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Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds

Tue, 2014-12-16 13:16

Flexible start times, less late-night TV would help solve America's problem, experts say

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Yoga May Cut Heart Disease Risk Factors

Tue, 2014-12-16 13:16

Review found those who took yoga classes saw improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol, weight

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Vivek Murthy Confirmed as U.S. Surgeon General

Tue, 2014-12-16 13:16

Vivek Murthy Confirmed as U.S. Surgeon General

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Yoga May Cut Heart Disease Risk Factors

Tue, 2014-12-16 13:16

Review found those who took yoga classes saw improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol, weight

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Cancer Rates Higher in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Tue, 2014-12-16 13:16

People with type 1 or type 2 diabetes are diagnosed with more of some types of cancer -- and are more likely to die from cancer -- than people without diabetes, a new Australian study shows.

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WebMD’s Top Stories of 2014

Tue, 2014-12-16 12:04

These stories engaged our readers in 2014, heightening their awareness of diseases like Ebola and enterovirus D68 and informing them on topics ranging from the state of Alzheimer’s treatment and prevention to signs of suicide after comedian Robin Williams’ death.

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Alaska’s New Governor Sets Sights On Medicaid Expansion

Tue, 2014-12-16 10:45

Gov. Bill Walker, an Independent, campaigned on Medicaid expansion and now he has to pitch it to a reluctant Republican legislature.

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Guinea Pigs Can Be Source of Serious Strep Infection

Tue, 2014-12-16 09:15

But animal-to-human transmission of this bacteria is rare, researcher says

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Male Ebola Survivors Should Use Condoms for at Least 3 Months, Experts Say

Tue, 2014-12-16 07:15

Studies find semen retains deadly virus for up to 91 days

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FDA Approves Blood Test That Gauges Heart Attack Risk

Mon, 2014-12-15 17:20

The screen is meant for people without history of heart disease, agency says

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Indoor Tanning Tied to Burns, Fainting, Eye Injuries: Study

Mon, 2014-12-15 17:20

Women, whites account for majority of emergency room patients

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Doctors Aren't Discussing Sex With Heart Attack Survivors

Mon, 2014-12-15 17:20

Study of younger patients finds they often get misinformation

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Timing of First Period Tied to Women's Later Heart Risk: Study

Mon, 2014-12-15 17:20

Getting it earlier or later raised chances of trouble, experts think childhood obesity might be at play

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Feel Younger Than Your Age? It May Help You Live Longer

Mon, 2014-12-15 17:20

Researchers found death rate among young at heart was lower during study period

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Drug Interactions Common Among Hospitalized Kids, Study Says

Mon, 2014-12-15 15:15

Medication combos may cause side effects or reduce treatment effectiveness, expert notes

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Pregnancy Complication Linked to Autism

Mon, 2014-12-15 13:19

Unborn babies whose mothers get a pregnancy condition called preeclampsia may face a higher risk of having autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a large new study suggests.

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Obese Kids' Brains Show Stronger Response to Sugar: Study

Mon, 2014-12-15 13:15

Research suggests that some children may be 'wired' to crave sweet foods

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Medication Linked to Fewer Injuries in Kids With ADHD

Mon, 2014-12-15 13:15

Older teens experienced the greatest drop in injury risk while taking Ritalin, researchers report

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N.Y. Toddler Dies From Liquid Nicotine Poisoning

Mon, 2014-12-15 09:15

N.Y. Toddler Dies From Liquid Nicotine Poisoning

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Small Businesses Drop Coverage As Health Law Offers Alternatives

Mon, 2014-12-15 07:45

Small employers are canceling medical plans and leaving workers to buy insurance through the law’s online marketplaces — sometimes to everyone’s benefit.

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