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Alabama Boy's Death Worries Food Allergy Parents

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 10:50

3-year-old's death during oral food challenge has led some to second-guess the procedure.

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Colorectal Cancer Death Rates Up For Young Whites

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 10:29

Death rates from colorectal cancer are up for young whites but decreasing for young blacks.

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Some Video Games Bad For The Brain

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 18:15

Style of playing action games could impact your brain, researchers suggest

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'Loneliness Epidemic' Named a Public Health Threat

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 14:15

Social isolation tied to increased risk for premature death, research suggests

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Angioplasty Outcomes Almost Equal Among Hospitals

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 14:15

'Safety-net' facilities do as well as other hospitals with the artery procedure, researchers find

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Teen Hospitalized After Sea Bug Attack

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:15

Sea "lice" attack boy while swimming.

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'Heart Harm' In Middle Age Can Lead To Dementia

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:15

Of greatest importance are diabetes, blood pressure and smoking, researchers say

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Diabetics Learn to Wear Monitor From Instagram

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:15

2 out of 3 use a device that continuously tracks blood sugar on 'unapproved' body part, study finds

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Decline in Kids' Ear Infections Linked to Vaccine

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 08:15

The shots are effective in killing the main bacterial cause, but other germs are growing, researchers find

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Diabetes Drug Shows Promise Against Parkinson's

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 12:15

Byetta improved symptoms of motor disease in small, short trial, but more research needed

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Accidents at the Fair: 'No One Plans for This '

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 09:42

In wake of deaths, accidents on amusement rides, some call for greater regulation while industry says rides are safe.

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Can Breast Milk Feed a Love of Vegetables?

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 08:15

Think of it as an early stealth strategy in the war against picky eating, researchers say

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Student Motivation 101: There's an App for That

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 08:15

College students who used game-style app got higher marks and fewer dropped out of class, study finds

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Childhood Cancer Radiation May Cause Gene Mutation

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 08:15

That flaw seems to increase risk of a type of brain tumor later in life, researchers report

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Primary Care Doctors Under-Use Addiction Drug

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 16:15

Buprenorphine is prescribed to get patients off opioids in the privacy of a physician's office

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Americans Taking More Prescription Drugs Than Ever

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 08:15

Consumer Reports says many may be doing more harm than good

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'Fat-Shaming' Patients Can Cause Real Harm

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 08:15

Many patients respond by avoiding needed care, psychologists warn

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Study warns: Yoga can hurt if not done right

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 08:15

Still, two-thirds feel better from this ancient form of exercise, study finds

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Study warns: Yoga can hurt if not done right

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 08:15

Still, two-thirds feel better from this ancient form of exercise, study finds

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Geneticists Repair Mutation in Human Embryo

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 14:15

In 'first-of-its kind' procedure, scientists converted to normal a mutant gene involved in heart threat

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