S. will result in more air travel, researchers say

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Liver Transplantation, Organ Donation

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

NIH to Launch Human Safety Study of Ebola Vaccine Candidate

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 12:46 pm

Young Driver's Gender May Play Role in Timing, Type of Crash

When, where crash happened affected by whether male or female was behind the wheel, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Motor Vehicle Safety

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

Ebola Outbreak Could Infect 20,000 People, U.N. Says

World Health Organization unveils $489 million plan to combat the outbreak in West Africa

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Concussion Recovery

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Concussion, School Health, Sports Injuries

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 28 Aug 2014 | 9:26 am

California Trees Harbor Fungus Deadly to People with HIV

A 13-year-old's science fair project helped the discovery along, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Fungal Infections, HIV/AIDS and Infections

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

Concussion Recovery Can Reverse After Return to Activity, Study Shows

Expert and researcher say the findings highlight need for slow return to playing field

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Concussion, School Health, Sports Injuries

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

Eye Pigment May Help Vision in Hazy Conditions

Yellow pigment boosts the ability to see far-off objects through haze, researchers report

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

MERS Virus Doesn't Seem to Spread Easily, Study Finds

5 percent chance of getting it, while experts cite a 25 percent chance of catching flu

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Coronavirus Infections, International Health

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

Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says

Findings suggest doctors may repeat colonoscopies unnecessarily

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colonic Polyps, Colorectal Cancer

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

Scientists Plug into a Learning Brain

Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Neurologic Diseases, Stroke

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 4:32 pm

'Half a Glass' Rule May Curb Overdrinking

Pouring less wine each time lowers chances of intoxication, researchers suggest

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions, Study Says

But it's more painful, time consuming than common treatment, dermatologist notes

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Skin Cancer, Sun Exposure

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Scientists Looking Across Human, Fly and Worm Genomes Find Shared Biology

Source: National Human Genome Research Institute - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Genes and Gene Therapy

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 2:12 pm

Young Adults Who Had Depression Have 'Hyper-Connected' Brain Networks

Finding might help predict, prevent and treat the disorder, researchers say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Teen Mental Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Overconfident Folks May Blind Others to Their Real Abilities

This self-deception can lead to risk taking, and problems for institutions that promote such people, study suggests
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Mental Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Do Antidepressants in Pregnancy Raise Risks for Mental Woes in Kids?

New study discounts pills' link to autism, but suggests ties to ADHD

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antidepressants, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Pregnancy and Medicines

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Seniors, Study Finds

British researchers report it improved slumber, lowered daytime sleepiness

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Seniors' Health, Sleep Apnea

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Kids and Supervised Drinking

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Children's Health, Parenting

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 27 Aug 2014 | 9:55 am

Scientists Spot Genetic Clues to Crohn's Disease

Finding suggests genes, environment both play a part in development of the bowel disorder

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Crohn's Disease, Genes and Gene Therapy

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

Everest Study Finds High Altitude Affects Blood Pressure

Researchers also report blood-pressure drug works well at sea level but not at great heights

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Blood Pressure Medicines

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

Heart Studies Don't Reflect Real-World Patients, Study Finds

Participants are healthier, possibly skewing results

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Clinical Trials, Heart Diseases

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Hormone Might Help Preemies' Brains

But one expert says more evidence on EPO is needed
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hormones, Premature Babies

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Affordable Care Act Supports Patient-Centered Medical Homes in Health Centers

Source: Department of Health and Human Services
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 2:32 pm

Lack of Protective Gear Leaves Medics at Risk in Ebola Outbreak

Researchers report shortages of gloves, masks existed in Liberia, Sierra Leone years before latest epidemic

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Ebola, International Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

'Sleep Drunkenness' Is Common and Linked to Other Behavior Issues

But condition remains poorly defined and little understood, researcher says

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Sleep Disorders

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Deep Brain Stimulation Safe for Older Parkinson's Patients

Rates of complications did not rise with age, researchers report

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Parkinson's Disease, Seniors' Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Study: Aspirin Might Work Instead of Warfarin for Deep Vein Clots

But heart experts say it's not a preferred or ideal choice

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Thinners, Deep Vein Thrombosis

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Aspirin May Reduce the Risks of Reoccurring Blood Clots

Source: American Heart Association
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Clots, Blood Thinners

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 11:53 am

Medical Marijuana

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Chronic Pain, Marijuana, Prescription Drug Abuse

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 9:33 am

When It Comes to a Growing Child, the Brain Comes First

Needs of the developing human brain trump physical growth, research suggests

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Child Development

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

Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans with Heart Risks

Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

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

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

Playing Video Game May Boost MS Patients' Balance

Research suggests regular use of Wii accessory might rewire the brain

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Balance Problems, Multiple Sclerosis

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

Even Normal-Weight Teens Can Have Dangerous Eating Disorders, Study Finds

Researchers saw a nearly 6-fold rise in patients who met all criteria of anorexia except being underweight
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eating Disorders, Teen Health

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

Can a Dietary Supplement Treat a Concussion? No!

Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Page: Concussion

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 26 Aug 2014 | 6:26 am

College Dorm Preparation

Source: American Red Cross
Related MedlinePlus Page: College Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 8:51 pm

Put "HPV Cancer Prevention" on Your Back-to-School Checklist

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

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 8:43 pm

Exercise May Protect Older Women from Irregular Heartbeat

Source: American Heart Association
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise for Seniors, Heart Disease in Women

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 4:07 pm

Heart Failure Patients Wind Up in ER Too Often

Finding illustrates need for better outpatient care, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Emergency Medical Services, Heart Failure

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

Fewer Painkiller Deaths in States with Medical Marijuana

People with chronic pain may use pot instead of narcotics, researchers suggest
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Chronic Pain, Marijuana, Prescription Drug Abuse

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

Hospital Admission Day Tied to Outcomes for Children with Leukemia

Those admitted on weekend after first diagnosis have more complications, study finds
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Leukemia, Health Facilities

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

Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years

CDC report also finds that teens who used the devices were more likely to say they would try smoking
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Smoking and Youth

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

Study Questions Value of Certain Knee Surgeries

For age-related meniscus tears, physical therapy and meds may work as well as arthroscopy

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Knee Injuries and Disorders

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

Bullying Starts Before School Years Begin, Study Finds

And obese boys more likely to be both bully and bullied than slimmer peers, researchers report

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bullying, Obesity in Children, School Health

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

Mental Decline a Risk Factor for Stroke, Study Suggests

Link may lie in impaired blood circulation to the brain, researchers say

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mild Cognitive Impairment, Stroke

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

More Than a Quarter-Million Youth Who Had Never Smoked a Cigarette Used e-Cigarettes in 2013

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Related MedlinePlus Page: Smoking and Youth

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 11:43 am

Obesity and School Bullying

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bullying, Child Mental Health, Obesity in Children, School Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 25 Aug 2014 | 9:32 am

Pediatricians Offer New Dental Recommendations

American Academy of Pediatrics urges fluoride use on first teeth to prevent decay

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Dental Health, Tooth Decay

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

Start School Later for Older Kids, Pediatricians Urge

Opening bell should be no earlier than 8:30, says Academy of Pediatrics

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: School Health, Sleep Disorders, Teen Health

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

Today's Parents Less Able to Spot Obesity in Their Kids

Research suggests they aren't recognizing overweight in children as readily as they did in years past
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obesity in Children, Parenting

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

E-Cigarettes Should Be Regulated Like Tobacco: American Heart Association

Group's policy statement also calls for ban on marketing, sales to young people
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Smoking

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

Health Tip: Teaching Your Child about Food Allergies

Communicate the warning signs
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Food Allergy

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

Health Tip: Manage Stress to Keep Diabetes in Check

Get regular exercise
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Stress

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

What Parents Need to Know about Sports Participation

Carefully assess the school's athletic program, expert advises

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Parenting, Sports Safety

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

Mumps: Be Sure Your Child Is Fully Immunized

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

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 24 Aug 2014 | 8:23 am

Getting Back to School Sleep Schedules

Expert offers advice on how to help kids adjust to earlier bedtimes

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Parenting, Sleep Disorders

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

Read Food Labels to Combat Childhood Obesity

Dietitian shares shopping guidelines

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Food Labeling, Obesity in Children

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm

With Kids in School, Parents Can Work Out

Include exercise in your weekly calendar of commitments, fitness expert says

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Parenting

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

Many Americans Harbor Unfounded Fears about Ebola Outbreak: Survey

Misconceptions surround how the virus is transmitted, likelihood of disease spreading in United States

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

Food Allergies More Common Among Inner City Kids, Study Finds

10 percent of children tracked had allergy to peanuts, eggs or milk

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Food Allergy

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

Simple Steps Make Shots Less Scary for Kids, Nurse Says

Parents can help their children handle the sting of getting vaccinated

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Immunization, Parenting

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

Emergency Department Visits Linked to Zolpidem Overmedication Nearly Doubled

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Insomnia, Prescription Drug Abuse

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Aug 2014 | 11:50 am

Natural Light and Your Health

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Occupational Health, Sleep Disorders

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Aug 2014 | 9:41 am

Low-Nicotine Cigarettes May Not Lead to More Smoking

Concerns about inhaling more toxic chemicals weren't borne out in study

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

Counseling Does Little to Deter Youth Drinking, Review Finds

Technique commonly used for problem drinkers only lowered consumption slightly, didn't change behaviors

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Underage Drinking

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

Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study Finds

Experts worry about addiction, drug misuse

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage, Pain Relievers, Prescription Drug Abuse

