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Tax Time Reprieve For Obamacare Procrastinators

Fri, 2015-02-20 16:45

The Obama administration announced a special enrollment period from March 15 to April 30 for healthcare.gov consumers who discover they owe a penalty after filling out their tax returns.

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U.S. Dietary Guidelines Take Aim at Sugar

Fri, 2015-02-20 15:20

And continue to endorse fruits, vegetables and unsaturated fats

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What You Should Know About ‘Superbug’ CRE

Fri, 2015-02-20 13:45

The ''superbug'' infection at the heart of an outbreak at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles is sometimes called “the nightmare bacteria” because it’s so resistant to antibiotics. WebMD turned to two experts and the CDC to find out more about CRE.

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Measles Can Rob a Child's Sight, Doctors Warn

Fri, 2015-02-20 09:15

Severe complications might damage cornea, retina or optic nerve

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Health Highlights: Feb. 20, 2015

Fri, 2015-02-20 09:15

Public Access to Genetic Tests Made Easier by FDA

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Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Lower Levels of Key Nutrients in Women

Fri, 2015-02-20 09:15

But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease

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Many Uninsured Don’t Realize They May Face A Tax Penalty

Fri, 2015-02-20 07:45

A recent survey found that 44 percent of people who could be hit with penalties for not getting covered don’t know the consequences they face.

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Think Hookahs Filter Out Tobacco Toxins? Think Again

Fri, 2015-02-20 07:15

Study finds the popular water pipes do not rid smoke of heavy metals

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More Americans Dying From Hypothermia, CDC Says

Thu, 2015-02-19 17:23

Doctor offers tips to avoid dangerous drops in body temperatures during cold winter months

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Sun's Damage Lingers Long After Dark

Thu, 2015-02-19 15:15

UV rays cause DNA-related harm to skin cells, study finds

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Are Too Many Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Treatment?

Thu, 2015-02-19 15:15

Study also raises concerns about possible overuse of radiation therapy

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Mammogram Rates May Fall When Women Learn of 'Overdiagnosis' Risk

Thu, 2015-02-19 15:15

Study found patients were more reluctant to undergo the screen if told it often caught less harmful disease

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More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago

Thu, 2015-02-19 15:15

Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64

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Huge Food Recall After Peanut Traces Found in Cumin

Thu, 2015-02-19 13:15

Food Recall After Peanut Traces Found in Cumin

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Low Cancer Risk With Device Used to Remove Fibroids, Study Finds

Thu, 2015-02-19 13:15

Researchers call the findings 'reassuring,' but FDA warnings remain for older women

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Plastics Chemical Tied to Changes in Boys' Reproductive Development

Thu, 2015-02-19 13:15

Study links exposure in womb to condition that may increase later infertility risk

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2 Deaths, Scores of Potential 'Superbug' Infections at UCLA Med Center

Thu, 2015-02-19 13:15

Endoscopes blamed for spread of potentially deadly bacteria

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After a Prediabetes Diagnosis: How to Prevent Diabetes

Thu, 2015-02-19 11:59

WebMD helps you learn to prevent the onset of diabetes if you've been diagnosed with prediabetes.

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Can You Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?

Thu, 2015-02-19 11:46

Is type 2 diabetes reversal possible? Learn tips from WebMD for a healthy lifestyle, including diet and exercise.

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Asian-Americans Tackle Mental Health Stigma

Thu, 2015-02-19 10:19

For many Asian-Americans, depression and other mental illnesses are culturally taboo subjects, laden with shame, stigma, and secrecy. Here, two women who've battled depression share their stories.

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