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Stress Affects Women, Men With Heart Disease Differently, Study Shows

Mon, 2014-10-13 14:15

Finding suggests doctors need to treat patients based on gender risks, researcher says

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Young Caregivers Risk Failing in School, Study Says

Mon, 2014-10-13 14:15

Children caring for mentally, physically ill relatives suffer from stress, researchers note

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Scoliosis: Daily Yoga Pose May Reduce Spinal Curve

Mon, 2014-10-13 12:45

People with scoliosis who held a single yoga pose for 1 to 2 minutes a day for several days a week greatly reduced the curvature of their spine, according to a study published in the September issue of Global Advances in Health and Medicine.

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Sleeping on Sofa Can Be Deadly for Babies, Study Finds

Mon, 2014-10-13 10:16

Researchers uncover higher risk for SIDS, suffocation

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Got Insurance? You Still May Pay A Steep Price For Prescriptions

Mon, 2014-10-13 08:45

Got Insurance? You Still May Pay A Steep Price For Prescriptions

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Scientists Inch Closer to Alzheimer's Origins

Sun, 2014-10-12 16:15

Specially designed cell culture supports notion that toxic 'plaques and tangles' in brain may drive disease

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Texas Hospital Worker Tests Positive for Ebola

Sun, 2014-10-12 16:15

CDC cites possible lapse in infection-control procedures; woman cared for Ebola patient who died last week

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TX Health Worker Positive for Ebola in First Test

Sun, 2014-10-12 10:15

Worker cared for Liberian man who died of virus in Dallas hospital last week

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Hepatitis C Combo Pill May Cure Those Who Can Afford It

Fri, 2014-10-10 19:19

The FDA on Friday approved the first combination pill to treat hepatitis C. The medication is so powerful it cures the disease for nearly all who take it.

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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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