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Cancer Treatment: What You Can Do to Get Ready

Wed, 2015-02-11 12:46

There’s no preparing for a cancer diagnosis. But when it comes to cancer treatment, WebMD tells you things you can do to get ready for what’s ahead.

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Texas Insurance Brokers Play Bigger Obamacare Role

Wed, 2015-02-11 07:45

Despite an uneasy relationship with the health law, insurance brokers are touting their expertise and helping Texans sign up for Affordable Care Act insurance.

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Health Benefits of Moderate Drinking Overblown: Report

Tue, 2015-02-10 19:15

Not all factors considered in previous studies, researchers say

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U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods: Report

Tue, 2015-02-10 17:20

Trans fats are a bigger threat to heart health, doctors and dietitians say

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Anxiety May Speed Aging

Tue, 2015-02-10 16:01

Anxiety disorders might affect a sign of aging, but treatment can reverse the process, new research suggests.

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New Myths About the Measles Vaccine

Tue, 2015-02-10 15:22

As measles creeps across the U.S., public health officials have urged everyone to get vaccinated against the highly contagious disease. Some have questioned that advice, though, finding new reasons to fear the MMR shot, which protects against measles, mumps, and rubella.

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Ebola Drug Shows Promise in Monkey Trial

Tue, 2015-02-10 15:15

Experimental medicine targets a key gene in the virus; 75 percent of infected study animals survived

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Naps May Undo Hormonal Effects of Lost Sleep

Tue, 2015-02-10 15:15

Study finds an afternoon snooze might undo hormonal damage from lost sleep at night

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Mercury in Seafood May Raise Risk of Autoimmune Diseases in Women: Study

Tue, 2015-02-10 13:15

The higher the exposure, the higher the levels of a protein linked to immune system dysfunction

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Blood Pressure Meds Lower Heart, Stroke Risks in Diabetics: Analysis

Tue, 2015-02-10 13:15

Patients did better even if they didn't actually have high blood pressure

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Nicorette Lozenge Shortage Worries Many Ex-Smokers

Tue, 2015-02-10 13:15

Nicorette Lozenge Shortage Worries Many Ex-Smokers

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New Name, New Criteria for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Tue, 2015-02-10 13:15

U.S.-appointed panel says illness is 'legitimate,' should be called Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease

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Is the Advice on Fat in Your Diet Wrong?

Tue, 2015-02-10 12:44

For years, we’ve been told to stick to a low-fat diet to protect ourselves from heart disease. But a new report says those guidelines were not backed by solid research when they were first issued decades ago.

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Is the Advice on Fat in Your Diet Wrong?

Tue, 2015-02-10 12:44

For years, we’ve been told to stick to a low-fat diet to protect ourselves from heart disease. But a new report says those guidelines were not backed by solid research when they were first issued decades ago.

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Is Measles' Return the 'New Normal'?

Tue, 2015-02-10 09:15

Pediatricians and parents struggle with keeping children safe amid concerns over vaccine

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Problems Spotted in Clinical Trials Can Go Unreported, Study Says

Mon, 2015-02-09 17:20

Only 3 of nearly 80 published studies mentioned issues of concern uncovered by FDA

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FDA Approves New Device Aimed at Easing Stroke Risk

Mon, 2015-02-09 17:20

ENROUTE system cleans out 'debris' in neck artery for those requiring better blood flow to the brain

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Latest Measles Count: 121 Cases in 17 States and D.C.

Mon, 2015-02-09 17:20

85 percent of infections tied to outbreak that began at Disney theme parks in California, officials say

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Stress May Make Recovery From Heart Attack Harder for Younger Women

Mon, 2015-02-09 17:20

Study found women were prone to greater levels of stress than men

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Energy Drinks Tied to Inattention, Hyper Behavior in Middle Schoolers: Study

Mon, 2015-02-09 15:15

Kids shouldn't drink sugary, caffeinated beverages, researchers conclude

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