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Study Finds Many Newborns Have Risky First Ride Home From Hospital

Fri, 2014-10-10 18:16

More than 90 percent of parents don't install, position the car seat correctly, researchers say

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E-Doctors: Virtual Visits Give Patients Options

Fri, 2014-10-10 18:15

Companies like Teladoc, MDLive, and Boston-based American Well, which Kolowich used, offer 24/7 access to doctors, who see patients via webcam for common, acute problems that don’t require emergency or ongoing care.

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Coaches Don't Always Protect Young Pitchers' Arms: Study

Fri, 2014-10-10 16:17

Many know about pitch counts, but don't keep close track, researchers report

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Even Decaf Coffee May Help the Liver

Fri, 2014-10-10 16:16

New study echoes prior findings and suggests caffeine isn't the key ingredient in the effect

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The Dangers of Thinning Bones as Men Age

Fri, 2014-10-10 15:10

One-third of all hip fractures happen in men, and up to 37% of men die in the first year following the fractures.

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Peers Best at Convincing High-Risk Individuals to Get HIV Test: Study

Fri, 2014-10-10 14:15

Study found people referred this way were 2.5 times more likely to be infected

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Common Childhood Vaccine Cuts 'Superbug' Infection: Study

Fri, 2014-10-10 14:15

Cases of antibiotic-resistant pneumonia, meningitis fell after pneumococcal shot introduced in 2010

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U.S. Troops Arrive in Ebola-Ravaged Liberia

Fri, 2014-10-10 14:15

Screening of travelers from West Africa to begin Saturday at JFK Airport in New York

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High Cholesterol Tied to Prostate Cancer's Return in Study

Fri, 2014-10-10 10:15

But expert doesn't recommend taking statins to prevent recurrence

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Possibly Unsafe Stimulant in Some Diet Supplements

Fri, 2014-10-10 10:15

No Increase in Basic Medicare Premium Next Year Potentially Dangerous Stimulant in Many Diet Supplements: Study

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Medicines Are Biggest Culprit in Fatal Allergic Reactions: Study

Thu, 2014-10-09 20:15

Antibiotics, contrast material for scans lead the list of triggers

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Study Finds Hospital Patients Don't Wash Their Hands Enough

Thu, 2014-10-09 18:15

More education needed about importance of infection control, researcher says

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Body May Change Bad Fat to Good After Exposure to Cold

Thu, 2014-10-09 18:15

But researchers say obesity and inflammation may blunt this effect

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Egg-Rich Diet Not Harmful in Type 2 Diabetes

Thu, 2014-10-09 17:05

Eggs don't have a bad effect on cholesterol levels in people with type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

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Stem Cell Success Raises Hopes of Type 1 Diabetes Cure

Thu, 2014-10-09 16:15

In laboratory, researchers have developed insulin-producing beta cells

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Impotence Drug Might Counter Common Gene Mutation in Type 2 Diabetes: Study

Thu, 2014-10-09 16:15

But using yohimbine won't replace lifestyle changes as the cornerstone of treatment, experts say

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Lung Cancer May Lie Dormant for 2 Decades

Thu, 2014-10-09 16:15

Additional genetic mistakes eventually trigger aggressive growth, study finds

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Toddler Playdates

Thu, 2014-10-09 15:36

Playdates between toddlers can be valuable learning experiences for your little ones. Here’s how to make the most of your child’s social calendar.

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Contact Sports Boost Spread of 'Superbug' Germs, Study Says

Thu, 2014-10-09 14:20

College athletes advised to practice good hygiene, and to stop sharing towels, razors

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West African Leaders Plead for More Ebola Aid

Thu, 2014-10-09 14:15

It's one of five major U.S. airports that will check travelers from West Africa for infection

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