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American Ebola Survivor Gives Blood to Infected Health-Care Colleague

Thu, 2014-09-11 22:15

The hope is antibodies in the survivor's blood will help fight the often deadly virus in the recipient

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Advanced Dementia Patients Often Given Unhelpful Meds: Study

Thu, 2014-09-11 18:20

Unnecessary prescriptions lead to more side effects, costs for nursing home residents, experts say

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Physical Activity May Boost School Performance, Especially for Boys

Thu, 2014-09-11 14:15

Walking, bicycling to school linked to better reading scores in study

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'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Motivate Obese People to Lose Weight: Study

Thu, 2014-09-11 14:15

This type of discrimination may actually lead to weight gain, researchers say

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Contrave, Newest Weight Loss Option: FAQ

Thu, 2014-09-11 13:20

The FDA's approval on Wednesday of a new prescription weight-loss pill, Contrave, offers yet another option for the more than one-third of American adults who are obese.

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Obese People May Be More Vulnerable to Food Cues

Thu, 2014-09-11 10:15

Eating might be less rewarding and more habitual for them, research suggests

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Even a Little Excess Weight Can Boost Blood Pressure: Study

Wed, 2014-09-10 18:20

Researchers find, in 8-week span, that those who gain in the abdomen have highest increase

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Study: Rare Blood Type May Slightly Raise Dementia Risk

Wed, 2014-09-10 18:20

But lifestyle factors play a bigger role, experts say

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Nuts & Your Health: What to Know

Wed, 2014-09-10 16:38

Once viewed by some as a food too high in calories to enjoy on a regular basis, nuts are getting new respect.

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Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says

Wed, 2014-09-10 16:16

Report finds gaps in basic medical care, vaccines, and vision and hearing screenings

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Gates Foundation Gives $50M to Fight Ebola Outbreak in Africa

Wed, 2014-09-10 14:15

Meanwhile, fourth U.S. aid worker infected in West Africa continues treatment at Atlanta hospital

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Positions Are Key When Sex Causes Back Pain

Wed, 2014-09-10 14:15

New study says 'spooning' isn't ideal for all men with aching backs

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Family Insurance Premiums Rise Modestly For 3rd Year, Survey Finds

Wed, 2014-09-10 11:45

Family Insurance Premiums Rise Modestly For 3rd Year, Survey Finds

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Statins May Help Prevent Diabetes-Related Nerve Damage, Study Finds

Tue, 2014-09-09 20:15

Cholesterol-lowering drugs might protect against damage to small blood vessels, researchers report

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Statins May Help Prevent Diabetes-Related Nerve Damage, Study Finds

Tue, 2014-09-09 20:15

Cholesterol-lowering drugs might protect against damage to small blood vessels, researchers report

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Teens' Daily Marijuana Use Linked to Poor Outcomes

Tue, 2014-09-09 20:15

Everyday pot habit reduced odds of higher education, increased suicide risk, study contends

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Anxiety Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer's Risk

Tue, 2014-09-09 20:15

Researchers say long-term use of drugs in older adults is a concern

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Statins May Help Kids With Genetic Cholesterol Disorder

Tue, 2014-09-09 18:20

Researchers found the earlier they were given, the less arteries hardened in adulthood

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Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC

Tue, 2014-09-09 18:20

Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most

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Fighting Heart Disease With Food Labels

Tue, 2014-09-09 18:05

A leading cardiologist from the Texas Heart Institute tells you how to use food labels to lower your risk of heart disease.

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