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Are Tea Tree and Lavender Oils Safe for Kids?

Tue, 2016-09-06 16:57

Tea tree and lavender essential oils are popular ingredients in personal care and household products, including many aimed at children. But can the ingredients, often promoted as “natural” alternatives, trigger abnormal breast growth in boys and girls?

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WHO Tightens Sex Advice for Visitors to Zika Areas

Tue, 2016-09-06 16:15

Male and female travelers, with or without symptoms, should practice safe sex or abstinence for 6 months after return

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Could Good Sex Be Bad for an Older Man's Heart?

Tue, 2016-09-06 14:24

Once a week or more may take toll, study finds, but at least one cardiologist questions the findings

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Gluten-Free Eaters in U.S. Tripled in 5 Years

Tue, 2016-09-06 14:21

But number of people diagnosed each year with celiac disease has remained stable

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Early Antibiotics May Be Linked to Allergies Later

Tue, 2016-09-06 14:15

Risk rose for hay fever, eczema, study suggests

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Asher's Chocolate Products Recalled

Tue, 2016-09-06 14:15

Asher's Chocolate Products Recalled

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Salt-Based Spray May Help Chronic Nosebleeds

Tue, 2016-09-06 14:15

Saline as good as medications for condition called hemorrhagic telangiectasia, study finds

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Older Drug May Help Type 1 Diabetics' Heart Health

Tue, 2016-09-06 10:15

Metformin appears to have cardiovascular benefits, researchers report

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FDA Cracks Down on Antibacterial Soaps

Fri, 2016-09-02 16:15

Says the products are no better than traditional soap, and may pose risk of bacterial resistance

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Smokeless Tobacco May Contain Harmful Bacteria

Fri, 2016-09-02 14:15

Infections, diarrhea and vomiting are possible consequences, FDA expert says

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Alcohol Plus Heart Rhythm Disorder Ups Stroke Risk

Fri, 2016-09-02 14:15

Doctors should ask patients with atrial fibrillation about their drinking

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Fried, Grilled, Baked Foods May Up Diabetes Risk

Fri, 2016-09-02 10:15

Researchers suggest steaming, poaching and stewing for better health

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For Pot Smokers, Ambition May Go Up in Smoke

Fri, 2016-09-02 10:15

But the effect only happens when people are high and doesn't persist, British researchers contend

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‘Simple Choice Plans’ To Debut In 2017 Marketplace Enrollment

Fri, 2016-09-02 08:45

The standardized policy options would provide a way for consumers to make apples-to-apples comparisons.

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Smoking Tied to Relapse Risk After Crohn's Surgery

Thu, 2016-09-01 18:15

Research supports immediate drug treatment after bowel surgery for smokers, but not for nonsmokers

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Opioid Abuse Fueling Drug-Related Heart Infections

Thu, 2016-09-01 18:15

Injecting drugs boosts the risk of infective endocarditis

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3 Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes Found in Florida

Thu, 2016-09-01 18:15

A first for continental U.S.; 95 other tested mosquitoes Zika-free, officials say

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Dengue Vaccine Could Make Disease Worse: Study

Thu, 2016-09-01 18:15

World Health Organization recommends using it only in places with widespread transmission

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Safe, Effective Ways to Relieve Pain Without Meds

Thu, 2016-09-01 18:15

Approaches such as acupuncture, massage and tai chi may ease discomfort

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New Version of RA Drug Enbrel: FAQ

Thu, 2016-09-01 18:10

The FDA cleared the way for what is hoped may be a more affordable version of the popular arthritis drug Enbrel. Tuesday the agency approved Erelzi (etanercept-szzs), a "biosimilar" to Enbrel.

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