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Newer Blood Thinner Beats Heparin for Certain Heart Attacks

Tue, 2015-02-17 13:16

Swedish study finds fondaparinux is effective, and reduces bleeding risk

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Women's Libido Pill Resubmitted for FDA Approval

Tue, 2015-02-17 13:16

Women's Libido Pill Resubmitted for FDA Approval

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Acupuncture Less Effective for Skeptics

Tue, 2015-02-17 11:30

People with back pain who think it's unlikely that acupuncture will help get less benefit from it than those who believe it will work, according to new research.

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Kids Can Get Migraines Too

Tue, 2015-02-17 09:15

Tracking pain patterns and getting treatment can help, experts explain

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Figuring Out If A Doctor Is In Your Plan Is Harder Than You Think

Tue, 2015-02-17 07:45

Consumers struggle with the lack of transparency. For example, some physicians can be in-network when they are working at one office or hospital but not when they are at another. Or they may belong to a medical group that is affiliated with your plan, but they don’t participate.

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Chronic Illness, Loneliness May Go Hand-in-Hand for Some Elderly

Mon, 2015-02-16 17:21

Don't blame yourself for illness and try to find new ways to socialize, experts suggest

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Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers Report

Mon, 2015-02-16 17:21

Trial comparing simple dietary change to more complicated regimen found similar health benefits

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1 in 5 Sore Throats Tied to Scary Bacteria, Study Finds

Mon, 2015-02-16 17:20

No test exists for F. necrophorum, which may be more common than strep, researchers say

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More Evidence That Even 'Moderate' Exercise Helps Women's Hearts

Mon, 2015-02-16 17:20

A few sweat-inducing workouts per week are enough to cut risks in middle age, study finds

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New, Aggressive HIV Strain in Cuba

Mon, 2015-02-16 13:16

New, Aggressive HIV Strain in Cuba

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More Than Half of Women Have Hot Flashes for at Least 7 Years

Mon, 2015-02-16 13:16

Finding suggests need for better treatments for menopause-related symptoms, study author says

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Graphic Images on Cigarette Labels Affect Smokers' Brains: Study

Mon, 2015-02-16 13:15

Emotional pictures more memorable and reduce urge to smoke, researchers say

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U.S. Teens Getting Less Sleep Than Ever

Mon, 2015-02-16 09:15

Researchers find more adolescents today are short on shut-eye than in the 1990s

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'Superagers' Seem to Have 'Younger' Brains, Researchers Find

Fri, 2015-02-13 19:15

Their sharp memories at 80 and beyond may provide clues for treating dementia

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Sleepiness in Your Teen May Signal 'Weed' Use

Fri, 2015-02-13 17:20

Ten percent of those tested for narcolepsy also had marijuana in their system, researchers found

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Flu Sending Record Numbers of Elderly to the Hospital: CDC

Fri, 2015-02-13 15:15

But the worst seems to be over as season continues to wind down, officials say

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'Play' May Be More Stressful for Kids With Autism: Study

Fri, 2015-02-13 13:15

Brain scans also reveal apparent lack of social recognition during video play, researchers say

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Smoking Linked to Damage in the Brain, Researchers Find

Fri, 2015-02-13 13:15

Cigarette use thins key area for memory, thinking skills and language

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Survey Finds Support for Vaccine Opt-Out Laws

Fri, 2015-02-13 12:58

More than 1 in 4 adults think it’s OK not to vaccinate kids for religious or personal reasons, a new survey from WebMD shows.

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Meat-Heavy, High-Acid Diet Poses Risk for Those With Kidney Disease: Study

Fri, 2015-02-13 07:15

Switching to regimen higher in fruits, veggies might help stave off organ failure, experts say

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