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

Understanding Suicide and Parkinson's Disease

Source: Parkinson's Disease Foundation
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Parkinson's Disease, Suicide

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 22 Aug 2014 | 7:55 am

Getting Healthier a Big Money-Saver for People with Diabetes

Sticking with a fitness and nutrition plan can save more than $500 a year in health-care costs, study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Page: Diabetes

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

Low Birth Weights May Put Black Women at Risk for Diabetes

Study found association regardless of their current weight

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Birth Weight, Diabetes Type 2

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

Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression

But combination isn't better than drugs alone for those with mild or chronic mood disorder, study says

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

Failing Vision Tied to Shorter Lifespans for Seniors

Link could be due to faltering ability to carry out daily tasks, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Seniors' Health, Vision Impairment and Blindness

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

Two Polio Vaccines May Give Greater Protection Against Crippling Disease

Study found combining them boosted immune system even more than one

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Immunization, Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome

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

Racial Disparities in Breast-Feeding May Start with Hospitals, Study Suggests

Maternity care practices differ in neighborhoods with more black residents than average, CDC research finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Breastfeeding, Health Disparities

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

Air in U.S. Cities Getting Cleaner, EPA Says

Levels of many toxins, pollutants have been lowered since 1990, according to the agency

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

Monthly Blood Transfusions Reduce Sickle Cell Anemia-Related Brain Injury in Children

Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Page: Sickle Cell Anemia

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Aug 2014 | 12:29 pm

Blacks May Face Higher Risk of Diabetes-Linked Vision Loss

Diabetic macular edema seems to strike some types of patients more frequently

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Diabetic Eye Problems

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

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds

Warnings about sun exposure and skin cancer aren't getting through, experts say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Skin Cancer, Sun Exposure, Teen Health

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

Kids with Autism Have Extra Brain Connections, Study Says

Too many of these 'synapses' could be a problem, but medicines might someday help prune them away

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism, Children's Health

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

Exercise and Your Heart

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Atrial Fibrillation, Exercise and Physical Fitness, Heart Diseases--Prevention, Women's Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Aug 2014 | 9:16 am

Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna

Guideline is prompted by concerns about mercury exposure

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

Both U.S. Health-Care Workers Infected with Ebola Released from Hospital

Though still weak, they're expected to continue to recover and pose no risk to the public, doctors say

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

Study: Men, Lesbians More Likely to Have Orgasms

Number of factors may make it tougher for straight women to do the same, experts say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health, Sexual Health

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

Red Cross Offers Safety Tips for When the Kids Are Home Alone

Source: American Red Cross
Related MedlinePlus Page: School Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 21 Aug 2014 | 6:15 am

Blood Transfusions May Cut Risk of 'Silent' Stroke in Kids with Sickle Cell

Study found children who got monthly infusions were less likely to suffer another attack

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Transfusion and Donation, Children's Health, Sickle Cell Anemia

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

Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction

Most were satisfied with their decision, researchers noted

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Breast Reconstruction

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

Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women

Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Arrhythmia, Exercise for Seniors, Heart Disease in Women

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

Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids

Cause seems related to inflammation of the arteries, researchers say

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

Seniors' Sleep Woes May Be Linked to Loss of Brain Cells

Decline of these neurons occurs with aging, Alzheimer's, researchers say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Insomnia, Seniors' Health

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

High-Risk Melanomas Often on Head or Neck, Study Finds

Rate of cell growth may be a key to diagnosis and treatment, an expert says

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

Seals, Sea Lions Helped Global Spread of TB, Study Finds

Research on origins of tuberculosis may shed light on how other viruses are transmitted between species

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

Tight Blood Pressure Control Doesn't Raise Risk of Falls, Study Says

Findings counter common beliefs about intensive treatment

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Falls, Fractures, High Blood Pressure

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

Test Reliably Detects Inherited Immune Deficiency in Newborns

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - From the National Institutes of Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Immune System and Disorders, Newborn Screening

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Aug 2014 | 12:35 pm

White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment

Finding points up need for better access to reproductive health care for all women, researcher says

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

Pesticide Exposure Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

Source: Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation
Related MedlinePlus Page: Alzheimer's Disease

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Aug 2014 | 10:20 am

Helping Out at Home

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Caregivers, Family Issues, Seniors' Health

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Aug 2014 | 9:37 am

Teen Birth Rate Has Dropped Dramatically in Last Two Decades: CDC

4 million fewer births attributed to less sex, more contraception, but U.S. rate still higher than comparable nations

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics, Teenage Pregnancy

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

Want to Stay Slim? Leave the Car at Home

Driving to work, rather than walking, cycling or public transit, tied to extra pounds in study

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

Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some

People with underlying heart rhythm disorders may want to avoid clarithromycin, study suggests

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 20 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am

Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report

Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wrong path

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Aug 2014 | 7:00 pm

All Pregnant Women Need Flu Shot: Ob/Gyn Group

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says vaccination helps mother and baby

