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Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study

Mon, 2015-02-23 14:15

Researchers found overall amounts low, but recommend testing privately supplied tap water

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Cat, Dust Mite Allergies Linked to Childhood Asthma

Mon, 2015-02-23 14:15

Study findings reveal possible early risk factors for asthma

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Few Seniors Benefiting From Medicare Obesity Counseling

Mon, 2015-02-23 11:45

A little known part of Obamacare pays primary care doctors to help overweight seniors drop pounds and improve their health. So why aren’t more seniors taking advantage of the free benefit?

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A Little Fat, Sugar OK for Kids If Diet Is Healthy: Study

Mon, 2015-02-23 10:15

Do what's necessary to make nutrient-rich foods palatable, pediatricians say

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Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk?

Mon, 2015-02-23 10:15

Study found children from homes that hand-washed dishes had less allergic disease

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Supreme Court Case May Be A Wake-Up Call For Republicans

Mon, 2015-02-23 08:45

Republicans fear backlash if they don’t have a plan to help those who might lose subsidies if the Supreme Court strikes down a key tenet of the health law.

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FDA OKs New Varicose Vein Treatment

Fri, 2015-02-20 20:15

It seals affected veins with adhesive agent, agency says

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FDA OKs New Varicose Vein Treatment

Fri, 2015-02-20 20:15

It seals affected veins with adhesive agent, agency says

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Diabetes and Dementia May Be Linked

Fri, 2015-02-20 18:20

People with mild cognitive impairment may be more likely to one day get dementia if they also have diabetes, depression, or low levels of folate, a B vitamin, researchers say.

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Tax Time Reprieve For Obamacare Procrastinators

Fri, 2015-02-20 17:45

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 16:20

And continue to endorse fruits, vegetables and unsaturated fats

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What You Should Know About ‘Superbug’ CRE

Fri, 2015-02-20 14:45

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 10:15

Severe complications might damage cornea, retina or optic nerve

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Health Highlights: Feb. 20, 2015

Fri, 2015-02-20 10:15

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 10:15

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 08:45

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 08:15

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 18:23

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 16:15

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 16:15

Study also raises concerns about possible overuse of radiation therapy

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