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Why Heavy Drinking May Boost Desire to Smoke More

Wed, 2016-05-18 18:17

Study sheds light on how alcohol habit may make it harder to overcome nicotine addiction

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Tumor Location Affects Colon Cancer Survival

Wed, 2016-05-18 18:17

It found that patients with tumors on the left side lived longer than those with malignancies on the right

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Triclosan May Not Be a Dirty Word After All

Wed, 2016-05-18 18:17

Triclosan is ingredient used in some cleaning products and toothpastes

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Early Palliative Care Seems to Help Caregivers Too

Wed, 2016-05-18 18:17

Such programs improve quality of life for folks caring for terminal cancer patients, study finds

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Is Your City One of America's Fittest?

Wed, 2016-05-18 16:17

A lower smoking rate helped Washington, D.C., edge out Minneapolis and Denver, report says

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Giving Certain Foods Early May Cut Allergy Risk

Wed, 2016-05-18 16:17

Study supports turnaround in thinking about peanuts, eggs and milk

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Many Smokers Have COPD Symptoms, Without Diagnosis

Wed, 2016-05-18 16:17

It's not clear how many will go on to have the full-blown respiratory ailment, researchers said

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Drug May Help Kids With Sickle Cell Breathe Easier

Wed, 2016-05-18 14:27

But many patients don't get hydroxyurea because of fears about 'theoretical' cancer risk, experts say

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High HIV Rates for Gay Men in Some Southern Cities

Wed, 2016-05-18 14:21

In Jackson, Miss., Columbia, S.C., and El Paso, Texas, rates now exceed or approach 30 percent, report finds

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ADHD Can First Appear in Young Adulthood for Some

Wed, 2016-05-18 14:21

Research in adult twins finds many had symptoms but no prior history of the disorder

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A Primer: How The Fight Against Zika Might Be Funded

Wed, 2016-05-18 08:47

The Senate approved an amendment to a must-pass appropriations bill that provides $1.1 billion to combat the virus’s spread. But a separate House proposal, which has drawn a veto threat from the White House, is also pending and it is not clear how they might compromise. But public health advocates say efforts are needed soon to fight the mosquito-based disease.

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How The Fight Against Zika Might Be Funded

Wed, 2016-05-18 08:47

The Senate approved an amendment to a must-pass appropriations bill that provides $1.1 billion to combat the virus’s spread. But a separate House proposal, which has drawn a veto threat from the White House, is also pending and it is not clear how they might compromise. But public health advocates say efforts are needed soon to fight the mosquito-based disease.

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Could Potatoes Be Bad for Blood Pressure?

Tue, 2016-05-17 20:17

Eating potatoes 4 or more times a week linked to higher readings in study

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Study Finds 4 in 10 Sunscreens Fall Short on SPF

Tue, 2016-05-17 19:14

This year's report includes ratings of lotions, sprays, sticks, and facial sunscreens, and reviews both adult and children's formulas. WebMD has the details.

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Keep Busy! Stay Sharp!

Tue, 2016-05-17 18:17

Study suggests a full schedule may enhance your mental prowess

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'Magic Mushroom' Chemical & Severe Depression

Tue, 2016-05-17 18:17

Study of only 12 people suggests it may help some, but more and better research is needed

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Dad’s Role in Baby’s Health Larger Than Thought?

Tue, 2016-05-17 17:00

New research shows that a man’s age and lifestyle may have a significant effect on his children’s health -- well before they are born. WebMD has the details.

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Marriage a Buffer Against Drinking Problems?

Tue, 2016-05-17 16:17

Study found protective benefit for both men and women, but didn't prove cause and effect

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Genetically Modified Crops Are Safe: Review

Tue, 2016-05-17 16:17

Extensive study concludes they're as safe to eat as food from traditional plant-breeding methods

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Why Is PCOS Hard to Diagnose?

Tue, 2016-05-17 15:06

Doctors are learning more about how polycystic ovary syndrome affects women.

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