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Flu, Immunization, Pregnancy

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

Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit

New study finds that follow-up monitoring and care is crucial

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Quitting Smoking

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

'Bubble Boy' Disease May Be More Common Than Thought

Screening infants for SCID saves lives, researchers report

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Immune System and Disorders, Newborn Screening

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

Many with Schizophrenia Say They're Happy

Finding is valuable, researchers say, because coping mechanisms can be taught to others

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

2 Vaccines Help Cut Bacteria That Cause Meningitis, Study Finds

Shot could reduce risk that people who carry germs will spread them to others, research suggests

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

Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly

'Off-label' use to treat dementia-related behavior may carry significant risks, study finds

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

For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds

Increased odds for asthma seen into teen years

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

When Parents Need Care, Daughters Carry the Burden

Brothers often pass on responsibilities to sisters, research contends

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

Education Linked to Activity Levels During the Week

College grads exercise more on Saturday, Sunday, while high school dropouts more active on weekdays, study finds

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

Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower

Study found fitter kids had different white matter, which helps brain regions communicate with each other

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

Good Neighbors Are Good for Your Heart, Study Says

People who felt like they were a part of their community had lower risk of heart attack

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

Health Tip: Have Jaw Pain?

Here are possible causes
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 19 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am

Hospitalizations, Deaths from Heart Disease, Stroke Drop in Last Decade

Source: American Heart Association
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases, Stroke

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Aug 2014 | 10:21 pm

Implantable Heart Devices Work, Regardless of Race

Previous research into benefits hadn't included large numbers of minorities

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

Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests

Screening shouldn't be done when patients have less than a 10-year life expectancy, researchers say

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

Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds

Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say

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

WHO Urges Screening of Travelers to Contain Ebola Outbreak

Officials stress that transmission of virus requires direct contact with infected person

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

More Children Hit by Cars in September, Experts Say

Drivers and students need to know and follow traffic safety rules

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

Lunchbox Hygiene Helps Prevent Foodborne Illness, Expert Says

Pack a paper towel or wax paper so kids don't set food down on dirty tables

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

HPV Vaccine

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Aug 2014 | 10:52 am

FDA Warns Consumers about Fraudulent Ebola Treatment Products

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Aug 2014 | 9:24 am

FDA Approves Avastin to Treat Patients with Aggressive and Late-Stage Cervical Cancer

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Aug 2014 | 9:18 am

FDA Approves New Type of Sleep Drug, Belsomra

Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Insomnia, Sleep Disorders

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Aug 2014 | 9:11 am

Vigorous Exercise Seems Safe for Heart Transplant Recipients

Small trial found intense activity can improve exercise capacity, lower blood pressure

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

Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds

Largest increase reported among wealthier families

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

Co-Workers Take Dim View of Women Who Seek Flex Time

But men who seek time for kids are viewed positively, researchers find

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

HPV Vaccine Protects Against Infection 8 Years Out

Doctors continue to urge parents to get the recommended three doses for their preteens

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

Doctors ID New Ways to Get More Kids Vaccinated

Messages that focus on benefits to the child have the most impact, study finds

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

Early Research with Drug Restores Hair in Patients with Alopecia

Immune disorder causes disfiguring hair loss, researchers say

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

Health Tip: Practice a Well-Balanced Exercise Program

Don't focus on just one form of activity
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 18 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am

Ease Kids into School Sleep Schedules

Making the adjustment 'doesn't just happen overnight,' health expert says

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

Natural Lighting Brightens Nurses' Outlook, Study Says

Patient safety, satisfaction may improve as a result

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

Expert Offers Backpack Safety Tips

When kids carry too much, muscle strains and back pain can occur

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

Scope of Ebola Outbreak May Be Greater Than Statistics Show: WHO

Officials say new treatment centers in Liberia overflowing with patients

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

Exercise Helps Protect Black Women from Breast Cancer, Study Says

Research confirms findings previously noted for whites

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

Allergies to a Legume Called Lupin: What You Need to Know

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Aug 2014 | 11:59 am

Growth Hormone and Stroke Risk

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Aug 2014 | 10:45 am

Keeping Lunchtime Safe

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Aug 2014 | 10:16 am

Common Respiratory Diseases Tied to Lung Cancer Risk

Chronic bronchitis, emphysema and pneumonia linked to risk in study, but not asthma, tuberculosis

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

Full Recovery Possible for 2 U.S. Ebola Patients

Dr. Kent Brantly, Nancy Writebol will likely gain immunity against the virus, experts say

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

Severe Sleep Apnea May Boost Odds for Stubborn High Blood Pressure

The two conditions may be interconnected, study finds

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

Experimental Chikungunya Vaccine Induces Robust Antibody Response

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Aug 2014 | 8:47 am

Vaccine Shows Promise Against Mosquito-Borne Virus

Volunteers developed antibodies to chikungunya in first human trial, but shot for public use 5 years away, researcher says

