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Scientists Debunk the '5-Second Rule'

Thu, 2016-09-15 14:21

Germs can transfer almost instantly to food dropped on the floor, study shows

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Early Menopause Tied to Heart Disease, Death Risk

Thu, 2016-09-15 14:21

Findings highlight need for certain women to discuss hormone therapy with their doctor, researchers say

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Is Your Teen a Vaper?

Thu, 2016-09-15 14:13

In 2015, government surveys show, 16% of high schoolers and 5% of middle-schoolers used e-cigarettes (up from 1.5% and 0.6% in 2011), making them by far the most popular tobacco product among youth.

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Prostate Cancer: Why Early Detection Matters

Thu, 2016-09-15 13:34

How one self-described 'regular guy' changed his health habits after diagnosis.

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Good and Mad: The Healthy Way to Be Angry

Thu, 2016-09-15 13:13

Your response to anger is a habit that's embedded in your brain. But you can train your brain to respond to anger constructively.

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Does Your Kid Reach for Cookies or Fruit First?

Thu, 2016-09-15 12:50

For school-age kids, maintaining a healthy weight is as important as earning good grades -- maybe more so.

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Make It Better With Basil

Thu, 2016-09-15 12:35

If the herb garden held a popularity contest, basil would likely win first place. This aromatic herb is a late-summer favorite, especially when paired with ripe tomatoes or blended into pesto. These lovely leaves are surprisingly wholesome too.

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Start Early for Your Baby's Healthy Gums and Teeth

Thu, 2016-09-15 12:13

Even before babies have teeth, their mouths need care to protect against damage and decay later in life. Here's some expert advice.

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Experts Weigh In On Newly Released Health Information From Clinton, Trump

Thu, 2016-09-15 11:38

Both presidential candidates released some personal health information Wednesday, with doctors for both stating they are healthy and fit to serve.

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Study Links Long Naps to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Wed, 2016-09-14 20:15

But the research did not prove cause-and-effect

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Alcohol May Damage the Heart -- at Least for Some

Wed, 2016-09-14 18:15

Booze linked to atrial fibrillation, a dangerous condition that raises stroke risk

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Treating Prostate Cancer: Different Choices

Wed, 2016-09-14 18:15

Survival rates are all high, but watchful waiting is linked to some cancer spread, British study reports

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Minorities Less Likely to Get Clot-Busting Drug

Wed, 2016-09-14 18:15

But study couldn't determine why white male patients were more likely to get tPA in hospital

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Experimental Shingles Vaccine Looks Effective

Wed, 2016-09-14 18:15

Found to protect about 90 percent of adults age 70 and up

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What Is Vaping and Why Do Teens Do It?

Wed, 2016-09-14 17:29

Teen “vaping” (using e-cigarettes) is on the rise. What are the health risks?

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Food Allergies Linked to Risk of Asthma, Hay Fever

Wed, 2016-09-14 16:15

Odds rise even higher when kids have more than one food allergy, researchers say

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An Easier Gel Ear Infection Treatment Someday?

Wed, 2016-09-14 16:15

One-time application was highly effective in animal trials, but more study needed, researchers say

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Brains of 'Super-Agers' Look Decades Younger

Wed, 2016-09-14 14:15

Regions of mentally sharp older folks don't shrink like their peers with memory loss do, study finds

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45 Potential Toxins Found in Household Dust

Wed, 2016-09-14 10:15

Chemicals come from everyday products such as furniture, carpeting, electronics and toys, researchers say

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1 in 4 Medicare Patients Uses BP Meds Incorrectly

Tue, 2016-09-13 18:15

The lifesaving drugs 'only work if they are taken,' CDC director says

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