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HHS Targets Young Adults for Obamacare Enrollment

Tue, 2016-06-21 17:45

The Obama administration’s strategy to attract young under-insured adults includes targeted direct mailings and discounted Lyft rides to open enrollment events this fall.

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'Love Hormone' Gene May Be Key to Social Life

Tue, 2016-06-21 14:22

Early research ties low levels of oxytocin-linked DNA to relationship quality

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Exercise May Help Thwart Ovarian Cancer

Tue, 2016-06-21 14:22

Chronic inactivity linked to greater risk for the disease in study

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Nearly 10 Million in U.S. Are Severely Nearsighted

Tue, 2016-06-21 14:22

Analysis of federal and other data also finds high numbers of people with vision-robbing myopias

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Fertility Treatment Not Tied to Twin Birth Defects

Tue, 2016-06-21 14:22

But study, while reassuring, is based on limited data

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Most Americans Are Eating Better

Tue, 2016-06-21 14:22

But government programs needed to improve overall diet for many, researchers say

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Top-Rated Children’s Hospitals Ranked

Tue, 2016-06-21 13:00

Boston Children's Hospital was No. 1 in the United States for 2016-2017, ranking in the top 5% for eight of 10 pediatric specialties in the U.S. News & World Report's 10th annual rankings. WebMD has the details.

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First Human Trial of Zika Vaccine Set to Begin

Tue, 2016-06-21 12:41

First Human Trial of Zika Vaccine Set to Begin

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Many Don't Get Life-Extending Lung Cancer Surgery

Tue, 2016-06-21 10:15

Study evaluates treatment outcomes for late-stage disease

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Chicken Recalled Due to Black Sand, Soil

Tue, 2016-06-21 10:15

Chicken Recalled Due to Black Sand, Soil

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Just a Little of Statins' Effect Helps Heart

Mon, 2016-06-20 18:15

Driving cholesterol down to very low levels produced no extra benefit

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Are Commercial Brain-Training Programs Worth It?

Mon, 2016-06-20 18:15

Study suggests 'placebo effect' might be at play

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Aspirin Often Wrongly Prescribed for AFib

Mon, 2016-06-20 16:15

Blood thinners -- not aspirin -- dramatically cut the risk of stroke, researchers say

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Experimental Genital Herpes Drug Shows Promise

Mon, 2016-06-20 16:15

Drug lowered viral activity, recurrence of symptoms in study patients

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Poor Sleep and Thinking Problems in MS Patients

Mon, 2016-06-20 16:15

Study found link between severity of sleep apnea and performance on attention, memory tests

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Drowning Myths: What to Know Before You Dive In

Mon, 2016-06-20 15:26

WebMD asks four experts to debunk the most common myths they hear about drowning.

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What's New in Multiple Myeloma Treatment?

Mon, 2016-06-20 15:11

WebMD explains what new drugs and treatment techniques are in the pipeline for multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer.

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Parkinson's Rates Rising Among American Men

Mon, 2016-06-20 14:15

Smoking is known to help shield against the disease, so declines in that habit may play a role, experts say

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What Does It Take to Be a Health Hero?

Mon, 2016-06-20 13:28

What does it take to be a Health Hero? Learn what we look for at WebMD.

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What Does It Take to Be a Health Hero?

Mon, 2016-06-20 13:28

What does it take to be a Health Hero? Learn what we look for at WebMD.

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