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am

Health Tip: Losing Weight May Help Against Osteoarthritis

Too much weight can strain joints
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 15 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am

Low Education, Smoking, High Blood Pressure May Lead to Increased Stroke Risk

Source: American Heart Association
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Aug 2014 | 7:28 pm

Treatment Delays for Many Who Need Gallbladder Surgery

About 20 percent who don't have immediate procedure return to ER within month, researchers say

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

Less Educated Smokers at Greatest Risk for Stroke, Study Finds

Highly educated smokers seemed less vulnerable to effects of unhealthy habit over 14 years of follow-up

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

Worker Layoffs Tied to Rise in Teen Suicides, Study Finds

Effect was most prominent among girls and black teens
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Scientists Use Lasers to Control Mouse Brain Switchboard

Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Aug 2014 | 2:31 pm

Common Chemicals May Lower Testosterone Levels, Study Finds

Phthalates, found in plastics and personal care products, may disrupt sexual development, experts say
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 14 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Women's Vitamin D Levels May Play Role in IVF Success

Small study suggests deficiency in the nutrient might impair fertility

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

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Drinks at Least 1 Soda a Day: CDC

Of 18 states surveyed, Mississippi had highest rate with 32 percent of adults downing a daily soda

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

Employees Benefit from Natural Light, Study Finds

Sunshine-exposed workers slept better, had better quality of life, researchers say

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

Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study

Experts think anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin might help cancer treatments work better

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

Tough Laws Continue to Target Tobacco Sales to Minors

Everyone in a community must work together to stop illegal sales, U.S. health official says

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

Popular Southern Fare May Harm Your Kidneys

Study finds fatty, sugary foods raise risk of death linked to organ trouble

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

Are We Overdoing Salt Restrictions?

Too little sodium can harm heart, study suggests

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

High-Dose Flu Vaccine May Better Protect the Elderly

It might also reduce flu hospitalizations and complications, researchers say

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

Children Prescribed Growth Hormone May Face Stroke Risk Later

Parents should discuss pros and cons of treatment with their child's doctor, researchers suggest

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

Study Hints at Link Between Poor Sleep, Suicide Risk

But the research involving older adults doesn't prove cause and effect

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

New Technique Protects Tissue Transplant from Rejection

Gel filled with immunosuppressant injected at transplant site, and only activates drug when needed

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

Many Expectant Moms Don't Get Steroids That Protect Preterm Babies

Study shows only half of eligible women in lower-income countries receive helpful drug

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

Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs

Depression, dental problems, difficulty buying groceries among most common reasons, study finds

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

Researchers Unlock Clues to How Ebola Disarms Immune System

Findings might aid treatment efforts

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

Many Shift Workers Use Drugs to Sleep, Stay Awake, Study Finds

But questions about benefits, risks of these medications linger, review author notes
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Preventing Colorectal Cancer

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Aug 2014 | 8:31 am

40 Percent of Americans Will Develop Diabetes, CDC Projects

Rates for black women and Hispanics even higher at 50 percent

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 13 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am

Common Irregular Heartbeat May Pose Risks for Surgery Patients

People with atrial fibrillation have higher odds for stroke after an operation, study finds

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

Sigmoidoscopy Does Cut Risk of Dying from Colon Cancer

But experts note most Americans get colonoscopies instead

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

Donor-Lung Preservation Device Approved

Technology may lead to more transplants, FDA says
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Aug 2014 | 2:46 pm

Researchers Create Functional 3-D Brain-Like Tissue

Discovery allows for study of brain injuries and potential treatments

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

For Heart Attack Survivors, More Exercise Isn't Always Better, Study Says

Excessive walking, running may lose protective effect

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

Classroom Hand Sanitizers Don't Curb Absences, Study Finds

Students taught hand hygiene had similar number of sick days

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

Bioengineers Create Functional 3D Brain-Like Tissue

Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Aug 2014 | 12:46 pm

What's the Best Way to Brush Your Teeth?

Expert advice is 'unacceptably inconsistent,' study finds

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

WHO Experts Give Nod to Using Untested Ebola Drugs

Move would be justified in 'particular circumstances' of current outbreak, ethicists say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Obese More Likely to Survive Serious Bloodstream Infection

Researchers aren't sure why extra weight seemed protective for sepsis

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

Distracted Driving

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 12 Aug 2014 | 9:57 am

Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence

Study hints at the importance of nutrition and a stimulating home environment

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

Bone Drugs Don't Lower Breast Cancer Risk After All, Study Finds

Instead, low estrogen might be the beneficial factor, researcher suggests

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

Blacks, Women Face Greater Burden from CVD Risk Factors

Source: American Heart Association
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Aug 2014 | 5:26 pm

In Neonatal ICU, Hand Washing Plus Gloves May Curb Infections

But researchers say it's too soon to make recommendation
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm

