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Fish Oil Supplements Have Little Effect on Irregular Heartbeat: Study

Tue, 2014-09-30 09:15

Atrial fibrillation increases the risk for stroke, researchers note

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California To Launch Medicaid-Funded Teledentistry

Tue, 2014-09-30 07:45

California To Launch Medicaid-Funded Teledentistry

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California To Launch Medicaid-Funded Teledentistry

Tue, 2014-09-30 07:45

California To Launch Medicaid-Funded Teledentistry

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Health Officials Investigating Paralysis in Kids With Enterovirus D68

Mon, 2014-09-29 17:32

Some children hospitalized with breathing problems caused by enterovirus D68 in Colorado and Kansas City have also developed unexplained paralysis in their arms and legs, officials say.

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Medical Implant Devices Skate Through Review Process, Studies Claim

Mon, 2014-09-29 17:15

Researchers criticize FDA for lax oversight; agency defends its approach

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Doctors' Group Issues Painkiller Guidelines

Mon, 2014-09-29 17:15

Narcotics too risky in many cases, American Academy of Neurology says

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Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say

Mon, 2014-09-29 17:15

American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate

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Antibiotic Use Before Age 2 Might Raise Obesity Risk, Study Says

Mon, 2014-09-29 17:15

Researchers suspect broad-spectrum versions change makeup of microbes in gut

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Drug Gives Big Survival Boost Against Type of Advanced Breast Cancer

Mon, 2014-09-29 15:15

Women with HER2-positive tumors gained an average 16 more months of life with Perjeta, study finds

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Obese in Adolescence, Colon Cancer in Later Life?

Mon, 2014-09-29 15:15

Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests the need for healthy habits in childhood

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American Doctor Exposed to Ebola Admitted to NIH Hospital

Mon, 2014-09-29 13:17

The patient was working in West Africa; not clear if infection occurred

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Small Heart, Stroke Risks From Asthma Drug: FDA

Mon, 2014-09-29 13:10

A safety study done by the maker of the asthma drug omalizumab (Xolair) suggests it poses slightly increased but serious risks for heart attacks and mini-strokes known as TIAs (transient ischemic attacks), the FDA says.

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After-School Exercise Yields Brain Gains: Study

Mon, 2014-09-29 09:15

Findings suggest physical education, recess may improve academic success

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Pediatricians Endorse IUDs, Implants for Teen Birth Control

Mon, 2014-09-29 09:15

These methods are more reliable than condoms, birth control pills, experts say

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Texas and Florida Expand Medicaid – For Kids

Mon, 2014-09-29 07:45

Texas and Florida Expand Medicaid – For Kids

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Scientists Detect Early Sign of Pancreatic Cancer

Sun, 2014-09-28 15:15

Finding might lead one day to test for a disease that's hard to detect before advanced stages

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The Future of Cancer Detection

Fri, 2014-09-26 18:20

Spotting cancer early is key, but trying to do that -- often when there are no symptoms -- has been challenging. Still, more and more evidence suggests that all cancers have a signature, or even a scent, that can be detected early.

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The Future of Cancer Detection

Fri, 2014-09-26 18:20

Spotting cancer early is key, but trying to do that -- often when there are no symptoms -- has been challenging. Still, more and more evidence suggests that all cancers have a signature, or even a scent, that can be detected early.

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Weekly Diabetes Drugs: FAQs

Fri, 2014-09-26 16:09

The recent FDA approval of Trulicity, an injectable type 2 diabetes drug, gives people a third option when it comes to once-a-week diabetes medication. WebMD asked two doctors and a pharmacist familiar with the new medications to answer some commonly asked questions about the weekly options.

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Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk for Aggressive Breast Cancer in Black Women

Fri, 2014-09-26 15:15

Finding was specific to tough-to-treat estrogen receptor-negative tumors, researchers say

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