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Why Can’t I Stop Eating? How to Curb Compulsive Eating

Fri, 2014-11-21 15:30

Compulsive overeating, why it happens, and how to get it under control.

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Restroom Hand Dryers Spread More Germs Than Paper Towels, Study Finds

Fri, 2014-11-21 15:15

Bacteria counts in the air around the machines far exceeded those around paper dispensers

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Housecleaning Tips to Ease Allergies

Fri, 2014-11-21 14:18

Allergy and asthma symptoms getting you down? Take control with these simple cleaning strategies.

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Will Moving Help My Child's Allergies?

Fri, 2014-11-21 14:07

Switching locations might be tempting, WebMD's allergy expert says, but it's not guaranteed to bring relief.

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Sickle Cell Anemia Treatment So Successful in Kids That Trial Is Halted

Fri, 2014-11-21 13:15

Hydroxyurea pills worked as well as transfusions in reducing stroke risk, researchers report

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Peanut Protein in Dust May Raise Allergy Risk

Fri, 2014-11-21 13:05

Babies exposed to traces of peanut protein in house dust may have a higher risk of peanut allergy, researchers say.

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Weighing Growth Hormones for Short Kids

Fri, 2014-11-21 12:28

In 2003, the FDA approved synthetic human growth hormones for kids who are healthy and not low in growth hormone but might wind up shorter than 97% of their peers -- a condition termed idiopathic short stature.

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Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows

Fri, 2014-11-21 09:15

Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels of the chemical, which is tied to leukemia risk

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Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing Homes

Fri, 2014-11-21 09:15

Up to one in five residents involved in unpleasant, sometimes inappropriate confrontations, N.Y. study suggests

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Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for Now

Fri, 2014-11-21 09:15

Get vaccinated, health experts say, because it takes about two weeks for protection to kick in

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A Quarter Of Uninsured Say They Can’t Afford To Buy Coverage

Fri, 2014-11-21 07:45

Poll finds that the high cost was the biggest obstacle noted by Americans who lack insurance and don’t expect to buy it next year. About half of the uninsured hope to get coverage in 2015.

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Sleep Off Addiction to Cigarettes?

Thu, 2014-11-20 17:26

Bad smells during sleep may teach smokers to dislike cigarettes and help them cut back, a new study hints.

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Sleep Off Addiction to Cigarettes?

Thu, 2014-11-20 17:26

Bad smells during sleep may teach smokers to dislike cigarettes and help them cut back, a new study hints.

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FDA Approves 'Abuse-Resistant' Narcotic Painkiller

Thu, 2014-11-20 17:21

Agency says it's latest step in curbing epidemic of addiction to drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

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Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar

Thu, 2014-11-20 15:16

Study suggests that about 20 percent of patients carry 'exercise-resistant' genes

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Many People Who Drink a Lot Aren't Alcoholics: CDC

Thu, 2014-11-20 15:16

But raising price of alcohol and limiting sales could help curb excessive drinking, researchers say

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Testosterone Plays Minor Role in Older Women's Sex Lives, Study Finds

Thu, 2014-11-20 15:15

Quality of relationships may have more impact on libido

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Gel Implant Might Help Fight Heart Failure

Thu, 2014-11-20 13:16

New treatment strengthens heart walls, researchers say, but skeptics remain

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Half of Adults Could be Overweight by 2030: Report

Thu, 2014-11-20 13:16

Half of Adults Could be Overweight by 2030: Report

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1 in 5 U.S. Adults Dealt With a Mental Illness in 2013

Thu, 2014-11-20 09:16

Federal official urges people to seek treatment to 'restore their well-being'

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