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Get Ready for Spring Allergy Season

Thu, 2015-04-02 11:25

If you or your child has allergies, it’s important to prepare for a rise in pollen, bees, and even trigger foods in the spring.

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High-Tech Skin Maps Show Chemicals From Clothes, Beauty Products

Thu, 2015-04-02 10:15

Whether or not those residues are harmful is still not known, experts say

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More TV Time May Mean Higher Diabetes Risk, Study Finds

Thu, 2015-04-02 10:15

People with prediabetes were 3.4 percent more prone to get full-blown disease for every hour watched daily

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Tests of Experimental Ebola Vaccine Show Promise

Wed, 2015-04-01 20:15

Immune response seen in all study volunteers, side effects were manageable

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Newer Test for Down Syndrome Called 'Major Advance'

Wed, 2015-04-01 20:15

But it won't eliminate need for invasive diagnostics such as amniocentesis, doctors say

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Study Supports Use of Laparoscopic Surgery for Rectal Cancer

Wed, 2015-04-01 20:15

Less-invasive procedure had survival rates similar to open surgery, with less pain and shorter hospital stays

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Night Owls Run Higher Risk of Health Problems, Study Finds

Wed, 2015-04-01 16:17

Even with the same amount of sleep as early risers, they were more prone to diabetes, muscle loss

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Once-Daily Ivermectin Is a Safe Rosacea Treatment

Wed, 2015-04-01 15:20

Ivermectin cream (Soolantra) does a better job than metronidazole cream at treating the type of rosacea that causes bumps and pus pimples, according to a new study.

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More Americans Survive Childhood Cancers, But Health Problems Persist

Wed, 2015-04-01 14:17

Malignancies and treatments can take toll on quality of life in adulthood, study finds

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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Autoimmune Diseases

Wed, 2015-04-01 12:48

WebMD explains what makes RA an autoimmune disease. Learn what autoimmune diseases are and how changes involving your immune system lead to RA.

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One-Quarter of Narcotic Painkillers Misused, Study Shows

Wed, 2015-04-01 10:15

And about 10 percent of patients with prescriptions for these powerful drugs become addicted

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Scary Diagnosis: 6 Useful Tips

Wed, 2015-04-01 09:26

WebMD offers tips to deal with a scary health diagnosis –- from the emotional impact to finding the right care.

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Who Will Treat You: Your Health Care Team

Wed, 2015-04-01 09:26

From surgeons to therapists, how to get the support you need and build the best team for your treatment and care. Includes information on second opinions.

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What You're Not Telling Your Doctor

Wed, 2015-04-01 09:26

Worried about asking your doctor something? Don't be shy or embarrassed. The info you give them can help them get to the bottom of what ails you.

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How to talk to doctors when they don't listen.

Wed, 2015-04-01 09:26

Having a hard time getting on the same page with your doctor? Here are tips to make sure you're getting the info you need about your diagnosis and treatment options so you can feel better.

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Tips for a successful doctor visit.

Wed, 2015-04-01 09:26

The more you participate in your doctor visits, the more you will get out of them. These tips can help you have successful doctor appointments.

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Study Casts Doubt on Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain, Arthritis

Tue, 2015-03-31 20:15

Review of 13 trials finds little effect for drug best recognized as Tylenol

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FAQ: Hormonal Therapy for Menopause

Tue, 2015-03-31 18:54

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for menopause is hotly debated. Is it safe? Experts answer common questions.

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Steer Clear of Raw Milk, Researchers Warn

Tue, 2015-03-31 18:20

Risk of foodborne illness is much greater without pasteurization

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Undoing Autism One Toy at a Time

Tue, 2015-03-31 18:10

There's a growing movement in medicine: a push to find and treat children at risk for autism at younger and younger ages -- even in the womb -- in the hope that their social and emotional development can be boosted to normal or near-normal levels.

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