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Depression Persists in Caregivers of Seriously Ill

Wed, 2016-05-11 18:17

One year later, 43 percent were clinically depressed or had depressive symptoms, study found

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DNA May Affect What Bugs Reside in Your Gut

Wed, 2016-05-11 16:17

Genes involved were related to diet preference, metabolism and immune defense, study finds

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Mouse Models Reveal How Zika Infects Fetuses

Wed, 2016-05-11 14:17

Virus attacks placenta first, then fetus, study shows

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Baby's Immune System Might Hint at Autism Risk

Wed, 2016-05-11 14:17

Certain 'markers' in newborn blood samples seemed to predict future cases, study found

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Excess Folic Acid in Pregnancy Tied to Autism Risk

Wed, 2016-05-11 14:17

But researchers stress that women should not throw away their supplements

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CA Obamacare Premiums May Rise 8% Next Year

Wed, 2016-05-11 11:47

The projected  increase in premiums is expected to draw national attention in an election year -- especially from foes of the Affordable Care Act.

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Do You Know the 'Hidden' Signs of Asthma?

Wed, 2016-05-11 10:17

Fewer than half aware that chest pain, trouble sleeping may indicate adult breathing trouble, survey finds

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What DEA Pot Rule Change May Mean for Research

Tue, 2016-05-10 20:17

Agency could move marijuana to a less strictly regulated class of drugs

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Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not

Tue, 2016-05-10 20:17

Only a severe reaction that comes within a hour or two signals true allergy to the antibiotic, allergist says

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Can This Anesthetic Ease Suicidal Thoughts?

Tue, 2016-05-10 18:25

A small study found that the drug worked quickly in people with major depression

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How Popular Heartburn Drug Might Harm Arteries

Tue, 2016-05-10 18:25

Prior research has also raised concerns about Nexium and heart health

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Urine More Accurate Than Blood for Zika Testing

Tue, 2016-05-10 17:25

Blood tests appear to miss about half of all recent Zika infections, according to a new study. WebMD has the details.

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Meditation May Sharpen Memory

Tue, 2016-05-10 16:17

Small study finds benefits for older adults

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Obesity May Not Take Years Off Your Life

Tue, 2016-05-10 16:17

Research suggests that 30 percent increased risk for early death has disappeared over the past 4 decades

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Fatal Pot-Linked Crashes Up After WA Legalization

Tue, 2016-05-10 14:17

Experts say Washington state's experience could be a lesson for rest of country

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FDA to Re-examine What Makes a Food 'Healthy'

Tue, 2016-05-10 14:17

Agency acknowledges changing standards, concerns

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5 Treadmill Workouts in an Hour or Less

Tue, 2016-05-10 12:08

WebMD's experts share five treadmill workouts that take an hour or less.

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Barefoot Running: Should You Try It?

Tue, 2016-05-10 11:56

It’s not for everyone, but some runners are hitting the road sans shoes. WebMD looks at why it's supposed to be good for you -- and how to start.

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Restrictive Diets in Kids May Cause Thyroid Issues

Tue, 2016-05-10 10:27

Cutting out foods with iodine led to deficiency that harmed metabolism in 2 children, case reports show

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BRCA Mutations May Play Role in Prostate Cancer

Mon, 2016-05-09 18:17

Multiple studies suggest they might

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