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Obese More Likely to Survive Serious Bloodstream Infection

Tue, 2014-08-12 14:15

Researchers aren't sure why extra weight seemed protective for sepsis

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Weight Loss Stories: How 6 People Shed the Pounds

Tue, 2014-08-12 12:48

When you're working on weight loss, it can help to have a little inspiration. Here, six people tell WebMD their secrets on how they lost the pounds.

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The Truth About Stomach Flu

Tue, 2014-08-12 12:42

Stomach flu isn’t really a ‘flu.’ It’s gastroenteritis and can be caused by bacteria, a virus, or a parasite.

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Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence

Tue, 2014-08-12 10:15

Study hints at the importance of nutrition and a stimulating home environment

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FDA Approves Highly Accurate At-Home Colon Cancer Test

Mon, 2014-08-11 20:15

DNA analysis of stool boosts accuracy rate of Cologuard to more than 90 percent, researchers say

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Heart Medication Digoxin Linked to Higher Risk of Death for Some

Mon, 2014-08-11 18:20

Increase seen in people with certain abnormal heart rhythms, study finds

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Acidic Drinks Can Damage Kids' Teeth Permanently, Expert Warns

Mon, 2014-08-11 16:15

Some sodas, juices and sports drinks may harm young smiles

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Need to Lose Weight? Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Mon, 2014-08-11 16:02

WebMD shares questions to ask your doctor about how to lose weight.

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5 Tricky Diet Situations, Solved

Mon, 2014-08-11 15:28

These five situations can make it really tough to stick to your diet. Read WebMD's tips for what do to at happy hour, business lunches, family dinners, and more.

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Lupus Patients Face High Rehospitalization Rates

Mon, 2014-08-11 14:15

Drugs that suppress the immune system make it harder to fight infection, study says

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WebMD hosted an online chat on Thursday, Aug. 7, with an expert panel to answer reader questions about the Ebola virus outbreak.

Mon, 2014-08-11 12:46

WebMD hosted an online chat on Thursday, Aug. 7, with an expert panel to answer reader questions about the Ebola virus outbreak.

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Are You in a Codependent Relationship?

Mon, 2014-08-11 11:56

If you find yourself making lots of sacrifices for your partner's happiness but don't get much in return, you might be in a codependent relationship. WebMD describes the warning signs and what you can do to get things on an even keel.

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U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Falling Overall, Study Finds

Mon, 2014-08-11 10:15

Yet certain types of lung malignancies are still on the rise

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Front-of-Head Hits Blamed for Nearly Half of Young Football Player Concussions

Mon, 2014-08-11 10:15

High school injury reports support safer tackling efforts

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Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women, Study Finds

Mon, 2014-08-11 10:15

But the effect quickly fades once workouts stop, researchers noted

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Exposure to Common Antibacterials May Affect Growth of Fetus: Study

Sun, 2014-08-10 10:15

Triclosan, triclocarban found in mothers' urine, umbilical cord blood, may disrupt hormones

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Doctors May Miss Out on Recommending Aspirin Therapy

Fri, 2014-08-08 18:20

Lack of time, uncertainty about benefits among potential reasons why, expert says

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School Vending-Machine Bans May Not Boost Kids' Nutrition: Study

Fri, 2014-08-08 18:20

Comprehensive school policies are needed, researchers say

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CDC: Ebola Questions and Answers

Fri, 2014-08-08 13:23

WebMD asked the CDC for answers to some questions about Ebola virus, its treatment, and how it spreads.

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WHO Declares Ebola an International Emergency

Fri, 2014-08-08 12:05

The World Health Organization (WHO) calls the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa an international emergency.

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