Heart Medication Digoxin Linked to Higher Risk of Death for Some

Increase seen in people with certain abnormal heart rhythms, study finds

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

Man's Rare Condition May Open Door to New Alzheimer's Treatments

He lacks a protein linked to the memory-robbing condition, but his brain works fine, researchers report

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

2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa (Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria)

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Aug 2014 | 2:22 pm

Acidic Drinks Can Damage Kids' Teeth Permanently, Expert Warns

Some sodas, juices and sports drinks may harm young smiles

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

Black Veterans Less Likely to Get Colon Cancer Screening, Study Finds

Research in Southern California VA system points to lack of primary care doctor as one factor

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

Lupus Patients Face High Rehospitalization Rates

Drugs that suppress the immune system make it harder to fight infection, study says

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

Chemical Concerns?

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 11 Aug 2014 | 9:16 am

Front-of-Head Hits Blamed for Nearly Half of Young Football Player Concussions

High school injury reports support safer tackling efforts

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

Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women, Study Finds

But the effect quickly fades once workouts stop, researchers noted

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

For Breech Baby, C-Section May Be Safer Option

Death rate with vaginal birth is 10 times higher, researchers find

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

Ethicists Grapple with Tough Questions Over Release of Ebola Drugs

As West African crisis gathers momentum, pressure is on to bring untested medicine to desperate patients

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

U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Falling Overall, Study Finds

Yet certain types of lung malignancies are still on the rise

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

WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak a 'Public Health Emergency'

Meanwhile, trials of a possible Ebola vaccine set to start next month

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

Poorly Packed Lunches Can Cause Food Poisoning

Health officials share tips for keeping perishables safe

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

School Vending-Machine Bans May Not Boost Kids' Nutrition

Comprehensive school policies are needed, researchers say

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

Doctors May Miss Out on Recommending Aspirin Therapy

Lack of time, uncertainty about benefits among potential reasons why, expert says

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

Experts Issue Guidelines for Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Certain interventions may ease IBS, while others work against chronic constipation

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

Shingles Vaccine Still Effective After Chemotherapy

Study finds cancer treatment didn't seem to lessen immunization's effects

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

First Ebola Vaccine Could Be Less Than a Year Away, Scientist Says

A potential antibody treatment for those already infected is also in the works

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

Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Outcome

Those with no coverage or Medicaid were diagnosed later, less likely to be alive two years later

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

Sleep Woes for Astronauts May Pose Risks in Space

Many not getting enough rest, and widespread use of sleeping pills could impair ability to perform duties

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

Older Adults Sharpest in the Morning, Study Finds

This might be best time of day to schedule mentally challenging tasks

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

Distracted Teen Drivers Often on Cellphone with Parent

Survey also finds that many text mom and dad from behind the wheel

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

Coffee May Keep Your Ears from Ringing

Study found women who drank more java were less likely to develop tinnitus

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

Will Kidney Stones Recur? New Test Might Tell

Researchers devise 11-point questionnaire

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

Neck Manipulation May Be Associated with Stroke

Source: American Heart Association
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Aug 2014 | 4:56 pm

Slowing Brain Functions Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke, Death

Source: American Heart Association
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Aug 2014 | 4:52 pm

What's in Your Child's Lunchbox?

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Aug 2014 | 4:16 pm

Could Chiropractic Manipulation of Your Neck Trigger a Stroke?

American Heart Association releases statement saying risk may be increased if artery wall is torn

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

Mental Decline Often Precedes a Stroke, Study Finds

Study suggests assessing seniors' memory, thinking skills to identify those at risk

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

Emergency Department Visits for Drug-Related Suicide Attempts Rise Over Six Year Period

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Aug 2014 | 3:56 pm

Millions Given Access to Breast, Cervical Cancer Screening: CDC

Report details success of CDC program for women with limited health care access

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

Scientists Inch Closer Toward Using Stem Cells for Spinal Injuries

New nerve fibers developed in lab animals from human skin

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

Eating Out Equals Eating More

Study found dining at fast-food spots, restaurants added 200 calories a day, on average

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

Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls

Being in good physical condition likely to help boys avoid the blues too, expert says

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

New Cancer Classification System Might Boost Patient Outcomes

Categorizing tumors by cell type and not the organ they grow in may alter treatment, experts say

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

Some Home Tattoo Kits Recalled Due to Infection Risk

FDA concerned some contaminated ink may still be used by professionals or at home

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

FDA Approves Orbactiv to Treat Skin Infections

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Aug 2014 | 11:20 am

U.S. Hospitals See Big Rise in Drug-Related Suicide Attempts

Spikes noted among young and middle-age adults; experts cite easy access to prescription meds

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

Gut Bacteria May Reveal Colon Cancer, Study Finds

Test could be used in addition to current methods to better improve detection
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

NIH and Italian Scientists Develop Nasal Test for Human Prion Disease

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Aug 2014 | 8:39 am

Is the PSA Test Worth It? Major Study Is Inconclusive

While the prostate screen does seem to save lives, worries about overdiagnosis remain, experts say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 7 Aug 2014 | 7:03 am

Researchers Closer to Test for Human Form of 'Mad Cow' Disease

New methods that test urine or nasal tissue samples appear promising: studies

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

Sharp Rise in Risk with New Breast Cancer Gene, Scientists Say

One in three women with PALB2 mutation will develop disease by age 70

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

Sleep Apnea and Cancer

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Aug 2014 | 4:48 pm

Pride Over Weight Loss May Help Drive Anorexia

Researchers see need to redirect positive emotions

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

Low Vitamin D Levels May Boost Alzheimer's Risk, Study Finds

But it's too soon to recommend supplements, dietary changes for prevention

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

Children with Jailed Family Members More Likely to Have Poor Health Later

Risk about 15 percent higher for those who grew up with incarcerated kin: study

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

'Elder Abuse' Often Involves Finances, Study Finds

Family members are frequently the culprits, researchers say

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

Could Protecting Your Skin from the Sun Be As Easy As Popping a Pill

Source: American Academy of Dermatology
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Aug 2014 | 1:51 pm

Reducing Stress May Help Lead to Clearer Skin

Source: American Academy of Dermatology
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Aug 2014 | 1:44 pm

Coaching May Help Diabetics Battle Depression, Disease Better

Study found mental health sessions allowed patients to manage blood sugar levels more effectively

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

One in 10 Cancer Survivors Still Smoke Years Later, Study Finds

Experts say finding shows how hard it is to quit, and that doctors need to make better effort to help

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

Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Cancer, Study Shows

Taking low-dose pill each day fights numerous malignancies, and benefits outweigh any risk

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

Prisons That Bar Smoking May Boost Inmates' Health

Rates of tobacco-related deaths 11 percent lower after long-term bans, researchers say
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Speedy Delivery of Clot-Busting Drug Helps Stroke Patients Avoid Disability

Big review of the data shows the power of tPA, and the necessity of quick treatment

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

Year-Round Preventive Treatment Reduces Malaria Risk in Young Children

Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 6 Aug 2014 | 8:34 am

Chickenpox Can Be Serious. Protect Yourself and Your Child.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Aug 2014 | 10:22 pm

Pregnant? Get Tdap in Your Third Trimester

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Aug 2014 | 10:13 pm

What Are the Reasons to Vaccinate My Baby?

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Aug 2014 | 10:08 pm

Treating Shoulder Pain

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Aug 2014 | 9:48 pm

Prepare to Go Back to School with Asthma

Source: American Lung Association
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Aug 2014 | 6:32 pm

Filling in Wrinkles Safely

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Aug 2014 | 5:22 pm

Cholesterol Drugs' Benefits Far Outweigh Side Effects, Review Finds

But long-term use of statins may raise odds of diabetes among people with risk factors, experts say

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

'Immunonutrition' Ill-Advised for ICU Patients on Feeding Tube, Study Says

Adding agents to boost immune system might actually be harmful

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

Childhood Urinary Tract Infection May Bring Lasting Harm to Kidneys

But researchers report that 3 factors spot risk as well as painful catheter/X-ray does

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

Lidocaine Injection May Help Treat Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests

But experts wonder how much of the benefit is due to placebo effect

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

'Gluten-Free' Now Means What It Says

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Aug 2014 | 1:17 pm

Clues to How Heavy Drinking in Pregnancy Harms Child's Brain

Study may explain why attention, behavior problems persist in kids with fetal alcohol disorders

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

No Link Between Sleep Apnea, Cancer, Study Finds

Risk factors for the two are similar, an expert says

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

Women Over 75 May Benefit from Mammograms

Study says early-stage cancer detection is key, but another expert says it may lead to 'overtreatment'

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Skip the Steroids for Shoulder Pain?

Physical therapy as effective as injections, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Portable Monitors OK for Spotting Sleep Apnea: New Guidelines

But the devices aren't for everyone, experts advise

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

People with HIV May Be at Lower Risk for Multiple Sclerosis

Constant immune system suppression may be the reason why, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 5 Aug 2014 | 7:35 am

Hepatitis C Could Become Rare Disease in 20 Years

Newer medications, better screening would fuel the trend, researcher says

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

Obstetric Complication Rates Vary Widely Between Hospitals in U.S.

But figuring out what the best-performing centers are doing right can help everyone, researchers say

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

'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Play Key Role in Kids' Social Skills

While looking for possible link to autism, researchers found hormone affected all kids

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

More Young Adults Getting Mental Health Care Under Obamacare

Increase was slight, but a good sign that law is working, researchers report
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

High Blood Pressure in Middle Age, Weaker Brain Later?

Study shows a link, but it's unclear if medications in midlife will ward off dementia

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

Poor People with Diabetes Much More Likely to Lose a Limb

Most amputations are preventable with earlier treatment, researchers note

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

Statins May Aid Survival from Colon Cancer

Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs was linked to a 29 percent reduction in risk of cancer death in study

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

Nutrition Basics Help Fight Child Obesity

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Aug 2014 | 3:57 pm

Preschoolers Can Suffer from Depression, Too

Study finds that these kids may be plagued by the condition throughout childhood
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Abuse of Prescription Painkillers on the Rise Among High School Athletes

Teen football players use the most illegal drugs, research shows

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

NIH Scientists Visualize Structures of Brain Receptors Using Subcellular Imaging

Source: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - From the National Institutes of Health
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Aug 2014 | 9:57 am

Children and Flu Complications

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Aug 2014 | 9:19 am

When Colds, Flu Lead to Complications in Kids

About a third of children admitted to hospital for these infections develop respiratory issues, study finds

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

Could a Little Video Game Play be Good for Kids?

Study found children who played an hour or less a day were the most well-adjusted

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

Most Cosmetic Procedures Based on Stem Cells Are Bogus, Experts Say

Unproven, fraudulent claims may place patients' health at risk, researchers caution

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

Exercise and a Healthy Lifestyle Reduce Dementia Risk

Source: Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Aug 2014 | 8:41 am

Heavy Drinking in Midlife Speeds Memory Loss

Source: Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Aug 2014 | 8:38 am

How Eating Fish May Help Our Brains

Source: Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Aug 2014 | 8:36 am

FDA Approves Jardiance to Treat Type 2 Diabetes

Source: Food and Drug Administration
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 4 Aug 2014 | 6:29 am

Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips

Almost 140 children and adults die every year in school transportation accidents

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm

Obesity Might Slow You Down at Work

Heavier people, no matter what age, may have less endurance in manufacturing jobs, study suggests
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Many Doctors Recommend E-Cigarettes as Anti-Smoking Aid, Survey Finds

Two-thirds of physicians thought they could help smokers quit, and a third recommended them

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Barbershops Join Fight Against High Blood Pressure in Black Men

Novel partnership detects "silent killer" in more than one-third of those tested, study reports

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Back-to-School Eye Health

Source: HealthDay - Video
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Aug 2014 | 9:19 am

Older Women with Asthma Face Worse Health Outcomes

Making breathing issues a priority can help improve their overall condition, researchers say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Some Birth Control Pills May Up Breast Cancer Risk

High-dose estrogen formulations linked to greater risk in women under 50, experts find

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Women in Military Drink Less Than Civilians, Report Shows

They may be more aware of link between alcohol use, sexual assault, researchers suggest

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 1 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

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
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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

Hairdo Trumps Exercise for Many Black Women, Study Finds

But shift toward lower-maintenance styles may free some up for physical activity
Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Jul 2014 | 5:00 pm

Some Jobs Harder on the Heart Than Others, Report Finds

But having to search for work may be just as stressful, unhealthy, researchers add

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm

Kids' Lunch Boxes Often Fall Short on Nutrition

Less than one-third of home meals met federal standards for school-served foods, study finds

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm

Burnout Common Among Transplant Surgeons, Study Reveals

40 percent admit to feeling emotionally exhausted, researchers report

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm

1 in 4 U.S. Kids Underestimate Their Weight, Study Finds

Kids and parents need education about healthy weight and healthful lifestyles, experts say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Jul 2014 | 2:00 pm

CDC Issues Travel Warning as West Africa Ebola Outbreak Worsens

Agency also plans to send 50 more experts to the affected countries

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

There's No Ebola Cure, But Early Intensive Treatment Boosts Survival

Virus launches assault on multiple organs, keeping patients hydrated is often key, experts say

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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Jul 2014 | 2:00 pm

Preschoolers with Special Needs May Gain from 'Inclusion' Classrooms

Peers with stronger language abilities have positive effect, study finds

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Jul 2014 | 2:00 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

Civilian Life, Not Combat, May Drive Many Veterans to Drink

Returning Guardsmen need help coping with family, money and job problems, experts say

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

Cold Sore Virus Active Without Symptoms, Study Finds

Research reveals ongoing struggle in the cells of infected people

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

Teen 'Growing Pains' May Persist for Years

Left untreated, knee discomfort can become chronic, researchers caution

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

Depression and Dementia

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

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

No TV or Obesity, But Ancient People Still Had Heart Disease

Mummy study shows that, just like today, inflammation spurred blood vessel blockages

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Source: HealthDay
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am

Big Jump in Doctor's Office Visits for Young Adults with Diabetes

Overall, 1 in 10 consultations in the U.S. now involves a person with the illness, CDC says

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Health Statistics

Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Jul 2014 | 9:00 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
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News | 31 Jul 2014 | 6:14 am

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